A consistent means of defining and delivering platform and system interoperability across all MOD acquisition activities is a key enabler to achieving Network Enabled Capability (NEC). "Working with major stakeholders (DG(Info), DCSA, IA and others) DEC CCII has identified the US Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DODAF) as the most appropriate framework to underpin the development of NEC.
Although DODAF may represent best practice for defence, it may not directly match all of the needs of the MOD's processes and lifecycle. Therefore, although it will be a primary source in the development of MODAF, there will be a need for MOD specific tailoring and/or additions.
It is anticipated that the implementation of MODAF will produce the following benefits:
· More consistent and unambiguous requirements documents
· Enhanced Interoperability
· Better adherence to Performance, Cost, Time Targets
· Earlier identification and reduction in rework.