FEDPASS™ Key Features


Strategic Planning

Significantly improve the relevance and value of strategic planning by formally linking the organizations goals and strategies to the underlying planned and ongoing activities - creating true 'line of sight' between what the organization wants to do and what is actually planned or occurring.

  • Manage Goal related information
  • Manage Strategy related information
  • Assign Goal and Strategy ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Link Strategies to Goals
  • Link Strategies to operational (O&M) activities and projects (DME)
  • Assign values and priorities to goals and strategies to assist in activity/budget prioritization

Investment Management

Realize true portfolio visibility and management by embracing a model in which investments are comprised of, but defined separately from systems and services, enabling the organization to use a common, connected 'language' for the definition of investments, systems, services, operations, and projects.

  • Manage investment related information
  • Assign and manage CPIC identifiers and related information by investment
  • Create investment segments and link investments to specific segments
  • Assign investment ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Link components (systems and services) to investments
  • Seamless export integration with eCPIC

Component (System/Service) Management

Build a sustainable, common planning and execution model for IT by using a flexible model comprised of system and service information that satisfies a broad range of internal and external planning and reporting requirements.

  • Manage component related information
  • Assign component ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Create organizational capabilities and link components to specific capabilities
  • Manage system inventory related information including FEA alignment
  • Manage accreditation status and security boundary alignment
  • Link activities (operational and project) to components
  • Link technology products and system interfaces to components

Activity (Operational/Project) Management

Achieve unprecedented levels of insight into the planned and ongoing IT activities (O&M and DME) for each system and service, enabling real-time visibility into an organization's IT roadmap as well as significantly improving funding analysis and decision-making.

  • Manage activity related information
  • Manage activity benefit and cut impact details
  • Assign technical, and budget ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Assign budget codes/numbers to specific activities
  • Create value dimensions (mission, innovation, administrative, etc.) to specific activities
  • Manage activity sequences across periods including contract dollar and FTE budgets
  • Assign prioritization attributes (mandate, maturity rating, etc.) to activities by sequence
  • Establish dependencies between activities
  • Link technology products and system interfaces to activities

Technology Products, Technical Standards, and Interfaces

Quickly transform enterprise architecture from paper-based, snapshot efforts into actionable visibility into an organization's technical footprint, substantially increasing product reuse and adherence to enterprise standards, and increasing information sharing across systems.

  • Manage Technology Product related information
  • Manage Technical Reference Model (TRM) related information including product versions, lifecycle status and product classifications
  • Assign product ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Manage vendor-neutral Technical Standards related information
  • Manage Technical Standards usage guidelines and policy information
  • Manage system interfaces related information including attribute/data element-level information
  • Assign interface ownership to specific organizations and/or individuals
  • Create and manage Solution Stacks and link technology products and standards to one or more solution stacks

User Interface

FEDPASS™uses a clean, simple, and consistent interface framework for intuitive navigation and increased user productivity.

  • User-Specific dashboard provides easy and direct menus of items most relevant to user
  • Built-in menu sorting and filtering
  • Collapsible sections to reduce information clutter and better organize information
  • Built-in charting to improve value and understanding of displayed information

Reporting

More than 100 built-in reports spanning strategic planning, investment and portfolio management, architecture, budgeting, and performance management

  • Reporting folder/segment approach enabling simple and customizable organization of reports
  • Simple Microsoft™ report design capability enabling complete report customization and ability to generate any new reports required

Security and Administration

FEDPASS™ provides out-of-the-box user security controls enabling secure, yet distributed access to IT stakeholders as well as system-wide settings for increased administrative control.

  • Unlimited User accounts
  • Built-in security controls including read, write, and administrative access settings
  • Full record audit logging
  • Deactivate/Hide unused system features
  • Manage picklist choices including setting order in drop downs as well as assignment of ratings/values to any picklist choice for use in reporting
  • Mark any records and picklist items as inactive
  • Establish current periods and set other values such as salary value for FTEs for given years