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Earned Value Management

This community serves as a resource for earned value management (EVM) and seeks to encourage effective use of DoD’s and industry’s most powerful program planning and management tools. EVM promotes an environment where contract execution data is shared between project personnel and government oversight staff and in which emerging problems are identified, pinpointed, and acted upon as early as possible.

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Chad Reynolds - Community Leader

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Acquisition Guidebooks (fka DAG)
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The Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG) has been replaced by the Acquisition Guidebooks series.

Acquisition Guidebooks
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Join in the EVM 2100 Student Pilot
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Come join us for the EVM 2100 student pilot in Port Hueneme, CA on 25-29 March!!!

EVM 2100, Applied Integrated Program Management

  • In this 1-week in-person course, students will practice using EVM as an integrated program management tool. 
  • The course will be hands-on and analysis-based with mostly team-based exercises culminating in a capstone Integrated Program Management (IPM) presentation. 
  • Be a part of influencing the design of DAU EVM training by providing feedback at this one and only student pilot!
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EVM 0030, Analyzing Trends
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EVM 0030, Analyzing Trends is now deployed in CSOD Production!

https://www.dau.edu/courses/evm-0030

  • This online microlearning asset should take less than 1 hour to complete.
  • It provides insightful understanding and application of program execution trends using a simulated EVM metrics dashboard. 
  • This learning asset is a part of the upcoming EVM Practitioner Credential.
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EVM 0020, Performing Variance Analysis
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EVM 0020, Performing Variance Analysis is now deployed in CSOD Production!

https://www.dau.edu/courses/evm-0020

  • This online microlearning asset should take less than 1 hour to complete.
  • It defines Earned Value Management (EVM) variance analysis, provides practice computing different types of variances, and provides insight into their application. 
  • This learning asset is a part of the upcoming EVM Practitioner Credential.

Another way to access the core content, outside of the credential, is through the DAU media website.

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Agile Software Development and EVM
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December 8, 2023 - 02:23am
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Is there an EVM Job Aid for Agile Software Development and DevSecOps?

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Reynolds, Chad January 10, 2024 - 09:34pm

Yes there is an Agile and EVM Guide published by OUSD(A&S) AAP Integrated Program Management Division on 17 November 2020.

Background: In July of 2014, representatives from the Air Force and Army asked ADA (formerly PARCA) for guidance on the application of EVM to programs using Agile development philosophies. The Desk Guide below is a result of ADA's study on the Agile/EVM intersection.

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More EVM Credentials?
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October 25, 2023 - 04:42pm
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Will DAU offer more EVM learning and credentials at some point in the future?

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Reynolds, Chad January 10, 2024 - 09:27pm

DAU has recently launched 2 new online EVM microlearning assets:

  1. EVM 0020, Performing Variance Analysis
  2. EVM 0030, Analyzing Trends

New, soon to be released, DAU EVM analysis course:

  1. EVM 2100, Applied Integrated Program Management. 
    • In this 1-week in-person course, students will practice using Earned Value Management (EVM) as an integrated program management tool. This course will be hands-on and analysis-based with mostly team-based exercises culminating in a capstone Integrated Program Management (IPM) presentation. 
    • Come join us for the student pilot in Port Hueneme, CA on 25-29 March!!!

New DAU EVM online microlearning assets coming later in FY24:

  1. EVM 0010, Understanding the PMB
  2. EVM 0040, Understanding EV Techniques
  3. EVM 0050, Generating a Government EAC
  4. EVM 0060 Interpreting SRA Outputs

New DAU EVM Credential coming later in FY24:

  1. CACQ 009, Practioner EVM Credential (must complete all 6 online microlearning assets + EVM 2100 + credential assessment)

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Join in the EVM 2100 Student Pilot
View Announcement

Come join us for the EVM 2100 student pilot in Port Hueneme, CA on 25-29 March!!!

EVM 2100, Applied Integrated Program Management

  • In this 1-week in-person course, students will practice using EVM as an integrated program management tool. 
  • The course will be hands-on and analysis-based with mostly team-based exercises culminating in a capstone Integrated Program Management (IPM) presentation. 
  • Be a part of influencing the design of DAU EVM training by providing feedback at this one and only student pilot!
Community Announcement / Earned Value Management
EVM 0030, Analyzing Trends
View Announcement

EVM 0030, Analyzing Trends is now deployed in CSOD Production!

https://www.dau.edu/courses/evm-0030

  • This online microlearning asset should take less than 1 hour to complete.
  • It provides insightful understanding and application of program execution trends using a simulated EVM metrics dashboard. 
  • This learning asset is a part of the upcoming EVM Practitioner Credential.
Community Announcement / Earned Value Management
EVM 0020, Performing Variance Analysis
View Announcement

EVM 0020, Performing Variance Analysis is now deployed in CSOD Production!

https://www.dau.edu/courses/evm-0020

  • This online microlearning asset should take less than 1 hour to complete.
  • It defines Earned Value Management (EVM) variance analysis, provides practice computing different types of variances, and provides insight into their application. 
  • This learning asset is a part of the upcoming EVM Practitioner Credential.

Another way to access the core content, outside of the credential, is through the DAU media website.

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CACQ 005, Foundational Earned Value Management Credential
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CACQ 005, Foundational Earned Value Management Credential is now deployed in CSOD Production!

https://dau.csod.com/LMS/Certification/CertificationDetails.aspx?certid=782

The Foundational EVM Credential is designed for "non-EVM" acquisition professionals at large using plain English to provide the top-level benefit of and insight into the application of EVM as an integrated program management tool. The Credential is comprised of four sets of micro-videos covering the topics of Understanding EVM Basics, Placing EVM on Contract, Conducting an IBR, and Reading a Program Schedule.

EVM as an IPM tool is best utilized when PMO IPT members add this to their tool box to manage their functional areas and engage with the CAMs instead of one EVM analyst using the tool.  This Foundational Credential is for all acquisition types interested in the topic. 

Another way to access the core content, outside of the credential, is through the DAU media website.

https://media.dau.edu/channel/Earned%2BValue%2BManagement/62929441


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DoD EVM Policy and Guidance

This area is comprised of statutory requirements, policy, and guidance documents identified by the Earned Value Management Community as being essential to successful use of Earned Value Management.


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Tools

EVM tools included here consist of both reference guides and software tools.

The tools included here consist of both reference guides and software tools.

This list by no means is complete! 

For a combined list, see below. 

Disclaimer:  DAU is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link and do not endorse the views expressed within them or any product they may portray. Links are provided as a courtesy to our members and any claims made by the website are solely up to the end user to validate.

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Education and Training
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EVM Contract Documents

The EVM Contract Documents section provides references, best practices and current EVM related acquisition documents. In addition to current EVM related Data Item Descriptions (DID) and DFARs clauses.

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ACQuipedia Articles

The below titles consists of a list of DAU ACQuipedia articles related to Earned Value Management​


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EVM Community Connection

Welcome to EVM Community Connection. This area is dedicated to bringing our community members together by offering a variety of ways to network with other earned value management professionals, access current community contributions and discussions, and share the expert knowledge that exists in the earned value management field.

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EVM Training Center

The EVM training center provides a series of online references and EVM training tutorials. 

The "Fundamentals of EVM" series introduce key EVM concepts and processes.

Following are links to the Fundamentals of EVM training modules

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Acquisition Guidebooks (fka DAG)
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The Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG) has been replaced by the Acquisition Guidebooks series.

DAU EVM202 JobAid EVM-Chart-Analysis
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A key component of Earned Value Management (EVM) is analyzing EVM data, charts, and reports to assess cost and schedule performance trends as part of an integrated program management approach. EVM chart and report analysis provides insight into the accuracy of the performance measurement baseline (PMB) and is useful in determining whether a contractor’s estimate at completion (EAC) is reasonable, or needs to be explained and/or adjusted based on EVM data trends. This job aid provides an overview of the EVM charts and reports.

OTB & OTS Guide
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Over Target Baseline and Over Target Schedule Guide - DEC 2012

DAU EVM202 JobAid_Empower
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Encore Analytics Empower is a web-based Earned Value Management (EVM) tool used by many organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD). Empower provides access to EVM data, charts, and reports that program managers and other EVM professionals can use as part of an integrated program management approach for complex programs and projects. This job aid addresses the following features and functionality for Empower.

PM's Guide to IBR
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The Program Manager's Guide to the Integrated Baseline Review Process - Apr 2003

DAU EVM202 Job Aid- Build PDM Network Schedule
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This job aid addresses how to build a network schedule using the Precedence Diagram Method (PDM).

Acquisition, Analytics and Policy (AAP),
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AAP EVM Division Website

AAP IPMDAR Transition
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AAP Webinar: IPMDAR Transition, Jan 2021

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