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Technical Measurement

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What is Technical Measurement?

Technical measurement is a set of measurement activities used to provide the supplier and/or acquirer insight into progress in the definition and development of the technical solution and the associated risks and issues. This insight helps project management make better decisions throughout the life cycle to increase the probability of delivering a technical solutions that meets both the specified requirements and the mission needs. The insight is also used in trade-off decisions when performance exceeds the threshold. Technical measurement is planned early in the life cycle and then performed with increasing levels of fidelity as the technical solution is developed.

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INCOSE-TP-2003-020-01
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1.0
Date published
2005-12-27
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English
Document type
technical report
Pages
65
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This guide provides information on implementing technical measurement on a project. Technical measurement includes Measures of Effectiveness, Key Performance Parameters (KPPs), Measures of Performance (MOPs) and/or Technical Performance Measures (TPMs).

Technical measurement is the set of measurement activities used to provide the supplier and/or acquirer insight into progress in the definition and development of the technical solution, ongoing assessment of the associated risks and issues, and the likelihood of meeting the critical objectives of the acquirer. This insight helps project management make better decisions throughout the life cycle to increase the probability of delivering a technical solutions that meets both the specified requirements and the mission needs. The insight is also used inn trade-off decisions when performance exceeds the threshold. Technical measurement is planned early in the life cycle and then performed with increasing levels of fidelity as the technical solution is developed.

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