Accession Number : ADA191875

Title :   Risk Assessment Methodology for Software Supportability (RAMSS): Pilot Evaluation Results and Methodology Refinement.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 24 Oct 85-14 Apr 86,

Corporate Author : BDM CORP ALBUQUERQUE NM

Personal Author(s) : Peercy, David E ; Huebner, Walter F , Jr ; Estill, M D ; Shaw, Kelley

PDF Url : ADA191875

Report Date : 14 Apr 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 222

Abstract : The Risk Assessment Methodology for Software Supportability (RAMSS) was developed for the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC) to provide decision makers with information from which the risk to the Air Force of supporting a software system can be derived. The purpose of this report is to document a pilot application of the RAMSS and to describe the refinements and procedures necessary for AFOTEC for the pilot application the RAMSS to future programs. Additionally, this report includes an overview briefing of the RAMSS, and an Evaluator's Guide for use by AFOTEC personnel when applying the RAMSS to other systems.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE RESEARCH, *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *FEASIBILITY STUDIES, AIR FORCE, DECISION MAKING, METHODOLOGY, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, PILOTS, REFINING, RISK, TEST AND EVALUATION

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE