Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
SEI Podcast Series
May 09, 2013

The Business Case for Systems Engineering

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Joseph Elm

"The purpose of this research was to develop the quantitative evidence that would convince the skeptics of the value of systems engineering."

"The purpose of this research was to develop the quantitative evidence that would convince the skeptics of the value of systems engineering."
April 18, 2013

Applying Agile in the DoD: First Principle

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Mary Ann Lapham

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Suzanne Miller

"One of the things that we found with DoD and federal clients is that these principles are a little bit new. Some of them feel good—they feel like they fit within the DoD culture—and some of them don't."

"One of the things that we found with DoD and federal clients is that these principles are a little bit new. Some of them feel good—they feel like they fit within the DoD culture—and some of them don't."

Categories: Acquisition Support

April 04, 2013

The Evolution of a Science Project

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Andrew P. Moore

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

William Novak

"When the project first starts out, initially we're ticking off progress at a pretty regular basis…but what can happen as you start nearing completion—the 70, 80, 90 percent done—is that progress as measured can begin to stall out."

"When the project first starts out, initially we're ticking off progress at a pretty regular basis…but what can happen as you start nearing completion—the 70, 80, 90 percent done—is that progress as measured can begin to stall out."

Categories: Acquisition Support

March 21, 2013

What's New With Version 2 of the AADL Standard?

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Peter Feiler

"Today almost everything is software intensive. If you have a car or an aircraft, they don't work anymore if the software doesn't work."

"Today almost everything is software intensive. If you have a car or an aircraft, they don't work anymore if the software doesn't work."

Categories: Software Architecture

March 07, 2013

The State of the Practice of Cyber Intelligence

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Jay McAllister

 Jeffrey Smith (Microsoft)

Troy Townsend

"I think it's becoming really important because 'cyber' transcends every aspect of business, whether you're doing human resources or business intelligence or physical security."

"I think it's becoming really important because 'cyber' transcends every aspect of business, whether you're doing human resources or business intelligence or physical security."