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12 Results for Category Earned Value Management
Quality Estimates at Completion EAC

How to Create Quality Estimates at Completion (EACs) for Project Improvement

Why is a credible project estimate at completion (EAC) important to both project managers and business managers? It’s about the company’s bottom line. The EAC provides an indication of whether the company is going to make a profit or take a loss on a project.

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Incorporating Data Quality Checks into Your Performance Reporting Process

Understand the importance of creating and maintaining quality schedule and cost data for the life of a project. Along with a short list of tips to add schedule and cost data quality checks into the project control process.

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Finding the "Just Right" Actual Cost Level of Detail for EVM

Do you need actual costs at the same level as the budget, earned value, and estimate to complete to adequately evaluate project performance and maintain a useful estimate at completion? Read this blog to find out.

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What’s the Big Deal about EVM Anyways?

What’s the Big Deal about EVM Anyways?

If you’re new to project management, are preparing to bid on your very first contract with an EVM requirement, or are just plain lost when it comes to the basics, then I invite you to re-fill that cup of coffee, sit back, and dive into EVM 101 with us for the next few minutes…

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3 Questions Surrounding the DCMAs New Automated and Risk-Based EVMS Surveillance

The DCMA is currently piloting a new risk-based surveillance process and plans to roll it out in 2018. In this blog, Dave Scott, managing director at BDO answers three key questions DoD Contractors who will be impacted by this process should consider in preparation for the upcoming changes.

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Agile EVM Intersection

The Intersection of Agile and EVM

For project and portfolio managers there can be tremendous value in implementing Agile and Earned Value Management (EVM) together. However, to implement them together successfully, there are differences between the two that must be considered for closer alignment.

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How to Prepare for Your First Earned Value Management (EVM) Contract

So you put in a bid for a contract that has earned value management (EVM) requirements, and surprise you won! Now what? Read on to learn more about the basics behind EVM, and why you should start thinking about implementing the right tools and processes now, before it’s too late.

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The 4-1-1 on the Earned Value Management System

You probably already know that earned value management (EVM) is a framework for managing projects. But are you as familiar with the concept of the earned value management system (EVMS)? We're taking a closer look at what makes up an EVMS, how to know when it is required, and where to go for more information.

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Measuring Earned Value in an Agile World - The Do’s and Don’ts (Part 4)

We’re wrapping up the four-part series today, with the top three do’s and don’ts for EVM/Agile application.

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Measuring Earned Value in an Agile World: Putting the Theory into Practice (Part 3)

In Part 3 of this four-part blog series, we take a look at a simple, practical, and proven approach to applying EVM on Agile projects that eliminates complexity and removes data and effort redundancies.

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