Valuation of Capabilities and System Architecture Options to Meet Affordability Requirements

Report Number: NPS-AM-14-015

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: System Architecture Options

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Ronald E. Giachetti

Title: Valuation of Capabilities and System Architecture Options to Meet Affordability Requirements

Published: 2014-03-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2014/NPS-AM-14-015.pdf

Keywords: System architecture, capability-based analysis, real options, systems engineering

Abstract:

This research addresses the problem of how to (1) value architectural options that deliver capabilities to the warfighter not inherently measured in dollar values and (2) conduct a trade study of architectural options, the options cost, and the option