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Brian P. Gallagher
March 2017 - Presentation A Reverse Chronology of Evolutionary Architecture and Agile Development

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Hanif Mostafa, Mielke Thomas

This presentation describes the development of an architecture-centric software development life cycle that allows for rapid, stable feature delivery.

March 2011 - Book CMMI for Acquisition: Guidelines for Improving the Acquisition of Products and Services, Second Edition

Topics: CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Mike Phillips, Karen Richter, Sandra Shrum

CMMI for Acquisition, Second Edition is the definitive reference for CMMI-ACQ Version 1.3. This book describes best practices for the successful acquisition of products and services.

June 2008 - Podcast Becoming a Smart Buyer of Software

Topics: Software Assurance

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Julia H. Allen

Managing software that is developed by an outside organization can be more challenging than building it yourself.

April 2008 - Presentation Identifying Acquisition Patterns of Failure Using Systems Archetypes

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

Presentation by Brian Gallagher which discusses acquisition archetypes and how they can be used to detect acquisition problems in an organization (April 2008).

March 2008 - Presentation Acquisition Support: Helping Programs Succeed (2008)

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

Presentation by Brian Gallagher, Director, Acquisition Support Program (SEI) on acquisition support. Provides a number of real-world examples relevant to the defense industry.

March 2007 - Presentation Acquisition Support: Helping Programs Succeed (2007)

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

In this 2007 presentation, Brian Gallagher discusses the state of acquisition support and offers advice for better implementing acquisition support programs in an organization.

May 2006 - Presentation Use of CMMI in Acquisition Environments (SSTC 2006)

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

Presentation delivered at the Systems & Software Technology Conference (SSTC): Transforming: Business, Security, Warfighting, in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1-4 May 2006

March 2006 - Presentation Acquisition Support Program Overview

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

In this 2006 presentation, Brian Gallagher, Director of the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Acquisition Support Program (ASP) provides an overview of the ASP.

March 2006 - Presentation Use of CMMI in Acquisition Environments (SEPG 2006)

Topics: CMMI

Authors: Lorraine Adams, Brian P. Gallagher

This tutorial defines effective and efficient acquisition practices, which are intended to provide a basis for acquisition process discipline while balancing the need for agility.

November 2005 - Presentation Software Outsourcing with CMMI

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Joseph P. Elm, Brian P. Gallagher, John Mishler (NAVAIR)

This presentation on software oursourcing with CMMI was delivered by Brian Gallagher, Joseph P. Elm, and John W. Mishler of the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Acquisition Support Program (ASP).

September 2005 - Technical Note A Taxonomy of Operational Risks

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Pamela J. Case, Rita C. Creel, Susan Kushner, Ray C. Williams

This report presents a taxonomy-based method for identifying and classifying risks to operational aspects of an enterprise.

May 2005 - Technical Report CMMI Acquisition Module (CMMI-AM), Version 1.1

Topics: Process Improvement, CMMI

Authors: Thomas Bernard, Brian P. Gallagher, Roger Bate, Hal Wilson

This report documents acquisition practices that should be performed by government acquisition projects acquiring systems or services.

January 2005 - Presentation A Taxonomy of Operational Risks

Topics: Risk and Opportunity Management, Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

In this presentation, Brian Gallagher describes a taxonomy of operational risks and explains how it improves delivery of usable systems to operation.

February 2004 - Technical Report CMMI Acquisition Module (CMMI-AM) Version 1.0

Authors: Thomas Bernard, Brian P. Gallagher, Roger Bate, Hal Wilson

This report contains the acquisition practices that should be performed by government acquisition organizations acquiring systems and/or services.

January 2004 - Presentation Using the CMMI® in Acquisition Environments

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

Presented: January 2004

January 2004 - Presentation SCAMPI B/C Pilots in Acquisition Environments

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Charlie Ryan

This presentation was delivered by Brian P. Gallagher and Charlie Ryan of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in January 2004.

April 2002 - Technical Note Interpreting Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Operational Organizations

Topics: Process Improvement, CMMI

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

This 2002 report details how operational organizations that perform a variety of missions can benefit from the concepts in CMMI to improve the processes and effectiveness of mission operations.

January 2001 - Presentation The Rational Unified Process and the Capability Maturity Model - Integrated Systems/Software Engineering

Topics: CMMI

Authors: Lisa Brownsword, Brian P. Gallagher

This tutorial provides a mapping of the Rational Unified Process and CMMI.

December 2000 - Technical Report Third DoD Product Line Practice Workshop Report

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: Sholom G. Cohen, Tricia Oberndorf, Brian P. Gallagher, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones, Linda M. Northrop, William O'Brien, Dennis B. Smith, Albert Soule, Robert W. Krut, Jr.

This report synthesizes the presentations and discussions of the Third Department of Defense Product Line Practice Workshop held in March 2000.

June 2000 - Technical Note Using the Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method to Evaluate a Reference Architecture: A Case Study

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

This report describes the application of the ATAM (Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method) to evaluate a reference architecture for ground-based command and control systems.

February 2000 - Technical Note Basic Concepts of Product Line Practice for the DoD

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Brian P. Gallagher, Lawrence G. Jones, Linda M. Northrop

This 2000 report provides background information to inform other reports in an SEI-published series of reports designed to provide concise and usable information about product line acquisition practices.

October 1999 - Handbook Software Acquisition Risk Management Key Process Area (KPA)--A Guidebook Version 1.02

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher

This report provides guidelines for implementing a software acquisition risk management program that satisfies the goals of the ARM KPA of the SA-CMM.

August 1997 - Handbook Software Acquisition Risk Management Key Process Area (KPA) Guidebook Version 1.0

Authors: Brian P. Gallagher, Cecilia Albert, Rick Barbour

This 1997 guidebook provides guidelines for implementing a software acquisition risk management program that satisfies the goals of the ARM KPA of the SA-CMM.