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Change Management through Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911W6-19-C-0038
Agency Tracking Number: A183-134-0314
Amount: $99,999.77
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A18-134
Solicitation Number: 18.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-02-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-03-16
Small Business Information
1845 West 205th Street
Torrance, CA 90501
United States
DUNS: 153865951
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Aristo Wibawa
 Director, Systems Engineering
 (310) 320-3088
 atproposals@poc.com
Business Contact
 Keith Baker
Phone: (424) 835-9475
Email: contracts@poc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

To address the Army’s need for recertification cost reduction via analyzing and optimizing the ripple effects of incrementally updating mission systems designs, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to design and develop software for Change Management through Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization (CAMAO). CAMAO will assess the impact of changes to system models specified in AADL/SysML by incorporating change awareness capabilities into an existing OSATE ecosystem of tools. Change assessment in CAMAO will occur in a simulated environment where quantitative measures of change impact will be collected, providing the ability to quantify change impact caused by hardware/software dependencies. CAMAO will identify the best change implementation strategy that complies with user-defined optimization criteria by using the measures of performance collected during simulation. As a result, CAMAO will yield an unprecedented cost savings and risk reduction for the government by improving change awareness, reducing recertification impact, and identifying the best change implementation strategy. In Phase I, POC will demonstrate the feasibility of CAMAO and reach technology readiness level (TRL)-4 by implementing and demonstrating a prototype with change awareness capabilities. In Phase II, POC plans to mature CAMAO further and reach TRL-5 by including more extensive change awareness enhancements to the existing OSATE toolset.

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