The Role of the Software Factory in Acquisition and Sustainment
Software Engineering Institute
SEI Director Paul Nielsen recently served on a Defense Science Board Task Force whose purpose was to determine whether iterative development practices such as Agile are applicable to the development and sustainment of software for the Department of Defense (DoD). The resulting report, Design and Acquisition of Software for Defense Systems, made seven recommendations on how to improve software acquisition in defense systems, but it stressed that overall the software factory should be a key player in the acquisition and sustainment of software for defense.
About the Speaker
Dr. Paul D. Nielsen is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a U.S. Department of Defense federally funded research and development center (FFRDC). The SEI is a global leader in advancing software, cybersecurity, and the engineering of AI systems to support the …Read more