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Company Information:

Company Name: Software Productivity
City: Indialantic
State: FL
Zip+4: 32903
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,387,113.00 38
SBIR Phase II $6,866,536.00 14

Award List:

AUTOMATED REUSABLE COMPONENT SYSTEM (ARCS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $58,737.00

KNOWLEDGE-BASED REUSABLE SOFTWARE SYNTHESIS SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $45,862.00

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SOFTWARE DESIGN ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $59,187.00

KNOWLEDGE-BASED REUSABLE SOFTWARE SYNTHESIS SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $496,000.00
Abstract:
Software productivity solutions, inc. proposes an innovativeapproach for developing mission software systems through theautomated synthesis of reusable ada components. the approach addresses the problem of reusability through a unique combination of software engineering, database modeling and… More

KNOWLEDGE BASE ASSEMBLER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr j kaye grau
Award Amount: $49,886.00
Abstract:
The objective of this sbir is to develop the specification for an automated translation system which will take a knowledge base as input and output a target language that can be compiled. this process will allow the prototyping of knowledge based applications in a high-level language or tool. this… More

KNOWLEDGE-BASED LANGUAGE SENSITIVE QUALITY EDITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $49,763.00

AUTOMATED REUSABLE COMPONENT SYSTEM (ARCS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $519,000.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of this sbir will be to develop a software technology including methodology and tools to automate the reuse of software components. specifically, various classification schemes and retrieval techniques will be evaluated. the phased automation development will eventually result… More

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SOFTWARE DESIGN ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $405,840.00
Abstract:
This research effort will identify a set of analyses that will provide objective measures and assessments of software designs. the resulting assessments will provide valuable input to government and contractor personnel during the top-level and detailed design phases of software development… More

DESIGN KNOWLEDGE CAPTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Vincent J Kovarik
Award Amount: $49,093.00
Abstract:
The capture of design knowledge is currently a paper and human intensive process. it offers little or no automated assistance to the developer. this proposal describes an approach to developing a software development design knowledge server. this server functions as a persistent object base,… More

SYSTEM ENGINEERING LIFE CYCLE DATA MODEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $49,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of this sbir is to specify a data model of the c3i system engineering and development life cycle, and describe an associated system life cycle toolset. during phase i, a data model, or schema, that identifies and defines all technically oriented data created and manipulated during the… More

KNOWLEDGE-BASED LANGUAGE SENSITIVE QUALITY EDITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $499,959.00
Abstract:
In order to support building quality into software as it is developed, sps proposes to develop a language sensitive quality editor (lsqe). the lsqe will provide immediate quality feedback to the engineer developing the software. syntax and semantic knowledge of the development language will also be… More

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SOFTWARE RELIABILITY ENGINEERING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This advanced research and development effort will provide an innovative technology for the management, development, and assurance of reliable software. the technology will focus on the support of reliability engineering during the requirements and design phases. the reliability analyses supported… More

RELIABLE SPECIFICATION FOR ADA SOFTWARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $49,512.00

DEVELOP AND DEMONSTRATE A THIRD GENERATION CASE INFRASTRUCTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $50,000.00

RELIABLE SPECIFICATION FOR ADA SOFTWARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $498,840.00
Abstract:
The proposed approach focuses on techniques and tools that will dramatically improve software reliability through a systematic approach for fault avoidance, based upon: a reliable specification technique that supports the formal,incremental, and humanly verifiable description of system behavior,… More

DEVELOP AND DEMONSTRATE A THIRD GENERATION CASE INFRASTRUCTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
An innovative third generation infrastructure is proposed for computer-aided software engineering (case) systems. the infrastructure provides a comprehensive set of object-oriented database, object-oriented user interface and process modeling capabilities that are used to provide highly integrated… More

DATABASE ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this sbir is to apply expert system and advanced data dictionary technology to the problem of database administration. phase i will result in the definition and specification of a database administration assistant (dbaa). a prototype implementation shall be demonstrated at the end… More

C2D2: A COMMAND AND CONTROL DOMAIN-DIRECTED REUSE LIBRARY SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: J Kaye Grau
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This phase i sbir proposes an innovative, domain-directed software reuse process supported by an automated domain-specific component retrieval system--c2d2, a command and control, domain-directed reuse library system. c2d2 will provide command and control software engineers the same benefits that… More

CASE VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Vincent Kovarik , Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $49,878.00

PASSIVE KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andres Rudmik , Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $49,475.00

CASE VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Vincent Kovarik , Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The proposal is to dramatically improve computer aided software engineering (case) tools by allowing users to extend the graphic visualization of the methods supported bythese tools. the proposed innovation is to apply a constraint-based object-oriented paradigm to provide user tailorable graphic… More

PASSIVE KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andres Rudmik , Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The development of knowledge-based systems currently requires the use of a knowledge engineer to translate and encode the knowledge extracted from an expert into the target representation and reasoning system. although the goal of providing systems with which the expert can directly interact has… More

SAHIB: THESAUROFACETED REUSE TOOLS SUPPORTING THE RAPID ACQUISITION AND EXPLOITATION OF DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $51,934.00

CLICHE-BASED SOFTWARE COMPONENT SELECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS FOR GRAPHICAL BELIEF MODELS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Vincent J. Kovarik, Jr.
Award Amount: $49,489.00

A RECONFIGURABLE AUTOMATED SOFTWARE METRICS ENVIRONMENT (RASME)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vincent J. Kovarik, Jr.
Award Amount: $50,000.00

CLICHE-BASED SOFTWARE COMPONENT SELECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed phase i effort is to define, demonstrate, and validate the concept for a cliche-based software component selection system that can automatically select the best possible assets from a reusable software library to meet the developers need. the approach is based upon a… More

SAHIB: THESAUROFACETED REUSE TOOLS SUPPORTING THE RAPID ACQUISITION AND EXPLOITATION OF DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $245,582.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents the concept for a suite of reuse tools supporting the rapid acquisition and exploitation of domain knowledge to support domain-directed reuse. the proposed toolset is named sahib, in honor of rao sahib s.r. ranganathan, the recognized father of library science and information… More

UNIFIED METHODOLOGY AND TOOLSET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The Navy develops some of the largest, most complex information processing systems in the word. To facilitate system analysis and development, CASE tools are often used. However, a significant limitation of current CASE tool methods is the capturing of just a few perspectives of a system under… More

System for Effective Evaluation of Requirements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James N. McGhan
Award Amount: $50,000.00

A RECONFIGURABLE AUTOMATED SOFTWARE METRICS ENVIRONMENT (RASME)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vincent J. Kovarik, Jr.
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this effort is to target three distinct, yet related challenges in the practical application of software metrics to mission critical defense systems: (1) metrics cycle time delays; (2) metrics dependencies on the software process model; and (3) metrics tailoring to the mission… More

SoftPak: Statistical Package for Software Applications Basic proposal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Andres Rudmik
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses an important area of software engineering that should be of particular interest to the RL^C3CB measurement initiative' An innovative approach is proposed to providing COMprehenSiver domain- packaged statistical methods for application to software engineering' The approach… More

System For Architecture Reuseability Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David N. Card , Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Solomon: A Management Metrics Decision System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David N. Card
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Domain Oriented Software Analysis And Engineering Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andy Rudmik , Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Solomon: A Management Metrics Decision System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David N. Card
Award Amount: $601,315.00
Abstract:
An innovative approach is proposed to improve management decision-making in the development and support of mission-critical software systems. This effort will define a management metrics decision system that will support both metrics process setup and in-process decision support. Innovative… More

Rapid Applicati on Prototyping and Development (RAPAD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andy Rudmik
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The Rapid Application Prototyping and Development (RAPAD) environment applies an innovative model-based architecture-directed approach to support rapid prototyping, the transition of prototypes into full-scale applications, and the efficient maintenance and evolution of fielded systems. Our… More

Tempus: A Real - Time Measurement Project

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Heimberger
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Throughput has been an issue for embedded and stand-alone real-time systems for many years. Systems rarely exhibit the performance necessary for successful operation in the field without significant rework to reduce time requirements after the initial software development. SPS proposes Project… More

USM: Unified System Model

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andy Rudmik
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This effort proposes the application of a Unified System Model (USM) as a common representation form which multiple views of system models can be projected. the USM will serve as an integrated mechanism for a requirements engineering environment and consist of multiple CASE tools that provide four… More

Syzygy: A Software Metrics Global Database

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Card
Award Amount: $69,988.00

Domain Oriented Software Analysis And Engineering Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Andy Rudmik , Principal Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00

Syzygy: A Software Metrics Global Database

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Card
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
SPS proposes an innovative approach to the development of a software metrics global database, Syzygy, that captures local and external data and aligns it to provide a global view. Syzygy will support identification of process improvement opportunities, tracking organizational performance trends,… More

GEOgraphically Distributed System Engineering Environment (GEODE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John E. Faure
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The complexity of military systems is rising while government organizations are under pressure to reduce budgets, be more productive, and achieve higher product quality. Meeting these challenges require innovative technologies which maximize personnel productivity, reduce human related… More

CLassroom Automated Selection System (CLASS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Lee Krause
Award Amount: $69,311.00
Abstract:
As the military begins to install automated electronic classrooms (EC), they must consider the vast array of instructional possibilities, hardware and software options, and perspectives of the personnel involved. To meet these and other challen

Simulation and Analysis of Fire Evacuation (SAFE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Deborah Hevstek
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Unlocking the vast resources represented by models and the domain knowledge they contain, and facilitating greater reuse of simulations based on those models, is of paramount importance to the DoD. The DoD has proposed the High Level Architecture (HLA) as a means to achieve reuse by enabling the… More

JCPMS Domain Modeling and Architecture Tool Kit (JD-MAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Lee Krause
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
To support the migration of JCPMS to NDI/COTS, SPS proposes the development of the JCPMS Domain Modeling and Architecture Toolkit (JD-MAT). JD-MAT builds on the latest research in the areas of domain modeling and architectural descriptions as a means of building systems belonging to a single… More

Project Stoddert, A System Dynamics Model of Affordability Using Utility Theory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey A. Heimberger
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
In a time of decreasing defense budgets, the long-term affordability of different Navy warfighting and support systems is an increasingly important consideration when deciding between competing systems, and is also increasingly more difficult to objectively measure. SPS proposes an innovative… More

Java/Web-Based Satellite Data Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Michael Winburn , SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Award Amount: $70,000.00

SBIR Phase I: Decision Support for Managing Performance Risk (DSMPR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Heimberger
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Rapid Application Builder Based on Internet Technologies (RABBIT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Mcfarland
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The modern military's information processing needs are continually and rapidly changing due to broadening operational requirements, conflict areas, and adversaries. To effectively provide our warfighters with information superiority, a mechanism to dynamically alter an automated systems… More

Forensic Analysis and Collection System (FACS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Winburn
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Software Productivity Solutions, Inc. (SPS) proposes an innovative approach - called the Forensic Analysis and Collection System (FACS) - to provide an unprecedented level of accuracy, ease-of-use, and overall effectiveness in collecting, recovering ,and analyzing computer forensic data. Our effort… More

Nightingale

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey A. Heimberger
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Nightingale uses an innovative combination of proven technologies ¿ data visualization, knowledge representation and measurement methodology ¿ to provide rapid access to comprehensive patient data and systematic analysis of iatrogenic illness an Iatrogenic illness degrades patient well-being… More