Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Bill Anderson

Senior Member of Technical Staff

Professional Background

William Anderson's research is directed toward decision support mechanisms, cost analysis, and risk analysis for complex software-intensive systems of systems.

Bill has a career long focus on process improvement and technology management. A former Vice President for a Fortune 500 company, Bill is broadly experienced with factory floor and business; processes, support systems, automation, and management. He is a large system project manager that has successfully led operational, financial, product line, and new product launch groups. As a senior member of the SEI technical staff, Bills research interests include integration and interoperability of complex software systems, COTS and reuse management, and modeling of complex systems.

Publications (recent or significant)

  • SR018 - Transitionability of Complex Modeling and Simulation Approaches to Software-Intensive Systems Development
  • SR017 - An Examination of a Structural Modeling Risk Probe Technique
  • SR007 - A Study into the Use of DAES-SARS Information for Program Performance Forecasting
  • ICCBSS 2007 - What COTS and Software Reuse Teach Us about SOA, Anderson
  • GEIA 2007 National Conference - Defining Metrics for Assessing Information Interoperability Standards, Anderson, Zubrow


  • MS, Innovation Management, University of Pittsburgh
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE

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