There are many companies touting the concept of “Earned Value Management Lite” or “EVM Lite” often suggesting that you only need to meet the intent of only 10 or so of the 32 ANSI/EIA 748 standard guidelines. While this is welcome news to some organizations that are
5 Tips for Successful Status Meetings Meeting your project team or key stakeholders to discuss status is a critical part of managing a project. But everyone hates attending a meeting for the sake of it. Here are 5 tips for making your status meetings as good as possible, and completely painless. 1. Be Prepared It […]
PMI and College of Performance Management split. On 27th January 2012, after more than 12 years, members of the EVM Community of Practice (CoP) at the Project Management Institute (PMI) were notified by email. The email confirmed that the PMI and the College of Performance Management have agreed to separate. The EVM Community of Practice […]
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got,” goes the saying. If you think in the same way as you always have, you will find it difficult to come up with new solutions to problems. Add a few new people to the project team, and you’ll have a […]
Deltek has released Cobra 5.1 HotFix 7. Why all the excitement on the part of the Cobra Guy? Well with this gem comes the saving of your columns in the Projects view.
It’s happened again folks, the end of the month brings us a new hotfix for Deltek Cobra. Deltek Cobra 5.1 5.01.298. It includes a fix that helps with integration and I’m particularly excited. That’s because they’ve fixed a problem with the integration wizard that’s been causing me a few headaches. In the good old days […]
An Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) may for some seem like an overwhelming event, particularly if your organization has never conducted one before. This is a common situation for commercial organizations that are venturing into the government contracting world or are now encountering
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For an Earned Value Management (EVM) practitioner, the term ‘budget’ and the term ‘forecast’ have two very distinct meanings. However the terms are not always used in correct context, particularly in organizations that are new to earned value.
Enterprise Project Management (EPM) and Earned Value Management (EVM) are sometimes consigned to the trash can of “good in theory, shame it didn’t work here.” After the hard work of implementation, lack of