Letter: Quality of EVM metrics depends on underlying data
Regarding “Report identifies benefits, limitations of EVM
,” the report is accurate in its assessment that the usefulness of earned value management metrics depends on the quality and reliability of the underlying data. Contractually reported data is not always a valid measure of technical progress and cost performance.
Related articles in Defense Department publication are available here. See the articles on integrating systems engineering with EVM and on award fees.
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