Pinnacle Insights

What is the Most Appropriate EV Method for Material?

By Jim Wrisley on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft PPM, forProject EVMS

In the first article in this series Who Should Be The Control Account Manager (CAM) for Direct Material? I discussed how material is handled in an Earned Value environment, and addressed some of the key underlying assumptions. 

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Who Should Be the Control Account Manager (CAM) for Direct Material?

By Jim Wrisley on Monday, April 15, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft PPM, forProject EVMS

When Earned Value is applied to Government sponsored programs via the EIA-748 guidelines, all program resources must be accounted for in the EV data elements. These include direct labor, materials and subcontracts as well as applicable indirect costs.

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What Is The EVMIG?

By Michael Breuker on Thursday, March 28, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft PPM, forProject EVMS

At the beginning of February I attended the NDIA IPMD Winter 2019 meeting in Melbourne, FL. With many topics discussed, the EVMIG was one of much anticipation.

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Publication of The EIA-748 and The Changes Therein

By Michael Breuker on Thursday, March 7, 2019

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Training, forProject EVMS

During the NDIA Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) Winter Meeting in Melbourne, FL, Randy Steeno of NDIA discussed the updates contained in the EIA-748, Revision D, which was published by SAE on January 8th, 2019.

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Top 4 Reasons To Attend The IPM Workshop

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Friday, November 9, 2018

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Training

What is the IPM Workshop?

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CPM Announces the Keynote Sessions for This Year's IPM Workshop

By Sara Marks on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Training

The College of Performance Management (CPM) recently announced the Keynote Sessions for the IPM Workshop in November this year. 

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How to Set Up and Use Custom Fields in EcoSys

By Wade Shaw on Friday, September 21, 2018

Categories: Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Hexagon PPM EcoSys

 

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The First Annual Empower User's Group (EUG) Does Not Disappoint

By Lia Briggs, PMP on Thursday, September 13, 2018

Categories: Integrated Program Management (IPM), Training

Tool. Check. Training. Check. After an organization has invested in technology and trained its users it is often assumed the job is done.  But that is just the beginning. 

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