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Transformation of a Software Development Organization Using Software Acquisition Practices: A Case Study

This presentation was delivered at the Systems & Software Technology Conference (SSTC): Transforming: Business, Security, Warfighting, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 1-4 May 2006.

Software Engineering Institute

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  • Late 2001: Air Force leadership requested that the SEI conduct a brief probe to investigate software quality problems with the newly released Military Personnel Data System (MilPDS).
  • Development, fielding, and sustainment of MilPDS was owned by an office within the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC).
  • Late 2002: the SEI conducted a six-week, intensive study.
  • 2004: the SEI returned to conduct a follow-on study.