Thoughts on Establishing Guidelines and Rationale for Workshop Output.

by M. Davis

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An outline of software management and software technology problems for workshop discussion. These include: Some software problems are organizational. Software engineering should be developed as a professional activity, and promoted into a unified methodology in military systems. There is a dire need for software and computer performance evaluations and programming standards. Failure to consider both hardware and software together as a total system has caused many problems. Organizational interfaces are another source of problems. The suggestion for establishing a permanent Joint Services Software Research Committee for planning and coordinating R&D needs discussion and expansion. 4 pp.

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