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EVM usage in you projects



In your project is EVM really use? Fully? a limited implementation?

You feel it improve project management compare to project that didn't use EVM
What industry are you from?

Also there is a poll
https://www.projectmanagement.com/polls/41...your-projects-?
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We don't use EVM for our IT or business projects. I think it's more suited to environments with less ambiguity of outcome and greater project management maturity.
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:22 PM
Vincent Guerard
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Most of those I see using EVM are in large construction projects.



Kiron made a good point related to agile delivery practices. Of course, you can still translate into PV and EV, however with a given stable team with a quite constant velocity and standard cost rates, the EVM metrics information for such cases is limited.
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:22 PM
Vincent Guerard
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Make sense
Thanks



We don't use it here, our finance dept is unable to provide us with actual cost data on a timely basis, so that prevents it being a useful tool
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:24 PM
Vincent Guerard
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Can't you get an estimate of cost? would give you a reasonable EVM !



We use EMV for forecasting, and CPI/SVI specially.
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:25 PM
Vincent Guerard
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I see that also, many use the basic part.



EVM limited for reporting purpose. But I use MS Excel for my EVM and use MS Project against a baseline too.
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:25 PM
Vincent Guerard
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So it is use by you on your project.



We hardly use EVM, but its important to use this crucial method. Will trying to implement the same.
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Nov 07, 2017 5:26 PM
Vincent Guerard
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What kind of project do you manage?



Oct 05, 2017 10:37 PM
Replying to PUI CHEE KHIAN
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Our Project Team (Construction Project) use Primavera P6 extensively as contractual specified tool in project management.
I not experience on Primavera P6 full usage. When well populated the calculation of EVM work good?



Oct 06, 2017 12:58 PM
Replying to St├ęphane Parent
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I have been doing IT project management for over twenty years, Vincent. We definitely use the EVM indices (CPI and SVI) to see if we are off track. EAC is not used very much.
That is also my experience in most project the basic is use.



Oct 08, 2017 4:07 PM
Replying to Elizabeth Harrin
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We don't use EVM for our IT or business projects. I think it's more suited to environments with less ambiguity of outcome and greater project management maturity.
Most of those I see using EVM are in large construction projects.



Oct 09, 2017 4:56 AM
Replying to Peter Ambrosy
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Kiron made a good point related to agile delivery practices. Of course, you can still translate into PV and EV, however with a given stable team with a quite constant velocity and standard cost rates, the EVM metrics information for such cases is limited.
Make sense
Thanks
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