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Pinnacle offers Support Services to Government Program Offices & Prime Contractors in preparing for integrated baseline reviews

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Thursday, July 22, 2021

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

An Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) is an assessment of the realism and achievability of the project baseline, as well as identification of risks and opportunities. 

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How Pinnacle Helps Government Contractors and Subcontractors Prepare for an Integrated Baseline Review (IBR)

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Thursday, July 1, 2021

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

An Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) is an assessment of the realism and achievability of the project baseline, as well as identification of risks and opportunities. 

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Six Steps to Ensuring Project Success

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Government & Public Sector, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

This blog article was previously posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 and has been updated to provide readers the most up-to-date information.  

The Project Manager’s role is not an easy one. With so many moving parts and multiple people invested in project success, it is critical that Project Managers stay one step ahead of the game.  

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EVMS Project Assessment Scorecard

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Training, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology

Are you responding to an RFP that has Earned Value Management System (EVMS) certification requirements? Are you preparing to have your EVMS certified by DCMA or other Cognizant Federal Agency? An independent EVMS assessment can help you identify where the gaps for EVMS certification are, and provide you a roadmap to prepare for formal validation.

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Top 4 Reasons To Attend The IPM Workshop

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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

The IPM Workshop gives professionals in the disciplines of project management and performance measurement an opportunity to learn more about various project performance techniques, including Earned Value (EV).

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EVMS Roles and Responsibilities: Control Account Managers (CAMs)

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Thursday, August 30, 2018

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

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:

The Control Account Manager, or CAM, plays a critical role in an Earned Value Management System (EVMS). 

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Implementation or Configuration Consultant?

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

Often these two terms are used interchangeably, but they mean very different things to those of us who have been implementing project management and project controls systems.  

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Schedule Analysis, Part 3: What Does It Mean To Me?

By Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc. on Thursday, July 27, 2017

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Enterprise Project Controls (EPC), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology

In Part 2 of this series, Schedule Analysis, Part 2: Why Should I Do It?, it was stated that schedule analysis increases confidence in the schedule and its results. It provides information as to where the schedule needs to be improved and how it needs to be improved. 

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