By Sarah Sheard on June 15, 2015 2:34 PM| No Comments
This post is the first in a series introducing our research into software and system complexity and its impact in avionics. On July 6, 2013, an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane flying from Seoul, South Korea, crashed on final approach...
By Sarah Sheard on July 28, 2014 8:06 PM| No Comments
The role of software within systems has fundamentally changed over the past 50 years. Software's role has changed both on mission-critical DoD systems, such as fighter aircraft and surveillance equipment, and on commercial products, such as telephones and cars. Software...
By Sarah Sheard on May 19, 2014 8:31 PM| No Comments
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently reported that acquisition program costs typically run 26 percent over budget, with development costs exceeding initial estimates by 40 percent. Moreover, many programs fail to deliver capabilities when promised, experiencing a 21-month delay on...
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