December 2023 – With our third and final release of the IPM software (v10.4.25) for 2023, we introduced some highly anticipated features. These range from the collection/reporting of OTB (Over Target Baseline) data, capturing and processing cost-only impacted system BCR's, to a brand new way of managing resources when establishing the program's Latest Revised Estimate. In this post, we dive a little further into the last mentioned feature, the new Resource/Organization LRE layout.
February 2023 – With the version 9.5.49 release on 1/4/2023, IPM introduced the ability to login to the system using Single Sign-On (SSO). SSO is an authentication method that enables users to securely authenticate with multiple applications and websites using one set of login credentials.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 2019 - Our fully integrated baseline change control module allows for programs to standardize and streamline the request, approval and implementation processes.
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.