by Humphreys & Associates | August 27, 2012 10:55 am
Authorized unpriced work (AUW) is an area that can cause contractors difficulties and when not handled properly, can result in a DCMA EVMS review team writing up a Corrective Action Request (CAR) as we have discussed in previous blogs.
At times, contractors can find themselves in a position where projects are not following commonly used and recommended practices that are described in the EIA-748 Standard for EVMS as well other guidance such as the NDIA Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) EIA-748 Intent Guide and the DCMA Earned Value Management Implementation Guide (EVMIG).
It is always better to be proactive to ensure projects have the proper direction they need. H&A suggests that you review your EVM System Description as well as any related procedures to ensure that they:
Humphreys & Associates suggest verifying the following items are fully outlined in your EVM System Description:
For a more in-depth discussion on how to handle authorized unpriced work (AUW), see the full article posted on the Humphreys & Associates EVMS Education Center, EVMS Practitioner section.
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