MethodsExpected Benefits
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.

Quality Assurance

Contract: N00178-15-D-8172

Seaport Enhanced (SeaPort-e)