Software Supportability Risk Assessment in OT&E (Operational Test and Evaluation): An Evaluation of Risk Methodologies.
Final technical rept. 16 Apr-31 Aug 84,
BDM CORP ALBUQUERQUE NM
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Assessing the software supportability risk of Air Force acquired systems is necessary to enable various decision makers to properly plan for system deployment. Risk assessment RA is required throughout the system acquisition life cycle. Since the perspective of OTE is focused upon the overall system mission, including supportability, methods are required which provide software testers with areas which require testing emphasis and which provide decision makers with an assessment of software and software support risk for production decisions. Due to the complexity of these requirements, it is necessary to determine the feasibility of developing and implementing a risk assessment model of software supportability with the proper system mission perspective to ultimately assist the top level decision maker. This report contains the results of an analysis of literature and current research to determine the level of effort and usefulness of developing and implementing a risk assessment model for software supportability RAMSS in OTE. This document also describes candidate RAMSS methodologies, techniques, and tools.
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