6.2.4 CatalystSM Management and Development Coordination

Within the framework of Catalyst, management is viewed as the process of identifying, managing, and continuously focusing on people and other resources to achieve project objectives within budget, resource, and schedule constraints. Development coordination is the process of coordinating and integrating business processes, applications, specialty areas, and sub-projects and includes the integration of new program components and the surrounding legacy systems.

Our management and development coordination goals for the CHART II project are simple:

The mechanisms we will use to achieve these results are described in the following paragraphs. Although Catalyst is applicable regardless of the contractual vehicle used, we anticipate this task will be accomplished under the MD NMS contract and, for that reason, the mechanisms described below are those employed on that contract. If another vehicle is used, Catalyst procedures will be adapted to that contractual vehicle.