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expand Question : Are there required DoD product support metrics? ‎(1)
expand Question : Can someone from industry (i.e., a support contractor) serve as a DoD PSM? ‎(1)
expand Question : Can the PSM and the PSI be one and the same person or come from the same organization? ‎(1)
expand Question : Can there be more than one PSI? ‎(1)
expand Question : Can top-level life cycle sustainment outcome metrics be put on contract or should we use tailored lower-tier metrics? ‎(1)
expand Question : Do the PSM's product support responsibilities extend to fielded systems or programs that are out of production e.g., post Milestone C and - or which no longer have a formal Acquisition Category ACAT designation assigned? ‎(1)
expand Question : DoD and DAU interchangeably use the terms Performance Based Logistics and Performance Based Life Cycle Product Support. Are these terms synonymous? ‎(1)
expand Question : Does it make any difference whether the PSI is a DoD entity or an Industry entity? ‎(1)
expand Question : DTM 10-015 mentions specific responsibilities related to conducting a Business Case Analysis (BCA).  Is there additional information and guidance related to performing a product support BCA? ‎(1)
expand Question : DTM 10-015 provides policy concerning this position called a Product Support Manager (PSM). What exactly is a PSM? ‎(1)
expand Question : Haven't we always had an organization responsible for the integration of product support, i.e., a PSI without the nomenclature? ‎(1)
expand Question : How can an industry PSI manage DoD workers, or vice versa, in accomplishing the integration of product support? ‎(1)
expand Question : How can I execute a long-term PBL contract when there is so much budget uncertainty? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do colors of funding affect PBL contracts? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do I select performance metrics, and what constitutes a good performance metric? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do Product Support Arrangements (PSA) differ from or align to Performance Based Agreements (PBA)? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do warranties from industry differ from a PBL arrangement? ‎(1)
expand Question : How is workload allocation determined when implementing a PBL product support strategy? ‎(1)
expand Question : How much time do Product Support BCAs generally take to prepare for and complete? ‎(1)
expand Question : I keep hearing about "colors of money." What does this term mean? ‎(1)
expand Question : If operational requirements change, can I reduce the required level of performance I'm paying for from the PSP e.g., a readiness rheostat? ‎(1)
expand Question : If PBL program pricing history is not available, then what contract type is recommended? ‎(1)
expand Question : Is it wrong for a PSP to realize a profit margin that may be perceived as excessive outside the program office? ‎(1)
expand Question : Is Life Cycle Logistics Level III DAWIA certification sufficient to serve as a PSM? ‎(1)
expand Question : Is the PSM required to report directly to the Program Manager (PM)? ‎(1)
expand Question : Is the role of PSP limited to private sector companies? ‎(1)
expand Question : Isn t PBL just contractor logistics support by a different name? ‎(1)
expand Question : Isn't the Program Manager PM ultimately responsible for PBL implementation? ‎(1)
expand Question : It seems that most PSIs are from industry, and most of those seem to be the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).  Does assignment of a PSI signify outsourcing of sustainment to industry? ‎(1)
expand Question : I've heard of something called SMART metrics. What are they? ‎(1)
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