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A Resilient Program technical baseline framework for future space systems
Author(s): Tien M. Nguyen; Andy T. Guillen; Sumner S. Matsunaga
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Paper Abstract

Recent Better Buying Power (BBP) initiative for improving DoD’s effectiveness in developing complex systems includes "Owning the Technical Baseline" (OTB). This paper presents an innovative approach for the development of a "Resilient Program" Technical Baseline Framework (PTBF). The framework provides a recipe for generating the "Resilient Program2" Technical Baseline (PTB) components using the Integrated Program Management (IPM) approach to integrate Key Program Elements (KPEs)3 with System Engineering (SE) process/tools, acquisition policy/process/tools, Cost and Schedule estimating tools, DOD Architecture Framework (DODAF) process/tools, Open System Architecture (OSA) process/tools, Risk Management process/tools, Critical Chain Program Management (CCPM) process, and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) process/tools. The proposed resilient framework includes a matrix that maps the required tools/processes to technical features of a comprehensive reference U.S. DOD "owned" technical baseline. Resilient PTBF employs a new Open System Approach (OSAP) combining existing OSA4 and NOA (Naval Open Architecture) frameworks, supplemented by additional proposed OA (Open Architecture) principles. The new OSAP being recommended to SMC (Space and Missiles Systems Center) presented in this paper is referred to as SMC-OSAP5. Resilient PTBF and SMC-OSAP conform to U.S. DOD Acquisition System (DAS), Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), and DODAF processes. The paper also extends Ref. 21 on "Program Resiliency" concept by describing how the new OSAP can be used to align SMC acquisition management with DOD BBP 3.0 and SMC’s vison for resilient acquisition and sustainment efforts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2015
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 9469, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications VIII, 946907 (22 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2180368
Show Author Affiliations
Tien M. Nguyen, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Andy T. Guillen, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Sumner S. Matsunaga, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9469:
Sensors and Systems for Space Applications VIII
Khanh D. Pham; Genshe Chen, Editor(s)

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