• Big Data
    Interagency Working Group
    (BD IWG)

    The Big Data Interagency Working Group (BD IWG) works to facilitate and further the goals of the White House Big Data R&D Initiative.

  • Cyber Physical Systems Interagency Working Group (CPS IWG)

    The CPS IWG is to coordinate programs, budgets, and policy recommendations for Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) research and development (R&D).

  • Cyber Security and Information Assurance Interagency Working Group (CSIA IWG)

    Cyber Security and Information Assurance (CSIA) Interagency Working Group coordinates the activities of the CSIA Program Component Area.

  • Health IT R&D
    Interagency Working Group

    The Health Information Technology Research and Development Interagency Working Group coordinates programs, budgets and policy recommendations for Health IT R&D.

  • Human Computer Interaction & Information Management Interagency Working Group (HCI&IM IWG)

    HCI&IM focuses on information interaction, integration, and management research to develop and measure the performance of new technologies.

  • High Confidence Software & Systems Interagency Working Group (HCSS IWG)

    HCSS R&D supports development of scientific foundations and enabling software and hardware technologies for the engineering, verification and validation, assurance, and certification of complex, networked, distributed computing systems and cyber-physical systems (CPS).

  • High End Computing Interagency Working Group (HEC IWG)

    The HEC IWG coordinates the activities of the High End Computing (HEC) Infrastructure and Applications (I&A) and HEC Research and Development (R&D) Program Component Areas (PCAs).

  • Large Scale Networking Interagency Working Group
    (LSN IWG)

    LSN members coordinate Federal agency networking R&D in leading-edge networking technologies, services, and enhanced performance.

  • Software Productivity, Sustainability, and Quality Interagency Working Group (SPSQ IWG)

    The purpose of the SPSQ IWG is to coordinate the R&D efforts across agencies that transform the frontiers of software science and engineering and to identify R&D areas in need of development that span the science and the technology of software creation and sustainment.

  • Video and Image Analytics
    Interagency Working Group (VIA IWG)

    Formed to ensure and maximize successful coordination and collaboration across the Federal government in the important and growing area of video and image analytics

    VIA CG
  • Wireless Spectrum Research and Development Interagency Working Group (WSRD IWG)

    The Wireless Spectrum R&D (WSRD) Interagency Working Group (IWG) has been formed to coordinate spectrum-related research and development activities across the Federal government.


SDP Cross Agency and National Needs Summit

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September 20-23, 2011
NASA Ames Conference Center
SDP Cross Agency and National Needs Summit This summit is to inform a crosscutting SDP research and technology agenda. It will provide a forum for bringing together policy makers, stakeholders, visionaries, and R&D leaders for software design and productivity research. The summit will build mutual understanding of agency needs and national priorities in SDP. Multitudes of fundamental advances in computer science have us poised for potential breakthroughs in SDP. Therefore, the time is right to assess what can be accomplished through new R&D investments. The summit will focus on the key issues of the SDP mission: to advance software engineering concepts, methods, techniques and tools that result in more usable, dependable, cost-effective, and sustainable software-intensive systems. The workshop will provide recommendations for action on the following topics:

1. Research Challenges. Identification of major challenges and opportunities for improving software affordability and responsiveness in development and sustainment efforts for safety and mission critical systems. Formulation of research and technology goals to address these key issues.

2. Software Assurance. Guidance and encouragement to certification authorities for qualifying new, more productive tools and methods for software design, development, test, verification, and sustainment leading to affordable certification of software-intensive systems.

3. Cost-Effectiveness. Development of software cost and schedule models that incorporate predictions of the impact of new technologies and provide reasonable predictability of cost, schedule and success for software projects.

Software Production Data: Understanding software creation and evolution is a big data problem, Software Design and Productivity (SDP) white paper, August 1, 2011

For more information on this event, click herepdf