Accession Number:

AD1100082

Title:

Importance of Systems Engineering in Early Acquisition

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

MITRE Corporation McLean United States

Report Date:

2009-04-17

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The US Department of Defense is facing challenges in the successful acquisition of major defense systems. Systems engineering applied early in the acquisition process has been recognized as a key enabler of acquisition success. This paper presents recent experience with applying a systems approach to the defense acquisition system through the application of business process modeling, with a focus on the critical systems engineering activities and their role in providing the technical foundation for program decisions.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE