These overt efforts to create and require formalized program management training, revise acquisition guidelines, implement sound program management techniques, require software engineering
plans, and improve the software acquisition process are admirable, yet these efforts alone will be insufficient.
Initially, some members of the Texas Board expected that software engineering
would be classified as a sub-area of electrical engineering.
Proceedings of the Conference on the Future of Software Engineering
, Limerick, Ireland, 73-87.
BAE Systems is known throughout the systems and software engineering
industry for setting an extremely high bar in the way it defines and implements process improvement frameworks," said Al Truesdale, Software Productivity Consortium Lead Appraiser.
A main objective of the SEI, then, is to accelerate this transition of new software engineering