Summary Findings and Recommendations

Finding 5-2: Technology has a significant role in enabling modern incremental and iterative software development practices at levels of scale ranging from small teams to large distributed development organizations.


Recommendation 5-1: The DoD should take immediate action to reinvigorate its investment in software producibility research. This investment should be undertaken through a diversity of research programs across the DoD and should include academia, industry labs, and collaborations.


Recommendation 5-2: The DoD should take action to undertake DoD-sponsored research programs in the following areas identified as critical to the advancement of defense software producibility: (1) architecture modeling and architectural analysis; (2) assurance: validation, verification, analysis of design and code; (3) process support and economic models for assurance and adaptability; (4) requirements; (5) language, modeling, coding, and tools; (6) cyber-physical systems; and (7) human-systems integration.



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