Date of Award
Master of Science
Department of Systems Engineering and Management
Brian G. Hermann, PhD
In the past 20 years, over 150 recommendations have been made to improve software systems development by organizations such as the Defense Science Board, National Research Council and the U.S. General Accountability Office. It has been discovered that many of these recommendation have remained unimplemented. This research had the purpose of confirming the application of these previous recommendations to improve software acquisition in the Aeronautical Systems Center. This was accomplished through interviews with 20 software practitioners in the acquisition community and the review of relevant literature. Through the analysis of the interviews and literature, this research was able to confirm that many of the recommendations have been applied in programs throughout ASC.
DTIC Accession Number
Pogorzelski, William A., "Software Acquisition Improvement in the Aeronautical Systems Center" (2008). Theses and Dissertations. 2622.
Filed in December 2008, but thesis completed in the September quarter.