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

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James Wessel
March 2017 - Presentation Methodology for the Cost Benefit Analysis of a Large Scale Multi-phasic Software Enterprise Migration

Topics: Software Architecture

This presentation describes the methodology used by the SEI to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the proposed migration of all Army software-based systems to a common operating environment (COE) and common software infrastructure.

May 2010 - Presentation Measurement That Works -- Really!

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: James Wessel

James Wessel focuses on software measurement practices that Army acquisition organizations find useful for software issue identification, tracking, and active control of programs.

April 2010 - Presentation Characterizing Technical Software Performance Within System of Systems Acquisitions: A Step-Wise Methodology

Topics: Acquisition Support

Bryce Meyer and James Wessel provide a 10-step method for planning/assessing software performance, allowing for respective improvement of architecture and test processes.

April 2010 - Technical Report Characterizing Technical Software Performance Within System of Systems Acquisitions: A Step-Wise Methodology

Topics: Acquisition Support, Service-Oriented Architecture

This report focuses on both qualitative and quantitative ways of determining the current state of SWP (software performance) in terms of both test coverage and confidence for SOA-based SoS environments.

June 2009 - Technical Note Measurement for Improvement: Successful Measurement Practices Used in Army Software Acquisition

Topics: Acquisition Support

This report summarizes the findings of a study conducted for the Army to find and describe software measurement practices that are being used successfully.

March 2008 - Presentation Tailoring and Combining the CMMI-ACQ and Quality Models to Improve the Military’s Requirements Process

Topics: Acquisition Support

This presentation was delivered by Ira Monarch, Dennis Goldenson, Peter Capell, and Jim Wessel at SEPG 2008, held in Tampa, Florida from March 17-20.

March 2006 - Presentation Integrating Warfighter-Driven System-of-Systems Integration Into the Acquisition Life Cycle

Topics: Acquisition Support

This presentation was delivered at the Systems & Software Technology Conference (SSTC): Transforming: Business, Security, Warfighting, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 1-4 May 2006.