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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

Software Engineering Division, Code 580

Computing Environments and Collaborative Technologies Branch/Code 585

Solar Dynamics Observatory Mission Operations Center

Mission

The Computing Environments and Collaborative Technologies Branch provides a diverse variety of services and tools in support of activities within the Software Engineering Division (SED). Branch personnel integrate, maintain and manage the secure Information Technology (IT) environment supporting research, engineering, and administrative information requirements. The branch further develops web based collaborative and knowledge management systems; while deploying prototypes to foster the adoption of these systems in partnership with customer groups. The branch serves as Goddard's focal point for all Software Process Improvement (SPI) activities, including; developing and maintaining the process asset and tool library, deploying process assets and tools through mentoring and software training programs, and implementing the division measurement program.

Branch Head: Ben Lui
Associate Head: Mindy Hammond
Secretary: April Morgan

Main Office: (301) 286-7784