Accession Number : AD0758226

Title :   Computer Performance Analysis: Framework and Initial Phases for a Performance Improvement Effort,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Bell,T. E. ; Boehm,B. W. ; Watson,R. A.

Report Date : NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : The report, designed primarily as an aid for 'getting started,' provides a procedural framework for a performance improvement effort and suggests specific techniques for the initial phases. the suggested procedure consists of seven phases: (1) understanding the system, (2) analyzing operations, (3) formulating performance improvement hypotheses, (4) analyzing probable cost-effectiveness of modifications, (5) testing specific hypotheses, (6) implementing appropriate combinations of modification and (7) testing the effectiveness of the implemented modifications.

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, EFFICIENCY, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, AIR FORCE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE