Science and Technology in Development Environments - Findings and Observations for the Missile Defense Agency from Commercial Industry and Defense Programs
Final rept. Mar 2002-Mar 2003
INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
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The Missile Defense Agency MDA tasked IDA to study and assess management methods and organizational structures that have proved successful in the development of technologies with an emphasis on the roles of longer-term science and technology ST work and radical innovation in support of ongoing systems development To do so this report reviews and analyzes the experiences of several 1 public organizations that undertook large-scale systems developments and 2 large private companies that have been consistently technically innovative This provides the groundwork for consideration of specific management and organizational options for MDA.
- Defense Systems
- Guided Missiles