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EVMS Roles and Responsibilities: Earned Value Analyst

By Michael Breuker on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Government & Public Sector

This article is part of a series on the roles and responsibilities involved in performing Integrated Program Management. Other articles included in this series are:

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EVMS Roles and Responsibilities: Master Scheduler

By Michael Breuker on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM)

This article is part of a series on the roles and responsibilities involved in performing Integrated Program Management. Other articles included in this series are:

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Highlights from the NDIA IPMD 2020 Winter Meeting

By Michael Breuker on Friday, February 14, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Government & Public Sector

The NDIA Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) winter meeting was recently held on January 29th and 30th. L3Harris was gracious enough to host again this year at their gorgeous High-Tech Center in Palm Bay, Florida. This meeting had a packed agenda, great turnout, and a lot of information was presented.

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Anticipated Changes to EIA 748 Revision E

By Michael Breuker on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Government & Public Sector

The EIA-748 Guidelines for Earned Value Management (EVM) have been in publication since 1998 when they were originally published by the Electronics Industry Alliance (EIA) as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard, ANSI/EIA-748-1998 (note that EIA-748 Guidelines are no longer published as an ANSI standard and have not been for some time). 

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New ANSI Standard for Earned Value Management Published

By Michael Breuker on Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Categories: Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector

In December 2019, the Project Management Institute (PMI) published a new ANSI standard for Earned Value Management (EVM). “Wait a minute!” you may be thinking, “Isn’t there already an ANSI EVM standard?” The answer is a bit complicated and can be explained with a bit of history.

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DCMA EVMS Compliance Metrics (DECM) v3.3 released

By Michael Breuker on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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

At the annual CPM EVM World conference in Ft. Lauderdale, DCMA announced that the DECM (formerly EVAS) v3.3 metrics would be officially released on May 25th. I was able to get a sneak preview. There are 6 new metrics, mostly around making sure planning packages and SLPPs don't have actual start dates, as well as some other minor clarifications in the language. I've since held off on publishing this announcement because the metrics weren't published immediately, but they are available now at this link.

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EVM World 2019 Recap

By Michael Breuker on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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

This year's EVM World event was held on May 22nd - 24th, 2019 at The Westin Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Workshop sessions this year reinforced the EVM World theme of "Maximizing Program & Performance Management Through Collaboration". 

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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 EPM, forProject Technology

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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