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The Business Case for Systems Engineering Study: Detailed Response Data

Elm, Joseph P and Goldenson, Dennis (2012) The Business Case for Systems Engineering Study: Detailed Response Data. Technical Report. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA USA.

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Abstract

This report contains detailed response data from The Effectiveness of Systems Engineering: A Survey. The survey had the goal of quantifying the connection between the application of systems engineering (SE) best practices to projects and programs and the performance of those projects and programs. The survey population consisted of projects and programs executed by system developers reached through the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Division, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). Analysis of survey responses revealed strong statistical relationships between project performance and several categories of SE best practices. The survey results show notable differences in the relationship between SE best practices and performance between more challenging and less challenging projects. The statistical relationship with project performance is quite strong for survey data of this kind when both SE capability and project challenge are considered together.


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Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Elm, Joseph Pjpe18@pitt.eduJPE18
Goldenson, Dennis
Monograph Type: Technical Report
Date: 16 November 2012
Date Type: Publication
Number: CMU/SE
Publisher: Carnegie Mellon University
Place of Publication: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Page Range: 1 - 101
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Swanson School of Engineering > Industrial Engineering
Refereed: No
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 14:32
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2019 15:04
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/33920

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