Nov/Dec 2012

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Table of Contents
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From the Sponsor
by Gary Graton
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Schedule Adherence and Rework
by Walt Lipke
Understanding the cost impact on projects resulting from not adhering to the schedule.
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Structural Estimation Methodology for Estimating Enterprise Application Integration Projects
by Manjula Natarajan
Enterprise application integration solutions should offer platforms to achieve interoperability seamlessly, thereby improving business process efficiency.
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Maturing an Agency’s Private Cloud Toward an Intelligence Community Online On-Demand Information Sharing Framework
by Phong Ngo, David Fado and John Hoecker
Intelligence community members can mature individual stovepipe clouds into a community cloud where data will have a chance to become more widely sharable.
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Ontology for the Intelligence Analyst
by Barry Smith, Tatiana Malyuta, David Salmen, William Mandrick, Kesny Parent, Shouvik Bardhan, and Jamie Johnson
As available intelligence data and information expand in both quantity and variety, new techniques must be deployed for search and analytics.
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Cyber in the Cloud
by Troy Hiltbrand and Daniel Jones
As we look at the cyber security ecosystem, are we planning to fight the battle in the same way we did yesterday or are we sensing a change in how security is evolving and planning accordingly?
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Is a Public Health Framework the Cure for Cyber Security?
by Brent Rowe, Michael Halpern, and Tony Lentz
Distributed security in cyberspace can be performed using many real-time components, from intrusion detection systems to incident management systems. However, these components are reactive rather than proactive.
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The Perfect Process Storm: Integration of CMMI, Agile, and Lean Six Sigma
by Peter D. Morris, PMP
Agile, CMMI, Lean Production and the Six Sigma DMAIC methodologies can be synergistically combined for a cohesive approach to enhance continuous process improvement.
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by David A. Cook,
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