Accession Number : ADA140347

Title :   Preliminary Program Manager's Guide to Ada.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA

Personal Author(s) : Howe,R G ; Byrne,W E ; Grund,E C ; Hilliard,R F , II ; Munck,R G

PDF Url : ADA140347

Report Date : Feb 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 86

Abstract : This draft guide provides current information that should help a Program Manager in making decisions relative to the use of Ada. It discusses pertinent Air Force and DoD policy, effects of Ada on contractual documentation, and steps that must be taken to apply Ada. This guide identifies benefits and inherent risks of using Ada, and Program Office initiatives needed to control risk. It cites factors that will affect programmer training, software cost and schedule estimation, design, and configuration management. As background information, the basic features of Ada and the software needed to support programming in Ada are described. The guide will be issued after review. (Author)

Descriptors :   *SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, *COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, AIR FORCE RESEARCH, RISK, BENEFITS, USER NEEDS, REGULATIONS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE