Software Design Visualization

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$749,907.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W911QX-08-C-0085
Agency Tracking Number:
O053-SP1-2137
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD05-SP1
Solicitation Number:
2005.3
Small Business Information
HARMONIA, INC.
1715 Pratt Drive, Suite 2820, Blacksburg, VA, 24060
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
016442399
Principal Investigator:
Marc Abrams
CTO
(540) 951-5901
mabrams@harmonia-inc.com
Business Contact:
Pallabi Saboo
CEO
(540) 951-5915
psaboo@harmonia-inc.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
In a large complex software development life-cycle, the plethora of questions that people in different roles might ask is wide and varied. A developer may want to know what sections of code may break if a class definition is moved. A project manager may want to assess where the areas of greatest risk lie, and so on. Harmonia proposes to leverage $5 Million of previous SBIR investment and seven years of previous experience to enact a 3-pronged approach: 1) build a capability that allows end-users to customize or create their own platform-independent visualizations that are specific to role, questions they have, and system; 2) develop a core set of visualizations that analyze artifacts from software design, performance, configuration and change management, defect tracking, and testing; and 3) create the foundation for a software analysis and visualization ecosystem that fosters a community of contributors from universities, industry, and Government, and allows users to recommend appropriate visualizations. Harmonia anticipates that the technology framework will have a significant positive impact on large software systems development through increased understanding of project status and product architecture and better communication between all roles within the development project.

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