Program Management

Program Management

Business Case Analysis

A Business Case Analysis (BCA) provides a best-value analysis that considers not only cost but other quantifiable and non-quantifiable factors supporting an investment decision. This can include but is not limited to, performance, producibility, reliability, maintainability, and supportability enhancements. Definition: A Business Case Analysis is a Program Management tool used to evaluate potential business decisions …

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Stakeholders

A Stakeholder is a person, group, or organization that has responsibility and influence over the success of a program or system. They can either be internal or external stakeholders but all have influence over the organization’s goals. Internal and External Stakeholders Stakeholders can be defined broadly as internal or external.  Each has influence over an …

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Delphi Technique

The Delphi Technique is a multistep method used to estimate future demand for a product or service whereby a special group of experts in Risk/Cost/Schedule forecasting exchange views and then each individually submits estimates and assumptions to an analyst who reviews all the data received and issues a summary report.  The summary report is then …

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Working Groups

A Working Group (WG) is an interdisciplinary collaboration of people working on a project or problem that would be difficult to develop under a traditional organizational structure or funding mechanisms. The lifespan of the WG can last anywhere between a few months to several years and can be a collaboration of a Cross-Functional Team makeup. …

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Total Life Cycle Systems Management (TLCSM)

Total Life-Cycle Systems Management (TLCSM) is a system development approach of managing the development of a system from inception to disposal. The Program Manager (PM) is the single point of accountability for accomplishing program objectives for TLCSM. Consequently, the PM is responsible for the implementation, management, and/or oversight of activities associated with the system’s development, …

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