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Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, September 2000; Volume 13, Issue 9 : Commercial Off the Shelf: Commercial Off the Shelf

By Bowers, Pamela

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Book Id: WPLBN0002112586
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Reproduction Date: 2000

Title: Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, September 2000; Volume 13, Issue 9 : Commercial Off the Shelf: Commercial Off the Shelf  
Author: Bowers, Pamela
Volume: Volume 13, Issue 9
Language: English
Subject: Government, Technology, Software Development
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, CrossTalk Journal Collection
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Publication Date:
2000
Publisher: Usaf Software Technology Support Center

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Lisa Brownsword, Patricia Oberndorf, Carol A. Sledge, Lieutenant Colonel Lionel D. Alford, William H. Dashiell, Phil Brashear, Lieutenant Colonel Michael K. J. Milligan, Mike Phillips, Sandy Shrum, Deb Jacob, K. G. (2000). Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, September 2000; Volume 13, Issue 9 : Commercial Off the Shelf. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Description: Paul Maritz of Microsoft discusses commercial off-the-shelf products, open systems, quality, and Microsoft's software development culture; activities and practices to follow for development and lifetime support of COTS-based systems; commercial and Nondevelopmental Items can cause problems. Here are some ideas on how to plan for and resolve them; as government moves toward commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and government off-the-shelf (GOTS) software, it realizes that vendor descriptions are not always sufficient; lessons learned from the U.S. AWACS Step 1 Mission Computing Upgrade Program; description of what the CMMI Product Suite is designed to provide for enterprise-wide process improvement; what is the role of the Site Coordinator and the team in undergoing a CMM assessment?

Summary
Summary: CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, is an approved U.S. Department of Defense journal. CrossTalk's mission is to encourage the engineering development of software in order to improve the reliability, sustainability, and responsiveness of our warfighting capability and to inform and educate readers on up-to-date policy decisions and new software engineering technologies.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: COTS: Up Close with Microsoft's Paul Maritz; by Kathy Gurchiek. Paul Maritz of Microsoft discusses commercial off-the-shelf products, open systems, quality, and Microsoft's software development culture -- An Activity Framework for COTS-Based Systems; by Lisa Brownsword, Patricia Oberndorf, and Carol A. Sledge. Activities and practices to follow for development and lifetime support of COTS-based systems -- Supporting Commercial Software; by Lt. Col. Lionel D. Alford. Commercial and Nondevelopmental Items can cause problems. Here are some ideas on how to plan for and resolve them -- Evaluating COTS/GOTS Software: Functional Test Criteria; by William H. Dashiell and Phil Brashear. As government moves toward commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and government off-the-shelf (GOTS) software, it realizes that vendor descriptions are not always sufficient -- Field Report: Implementing COTS Open Systems Technology on AWACS; by Lt. Col. Michael K.J. Milligan. Lessons learned from the U.S. AWACS Step 1 Mission Computing Upgrade Program -- Software Engineering Technology: Creating an Integrated CMM for Systems and Software Engineering; by Mike Phillips and Sandy Shrum. Description of what the CMMI Product Suite is designed to provide for enterprise-wide process improvement -- The Demarcation Zone: Surviving a CMM Assessment; by Deb Jacobs. What is the role of the Site Coordinator and the team in undergoing a CMM assessment?

 
 



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