New Series of Articles on Earned Value Management begins in March PM World Journal


Series of articles to be provided in 2014 by College of Performance Management, world’s leading professional association for earned value management (EVM)

12 March 2014 – Dallas, London, Sydney – PM World has announced a new series of articles on the topic of Earned Value Management (EVM) to be published in the monthly PM World Journal (PMWJ).  The articles are being provided by the College of Performance Management through a cooperative arrangement agreed in January 2014.

pmwj20-mar2014-chirinos-AUTHOR PHOTO2The first article is by Williams Chirinos (pictured right), titled “Applying Earned Value to Overcome Challenges in Oil and Gas Industry Surface Projects,” appears in the March edition. (www.pmworldjournal.net)

According to David Pells, PMWJ Managing Editor, “We are excited to launch this new series of articles on earned value management, a well-established and proven integrated program management approach.  EVM is used worldwide on large programs and projects in many industries, and yet many are still not familiar with its benefits.  Our new relationship with the College of Performance Management will allow us to publish outstanding articles on the topic by some of the world’s leading experts on a regular basis.”

Mark Phillips, CPM Vice President stated, “We are also happy to work with PM World to promote and advance EVM around the world.  While integrated performance management is widely practiced in the aerospace, defense and government sectors, it has not been as widely embraced in many other industries.  The benefits of EVM can help reduce the failure rate of big projects in many cases.”

According to Mr. Chirinos in this first article, “Statistics show that the failure rate of projects in the oil and gas industry is greater in comparison to other industries. To overcome this particular challenge, a new project management methodology based on earned value is outlined, because new and emerging ideas are needed to reverse this trend in the oil and gas Industry.” To read the article, click here.

Williams Chirinos is president of INEXERTUS, Inc. a project management consulting firm specializing in  providing software applications, consulting, and training services to implement the latest and most effective project management techniques.  He has project management experience and expertise, substantiated by more than 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and EPC environments.  More about Mr. Chirinos can be found at http://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/williams-chirinos/.

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 Alexandria, 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 on time and on budget.  For more information, visit www.mycpm.org.

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