Software Management

Software Activity Map

The table below represents activities and tasks that software engineers must be aware of, participate in or be responsible for the development of. The table is a good point of reference for planning purposes and should be addressed in the Software Development Plan (SDP).     

Software Activity Software Engineer’s Responsibility
Awareness Participant Write Review
Acquisition Strategy   X X  
Capabilities Based Assessment X      
Clinger-Cohen Act   X   X
Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS)   X   X
Conducting Source Selection   X X  
Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD)   X X  
Data Management Strategy (DMS)   X X  
Earn Value Management (EVMS) X     X
Human System Integration (HSI) X     X
Integrated Baseline Review (IBR)       X
Integrated Master Plan (IMP)   X X X
Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)   X X X
Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCMP) X X    
Multiple Development Contractors X      
Net Centric Data Strategy   X    
Open Architecture (OA)     X  
Peer Reviews   X   X
Planning for Independent Verification & Validation   X    
Process Maturity (CMMI)   X    
Quality Assurance – Software   X   X
Request for Proposal (RFP)   X X  
Requirements Traceability       X
RFP Evaluation Factors (Section M) X   X  
RFP Instructions (Section L) X   X  
Risk Management   X X X
Safety-Critical Software   X    
Selecting Software Items for CDRLS X X X  
Software Acquisition Management Plan (SWAMP)     X  
Software Architecture   X    
Software Configuration Management   X   X
Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP)   X X X
Software Cost Estimation   X   X
Software Data Rights   X X  
Software Information Assurance (IA)   X   X
Software Metrics   X X X
Software Requirement Development and Management   X   X
Software Size Estimation     X X
Software Test and Evaluation Master Plan     X  
Source Selection Plan   X    
Statement of Objectives (SOO)     X  
Statement of Work (SOW)     X X
Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) X      
Systems Requirements Document (SRD) X     X
Technical Reviews and Audits       X
Technology Development Strategy (TDS)   X X  
Test and Evaluation Strategy   X X  
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)   X   X

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Updated: 7/26/2021

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