Prime contractor’s assigned project manager supporting the client’s Planview® based COTS Project Planning Tool Customization and Implementation Project.  Similar to the CAS application in purpose, and suffering from some of the same problems, Mr. Rupp worked with the client to successfully get the project back on track.  When deployed, this COTS-based tool helped this federal agency submit their budget plans to Congress – including line-item projects and funding requirements, obtain approval, and then track expenditures and activities per the agency’s original budget plans.