Indigo Arc Air Traffic Management capabilities, listed below, span the full-lifecycle of a system, ranging from requirement analysis to deployment.
Define & develop technical, operational, system views for a variety of enterprise architecture frameworks including NASEAF, DODAF and FEAF.
Indigo Arc consultants have delivered products including functional architecture, physical architecture including networks & servers, software architecture, concept of operations.
Requirements analysis & system and software specification development. Functional decomposition of requirements. We specialize in systems infrastructure, ATC application, and systems monitor & control definition.
Human Factors and Computer-Human Interface Engineering
Our consultants have extensive experience addressing all Human Factors and Usability related needs covering the full system lifecycle. We perform Task and Human Performance analysis, User Interface design, rapid prototyping, implementation, and verification for the optimal user experience. Our experience includes the user interfaces for both operational and system monitor and control components of systems. Brochure (0.5M)
Safety & Reliability Engineering
System failure handling analysis & design. System safety & hazard analysis and mitigation strategies. Reliability, Maintainability and Availability (RMA) modeling & prediction. Brochure (266K)
Resource utilization & response time analysis & optimization.
High-level & low-level design. Software coding & unit/string testing. Focus on fault-tolerant infrastructure software and monitor & control software development.
Early Systems Integration
Integrate the delivered software components onto the target platform to enable Integration & Test teams to do formal systems integration & test.
Systems Integration & Test
Integration of software & hardware components on the target platform to build a stable system for formal test activities. Integration of external systems and interfaces. Integrate system functional threads.
Stability & Failure Modes Testing
Create test cases & system scenarios to full vet the fault-tolerance design. Fully exercise system failure handling design. Develop supporting material for system fault-tolerance & hazard analysis. Create scenarios & test cases to test & validate stability of a system, operating under operational system profile load.
Test Infrastructure & Tools Development/Management
Design & implement physical and virtual test systems for integration & formal test environments. Develop tools for managing labs, including software releases under test, lab availability & usage metrics, lab debugging & data collection tools. Train I&T staff on lab procedures & best practices.
Procedure development including entry & exit criteria definition. Execution of formal test procedures and sell-off of requirements. Formal test exit briefings for customers. Independent verification & validation.
Site Deployment & Acceptance Testing
Deploy hardware & software components at customer sites. Stand up operation system, and perform acceptance testing. Conduction training of customer personnel, and assist in change management activities.