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Software Acquisition Risk Management Key Process Area (KPA) Guidebook Version 1.0

August 1997 Handbook
Brian P. Gallagher, Christopher J. Alberts, 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.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-97-HB-002

Abstract

In this guidebook, we hope to provide sponsors of acquisition improvement programs and their immediate staff with guidelines on how to implement a software acquisition risk management program satisfying the goals of the Acquisition Risk Management (ARM) Key Process Area (KPA) of the Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMM). Brief overviews of software acquisition and the SA-CMM are included.