Encumbrance / Expenditure Management -
How do you ensure you expend allocated funds within the time allowed?
Project and Program Databases
– What databases, off-the-shelf or custom-developed, you are using to manage your projects and programs.
Project and Program Management Tools –
Templates, samples, and best practices the research community can draw on for their own projects and programs (e.g., progress reporting, status reporting, project tracking).
Research Facilities – What transportation research facilities exist to conduct research?
Research Portfolio Management
– How do you manage your portfolio of projects to ensure they are on track, not duplicating effort, working together, and maximizing your research budget?