Comparing Acquisition Strategies: Open Architecture versus Product Lines

Report Number: NPS-AM-10-033

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Open Architecture (OA)

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Nicholas Guertin, Paul Clements

Title: Comparing Acquisition Strategies: Open Architecture versus Product Lines

Published: 2010-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2010/NPS-AM-10-033.pdf

Keywords: Open Architecture (OA)

Abstract:

An open architecture is a development methodology that employs published, widely accepted standards for defining key interfaces within a system. Systems that are