June 2022 – DECM compliance metrics v5.0 | New and improved IPM features with 9.1.52 release | OPDEC continues to build its CAM support team!
System Improvements and Compliance
September 2021 – With our second release the IPM software (v8.6.12) for 2021, this year our focus has been on providing a more streamlined user experience, bringing the DECM compliance metrics up to date (v4.0, released March 2021) and IPM Utilities MS Project Add-In updates.
IPMDAR and DECM v3.6.1
January 2021 – With the new year, comes the latest version of the OPDEC IPM software (v7.9.95). On average, we aim to have at least 3 releases a year. These updates are typically driven by new industry standards or requirements, and feedback from our user-base. This latest release includes 59 new features and 88 improvements; including the IPMDAR, updating the DECM checks to version 3.6/3.6.1, a .CSV option for the SPAE report, and a simplified navigation menu.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.