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Software Lifecycle Management

TriVector has an extensive repertoire of capabilities within software lifecycle management, which includes: software development planning and management; software analysis, safety, and airworthiness; and test and evaluation. TriVector has provided these services to such Customers as NASA (Ares I / Ares V) and the U.S. Army (including the Apache Project Office). Our team of software lifecycle subject matter experts (SMEs) are experts in their field, and, combined with our range of certifications and standards, TriVector is always up-to-date on current software for the benefit and security of our Customers.

Software Development Planning and Management

  • System/Software-level Program Planning and Implementation
  • Requirements Definition; Procedure and Style Guide Development; and Artifact Review; Configuration management (CM)
  • Task Management Support, including Status Briefings to Senior Leadership
  • Design Review Boards/Integrated Product Team (IPT) Membership
  • Government and Vendor Interface (Project/Program Management, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Aviation Engineering Directorate (AMRDEC), Air Force (USAF), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Boeing, General Dynamics, Software Engineering Directorate (SED), Software Airworthiness and Safety Lab (SASL) management)

Software Analysis, Safety, and Airworthiness, and Lifecycle Management

  • Software and Safety Critical Requirements Analysis
  • Software Design Analysis
  • Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) DO-178 Compliance Analysis and Lifecycle Management
  • Witness Testing of Safety Critical Software

Test and Evaluation from Development through Qualification Testing

  • Test Planning and Scheduling Review
  • Coding Standard Analysis, Structural Code Coverage, Dead Code Analysis using LDRA© and Understand©
  • Software Test Case Analysis, Integration Verification and Validation (IV&V), and Test Witnessing

Certifications and Standards

  • MIL-STD-498 and Corresponding Data Item Descriptions (DIDs)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 12207 and Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
  • Software Engineering Evaluation System (SEES) Procedures and Deliverables Update and Working Group Member