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Strategic technology investment analysis: an integrated system approach

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dc.contributor.author Adumitroaie, V.
dc.contributor.author Weisbin, C. R.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-26T23:03:00Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-26T23:03:00Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-06
dc.identifier.citation 2010 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 6-13, 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 10-0568
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45080
dc.description.abstract Complex technology investment decisions within NASA are increasingly difficult to make such that the end results are satisfying the technical objectives and all the organizational constraints. Due to a restricted science budget environment and numerous required technology developments, the investment decisions need to take into account not only the functional impact on the program goals, but also development uncertainties and cost variations along with maintaining a healthy workforce. This paper describes an approach for optimizing and qualifying technology investment portfolios from the perspective of an integrated system model. The methodology encompasses multi-attribute decision theory elements and sensitivity analysis. The evaluation of the degree of robustness of the recommended portfolio provides the decision-maker with an array of viable selection alternatives, which take into account input uncertainties and possibly satisfy nontechnical constraints. The methodology is presented in the context of assessing capability development portfolios for NASA technology programs. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2010 en_US
dc.subject decision support en_US
dc.title Strategic technology investment analysis: an integrated system approach en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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