Quick Reference for Earned Value Management Formulas If you are looking for a comprehensive list of all the Earned Value Management Formulas, then you are at the right place. If you are preparing for PMP® Exam, you will find all the Earned Value Formulas. This article would provide you with a step up in doing […]

Continue readingYou might know that Estimate To Complete (ETC) is an important metric for Earned Value Management (EVM) calculations. ETC formulas are used to compute the cost of remaining project work. Even though ETC is a very important concept, it is explained sketchily in Project Management (PM) books and literature. Many PM books and PMP Study […]

Continue readingQuick Reference on Three Point Estimate I have written a series of articles on Three Point Estimate and related concepts. Before reading this, you should look at my first article of the series. I have explained the basic concept of Three Point Estimate in my first article. I have also explained that PERT is not […]

Continue readingDo you find Earned Value Management System a difficult concept? I generally ask the above question in my class before I start explaining what is Earned Value Management System. Usually I find most of the students have not even heard about Earned Value Management System, let alone gauge its difficulty. On the other hand, a small […]

Continue readingProject estimation is the most fundamental aspect of Project Management (PM). Analogous and parametric estimating techniques are most commonly used methods. You will find definitions, detailed description, and examples of these techniques in this post. You will also get to know about the difference between Analogous and parametric estimation. This post should help PMP aspirants, […]

Continue readingI have described Program Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT), Critical Path Method (CPM) and Standard Deviation in complete detail this post. I have talked about how they are related to each other and how they can be used together. What is Critical Path Method (CPM)? Critical Path is the Longest Path in the Project Network. […]

Continue readingWhat is the chance of getting a ‘Heads’ in a toss of a coin? You would say that’s easy. There is a 50% chance of getting a Heads. Or you would say Probability of getting ‘Heads’ is 50% or 1/2. What is the chance of getting a ‘Six’ in a throw of a dice? You […]

Continue readingEstimation is one of the most basic concepts of Project Management. In fact poor and improper estimation is one of the main causes of challenged projects. There are many ways to Estimate. Some of these estimation techniques are specific to an industrial domain like software size estimation techniques. While other techniques can be applied to […]

Continue readingTo Complete Performance Index (TCPI) is a forecasting technique of Project Management (PM). It is the cost efficiency required to complete a project within a defined budget. I have written this post to provide detailed explanation of To Complete Performance Index. After reading this post, you will understand TCPI definition and meaning. learn about TCPI […]

Continue readingDo you think Estimate At Completion (EAC) is a misnomer? I think it is. How can you estimate anything when it is already complete? Well! That is Earned Value Management (EVM) for you. It has many confusing terms. But you don’t have to worry. You are at the right place. You will find detailed explanation […]

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