Accession Number:

ADA280212

Title:

National Missile Defense Post Deployment Software Support: A Methodology for Manpower and Personnel Requirements Assessment.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

DYNAMICS RESEARCH CORP WILMINGTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to define a methodology for estimating manpower and personnel requirements for Post Deployment Software Support PDSS of Department of Defense DOD software systems. This study was initiated by the United States Armys Training and Doctrine Command TRADOC Analysis Center TRAC at Fort Lee TRAC-LEE, Virginia. The Statement of Work SOW required the AEPCODRC Team to accomplish the following 1 Develop a methodology for determining PDSSS manpower and personnel resource requirements and training prerequisites 2 Outline a procedure for implementing this methodology and 3 Discuss the practical application of the methodology to the Armys National Missile Defense NMD System. Typically, PDSS accounts for more than two thirds of the total lift cycle cost for software within the DOD. This study defined a methodology to assist program managers within DOD in estimating PDSS manpower and personnel MP requirements and training standards in order to mitigate life cycle software engineering LCSE costs. Manpower, Personnel and TrainingMPT, Manpower Personnel IntegrationMANPRINT, Post Deployment Software SupportPDSS.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE