EVMS Resources

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

EVMS acronyms defined in the Department of Defense Earned Value Management System Interpretation Guide

EVMS Definitions

EVMS definitions outlined in the Department of Defense Earned Value Management System Interpretation Guide

EIA-748, 32 EVMS Guidelines

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)

Civilian Agency Industry Working Group

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.

College of Performance Management

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

DCMA Earned Value Management Systems Center

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.

Energy.Gov EVM Information

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.

Energy.Gov EVMS Implementation Guidance

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.

NDIA Integrated Program Management Division

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.

Office of Acquisition, Analytics and Policy

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.

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