Accession Number:

ADA162490

Title:

A Productivity Enhancement Study for the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

134.0

Abstract:

A productivity enhancement study for the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command ISEC is described. Recommendations for improvement and recommendations for further study are provided. ISEC has an important mission with regard to managing the Armys information resources. ISEC is tasked with developing and maintaining the Standard Army Multi-Command Management Information Systems STAMMIS. Because of resource constraints and increased mission requirements, it is essential that ISEC increase productivity to meet the information needs of the Army Specifically, this thesis 1 evaluates the traditional software life cycle in contrast with prototyping and evolutionary development 2 discusses project management issues 3 explains the need for integrated software tools 4 discusses human factors in the software development process and 3 proposes a system for capturing and measuring productivity. Keywords Productivity, Improvement program, Software development, Software maintenance, Software tools, Software development environment, Prototyping, Evolutionary development.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE