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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

At the SEI, we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and AI engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. We have been working with the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry since 1984 to help meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage.

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Latest Publications

Digital Engineering Effectiveness

Digital Engineering Effectiveness

May 19, 2022 • White Paper
Alfred SchenkerTyler Smith (Adventium Labs, Inc.)William Richard Nichols

This paper explores the reluctance of developers of cyber-physical systems to embrace digital engineering (DE), how DE methods should be tailored to achieve their stakeholders' goals, and how to measure the effectiveness of DE-enabled workflows.

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Guidance for Tailoring DoD Request for Proposals (RFPs) to Include Modeling

Guidance for Tailoring DoD Request for Proposals (RFPs) to Include Modeling

April 27, 2022 • Special Report
Julie B. CohenTom MerendinoRobert Wojcik

This report provides guidance for government program offices that are including digital engineering/modeling requirements into a request for proposal.

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Modeling to Support DoD Acquisition Lifecycle Events (Version 1.4)

Modeling to Support DoD Acquisition Lifecycle Events (Version 1.4)

April 26, 2022 • White Paper
Julie B. CohenTom MerendinoRob Wojcik

This document provides suggestions for producing requirement, system, and software models that will be used to support various DoD system acquisition lifecycle events.

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Our Work

At the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other public agencies and private businesses, can meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage by using tools, technologies, and practices developed or matured by the SEI.

News

Humphrey Software Quality Award Nominations Open Through September 1

Humphrey Software Quality Award Nominations Open Through September 1

July 26, 2022 • Article

The award recognizes improvement in an organization's ability to create and evolve high-quality software-dependent systems.

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FloCon 2023 Opens Call for Participation

FloCon 2023 Opens Call for Participation

July 19, 2022 • Article

Submit abstracts to the premier conference on big data for network security by August 15.

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SEI Invites Proposals for Zero Trust Industry Day

SEI Invites Proposals for Zero Trust Industry Day

June 17, 2022 • Article

Providers of zero trust solutions should submit initial ideas by July 8.

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Software Engineering Workshop for Educators 2022 Opens Registration

Software Engineering Workshop for Educators 2022 Opens Registration

June 8, 2022 • Article

The long-running workshop returns in August with a hybrid in-person and virtual format.

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Education and Outreach

Discover our numerous training and credentialing opportunities for individual professional development. We also offer workforce development and licensing opportunities for organizations to apply best practices to their operations.

Work With Us

In addition to our work with agencies across the United States government, we partner with academic institutions and private companies to solve key technical challenges for current and future software-reliant systems. You can sponsor research and development, collaborate with us on research, and even get guidance from us to implement new methods.

Careers

Pursue your passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field of software engineering. We invite you to view current employment opportunities, learn about benefits of working at the SEI, and apply for a position.

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