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Chronology of Project Management in Caltrans
|January 1995|| 1995
Project Management Handbook, first Edition of the
Project Management Handbook published and distributed
Deputy Directive 34 issued for "Program/Project Management for Capital Outlay" by Deputy Director, R. P. Weaver, effective 1/3/95.
Deputy Directive DD-34 Program/Project Management for Capital Outlay 01/03/95. Caltrans manages project delivery utilizing the program/project management process which emphasizes communication in a team-based environment. Project Managers are assigned to every project to ensure delivery within the scope of the project, on schedule, and within budget. Project managers are the primary contacts from inception of the project through completion of construction which includes resolution of any claims and post-construction environmental mitigation if required for the project.
|May 1995|| Timesheet
Reporting System (TRS) on-line electronic system was
introduced with a pilot project in District 3 and Headquarters
Offices to improve timeliness of project cost reporting.
Hard edits were established in 1995/96 to increase accuracy
of timesheet data.
Project Management Data Warehouse Handbook Table and Field Descriptions May95 Release 2.0
|June 1995|| California
Transportation Commission (CTC) resolution G-95-08 amending
Capital Outlay Support (COS) Management reports developed.
|July 1995|| Project
Management using (XPM) manual.
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Release 2.0
Initiate Project Management improvement efforts. Project Management focus from Corporate and District executive team to institutionalize Project Management organization, process, eXpert Project Manager (XPM), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS), etc. Established District video conferences for quarterly project delivery
Caltrans creates Northern Region (Districts 1, 2 and 3) and Central Region (District 5, 6, 9 and 10). The intent is to better manage Capital Outlay Support Program workload fluctuations by merging and creating regional resource pools. Caltrans created Service Centers, including Engineering Service Center (ESC). (ESC includes Structures, Office Of Office Engineers, Office Of Engineering Technology and Transportation Laboratory.) The intent is to streamline service operations at corporate offices.
|November 1995|| Drafted
Capital Outlay Support (COs) performance measures (Gov.
Code 14529.16), and developed reporting criteria for
them. Contracted with the survey research center of
California State University at Chico to assist in developing
a quality performance measure.|
1995 Report to the Legislature on Capital Support Performance Measures