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Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACWP

actual cost of work performed

AE

acquisition executive

AO

Albuquerque Operations Office

AQL

acceptable quality level

ARM

acquisition risk management


BAC

budget at completion

BCWP

budgeted cost of work performed

BCWS

budgeted cost of work scheduled

BICE

Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment


CAP

corrective action plan

CD-0

critical decision 0, approval of mission need

CD-1

critical decision 1, approval of preliminary baseline range

CD-2

critical decision 2, approval of performance baseline range.

CD-3

critical decision 3, approval of start of construction

CD-4

critical decision 4, approval of start of operation or project closeout

CFO

chief financial officer

CII

Construction Industry Institute

CPI

cost performance index

CUI

contingency utilization index


DMAIC

define, measure, analyze, improve, control (six-sigma process)

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy



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Progress in Improving Project Management at the Department of Energy: 2001 Assessment F Acronyms and Abbreviations ACWP actual cost of work performed AE acquisition executive AO Albuquerque Operations Office AQL acceptable quality level ARM acquisition risk management BAC budget at completion BCWP budgeted cost of work performed BCWS budgeted cost of work scheduled BICE Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment CAP corrective action plan CD-0 critical decision 0, approval of mission need CD-1 critical decision 1, approval of preliminary baseline range CD-2 critical decision 2, approval of performance baseline range. CD-3 critical decision 3, approval of start of construction CD-4 critical decision 4, approval of start of operation or project closeout CFO chief financial officer CII Construction Industry Institute CPI cost performance index CUI contingency utilization index DMAIC define, measure, analyze, improve, control (six-sigma process) DOE U.S. Department of Energy

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Progress in Improving Project Management at the Department of Energy: 2001 Assessment DP National Nuclear Security Agency Office of Defense Programs ECAC estimated cost at completion EDAC estimated date at completion EIR external independent review EM Office of Environmental Management ESAAB Energy Systems Acquisition Advisory Board EVMS earned value management system FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations FPM federal project manager GAO U.S. General Accounting Office GPRA Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 ICE independent cost estimate ICR internal cost review IPR internal project review IPT integrated project team ISO International Organization for Standardization LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LNPL lower natural process limits LSL lower specification limit M&I management and integration M&O management and operations NNSA National Nuclear Security Agency NRC National Research Council OECM Office of Engineering and Construction Management OFPP Office of Federal Procurement Policy OMB Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President PARS Project Analysis and Reporting System PBC performance-based contracting PDRI project definition rating index PED project engineering and design (funding) PEP project execution plan PMCDP Project Management Career Development Program

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Progress in Improving Project Management at the Department of Energy: 2001 Assessment PMP Project Management Practices PMSO project management support office PPM Program and Project Management manual PRMS project review management system PSO program secretarial office RACE risk-adjusted cost estimate SC Office of Science SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Center SNL Sandia National Laboratories SOW statement of work SPC statistical process control SPI schedule performance index TEC total estimated cost TEF Tritium Extraction Facility TPC total project cost UNPL upper natural process limit USL upper specification limit VE value engineering