DoD Handbook- Definitions of Human Factors Terms

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Phase I - Program definition and Risk Reduction:

During this phase, the program should become defined as one or more concepts, design approaches, and/or parallel technologies are pursued as warranted. Assessments of the advantages and disadvantages of alternative concepts should be refined Prototyping, demonstrations, and early operational assessments should be considered and included as necessary to reduce risk so that technology, manufacturing and support risks are will in hand before the next decision point. Cost drivers, life cycle cost estimates, cost performance trades, interoperability and acquisition strategy alternatives should be considered to include evolutionary and incremental software development.

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1.1 Scope.
This handbook defines terms frequently used in human factors standardization documents by providing common meanings of such terms to ensure that they will be interpreted consistently and in the manner intended.

1.2 Purpose.
This handbook is for guidance only. This handbook cannot be cited as a requirement. If it is, the contractor does not have to comply.

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