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U.S. Military Program Management by Rene G. Rendon, Gregory A. Garrett

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CHAPTER8

A Guide to DoD’s Earned Value Management System

By Gregory A. Garrett

This guide provides information pertaining to project planning, scheduling, and the earned value management system (EVMS) required by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 5000.2 and the Defense Acquisition Guidebook. It should be useful to project managers, program managers, functional managers, project control managers, contract managers, and others involved in project management.

Earned value management (EVM) is now a hot topic in DoD and the defense industry for a couple of reasons. First, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is working to add the requirement for EVM to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Second, DoD recently has made some relatively ...

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