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Communications and Outreach

ODASD(SE) Briefs

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Following are selected briefs presented by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering.

2017

Digital Engineering and Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS)
Robert Gold, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Achieving DoD Software Assurance (SwA)
Tom Hurt, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) 2017 Update
Tom Hurt, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Implementation of the Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Engineering Book of Knowledge (BoK)
Andrew Monje, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Long-Term Strategy for DoD Trusted and Assured Microelectronics Needs
Jeremy Muldavin, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Shaping the Department of Defense Engineering Workforce
Aileen Sedmak, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Assurance
Raymond Shanahan, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

MOSA Considerations Throughout the Systems Engineering Lifecycle - Implementation Guidance
Philomena Zimmerman et al. (Mitre), 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2017

Engineering Autonomy
Robert Gold, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Mission Integration Management NDAA 2017 Section 855
Robert Gold, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Protecting U.S. Military Technical Advantage / DoD Technology Advantage
Brian Hughes, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

The Drive for Innovation in Systems Engineering
Scott Lucero, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Cyber Resilient Weapons Systems
Melinda Reed, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

DoD Systems Engineering Policy, Guidance and Standardization
Aileen Sedmak, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

DoD Digital Engineering Strategy
Philomena Zimmerman, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Digital Engineering (DE) and Computational Research and Engineering Acquisition Tools and Environments (CREATE)
Philomena Zimmerman, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Implementing a MOSA to Achieve Acquisition Agility in Defense Acquisition Programs
Philomena Zimmerman, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

Modeling the Digital System Model Data Taxonomy
Philomena Zimmerman, 20th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 25, 2017

2016

An Element of Digital Engineering Practice in Systems Acquisition
Robert A. Gold, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Leveraging System Safety and ESOH in the Acquisition Process
Robert A. Gold, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Mission Engineering
Robert A. Gold, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Engineering Technical Services (ETS)
Robin L. Hicks, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Engineered Resilient Systems: Power of Advanced Modeling and Analytics in Support of Acquisition
Jeffrey P. Holland, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

DoD Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Industry Outreach
Thomas D. Hurt, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

DoD Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Update
Thomas D. Hurt, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Systems Engineering and Innovation
D. Scott Lucero, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Essential Elements of a Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Program
Andrew Monje, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Long-Term Strategy for DoD Trusted and Assured Microelectronics Needs
Jeremy Muldavin, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

DoD Systems Engineering Policy, Guidance, and Standardization
Aileen Sedmak, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Models, Simulations, and Digital Engineering in Systems Engineering Restructure (Defense Acquisition University CLE011)
Philomena Zimmerman, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Advancing the Use of the Digital System Model Taxonomy
Philomena Zimmerman, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Using the 5 Benefits of a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) to Choose Enablers
Philomena Zimmerman, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 26, 2016

Engaging the DoD Enterprise to Protect U.S. Military Technical Advantage
Brian Hughes, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 24, 2016

DoD Strategy for Cyber Resilient Weapon Systems
Melinda K. Reed, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 24, 2016

Cybersecurity and Program Protection
Melinda K. Reed, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 24, 2016

Developing the Department of Defense Engineering Workforce
Aileen Sedmak, 19th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 24, 2016

Department of Defense Emerging Needs for Standardization
Robert A. Gold, SAE International 2016 Aerospace Standards Summit, September 21, 2016

Cybersecurity in Acquisition
Kristen Baldwin, Federal Cybersecurity Summit, September 15, 2016

Policy Perspective: The Current and Proposed Security Framework
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Trusted Microelectronics Workshop, August 16, 2016

Trusted Microelectronic Investment Strategy
Jeremy Muldavin, NDIA Trusted Microelectronics Workshop, August 16, 2016

Guidance for the Tailoring of R&M Engineering Data
Andrew Monje, April 2016

R&M: Critical to Success in a Technology Reliant World
Andrew Monje, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Tucson, AZ, January 27, 2016

R&M: Critical to Success in a Technology Reliant World (keynote)
Robert Gold, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Tucson, AZ, January 25, 2016

Engineering for Resilience
Jeffery P. Holland, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech) 2016, San Diego, CA, January 6, 2016

2015

Agile and Incremental Software Development in the Defense Acquisition System
Sean Brady, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2015

Understanding the Department of Defense’s Engineering Workforce
Aileen Sedmak, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2015

Defense Engineering Excellence
Kristen Baldwin,18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Update
Thomas Hurt, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

A Framework for Developing a Digital System Model Taxonomy
Philomena Zimmerman, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

Improving Our Leaders’ Ability to Understand and Manage Risks, Issues, and Opportunities
Chris DeLuca, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

Protecting US Military’s Technical Advantage: Assessing the Impact of Compromised Unclassified Controlled Technical Information
Brian Hughes, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

Systems Engineering and System Security Engineering Requirements Analysis and Trade-Off Roles and Responsibilities
Melinda Reed, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

What's in an Effective RAM-C Rationale Report?
Andrew Monje, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 28, 2015

Department of Defense Systems Engineering Policy and Standardization
Robert Gold, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

Identification and Protection of Critical Program Information (CPI)
Ray Shanahan, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

Mission-Based Analysis in the Systems Engineering Process
William Scott, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

Modularity and Open Systems: Meaningful Distinctions
Philomena Zimmerman, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

System Security Engineering for Program Protection and Cybersecurity
Melinda Reed, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

A Systems Engineering Perspective on Innovation
Col Luke Cropsey, 18th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 27, 2015

Delivering Systems That Work: Institutionalizing Performance Measures across the DoD Acquisition Life Cycle
Sean Brady, 83rd MORS Symposium, Alexandria, VA, June 22, 2015

DoD Systems Engineering Update
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, March 16, 2015

Innovation Summit for Federally Funded Laboratories
Stephen Welby, FFRDC Innovation Summit, McLean, VA, January 6, 2015

2014

Keynote Address
Robert Gold, 2014 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, December 2, 2014

Complexity: Driver of Systems Engineering
Kristen Baldwin, Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Speaker Series, McLean, VA, November 14, 2014

SoS Considerations in the Engineering of Systems
Kristen Baldwin, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 30, 2014

DASD(SE) Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Initiatives
Andrew Monje, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 30, 2014

Digital System Model Development and Technical Data
Philomena Zimmerman, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 30, 2014

Transitioning Systems Engineering Research into Programs and Practice
D. Scott Lucero, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 30, 2014

Developing the US Department of Defense Engineering Workforce
Aileen Sedmak, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 30, 2014

DoD Engineering and Better Buying Power 3.0
Stephen P. Welby, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

US Department of Defense Systems Engineering Policy and Guidance
Aileen Sedmak, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

Modular Open Systems Architecture in DoD Acquisition
Stephen Welby, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Overview
Kristen Baldwin, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

DoD Software Assurance (SwA) Overview
Thomas Hurt, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

System Security Engineering and Program Protection Integration into SE
Melinda Reed, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

Vulnerability Analysis Techniques to Support Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN) Analysis
Melinda Reed, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

Department of Defense (DoD) Trusted Microelectronics
Raymond Shanahan, 17th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Springfield, VA, October 29, 2014

MPS Program Assessments
James Thompson, Army Systems Engineering Forum (virtual), September 24, 2014

Complexity: Driver of Systems Engineering
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Arlington, VA, August 20, 2014

DoD Systems Engineering and Acquisition Update
Aileen Sedmak, Lockheed Martin Business Engagement Summit, Arlington, VA, July 8, 2014

DoD Systems Engineering Update
James Thompson, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, June 18, 2014

Program Protection Implementation Considerations
Melinda Reed, NDIA Program Protection Summit / Workshop, McLean, VA, May 21, 2014

DoD Program Protection
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Program Protection Summit / Workshop, McLean, VA, May 20, 2014

DoD Software Assurance (SwA) Overview
Thomas Hurt, NDIA Program Protection Summit / Workshop, McLean, VA, May 19, 2014

Maintaining Our Technological Advantage in an Era of Uncertainty
Stephen Welby, Sixth Annual Autonomous, Guidance, Navigation, and Control Symposium, Cambridge, MA, May 15, 2014

DoD Systems Engineering Update
Kristen J. Baldwin, AIA Technical Operations Council (TOC) Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 14, 2014

ODASD(SE) Workforce Efforts
Aileen Sedmak, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, April 9, 2014

A Review of Model-Based Systems Engineering Practices and Recommendations for Future Directions in the Department of Defense
Philomena Zimmerman, 2nd Systems Engineering in the Washington Metropolitan Area (SEDC 2014) Conference, Chantilly, VA, April 3, 2014

Risk Management in DoD Programs
James Thompson, NDIA Industrial Committee on Program Management (ICPM) Meeting, Arlington, VA, March 19, 2014

DoD Systems Engineering Update
Stephen Welby, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, February 12, 2014

Microelectronics (MicroE) Strategy
Raymond Shanahan, NDIA Trusted Microelectronics Meeting, Washington, DC, January 15, 2014

2013

DMSMS in DoD Acquisition: Opportunities and Challenges
Stephen Welby, Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) 2013 Conference, Kissimmee, FL, December 3, 2013

Thinking About Agile in DoD
Stephen Welby, AFEI Agile for Government Summit, Arlington, VA, November 21, 2013

Open Systems Architecture in DoD Acquisition: Opportunities and Challenges
Stephen Welby, Defense Daily 6th Annual Open Architecture Summit Washington, DC, November 12, 2013

A Case Study to Examine Technical Data Relationships to the System Model Concept
Tracee Walker Gilbert, Ph.D., 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2013

Achieving "True" Risk Reduction through Effective Risk Management
Peter Nolte, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2013

Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Engineering Update
Andrew Monje, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2013

System Security Engineering and Comprehensive Program Protection
Melinda Reed, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 30, 2013 (Revised 4/17/2104)

Understanding and Delivering the System Model
Philomena Zimmerman, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 31, 2013

Defense Acquisition Guidebook Systems Engineering Chapter Update
Aileen Sedmak, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 30, 2013

Development Planning Working Group Update
Aileen Sedmak, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 30, 2013

DoD Software Assurance
Kristen Baldwin, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 30, 2013

Writing a Systems Engineering Plan, or a Systems Engineering Management Plan? Think About Models and Simulations
Philomena Zimmerman, 16th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Arlington, VA, October 30, 2013

Comprehensive Program Protection and Trusted Microelectronics
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Trusted Microelectronics Workshop, Washington, DC, June 28, 2013

OSD Systems Engineering Status and Goals
Nicholas Torelli, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, June 19, 2013

Program Protection and Anti-Tamper
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Industrial Committee on Program Management (ICPM) Meeting, Arlington, VA, June 11, 2013

OSD Systems Engineering Status and Goals
Stephen Welby, Aerospace Industries Association Technical Operations Council Meeting, Arlington, VA, May 1, 2013

DoD Modeling and Simulation Support to Acquisition
Philomena Zimmerman, NDIA M&S Committee Meeting, Arlington, VA, February 21, 2013

OSD Systems Engineering Status and Goals
Stephen Welby, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, February 13, 2013

DoD Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN) Update
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Cyber Division Meeting, Waterford Convention Center, Springfield, VA, February 12, 2013

2012

Enablers and Impediments to Systems Engineering Implementation
Peter Nolte, DoD Systems Engineering Forum, The Pentagon Conference Center, Arlington, VA, December 11, 2012

Counterfeit Prevention in the DoD: A Technical Perspective
Nicholas Torelli, SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, November 2, 2012

DASD(SE) Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Initiatives
Andrew Monje, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 25, 2012

Engineered Resilient Systems: Insights and Achievements within the ERS SecDef S&T Priority
Robert Neches, Ph.D., 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 25, 2012

Panel: Systems Engineering Degrees and Certificates: What Is The Right Mix for Industry and Government
Nicholas Torelli, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Insights on the Implementation of Development Planning
Peter Nolte, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Characterization of Materiel Solution Analysis Phase Engineering and Technical Analysis
Aileen Sedmak, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Defense Acquisition Guidebook Systems Engineering Chapter Update
Aileen Sedmak, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Modeling, Simulation & Analysis (MS&A) Fundamentals for Acquisition
Philomena Zimmerman, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

The Modeling, Simulation & Analysis (MS&A) Strategy to Support Department of Defense Acquisition: Model-Based Systems Acquisition
Philomena Zimmerman, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

System of Systems (SoS) Systems Engineering in Acquisition Program Planning
Kristen Baldwin, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Comprehensive Program Protection Planning for the Materiel Solution Analysis (MSA) Phase
Melinda Reed, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 24, 2012

Tutorial: System Security Engineering and Program Protection Case Study for the Materiel Solution Analysis Phase
Tutorial | Exercises | Exercise Exemplars | Notional Architecture Handout
Melinda Reed, 15th Annual NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 22, 2012

DoD Systems Engineering Update
Nicholas Torelli, RAM V, Huntsville, AL, October 16, 2012

Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Engineering Update
Andrew Monje, RAM V, Huntsville, AL, October 16, 2012

Comprehensive Program Protection Planning
Kristen Baldwin, PMT 401 Briefing, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA, February 27, 2012

DoD Systems Engineering
Kristen Baldwin, NDIA Systems Engineering Division Meeting, Washington, DC, February 22, 2012

Acquisition Modeling and Simulation Working Group (AMSWG) Status Brief
Philomena Zimmerman, NDIA Modeling & Simulation Committee Meeting, Arlington, VA, February 21, 2012

Engineered Resilient Systems (ERS) S&T Priority Description, Status and Roadmap
Robert Neches, Ph.D., NSF/NASA Workshop on Large-Scale Complex Engineering, Arlington, VA, February 7, 2012

Engineered Resilient Systems, A DoD Science and Technology Priority
Scott Lucero, American Helicopter Society Conference on Future Vertical Lift Aircraft Design, San Francisco, CA, January 18, 2012