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Beyond Technology Readiness Levels for Software: U.S. Army Workshop Report

December 2010 Technical Report
Stephen Blanchette, Jr., Cecilia Albert, Suzanne Garcia-Miller

This report synthesizes presentations, discussions, and outcomes from the "Beyond Technology Readiness Levels for Software" workshop from August 2010.


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The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) facilitated an Army workshop, Beyond Technology Readiness Levels for Software, on August 10-11, 2010. The workshop, part of the ongoing Army Strategic Software Improvement Program (ASSIP), was an attempt to develop an Army perspective on the “right” software information to gather and analyze at significant program decision points (especially Milestones A, B, and C) to determine readiness to proceed to the next acquisition phase. This report synthesizes the workshop presentations, discussions, and outcomes.