American National Standards Institute
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. The Institute’s mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity. The source of both EIA 748 and ANSI X12 839 and other project management standards.
Association for Enterprise Integration
A non-profit association for corporate and individual members whose common goal is to advance enterprise integration, network centric operations and world-class electronic business practices for industries and governments around the globe. AFEI builds government and industry inter-relationships that cut across national and organizational boundaries and promotes the development of a global information infrastructure. AFEI is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) family of associations.
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
AACE International serves cost management professionals: cost managers and engineers, project managers, planners and schedulers, estimators and bidders, and value engineers.
Association for Project Management
The Association for Project Management is the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe. It has over 13,500 individual and 240 corporate members throughout the UK and abroad. APM’s key objectives are to develop and promote project management across all sectors of industry and beyond.
Australian Defence Material Organization Earned Value Management (EVM) Policy
The Australian Department of Defence EVM industry resource site. Contains EVM principles and policy for use by both novices and project management veterans.
Australian Institute of Project Management
The AIPM is the self-described peak body for project management in Australia. Formed in 1976, as the Project Managers’ Forum, the AIPM has been instrumental in progressing the profession of project management over the past 25 years.
Australian Performance Management Association
The Australian Performance Management Association (APMA) is a non-profit, professional association dedicated to the exchange of information on performance measurement aspects of project management.
Balanced Scorecard Institute
An independent educational institute that provides training and guidance to assist government agencies and companies in applying balanced scorecard concepts for strategic management and transformation.
Best Management Practices Website
BMP operates out of the BMP Center of Excellence, a partnership among the Office of Naval Research’s BMP Program, the Department of Commerce and the University of Maryland.
Defense Acquisition University AT&L Knowledge Sharing System
An electronic knowledge presentation system providing the most current acquisition policy and guidance for all DoD Services and Agencies.
Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Website
The Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) is a joint DoD project to develop and implement a DoD enterprise process. The objectives are to save money and improve information sharing. The initial focus will be on COTS products.
Department of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
Presents current information on major AR initiatives. Also, give your opinion on the AR topic of the month.
Department of Energy Earned Value Management Information Center
Presents resources and guidance to both government and industry program management professionals with special interest in programs within the U.S. Department of Energy.
Earned Schedule (ES) is a method for deriving time based performance measures from Earned Value measures. The ES method is recognized as an “emerging practice” and included in the Earned Value Practice Standard.
Earned Value Bibliography
A comprehensive bibliography of the earned value literature exhaustingly compiled by Dr. David S. Christensen, PhD, of the School of Business of Southern Utah University.
International Cost Engineering Council
ICEC is a worldwide confederation of National & International associations serving the cost engineering, project management & quantity surveying professions.
International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association
The International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association was formed by the merger of SCEA and ISPA, ICEAA is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing, encouraging, promoting and enhancing the profession of cost estimating and analysis, through the use of parametrics and other data-driven techniques.
International Council on Systems Engineering
The International Council on Systems Engineering is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1990. INCOSE is an international authoritative body promoting the application of an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of successful systems.
International Project Management Association
In 1965 the Association started as a discussion group of managers of international projects. The first international Congress was held 1967 in Vienna with participants from 30 different countries. Since that time IPMA has developed steadily and is now the prime international promoter of project management. A most significant IPMA characteristic is the parallel development of associated national societies that serve the specific development needs of each country in its national language. IPMA has thus emerged as an international network of national project management societies.
International Society of Parametric Analysts
A professional society dedicated to the improvement and promotion of parametric cost modeling techniques and methodologies and the related fields of risk analysis, econometrics, design-to-cost, technology forecasting, and management. ISPA provides a forum that encourages the professional development of its members through the interchange of ideas and perspectives.
Japan Project Management Forum
The Japan Project Management Forum (JPMF) is a member-driven and non-profit association for project management professionals. JPMF was founded in December 1998 as a division of the Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA) for promoting the project management profession in Japan. Anyone, regardless of ENAA membership, interested in project management, is welcome to join JPMF.
National Contract Management Association
As the world’s leading association in the field of contract management, NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. NCMA recently began offering new EVM seminars which should be of interest to earned value professionals.
National Defense Industrial Association
Visit this site to learn this organization’s action program and meeting schedule. Also has a special interest Program Management Systems Committee whose website is here.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Agency Scorecards
At this site the U.S. OMB is using a standardized scorecard to track how well departments and agencies are executing the management initiatives, and where they stand at a given point in time against the overall standards for success. The scorecard employs a simple “traffic light” grading system common today in well-run businesses: green for success, yellow for mixed results, and red for unsatisfactory. Scores are based on five standards for success defined by the President’s Management Council and discussed with experts throughout government and academe, including individual fellows from the National Academy of Public Administration.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-11 Part 3
At this site, find OMB Circular A-11, Part 3, “Planning, Budgeting, and Acquisition of Capital Assets,” Appendix A to Part 3, “Principles of budgeting for capital asset acquisitions,” and Appendix C to Part 3, “Illustrative explanation of earned value concept and cost and schedule variances for capital assets.” Also find the “Capital Programming Guide,” a supplement to A-11, Part 3.
OSD (AT&L) Earned Value Management
Integrating Cost, Schedule and Technical Performance for Project Management Information on earned value project management for government, industry and academic users.
OSD (AT&L) Technical Performance Measurement
A site for the latest information on technical performance measurement, including available software, papers and tools.
Project Management Forum
The Project Management Forum is a non profit resource for information on international project management affairs dedicated to development, international cooperation, promotion and support of a professional and world wide project management discipline.
Project Management Institute
Contains information on PMI objectives, PMP certification, the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMI publications, and much more.
Project Management Institute Bookstore
This online bookstore gives you access to the most complete collection of project management information in the world, including earned value material. You can also place your order online.
Project Management Institute Scheduling Community of Practice
The only worldwide organization dedicated solely to advancing the techniques, practice and profession of Project Scheduling. The CoP is working within PMI to build upon PMI’s many years of Scheduling Proceedings, the Body of Knowledge, and expertise in establishing practice standards for the Project Management profession.
Secretary of the Air Force, Acquisition Policy and Guidance
This Air Force site presents a number of earned value items, including articles, policy documents and briefings and download of Performance Analyzer software.
Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
Sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University, developers of the Capability Maturity Model (CMMI) for management, engineering and acquisition.
Software Project Management Links Page
An exhaustive and informative links page by Dave Farthing of the University of Glamorgan provides useful resources for software project management personnel.
U.K. Ministry of Defence Acquisition Management System (AMS) Website
Although primarily aimed at an internal MoD audience and industry, it has been released on the Internet to promote a wider understanding of the new Acquisition Processes and to encourage feedback as part of the MoD’s commitment to continuous improvement and open government, including the latest guidance and developments in performance management and earned value.
U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulation Website (FARSite)
Sponored by the Contracting Laboratory of Hill Air Force Base. The site’s purpose is to enable acquisition professionals to exercise sound business decisions through deployment and support of superior, agile, integrated software solutions that produce essential strategic and operational information.
World Wide Web (W3C) Consortium
W3C develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.