Here is my briefing covering affordability process "Affordability Analysis: The Role of Process, Cost and ROI Modeling In Improved Program Performance" I will be presenting at the ICEAA (SCEA) conference in New Orleans. The bottom line is you can make viable affordability decisions using repeatable processes both for affordability and for estimating.
The abstract follows:
Affordability analysis as part of decision making may be the biggest edge of the decade for both commercial organizations and DoD / government organizations. Affordability has been addressed in the past but never with to the level it is today. In an IT