FPD Strategic Objectives

Who we are:

 

• People dedicated to executing flight missions that discover and understand Earth & Space

 

What we do:

 

• Drive new business opportunities to credible, winnable, and executable solutions

• Earn credibility and trust with stakeholders

• Lead flight projects

• Develop strong teams through effective partnerships

• Expand Project Planning & Control (PP&C) processes and procedures

• Grow flight Project Managers and PP&C expertise

 

FPD bridges the expanse between concepts and flight

Strategy Roadmap

Get the work

• Customer Relations

- Communications

- HQ Customers

- Requirements Clarity

- Center Value

• Support Pre-formulation Activities

- Add value before activity becomes a project

- Matching skills to pre-formulation content

• Evaluate Hosted Payload Opportunities

- Develop a market strategy

- Seek opportunities

Do the work

• Provide Superior PM and PP&C products

• Foster Effective Partnerships

• Pursue Efficient Operations

- Process Improvement

- Tailoring

- Communicate what is being worked

Stewardship

• Invest in capabilities

- Mentoring, training, hiring strategies, progression planning

• Champion LPMDP

• Learning Organization

- Knowledge Management

- Lessons Learned

• Celebrate / Market

Getting the Work

Customer Relations

• Communication

- HQ Customer- continuous, consistent communication

- Requirements Clarity – are we asking questions to better understand requirements and push points

- Center Value – are we meeting our deliverables on time and within budget (Center credibility) and communicating our needs when issues arise

- Other potential partnership and customers (external to the Agency)

Support Pre-Formulation Activities

- Add value before an activity becomes a project

- Matching skills to pre-formulation content

Evaluate Hosted Payload Opportunities

- Develop a market strategy

- Seek opportunities

Doing the Work

Executing

• Provide superior project management and PP&C products

• Foster Effective Partnerships – are we leveraging partnerships and collaboration to the best of our ability (procurements, relationships on center, other centers, external gov’t agencies, industry, academia, etc.)

• Pursue Efficient Operations

- Process improvement

- Tailoring

- Communicate what is being worked

Stewardship

Invest in capabilities

• Formal Training

• Mentoring

• Expand detail opportunities

Champion Langley Project Management Development Program (LPMDP)

Learning Organization

• Knowledge management

• Process Improvement

- Working group activities

Celebrate / Market

• Praise accomplishments - Morale

• Market our successes - Builds reputation and credibility

Goals, Objectives, Actions, & Outcomes