Performance Measurement Overview

by Humphreys & Associates on September 15, 2021

In our second video in this series, we present an overview of Performance Measurement in an Earned Value Management System.

Video Contents

You can use the links below to jump to a specific part of the video.
0:05 – Earned Value Management Abbreviations used in Performance Measurement
0:39 – Variances in an Earned Value Management System
1:04 – What is Performance Measurement?
1:33 – Performance Measurement Objective
1:52 – Why is Communication the primary objective of Performance Measurement?
3:00 – The Problem of Too Much Data

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If you liked this video you can purchase the entire course below. This video is an excerpt from the Department of Defense (DOD) version of this eLearning module. We also offer the same course customized for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) specific Earned Value Management (EVM) implementation/requirements, as well as a version of the course customized for NASA’s EVM implementation/requirements.  

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EVMS Document Matrix

Not sure what the different requirements are between the DOE and NASA? Can’t remember if Cost and Software Data Reporting (CSDR) is required for an NSA contract? Check out our easy to read Earned Value Management Systems Document Matrix


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Introduction to Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

by Humphreys & Associates on September 7, 2021 last modified September 14, 2021

We are starting a new series that will share some of the adapted video content from our EVMS Workshops. This first video is a brief overview of Earned Value Management, what it is, where it came from, and why it was developed.

More EVMS Training

If you liked this video you can purchase the entire course below. This video is an excerpt from the Department of Defense (DOD) version of this eLearning module. We also offer the same course customized for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) specific Earned Value Management (EVM) implementation/requirements, as well as a version of the course customized for NASA’s EVM implementation/requirements.  

— Purchase This Course —
EVMS DOD Virtual Learning Lab

— Purchase the DOE Version of this Course —
EVMS DOE Virtual Learning Lab

— Purchase the NASA Version —
EVMS NASA Virtual Learning Lab


EVMS Document Matrix

Not sure what the different requirements are between the DOE and NASA? Can’t remember if Cost and Software Data Reporting (CSDR) is required for an NSA contract? Check out our easy to read Earned Value Management Systems Document Matrix


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