Contract Management – News, Views, and Analysis

CIO Review Names Compusearch One of the "Top 20 Most Promising Defense Technology Solution Providers"

Posted by TopVue Team on Dec 8, 2015 2:02:52 PM

“Program Managers and their Deputies, Configuration Managers, Data Managers, and PEO CIOs face a wide array of challenges as they strive to achieve their missions’ on-time and within budget.  Compusearch delivers an integrated set of tools that make mission success possible.  In a Six Sigma study conducted by Cargo Helicopters, Compusearch’s software reduced delays and improved processing time by over 80 percent.“

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Cargo Helicopters PMO Demonstrates CDRL Management Success!

Posted by TopVue Team on Oct 8, 2015 9:38:00 AM

Cargo Helicopters PMO needed help addressing three critical areas that were negatively impacting the organization.

  1. The PMO had no way to accurately monitor the distribution of contractor-prepared data.
  2. The procedures that were established to ascertain actual receipt of the data were not working.
  3. Their ability to ensure that all contractual requirements relative to technical data were not being met.
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VIDEO: Ensuring that users are creating the right kinds of CDRLs for their programs.

Posted by TopVue Team on May 18, 2015 9:36:00 PM

Ensuring that a program is purchasing the right kind of data is critical to the mission of the Program Management Office. We’ve seen cases where a program wanted to cut costs, but it did not budget for certain reviews and related data, such as a Preliminary Design Review and updated specs at that milestone; and as a result, sure enough, on the deployment of the system, something failed – and it was traced back to a ‘missed review.’ The right kind of CDRLs in this case would’ve been the necessary data for these reviews.

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