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Meaningful Metrics Measuring Success of Software Integration Testing Labs


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Authors: Christian Hagen, Steven Hurt, and Andrew Williams

The U.S. military is moving from a world dominated by advanced hardware to one of fully integrated, complex systems of both hardware and software—a move that makes it even more relevant for the military to understand how to measure and test systems with data-driven metrics and easily measurable results.

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Performance-Based Logistics Only Part of the Answer to Controlling Costs While Improving DoD Performance


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Authors: Steven Hurt and Alan Heckler

In order to make real measurable changes in Operations and Support (O&S) costs, more is needed than point solutions such as Performance-Based Logistics (PBLs). The Department of Defense (DoD) must take a step back to structurally address how it designs support concepts for all weapon systems by looking to Principle Driven Sustainment Models and Portfolio Management concepts from the commercial world to realize true step-change improvement and meet today’s budget realities.

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