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spiihrreportfinal2007.pdf2.7Software Process Improvement Initiative Human Resource Report
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Software complexity is growing exponentially in Department of Defense (DoD) projects (findings of the DoD Software Industrial Base Study, 2007). Software systems are now the leading cost, schedule, and performance driver in the acquisition process for weapons systems (Emmett Paige, 1995). Unfortunately, Navy acquisition personnel are not sufficiently prepared to perform the tasks required by their positions when acquiring software systems.
To address this problem, ASN (RDA) recently commissioned the Software Process Improvement Initiative (SPII). Five focus teams were established as part of the SPII and include:
· Software Acquisition Management,
· Software Systems Engineering,
· Software Development Techniques,
· Business Implications, and
· Human Resources.
The SPII is an opportunity to examine and identify the issues preventing software-intensive projects from meeting schedule, cost, and/or performance goals.
sepprepguidever2018oct07.pdf2.7System Engineering Preparation Guide (18 October 2007)
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This second version of the Department of Defense (DoD) Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) Preparation Guide clarifies the DoD guidance for systems engineering (SE) planning, or technical planning, for acquisition programs. The guide is separated into three sections tailored to respective milestones and acquisition phases: Milestone A and Technology Development (TD); Milestone B and System Development and Demonstration (SDD); and Milestone C and Production and Deployment (PD) / Operations and Support (O&S).
The guide presents a sample SEP format for each milestone and suggests details to include and sources to consult for specific SEP paragraphs. This new version more clearly outlines the strategy for developing a program’s technical approach and offers a simplified framework for the program to organize, compile, and document technical planning.
This guide is appropriate for all acquisition category (ACAT) programs and is applicable to each component of a system: hardware, software, support, operational, training, and sustainment. It is derived from published government and industry guidance, standards, and best practice. The guidance is flexible to allow reasonable judgment on the part of the program to ensure the SEP is complete.
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sdsprimertrainingpresentationjuly1720081.ppt2.7Slide 1
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sdsgbappendixeintegratedwarfarecombatweaponsystemsjuly1720081.doc2.7Weapon Systems Appendix
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sdsgbappendixdlandjuly1720081.doc2.7System Design Specification Appendix D – Marine Corps
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sdsgbappendixcc4ijuly1720082.doc2.7System Design Specification Appendix:  Weapon
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sdsgbappendixashipjuly172008l1.doc2.7System Design Specification Appendix:  SHIP
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p3686.pdf2.7Top Eleven Ways to Manage Technical Risk (NAVSO P-3686)
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ncatsustainmentreport.pdf2.7Sustainment Report of the Industry Affordability Task Force
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Industry group’s recommendations regarding reengineering DOD logistics processes.
esohevalcriteriaguidev1124jan07.pdf2.7System Safety - ESOH Management Evaluation Criteria (January 2007)
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The purpose of this guide is to document the evaluation criteria and their application throughout the system’s life cycle. The criteria are focused on assessing an acquisition program’s overall management of System Safety-ESOH as an integral part of the systems engineering process. This guide does not address specific ESOH risks associated with ESOH hazards (technical risk) as identified and managed through the methodology in MIL-STD-882D.
This guide assumes a basic understanding of DoD acquisition systems engineering and System Safety-ESOH principles and practices (for additional guidance, see the System Safety in Systems Engineering Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Continuous Learning Module CLE009).
The information presented within this guide is not mandatory. However, Milestone Decision Authorities (MDAs), Program Executive Offices (PEOs), and PMs are encouraged to utilize these criteria for all acquisition efforts—both large and small—and for all elements of a program (system, subsystem, hardware, and software). These criteria are being incorporated into the Defense Acquisition Program Support (DAPS) SE Assessment Methodology.
download5.doc2.7System Design Specification Guidebook Table of Contents
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download4.doc2.7Technical Manual Deficiency Report
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corrosionbook2a3.pdf2.7Technical Bulletin on Corrosion Prevention and Detection
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This technical bulletin has been written to assist PMs in implementing the latest requirements of DoD 5000.2-R concerning corrosion prevention and control. The technical bulletin presents readily accessible sources of information from DoD and industry that can provide assistance with prevention, detection and control of corrosion in Navy systems and equipment. This Technical Bulletin provides: An overview of corrosion mechanisms; A summary of corrosion detection technologies and trends; and Interactive links to DoD and industry corrosion prevention and control information sources
cwg.doc2.7The Navy Contracting Writing Guide (September 1996)
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This 62 page guide contains information on writing contracts to help contracting personnel structure contracts and modifications to avoid payment problems which could later generate problem disbursements. Part of the guide is set up in an "issue, problem, solution" format to present real life problems along with possible solutions and "lessons learned". Although some of the areas may not appear to fit into contract writing, they may directly impact contracts and modifications and thus need to be covered. The remainder of the guide focuses on specific actions that can be taken in the preparation of contracts and modifications that can prevent problem disbursements. Many of these recommendations resulted from problems reported to the Navy by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
acq05finrpt.pdf2.7The Acquisition 2005 Task Force Final Report
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This guide , "Shaping the Civilian AcquisitionWorkforce of the Future, requires your immediate attention and action. The report provides the Department a roadmap to not onlyeffectively manage the crisis, but to also take advantage of the tremendous opportunity we have for fundamentally reshaping our acquisition workforce. We must begin to recognize our employees as assets and then plan, develop and manage the civilian workforce as carefully as we do our military workforce. This requires we treat recruitment and development as investments rather than costs.
Your leadership commitment and resources are essential to this vital initiative. Some of the key proposals in the report include:
Developing and implementing human resource performance plans for the total acquisition workforce
Reinvigorating civilian recruitment programs
Developing multi-disciplinary civilian acquisition professionals
Preparing civilians to assure key leadership roles
Providing more civilian leadership development opportunities
Increasing our ability to shape the workforce
9904plan.pdf2.7The Naval Research, Development & Acquisition Team 1999-2004 Strategic Plan
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12-page booklet on ASN(RD&A)'s Strategic Plan
2sdsguidebookjuly172008.doc2.7System Design Specification (SDS) Guidebook (Final - July 2008)
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