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Multiple Program Schedules

July 2024 - With large scale programs, it’s not unheard of to need multiple schedules to manage all the scope at the detail level required for objective progress. By using a simple custom tagging in MS Project and an IPM system generated ‘adder’ to the schedule UIDs, we can stack these schedules within a data instance to utilize the different features of the system.

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New 2024 MSP Add-in Tools

June 2024 – OPDEC is excited to announce the 2024 release of our Microsoft Project add-ins! This latest release brings requested features and quality of life improvements to the Critical Path, Network Trace, and Task Review add-in tools for Microsoft Project.

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Updating Forecast Costs: New Resource/Organization Layout

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.

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Single Sign-On (SSO) Released for IPM

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.

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CAM Insight and Support

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!

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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.

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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.

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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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