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Distributed Project Governance Assessment

  • June 2009
  • This tool reveals details embedded in an organization's typical work flows, their controlling stakeholders, and the important quality attributes associated with the performance of those dependencies.
  • System of Systems
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    Managers of technology-intensive projects know that things beyond their direct control can pose significant risks to their performance. In today's world of net-centric applications, a management perspective that seeks governance across sovereign boundaries is called for. The Distributed Project Governance Assessment (DPGA) tool guides an organization to understand the external dependencies critical to its project's performance, the quality attributes important to characterizing adequate performance against those dependencies, and the associated costs and risks to its project.

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