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CPM Announces Compendium on the Integration of Agile and EVM

 

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Seven years of research and best practices in special issue of The Measurable News

11 February 2015 – Reston, VA, USA – The College of Performance Management (CPM) has announced the publication of a Compendium on the Integration of Agile and Earned Value Management (EVM). The compendium is a special issue of The Measurable News gathering seven years of work by multiple authors. The Agile + EVM material is edited by Ray W. Stratton, PMP, EVP, and is being offered at no cost as a contribution to the advancement of the field. The compendium is available online HERE [http://www.mycpm.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Measurable-News-Issue-1-2015.pdf]

“The integration and/or alignment of Agile management practices with Earned Value Management (EVM) and traditional project scheduling practices is a hot topic for the foreseeable future,” said Mr. Dale Gillam, Vice President for Research and Standards of CPM. “This strengthened framework, built on generally accepted best practices, will aid the project manager’s ability to deliver success and to tell a project’s story.”

The Compendium includes the following articles from industry thought leaders and practitioners:

150211-pmwj32-compendium-IMAGEA COMPENDIUM ON THE APPLICATION OF EVM TO AGILE DEVELOPMENT AND THE APPLICATION OF AGILE DEVELOPMENT TO EVM
Edited by: Ray W. Stratton, PMP, EVP

WHY AN AGILE APPROACH NEEDS TO BE DIFFERENT
by Luis C Contreras, AzTech International LLC (goAzTech.com)

AGILE TERMINOLOGY
by Howard Zillman, Northrup Grumman

EARNING VALUE THE AGILE WAY: USING STORY POINTS
TO GENERATE EV METRICS
by Eric Christoph, PMP, EVP, L-3 Communications STRATIS

LOCKHEED MARTIN GOLD CARD – EVM for Agile Development
© LMCO, courtesy of LMCO

BASELINE CHANGE CONTROL AND AGILE
by Ron Terbush, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Information Systems & Global Solutions

AGILE AND EVM ROLES
by Andrea Nibert, Leidos

CONNECTING EVM WITH AGILE
by Multiple Authors

The topics have come from years of presentations, meeting and discussion at EVM World (www.evmworld.org), the International Integrated Program Management Workshop (www.ipmconference.org) and other meetings. The Measurable News is the quarterly publication of the College of Performance Management.

The College of Performance Management (CPM) is an international, non-profit professional organization dedicated to the disciplines of earned value, performance measurement and project management. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, USA, CPM is the world’s leading source of education and information related to earned value management and other performance management techniques. For decades, the CPM Community has been responsible for leading, developing, promulgating and training people on the program management techniques used by the private sector, the U.S. Federal Government and around the world for successful program performance management. CPM is a growing body of professionals dedicated to managing projects that deliver the right outcomes on time and on budget. For more information, visit www.mycpm.org.

Press contact: Mark Phillips, PMP, CPM VP Communications, at [email protected]

Source: College of Performance Management