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16 Results for Category Earned Value Management
What You Need to Know About EVM

What You Need to Know About EVM and What It Means for a Business

Walk through the basics of Earned Value Management (EVM) to discover project management best practices that integrate considerations like scope, schedule and cost for an objective measure of project health.

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Taking Control of CIO-SP4 Destiny with EVMS

Tips and Tools for Taking Control of Your CIO-SP4 Destiny

The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) is set to open the request for proposals window for the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) multi-award contract in the first quarter of 2021. To compete, businesses are pursuing every avenue to make themselves more attractive as solution and service providers. Review the steps to take now to better manage your CIO-SP4 destiny.

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Scheduler Spotlight Jess Gerry

Scheduler Spotlight: Creating a Culture of Communication

Experience a day-in-the-life of a seasoned planner/scheduler and earned value (EV) analyst with Northrop Grumman. From personal experiences to best practices, learn from her perspective on understanding the full landscape of a government project and how to keep teams organized and on schedule.

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Integrated Program Management Reporting Requirements EVM

Preparing for the New Department of Defense Integrated Program Management Reporting Requirements

For government contractors that have a pending contract award, or are considering bidding on a contract with the Department of Defense (DoD), the department’s new Integrated Program Management Reporting (IPMR) requirement is a significant change in earned value management (EVM) reporting. Deltek expert partner BDO provides some answers to topline questions about Integrated Program Management Data Analysis Report (IPMDAR) and keeping compliant.

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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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