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Project Management Tool greatly reduces time expended chasing disparate data

August 2019 - In addition to OPDEC’s traditional software, we also offer services to develop custom, offline solutions for project management problems. These efforts can vary in purpose and permanence. Sometimes, these tools work as a proof of concept, and allow users to develop and refine an automation process before creating their own. ...
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IPM selected as Standard Cost Management/EVM Tool by Aerojet Rocketdyne

June 2019 - OPDEC is pleased to announce that IPM has been selected by Aerojet Rocketdyne as their Standard Cost Management and EVM Tool. The decision followed an extensive evaluation of IPM and other well-known cost management and EVM software products. ...
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Chart Package: Automating the updating of reoccurring presentations

May 2019 - OPDEC is experienced in automating the task of updating reoccurring presentations. The complexity depends on the amount of individual nuances built into the presentations. In this article, we’ll be discussing a generalized version of the Chart Package Tool; it is highly customizable ...
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IPM Utilities News – Inspect Schedule Utility “Check Schedule Health Automatically: The Inspect Schedule tool”

May 2019 - The IPM Utilities offers a tool called Inspect Schedule with useful features for all schedulers. It’s designed to detect and report schedule health issues negatively affecting performance and logic within the schedule ...
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DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM) and IPM

April 2019 - Earned value compliance is a cornerstone of the IPM toolset, whether it be cost and schedule integration, the DCMA 14-Point schedule assessment or adherence to the 32 EVM guidelines. With the latest release to our IPM software, we have included a new module: DECM, the DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics ...
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IPM Features Streamlined and Automated BCR Capability

January 2019 - Our fully integrated baseline change control module allows for programs to standardize and streamline the request, approval and implementation processes. ...
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Automating the Boeing Format 7 Report

November 2018 – OPDEC is very experienced in automating recurring standard reports for clients who want to reduce the burden of manual reports. One such example is the “Boeing Format 7” report. For many subcontractors to Boeing, this specific format report is a contractual requirement and is provided every month. These tend to be inherently tedious when built manually, but OPDEC can help eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of manual effort required. This article will discuss the creation of one such tool for the Boeing Format 7 report ...
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IPM Cost Module replacement for MPM

November 2018 – Most MPM users are aware of Deltek to discontinuing support of their MPM Cost Tool at the end of 2018. MPM users now have to decide between continuing to use MPM without support and needed updates or transitioning to another cost tool ...
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Latest Revised Estimate Tool

September 2018 - The Latest Revised Estimate (LRE) Tool is a custom, offline software solution utilizing Microsoft Office. It was initially developed as a proof of concept to introduce automation to the client team’s estimation process. The standard is for managers to continually update their estimations for how much money an effort will take to complete. As the task progresses, they can adjust their estimates to reflect any under or overruns ...
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IPM Utilities News – Navigate Tasks Utility: ‘A Better Way to Evaluate Task Relationships: The Navigate Tasks Tool’

July 2018 – The IPM Utilities’ Navigate Tasks Tool is designed to help schedulers quickly find the information they want by providing a better way to view task data. It’s a dynamic form that works in conjunction with the user’s active selection in their Project file ...
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Contractor Cost Data Reporting (CCDR) Tool

June 2018 - The CCDR Tool is an automation process that helps expedite the fulfillment of the Contractor Cost Data Reporting requirements. This is a tool that OPDEC has made several variations of, and we can synchronize it with either OPDEC’s IPM cost module or any other cost system utilized ...
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Analyze data consistency with OPDEC’s Data Trace

February 2018 - The Data Trace Tool is a piece of custom Microsoft Office automation software that OPDEC has developed in numerous variations. The generalized ideas behind the tool will be discussed in this article. Essentially, this tool is designed to analyze data consistency across multiple points of data entry ...
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