February 2024,

Independent Assessment of Software Quality Assurance Program Implementation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA) conducted an independent assessment of software quality assurance (SQA) program implementation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) from October to November 2023. The purpose of this assessment was to evaluate the performance of the UT-Battelle, LLC (UT-Battelle) SQA program. This assessment also evaluated the effectiveness of the DOE Office of Science ORNL Site Office (OSO) in providing oversight of the SQA program.