Gartner Research

Get More 'Value' From Earned Value Management

Published: 16 August 2005

ID: G00130399

Analyst(s): David McClure, Rick White III, Herb Strauss


The U.S. government is striving to require the use of integrated baseline reviews and earned value management systems on all major acquisitions, including IT. An EVM system can help ensure more-positive project outcomes, especially when executive management understands and uses it.

Table Of Contents
  • The Case for Using EVM
  • EVM Is Not a Panacea
  • Expect Increased Audit/Oversight Attention

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