EVMS Links and Resources
At Samos Advisors, we like to provide EVMS resources and links to better educate you on EVMS. Following are key EVMS policy links to government agencies and industry.
EVMS acronyms defined in the Department of Defense Earned Value Management System Interpretation Guide
EVMS definitions outlined in the Department of Defense Earned Value Management System Interpretation Guide
EVMS is a disciplined project management process to assess cost, schedule and technical progress consistent with 32 guidelines contained in the Electronic Industries Alliance Standard-748 EVMS (EIA-748), 32 Guidelines. We have complied the 32 EVMS guidelines with a brief description (PDF). For a full description see: DoD EVMS Interpretation Guide (PDF) or Earned Value Management Systems EIA-748-D Intent Guide (PDF)
The Civilian Agency Industry Working Group provides a forum for the open exchange of government and industry views on performance-based management systems, including Earned Value Management (EVM) systems.
The College of Performance Management (CPM) is a global, non-profit, professional organization dedicated to developing and disseminating the principles and practices of earned value management and other project performance management techniques.
We assist the project control professional and project manager in professional growth and promote the application of earned value management. We are a growing body of professionals dedicated to managing projects on time and on budget
The Defense Contract Management Agency EVMS Center contributes to the DOD acquisition process through actionable assessments of contractor effectiveness at supplier facilities, which provides stakeholders with expectations of future performance and potential impacts on individual contractors and/or programs.
The mission of the DOE Earned Value Management website is to educate and train on theory and practice of Earned Value Management, and use it as an integrated Project Management process.
The Office of Project Management Oversight and Assessments includes DoD and Industry direction on how to adhere to DOE EVMS Implementation Guidance, Certification, Reporting and Industry Reference Documentation.
The Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD), formerly the Program Management Systems Committee (PMSC), is the primary forum for maintaining strong Industry and Government working relationships to promote disciplined program performance management methodologies for planning and executing programs to optimize outcomes. Disciplined program performance management methodologies include earned value management (EVM) as defined in the EIA-748 Standard for Earned Value Management Systems (EIA-748) that the IPMD authored and maintains.
The IPMD actively works to foster the mutual understanding and the effective development, implementation, and use of disciplined program performance management methodologies. The IPMD initiates and leads program management improvement initiatives with the DoD and other Federal agencies for the mutual benefit of the Industrial base and the Government to understand and adapt to changes in the procurement environment.
- Industry Practice Guide for Agile on Earned Value Management Programs
- Guide to the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR)
- Earned Value Management System Guideline Scalability Guide
- Earned Value Management Systems EIA-748-D Intent Guide
The Office of Acquisition, Analytics and Policy (AAP), a division of Acquisition Enablers, is the central office for major defense authorization performance assessment, root cause analysis, and earned value management within the Department of Defense.
The office maintains the DoD EVMS Interpretation Guide (EVMSIG) (PDF), used as the basis for the DoD to assess EVMS compliance with the 32 Guidelines.