ACTIVITIES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 49
Amount: $49,615.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1983
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
General Systems Group
51 Main Street, Salem, NH, 03079
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Richard P. Morton
Phone: (703) 734-4915
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
GSG HAS OBSERVED LIMITED SUPPORT OF MODERN PROGRAMMING PRACTICE BY DOD SOFTWARE CONTRACTORS DUE TO THE RISKS INVOLVED AND THE ABSENCE OF PAY-OFF DATA. CONTRACTORS ALSO HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME ACCRATELY ESTIMATING AND SCHEDULING QUALITY RELATED ACTIVITIES ON SOFTWARE OF QUALITY RELATED ACTIVITIES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THE MODELS WHICH CAN BE USED TO (A) DETERMINE THE VALUE OF SUCH ACTIVITIES TO CONTRACTORS, (B) ESTIMATE REQUIREMENTS FOR QUALITY RELATED ACTIVITIES, AND (C) SCHEDULE SUCH ACTIVITIES DURING A SOFTWARE PROJECT. THE DATA WILL BE COLLECTED USING REALTIME SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AT A LARGE DEFENSE CONTRACTOR. THE IMPACT OF THE RESULTS WILL THEN BE STUDIED IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE IMPORTANCE OF SUCH COST EFFECTIVENESS INFORMATION OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING STRATEGIES.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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