- Judy Smith, ITT
- Dr. Tim Pavlick, IBM Federal
Business Model Focus
- How to accurately characterize a new business model that facilitates the adoption and implementation of SOA
- Begin to explore similarities and differences in policy, program management, engineering, requirements analysis, incentives, risks, culture, etc. needed to make the transition
- Create measures of success that validate the model is successfully being implemented
- Outline a what is needed to make the transition
Top Three Issues
- Can commercial business models be effectively leveraged in a regulated public environment to minimize business disruption?
- Can the Government anticipate and accurately characterize its demand for these products and can industry feel comfortable with a model that may or may not guarantee profitability the same way as in the past?
- Culturally, how will both industry and government react to a new model that requires more precise up front understanding and more risk in the downstream?
- There will be at least two models: one for mission services and one for SOA backplanes
- The models will be demand based
- The models will have either a pay as you go component and/or a minimum revenue guarantee
Minutes of September 28
Capabilities Exchange Business Model WG
Minutes of November 10