CERF Independent Research Assessment of Project Management (pdf) - the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF) conducted a project management research study for the (DOE) to identify key components affecting project performance, to evaluate performance factors, measures, and metrics in relation to their correlation with project success, and to make recommendations with regard to improving performance on different types of projects. (7.12.2004)
Example Critical Decision Approval Documentation
The documents listed to the right are Critical Decision (CD) approval memorandum templates for Critical Decision 2 (CD-2), Baseline Change Proposal (BCP) and Critical Decision 4 (CD-4).
The purpose of the templates is to provide Program Offices with the minimal information that approval documents should contain. The format of the templates is not mandatory.