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November 2 CXO Lessons Learned: Earned value management

Earned value management has found a solid role in the government project management toolbox, yet not all of its practitioners achieve equal success using the methodology. This article will highlight the most common mistakes of using EVM for government projects and provide tips for how to avoid making them.

Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

 

November 2 Compliance Report: FISMA

Meeting the reporting requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) has been an onerous, time consuming task for agency IT executives. This story will look at techniques for reducing the burden of FISMA reporting requirements through the use of automation, primarily tools that utilize the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

 

Posted on Oct 08, 2009 at 12:20 PM


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