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RISKM COMPUTER MODEL FOR COST/RISK ANALYSIS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
12980
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
12980
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Sparta, Inc.
23041 Avenida De La Carlota, Suite 325 Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: RISKM COMPUTER MODEL FOR COST/RISK ANALYSIS
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,479.00
 

Abstract:

THIS SBIR PROPOSES THE FEASIBILITY OF APPLYING ENGINEERING ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES AS A COST/RISK/SCHEDULE ESTIMATING METHODOLOGY FOR COMPLEX DOD FULL SCALE DEVELOPMENT (FSD) PROGRAMS. THE PROPOSED COST ESTIMATING METHODOLOGY TAKES INTO ACCOUNT DEVELOPMENT RISK, RISK ABATEMENT AND ALTERNATE COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, DEADLINE MEETING, SUSTAINING ENGINEERING, MILESTONE TESTS AND "FLY OFFS", AND UNEXPECTED EXTERNAL CONSTRAINTS SUCH AS COST CEILINGS AND DEPENDENT PARALLEL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. IT IS NUMERICALLY IMPLEMENTED IN A SPARTA PROPRIETARY COMPUTER PROGRAM CALLED RISKM. THE ENGINEERING ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES APPLIED IN RISKM ARE SIMULATION AND MONTE CARLO METHODS. RISKM COMBINES THESE TECHNIQUES WITH THREE SYSTEM ENGINEERING AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES: THE WBS, CRITICAL PATH METHOD (CPM) AND CLASSICAL RISK ANALYSIS.

Principal Investigator:

Oliver Cathey
7147688161

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Sparta Inc
23041 Avenida De La Carlota - Laguna Hills, CA 92653

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No