What process or business case can ECLIPSE be applied to?
The ECLIPSE suite whilst designed specifically to meet ECSS standards can be used for any kind of business case or process. Within this influence article we will focus on Request for Waivers, which are common in space projects ands programs but do not have a dedicated ECSS process.
What defines an RFW?
For example “Prime RFW for the of tightening torque reduction from 4.7Nm to 3.6Nm” where the contractor places request to depart from original requirement of 4.7 Nm
How are RFW’s currently treated on space projects?
What issues are caused by this treatment process?
The lack of a concrete process and functional workflow of treating RFW’s in word and email’s is in-efficient, lacks configuration control and can lead to security issues as many RFW’s are required to be treated with confidence.
How can ECLIPSE support the RFW processing?
Within the ECLIPSE suite is a module called DAB – Database Application Builder, this module allows for
DAB RFW features:
- RFW standardized metadata
- Comments tracking
- Approval cycle
- Action Management
- Dashboard; statistics and reporting
- Relationship creation with NCR’s, documents etc.
- E-mail notification integration