Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control

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In FY 2008, the FAA plans to spend $2 billion on info. technology (IT) investments -- many of which support FAAAis air traffic control modernization. To more effectively manage such investments, in 2005 the Office of Mgmt. and Budget required agencies to use earned value mgmt. (EVM). EVM is a project mgmt. approach that provides objective reports of project status, produces early warning signs of impending schedule delays and cost overruns, and provides unbiased estimates of a programAis total costs. This report: assesses FAAAis policies for implementing EVM on its IT investments; evaluates whether the agency is adequately using these techniques to manage key IT acquisitions; and assesses the agencyAis efforts to oversee EVM compliance. Tables.FAA Uses Earned Value Techniques to Help Manage Information Technology Acquisitions, But Needs to Clarify and Strengthen ... Our objectives were to (1) assess the Federal Aviation Administrationa#39;s (FAA) policies for implementing earned value management (EVM) on its information ... These best practices are contained in an exposure draft version of our cost guide.1 We also interviewed key agencyanbsp;...

Title:Air Traffic Control
Author:David A. Powner
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2009-01-01


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