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The Phoenix Imperative: An Alternative Maturity Model for Systems Engineering Service Providers

Abstract Providers of systems engineering services and their employees are not always able to be the masters of their own destiny. When working in staff augmentation roles under the auspices of another company, they are typically forced to operate within the corporate culture from which they derive their livelihood, following “foreign” processes and procedures, responding to orders and directives. This situation calls for an alternative maturity model for those that provide systems engineering services. While a client organization might be maturing according to any of several proposed models (SEI 1993, SEI 1995, EPIC 1995, ISO 1990, IEEE 1994), the services contractor cannot necessarily be said to be achieving a similar status. This should not, howe... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Roberts, Tom (Author)
Subject Systems Engineering
Series Working Paper Series
Type Text
Language English
Identifier Stock Number: SSEBE-CESEM-2013-WPS-003
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Collaborating Institutions School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) / Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
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