|Well-Defined Management & Quality Assurance Processes
|Ensures repeatability, allowing lessons learned and best practices to be shared across the organization and facilitates training.
|Peer Reviews of Technical Effort
|Comprehensive review of all technical data prior to delivery, ensuring technical quality.
|MS Projects Detailed Task Order Management Plans and Schedules
|Provides a method of coordinating work, tracking costs and progress, obtaining consensus on requirements, and completion criteria, while communicating the defined process among relevant technical staff.
|Independent, Built-In Quality Assurance
|Essential to deliver product quality and continuous improvements in cost, schedule, and ensuring user satisfaction of processes and products.
|Defined Contract Process with Appropriate Levels of Review and Approval
|Ensures a consensus on requirements and commitments, that all risk areas are routinely identified, considered, and that the process incorporates lessons learned and best practices across the organization.
|Defined Points of Contact for Contract TO Issues
|Expedites tasking and contract actions and lessens the potential risk for constructive changes or activities “out-of-scope” work.
|TO Monthly Status Meetings & Reports
|TO PMs are able to review TO actions and direct TO technical staff and provide status to the CPM for contract level reporting.
|Regular Meetings with Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)
|Allows the PM to coordinate action items and resolve contract/TO issues. Allows customer confirmation of prioritization of work and frequent status monitoring of ongoing efforts. Provides the TO PMs a forum for project tracking and oversight, resolving outstanding action items and coordinating technical approaches on multiple TOs.