Defence Projects

Defence Capability Plan Schedule System
Client: Nova Systems

Project Description
The Defence Capability Plan Scheduling System (DCPSS) was an organisational initiative to introduce a comprehensive project scheduling/programming framework within the Department of Defence's Capability Develop Group (CDG). This group was responsible for developing all capability projects through to the point of acquisition (at which point they passed to another agency). The DCPSS was aimed at improving the planning, monitoring and control of these projects.

blueVisions' Role

  • blueVisions was engaged during the initial stages of this project to pilot the scheduling initiative across 8 individual projects. At the conclusion of this pilot, blueVisions then took a lead role in the development of the processes and procedures that would govern this initiative and mentored the new members of the team as the full rollout commenced.
  • blueVisions then became an ongoing member of the scheduling office and managed the development, management, reporting and enhancement of a large number of individual project schedules in addition to working with the other team members to integrate these into the overall Master Schedule.
  • This Master Schedule became a key decision support tool for CDG and senior members of Defence that provided clear data as to the status of the programme and the impact of making alterations (delaying or speeding up projects).

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