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According to the Project Management Institute’s Practice Standard for Earned Value Management Second Edition, Earned Value Management (EVM) is a “Management methodology for integrating scope, schedule, and resources; for objectively measuring project performance and progress; and for forecasting project outcome.”
Wow … that’s a mouth full!
So what is Earned Value Management really? In layman’s terms?
For starters, it’s […]
I try very hard to keep my personal and professional environments from overlapping, but sometimes there is a little bleed over in times of extreme stress. Case in point, when dealing with a separation there is a great deal of stress on the personal side of life.
So I figured I had a choice, I can […]
Cost Management is an integral part of Project Management because all progress and actual costs will be measured against the budget. This process starts with planning and estimating costs to develop an approximation of the financial resources required to complete a Project. This process ultimately results in a budget and having a resource loaded schedule […]
I often get the question “What exactly is Project Management?” so I’ve decided to write this brief Introduction to Project Management from the perspective of the Project Management Institute (PMI). This article is based on a presentation I developed when asked to be a guest speaker at Arizona State University by the PMI Phoenix Chapter.
A Little Bit […]
I think we’ve all been in that situation where issues on the home front start to overflow onto the professional part of our lives and visa-versa. I came across a story a while ago that helps me deal with those difficult situations, and it’s all about learning to compartmentalize the different “hats” we all have […]