Accession Number:

ADA467289

Title:

'How Much is a Pound of C4ISR Worth?' An Assessment methodology to Evolve Network Centric Measures and Metrics for Application to FORCEnet

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper with briefing charts

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP (SAIC) ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

2003-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

This paper offers a foundation for an assessment framework involving C4ISR processes in FORCEnet. It collects and expands upon work done by a number of organizations engaged in efforts to structure a process that links traditional and evolved C4ISR attributes, measures, and metrics to network centric outcomes including work being done in support of the Office of Force Transformation and the office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks, and Information Integration ASD NI2. Using a capabilities based approach to analysis, metrics are recommended and developed to measure organizational performance. Performance improvements such as increased responsiveness and efficiency are measured in the context of Situation Awareness SA, in a form consistent with the framework of a Capability Maturity Model. This paper offers five levels of Shared Situational Awareness that can provide the basis for assessing an organization in a specific domain relevant to FORCEnet. These resources are intended to guide an organization in implementing a series of increasingly sophisticated practices and activities that can have a significant impact on individual, team, unit, and organizational performance.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE