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Managing Contracts by DPAS Rating

DPAS rating stands for Defense Priority & Allocations System Rating which supports the priorities and allocations authority of the Defense Production Act of 1950 which authorized the President to require preferential treatment of national defense programs. The purpose of DPAS is to assure the timely availability of industrial resources to
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Effectively Coordinating a Project Schedule and Cost

As many project managers know, effectively coordinating a schedule and cost is easier said than done.  Although a schedule drives the timeline, cost management will also make or break a project's success and directly impact overall profitability.  As more companies turn to the strength and stability of SAP for project
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Managing Government Flow Down Requirements , Static MRP Pegging in SAP

Why would you want to statically peg MRP replenishments to the right contract? When your procurement or manufacturing focus is against a particular contract or project, some or all of the information associated with that contract or project must flow down to sub-contractors, vendors, and the shop floor.   Government contractors
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Definition of Centric Project Management and Tools that Support It

Centric Project Management is the integrated connection of Project Management Processes and Information.  In order to achieve this, the execution of your projects must occur in an integrated system with all other supporting business processes.  SAP is the most powerful integration software on the market today.  The business processes in
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Planning Control Accounts and Work Packages in SAP

In the Project Systems module of SAP you create Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) which establishes a project hierarchy to plan cost and schedule.  However, for many large organizations the right level of project management may not always fit within the constraints of a WBS structure.  For that reason they will
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