Software Acquisition Risk Management Key Process Area (KPA)--A Guidebook Version 1.02
October 1999 • Handbook
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.
Software Engineering Institute
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In this guidebook, we 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. This version is an editorial update to align with Version 1.02 of the SA-CMM.