Importance of Systems Engineering in Early Acquisition
MITRE Corporation McLean United States
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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.
- Administration and Management
- Computer Systems Management and Standards