A Management and Selection System for R&D Projects, Volume II - Project Management System and Project Data System

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This report in three volumes describes an R&D project management and selection system developed for the Utilization Technology Branch of the Division of Geothermal Energy, Department of Energy. The proposed project management system (PMS) consists of a project data system (PDS) and a project selection procedure (PSP). The project data system consists of a series of project data forms and project status logs, and descriptions of information pathways. The PDS emphasizes timely monitoring of the technical and financial progress of projects, maintenance of the history of the project and rapid access to project information to facilitate responsive reporting to DGE ... continued below

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Dhillon, Harpal S. & Entingh, Daniel J. May 1, 1978.

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This report in three volumes describes an R&D project management and selection system developed for the Utilization Technology Branch of the Division of Geothermal Energy, Department of Energy. The proposed project management system (PMS) consists of a project data system (PDS) and a project selection procedure (PSP). The project data system consists of a series of project data forms and project status logs, and descriptions of information pathways. The PDS emphasizes timely monitoring of the technical and financial progress of projects, maintenance of the history of the project and rapid access to project information to facilitate responsive reporting to DGE and DOE upper management. The project selection procedure emphasizes an R&D product-oriented approach to benefit/cost analysis of individual projects. The report includes: (a) a description of the system, and recommendations for its implementation, (b) the PDS forms and an explanation of their use, (c) a glossary of terms for use on the forms, (d) a description of the benefit/cost approach, (e) a data base for estimating R&D benefits, and (f) examples of test applications of the system to nine current DGE projects. This volume discusses the proposed Project Data System in detail. It describes information needs and flow paths, and an information collection and storage system. Appendices contain the data forms for the system, and a glossary of terms and standard phrases for use on the forms.

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  • Report No.: DGE/4014-5-Vol. II
  • Report No.: GEO/MTR-78-02
  • Grant Number: EG-77-C-01-4014
  • DOI: 10.2172/895851 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 895851
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc890616

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Dhillon, Harpal S. & Entingh, Daniel J. A Management and Selection System for R&D Projects, Volume II - Project Management System and Project Data System, report, May 1, 1978; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc890616/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.