The Value of Training: Analysis of DAU's Requirements Management Training Results
Charles M. Court, Gregory B. Prothero, and Roy L. Wood
This article examines assumptions and measures student progress at the Defense Acquisition University’s Advanced Concepts and Skills for Requirements Management course, RQM 310, using pre- and post-testing data analyzed through SPSS t-tests or analysis of variation.
Increase Return on Investment of Software Development Life Cycle by Managing the Risk—A Case Study
William F. Kramer, Mehmet Sahinoglu, and David Ang
This case study uses modeling and simulation to depict the cost of risk associated with the “Waterfall” approach for a proposed Software Development Life Cycle. The unforeseen risk is shown to produce a Return on Investment when the proper resources are aligned.
Manage Toward Success— Utilization of Analytics in Acquisition Decision Making
Sean Tzeng and K. C. Chang
Defense Business System Acquisition Probability of Success is an analytic model that represents a way ahead to support acquisition decision making, and an initial step forward in improving human understanding and ability to innovate and engineer systems though evidential reasoning
Does Your Culture Encourage Innovation?
CDR Craig Whittinghill, USN, David Berkowitz, and Phillip A. Farrington
The authors examine culture within an organization and how it can be modified to improve innovativeness and overcome future/emerging threats to meet new and complex challenges.