The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
RFP Patterns and Techniques for Successful Agile ContractingDecember 2016
Author(s): Mary Ann Lapham, Larri Ann Rosser (Raytheon Intelligence Information and Services), Steven Martin (Space and Missile Systems Center), Thomas E. Friend (Agile On Target), Peter Capell, Keith Korzec, Greg Howard (MITRE), Michael Ryan (BTAS), John H. Norton III (Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems)
This report discusses request-for-proposal patterns and techniques for successfully contracting a federal Agile project.
Agile MetricsSeptember 2014
Author(s): Will Hayes, Suzanne Miller
In this podcast Will Hayes and Suzanne Miller discuss research intended to aid U. S. Department of Defense acquisition professionals in the use of Agile software development methods.
Agile Metrics: Progress Monitoring of Agile Contractors January 2014
Author(s): Will Hayes, Suzanne Miller, Mary Ann Lapham, Eileen Wrubel, Timothy A. Chick
This technical note offers a reference for those working to oversee software development on the acquisition of major systems from developers using Agile methods.