A  client came to me recently concerned that every Project Server 2007 project appeared to have duplicate local custom fields listed in the Column Definition window.  The odd thing was not every project was showing the same duplicate fields.  For example one project might show duplicate listings of Text1, Text2 and Text 3 as shown […]

A new Data Item Description (DID) for contract performance reporting (CPR) was recently circulated for public comment and is expected to take effect in May, 2012. The new DID, Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR), DI-MGMT-81466B, will replace both the current Contract Performance Report (CPR) DID, DI-MGMT-81466A, and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) DID, DI-MGMT-81650. The draft DID […]

DCMA and NDIA are holding joint workships to improve consistency of EVMS practices. The Program Management Systems Committee (PMSC) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) agreed last fall to conduct a series of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) workshops designed to increase consistency of practices and transparency […]