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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Briefers to the Committee." National Research Council. 2010. Critical Code: Software Producibility for Defense. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12979.
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Appendix A
Briefers to the Committee

SEPTEMBER 27-28, 2006, FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING


Annmarie Bunts, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration

Grady Campbell, Software Engineering Institute

Larry Druffel, SCRA (retired)

Robert Gold, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Technology/Information Systems

Ronald T. Kadish, Booz Allen Hamilton

James Larus, Microsoft Research

Robert Nesbit, MITRE Center for Integrated Intelligence Systems

Linda Northrop, Software Engineering Institute

Tom Rodgers, Lockheed Martin

Walker Royce, IBM

Andre van Tilborg, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Technology/Information Systems


JANUARY 17, 2007, WORKSHOP ON UNCERTAINTY AT SCALE


Cynthia Andres, Three Rivers Institute

Kristen J. Baldwin, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

Kent Beck, Three Rivers Institute

Kris Britton, National Security Agency, Center for Assured Software

Mary Ann Davidson, Oracle Corporation

Joe Jarzombek, Department of Homeland Security

Patrick Lardieri, Lockheed Martin

Gary McGraw, Cigital, Inc.

Richard W. Selby, Northrop Grumman

Alfred Spector,1 Google, Inc.

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As of November 2007. At the time of the workshop, Dr. Spector was an independent consultant.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Briefers to the Committee." National Research Council. 2010. Critical Code: Software Producibility for Defense. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12979.
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John Vu, Boeing

Werner Vogels, Amazon.com


APRIL 24, 2007, THIRD COMMITTEE MEETING


Thomas Blann, Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation


SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2008, FOURTH COMMITTEE MEETING


Kristen Baldwin, Acting Director, Systems and Software Engineering, ODUSD(A&T)

Dan Reed, Director of Scalable and Multicore Computing Strategy, Microsoft

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Briefers to the Committee." National Research Council. 2010. Critical Code: Software Producibility for Defense. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12979.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Briefers to the Committee." National Research Council. 2010. Critical Code: Software Producibility for Defense. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12979.
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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?
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