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

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Michael E. DeRiso
October 1994 - Special Report Software Acquisition: A Comparison of DoD and Commercial Practices

This 1994 report compares best commercial practice with Department of Defense (DoD) processes for acquiring software and recommends some steps that can be taken to streamline DoD software acquisitions to minimize overall life-cycle costs.