Resources

Policies and Guidance

This page provides links to Department of Defense (DoD) and federal government agency's policies and standards relevant to earned value management (EVM) that must be adhered to by contractors and DoD office and federal agencies.

Also this page provides links to Department of Defense and federal government documents, websites and other information sources that provided guidance that is helpful in understanding and implementing earned value management policies and standards.

DoD and Industry Websites

This page provides links to DoD EVM-relevant websites including that of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; Defense Acquisition University and its Acquisition Community Connection EVM Special Interest Area; the office of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy; the Defense Contract Management Agency and the Defense Contract Audit Agency.
Also this page provides links to the websites of non-DoD and federal associations that are of specific interest to those in industry and government that are involved in the effective implementation of earned value management practices, procedures and policies. (The appearance of these links do not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, etc. or the information, products or services contained therein.)

Glossary of EVM Terms

This page provides a glossary of DoD EVM-relevant terms and their definitions.

EVMS Guidelines

The implementation and use of EVM is governed by an industry standard—ANSI/EIA-748, Earned Value Management Systems. ANSI/EIA stands for American National Standards Institute/Electronic Industries Alliance. The standard establishes 32 minimum management control guidelines for an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) to ensure the validity of the information used by management. DoD and the Federal government at large have adopted the guidelines in ANSI/EIA-748 for use on government programs and contracts. The DoD EVM policy requires contractor management systems compliant with the current version of ANSI/EIA-748 whenever EVM is required. In DoD, the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is the executive agency for EVMS and in this capacity has responsibility for determining that contractor systems comply with ANSI/EIA-748.

EVM Acronyms

This page provides a glossary of DoD EVM-relevant acronyms and their definitions.

Initiatives and Resources

This page provides a list of events, initiatives, and other important activities.