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If the Shoe Fits: Applying an EVM Approach to Agile

Posted August 31, 2017 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
Alexandre Rodrigues

In an Agile environment, we are faced with the dynamic evolution of a finite boundary of integrated scope, cost, time, and resources; this finiteness — essential for business management and decisions — is the cradle for project management techniques, tools, methods, and frameworks. The earned value management (EVM) method was first developed to help with managing complex R&D projects mostly characterized by an unstable, volatile, and evolving scope. It is therefore no surprise that EVM applies to Agile projects. (Register for the complimentary How to Use EVM for Agile Projects webinar series now.)

About The Author
Alexandre Rodrigues
Alexandre Rodrigues is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. He is Executive Partner of PMO Projects Group, delivering advanced project management training and consulting services to clients across Europe and other parts of the world. Dr. Rodrigues has been leading the implementation of earned value management (EVM) systems for multibillion-dollar projects and control… Read More
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