Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

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System of Systems (SoS) Architecture Definition and Evaluation

  • Abstract

    Symptoms such as these can be indicators of architectural deficiencies in systems of systems:

    • Communication bottlenecks under various load conditions that dramatically increase access time to critical capabilities
    • Trouble sticking to an integration schedule during development
    • Difficulty identifying the root causes of integration problems, resulting in the proliferation of patches and workarounds during integration and test

    This information sheet describes the SEI's flexible and tailorable approach to help organizations reduce technical risk and support development of its systems of systems.

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