It’s important to fully understand the parameters of an Integrated Baseline Review’s (IBR) execution in order to be better prepared when an IBR is appropriate for your Contract.
Baseline Updates and the Deltek Cobra IPMR CPR Format 3
This article looks at a suggested sequence of events that can be followed in order that changes to the baseline in Deltek Cobra appear in the IPMR CPR Format 3 report.
Control Account Manager – Responsibility, Authority and Accountability
The CAM is primarily responsible to manage the cost, schedule and technical performance of the Control Account. The three critical elements to successful control account management are Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (sometimes refered to as the RAA for CAMs).
Gadget Ground Rules
It used to be the case that using gadgets like mobile phones in meetings was considered rude. You were supposed to put your laptop away and stop playing on your BlackBerry while someone else was talking. It was bad form to spend the
Earned Value Management Haiku
We noticed there were some Project Management Haiku’s out there but we couldn’t find any for Earned Value Management. So, we thought it would be fun to create a competition where the best entry would win
DCMA EVMS Glossary of Acronyms
Free download – DCMA EVMS Glossary. The DCMA recently went public with their Program Analysis Pamphlet (PAP), a document that we’re recommending to anyone involved with EVM including analysis and schedulers. It’s well written and very informative and a terrific resource for the EVM practitioner. See our blog Program Analysis Pamphlet – Public Release for […]
What is Schedule Margin?
We’ve recently had a few situations where folks have asked us about Schedule Margin – what is it, how does it work and when do you use it? In short, Schedule Margin is a technique for managing schedule contingency. Schedule analysts use it to help ensure that either a certain milestone or an overall schedule’s completion is protected. The end objective can be accomplished
How To Claim Your PDUs
As Ten Six is a Global Registered Education Provider approved by the PMI® (Project Management Institute), you can earn PDU (Professional Development Units) credits for attending our classes. After completing your Ten Six training class and having received your Ten Six certificate, its time to claim your PDUs. To do this, you need
Ten Six Becomes A PMI® Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)
Ten Six Consulting is pleased to announce it is now approved by the highly respected Project Management Institute to become a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)
EVM Explained – Earned Value Management
Most comprehensive project management systems make use of the traditional planned vs. actual model to track how well the project is doing. However, it does leave one important element of the picture unexposed; the value of the work achieved so far.