EXPERT TAILORING ASSISTANT FOR MIL-STD-2165

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,942.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
5563
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ateam Corp
7920 Chambersburg Rd, Dayton, OH, 45424
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
KENNETH D WILKINSON
(513) 237-7971
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE RESULTS OF PROPER TESTABILITY DESIGN IMPLEMENTATION ASSURE THAT A SYSTEM CAN BE THOROUGHLY TESTED WITH MINIMUM EFFORT AND COST, AND THAT HIGH CONFIDENCE CAN BE ASCRIBED TO THE TEST RESULTS. THE SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY IS LARGELY DEPENDENT ON HOW WELL THE AIR FORCE SPECIFIES THE DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS IN THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. MIL-STD-2165, TESTABILITY PROGRAM FOR ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT, DEFINES A STRUCTURED DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN PROCESS THROUGH WHICH TESTABILITY DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS CAN BE ACHIEVED AT AFFORDABLE COSTS AND AT A LEVEL CONSISTENT WITH THE OVERALL MISSION AND SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS OF THE SYSTEM BEING DEVELOPED. EVEN WITH THIS GUIDANCE, DEFICIENCIES IN RFP DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY SPECIFICATION EXIST. TO OVERCOME THESE DEFICIENCIES AND PROVIDE A USER FRIENDLY AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING SOW DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY SPECIFICATIONS, DIDS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA, ATEAM PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOMATED DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY RFP TAILORING ASSISTANT BASED ON EXPERT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY.THE EXPERT TAILORING ASSISTANT WILL ASSIST PROGRAM MANAGERS IN TAILORING DESIGN FOR TESTABILITY SPECIFICATIONS TO THE PECULIARITIES OF THEIR SPECIFIC PROJECTS. OUTPUTS INCLUDE TAILORED SOW SPECIFICATIONS, TAILORED DIDS AND TAILORED EVALUATION CRITERIA.

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