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5 Ways to Scale Your EVMS

By Michael Breuker on Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Biotechnology, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Encore Analytics Empower, Recent Articles

Much has been written about how complicated and difficult Earned Value Management (EVM) can be, and a term that has grown in popularity in response to this perception is “EVM Lite.” One of the problems with the term “EVM Lite” is that it suggests a version of EVM that is incomplete in some way. 

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5 Benefits of Earned Value Management (EVM)

By Michael Breuker on Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Biotechnology, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Encore Analytics Empower, Recent Articles

Earned Value Management (EVM) is not a perfect fit for all types of projects. For example, short-term projects, low risk projects, or projects using agile development techniques may not benefit from a full Earned Value Management System (though they may still benefit from a scaled or tailored EVMS). But for most projects, where there is a risk to on-time, on-budget delivery, and where cost and schedule need to be managed, they will do well to utilize EVM. 

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Invest in Training to Maximize Profit

By Jason Kinder on Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Encore Analytics Empower

Investing in employee training and development can have significant results on your bottom line. A study by the American Society for Training and Development revealed that companies that invest in employee training gain 21% in profit.

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Deltek Clarity: Project & Risk Management Trends

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, June 3, 2021

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

I attended the May 25th Deltek Clarity webinar, Trends in Project and Risk Management, and as usual the content from the 12th annual government study was compelling. Dan Firrincili, Sr. Manager, Product Marketing, and Kathy Boatwright, Sr. Director, Product Management, presented the findings for this section of the study.

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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), Deltek PPM, Oracle Primavera, Government & Public Sector, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, 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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Pinnacle Awarded General Services Administration (GSA) Award Schedule

By Jason Kinder on Monday, March 8, 2021

Categories: Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Engineering & Construction, Earned Value Management (EVM), Integrated Program Management (IPM), Technology, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Government & Public Sector, Training, Microsoft EPM, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Recent Articles

Warrenton, VA – March 8th, 2021 – Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc., a leader in program and project management consulting and training services, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract

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How to Lead Virtual Project Teams Webinar Recap

By Jason Kinder on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Categories: Integrated Program Management (IPM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Deltek PPM, Microsoft EPM, forProject Technology, Enterprise Project Management (EPM)

Over the past year, virtual project teams have become a fact of life. When managed effectively, remote teams can increase productivity, improve quality of work, and help organizations meet their goals, however, for project managers accustomed to co-located teams, a distributed workforce presents new challenges.

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