Below are the ePM Desktop downloads, DQAs and OBAs used with ePM
ePM Desktop Download Requirements
ePM is a robust tool and has a wide range of capabilities. In order to use all of the components of ePM several downloads are required.
Please note that if you are using a GSA computer then you should not download the files below. Similar files are included in the latest ePM package that can be downloaded and installed through the GSA Delivery Service Manager (DSM) Software Catalog.
Batch Uploader file - [ZIP - 154.48 KB]
.NET Framework 3.5 - [ZIP - 2,7 MB]
Web Services Enhancements - [ZIP - 7.23 MB]
Microsoft Office 2003 Primary Interop Assemblies - [ZIP - 4 MB]
Microsoft Office 2007 Primary Interop Assemblies - [ZIP - 6 MB]
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office - [ZIP - 1.87 MB]
Java Scheduling Gantt Chart Print & Export files [ZIP - 1.48 MB]
**Please note there are two files that are too big to upload here but can be downloaded directly from the Oracle website. Only one of these files are needed based on if your browser uses 32bit or 64bit installer:
Java 7.51 Windows (64 Bit)
Java 7.51 Windows i586 (32 Bit)
ePM Desktop Quick Applications (DQAs) and Office Business Applications (OBAs)
There are several Desktop Quick Applications and Office Business Applications (OBA) that were developed to assist external users with entering information into ePM. An OBA allows users to enter data in Excel spreadsheets that will create the ePM records for you. There are Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) that can be used to provide additional guidance for how to use each tool. All of these files require login to ePM and the security levels are the same as within ePM. Please note that if you are using a GSA computer then you should not download the files below. Similar files are available for download and installation through the GSA Delivery Service Manager (DSM) Software Catalog.
Contact Importer [ZIP - 1.8 MB] - This is a Desktop Quick Application (DQA or 'Quick App') that will assist the GSA System Administrators by allowing entry and updates of contract information.
Schedule Import DQA [ZIP - 1.3 MB] - The Schedule Import DQA is a utility that allows the ePM Scheduler to upload and manage Primavera P6 EC XER files, and Microsoft Project XML files into a ePM Project. The utility will import *WBS Codes, **Activity Codes, tasks and milestones, and links and dependencies.
File Uploader DQA [ZIP - 2.6 MB] - The Batch File Uploader DQA allows ePM users to upload a batch of Source and/or Presentation files in a single step. Users can also provide meta-data describing the files for upload using a standard Microsoft® Excel template.
Office Business Applications
Contracts and Contract Modifications OBA - This OBA allows you to enter new and update existing contracts and contract modifications in ePM. This OBA is used by Construction Managers, General Contractors, Vendors, GSA Project Managers and GSA Contracting Officers.
Design Review OBA - The Design Review OBA allows users to submit comments concerning an active Design Submission. This OBA does not allow creation of new Design Review documents. This OBA is used by GSA Project Manager, Architect/Engineers, Customers, and other Design Document Reviewers.
Invoices OBA - This OBA allows users to easily enter invoices that have been submitted manually by contractors. This would be useful for General Contractors to submit their invoices to the GSA PM for review and approval. This OBA is used by General Contractors, Vendors and other GSA Project team members.
Submittals OBA - The Submittal OBA will allow users to create new submittals and edit existing submittals for a project. This OBA is used by General Contractors, Construction Managers (CMa), Architect/Engineers, and GSA Project Managers.
Punchlist OBA - This OBA allows users to create and edit Punchlists on a project. This OBA is used by General Contractors, Architect/Engineers and GSA Project Managers.