Critical Code Software Producibility for Defense Synopsis

Critical Code contemplates Department of Defense (DoD) needs and priorities for software research and suggests a research agenda and related actions. Building on two prior books--Summary of a Workshop on Software Intensive Systems and Uncertainty at Scale and Preliminary Observations on DoD Software Research Needs and Priorities--the present volume assesses the nature of the national investment in software research and, in particular, considers ways to revitalize the knowledge base needed to design, produce, and employ software-intensive systems for tomorrow's defense needs. Critical Code discusses four sets of questions: * To what extent is software capability significant for the DoD? Is it becoming more or less significant and strategic in systems development? * Will the advances in software producibility needed by the DoD emerge unaided from industry at a pace sufficient to meet evolving defense requirements? * What are the opportunities for the DoD to make more effective use of emerging technology to improve software capability and software producibility? * In which technology areas should the DoD invest in research to advance defense software capability and producibility?

Book Information

ISBN: 9780309159487
Publication date: 27th October 2010
Author: Committee for Advancing Software-Intensive Systems Producibility, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engi
Publisher: National Academies Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Military administration, Software Engineering,

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