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Ektropy

 Ektropy is an information technology (IT) tool used across the Defense Health Agency J-6 directorate to support program and portfolio management. The tool provides insight into personnel, programs, cost and contracts across all activities. It improves the management of cross program dependencies and the IT manpower footprint. Ektropy facilitates information sharing and real-time monitoring throughout the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE) processes. Containing modules on Program/Project Management, Financial and Resource management and Human Capital Management, it supports data-driven and informed decision making through insightful metrics, assessments and analysis.

Key Features

  • Balances Enterprise Portfolio Management across business in alignment with goals.
  • Provides support in achieving IT Governance to optimize technology investments with critical business requirements.
  • Rationalizes improvements to technology assets by identifying duplication and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Provides real-time visibility into performance, enabling responsive resource shifting and strategy adjustments to better manage changing fiscal constraints.
  • Helps to attain transparency and establish accountability through each step of PPBE.

Key Benefits

  • Standardizes processes to maintain uniformity across the organization.
  • Eliminates redundancy to improve costs and availability for value-added tasks.
  • Provides audit controls to drive increased accountability.
  • Centralizes planning and execution data for a comprehensive view and analysis.
  • Streamlines reporting and oversight through dashboards and analytics.

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Last Updated: May 05, 2022
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