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RCAPTS- Readiness Certification Assurance Process Tracking System

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Using RCAPTS, readiness worker creates organized, paperless evidence files for use by readiness review teams.<br />
Using RCAPTS, readiness worker creates organized, paperless evidence files for use by readiness review teams.

Technology Marketing Summary

The Readiness Certification Assurance Process Tracking System (RCAPTS) is a Web-based multiuser system that manages readiness projects, reviews, and associated activities performed by readiness personnel and other involved associated at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites. A project management tool designed to replace or supplement paper-based administrative activities, RCAPTS includes a series of Web scripts written in the PHP server-side scripting language and a Microsoft Access database, making use of a server and end devices to process programming code.

Description

Manages work flows automatically and notifies users when an action is required. Accepts electronic storage of evidence documents and links to external systems. Eliminates via centralized management the need for client interaction. Runs on any JavaScript-enabled Internet browser of end device connected to a network on which PHP is installed.

Benefits

Unique-- is only known product of its kind that assists with carrying out DOE Order 425.1, "Verification of Readiness to Startup or Restart Nuclear Facilities." Portable and affordable-- allows access on any device (local or VPN). Timely-- provides real-time status, enabling productive management of issues/affirmations. Efficient-- uses database query and sort features to quickly identify areas needing attention. Versatile-- is flexible and can be tailored to meet a wide range of complex expectations and individual client needs. Secure-- allows roles and responsibility assignments that automatically govern access.

Applications and Industries

A system that manages readiness activities performed at DOE sites, RCAPTS could be developed to appeal to: engineering firms responsible for construction and/or startup activities; software companies (e.g., supplement to existing software such as Oracle's Primavera 6); Operating firms that start new complex processes in a regulated environment (e.g. nuclear utilities, refinery operations, etc.)

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Technology Status
Development StageAvailabilityPublishedLast Updated
ProductionAvailable02/08/201702/08/2017

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