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EVM Acronyms


AA
Advance Agreement
ACO
Administrative Contracting Officer
ACWP
Actual Cost of Work Performed (or Actual Cost)
AE
Apportioned Effort
ANSI/EIA
American National Standards Institute/Electronic Industries Alliance
ARC
Ames Research Center
ATP
Authorization to Proceed
AUW
Authorized Un-priced Work
BAC
Budget At Completion
BCWP
Budgeted Cost for Work Performed (or Earned Value)
BCWR
Budgeted Cost for Work Remaining
BCWS
Budgeted Cost for Work Scheduled (or Planned Value)
C/SRA
Cost and Schedule Risk Assessment
CA
Control Account (previously Cost Account)
CAM
Control Account Manager (Contractor)
CAP
Control Account Plan
CAS
Cost Accounting Standards
CBB
Contract Budget Base
CCB
Change Control Board
CDR
Critical Design Review
CDRL
Contract Data Requirements List
CO
Contracting Officer
COTR
Contracting Officer Technical Representative
CPI
Cost Performance Index
CPM
Critical Path Method
CPR
Contract Performance Report
CR
Change Request
CV
Cost Variance
DCMA
Defense Contract Management Agency
DFRC
Dryden Flight Research Center
DID
Data Item Description
DOD
Department of Defense
DRD
Data Requirements Description
EAC
Estimate At Completion
ECD
Estimated Completion Date
ECP
Engineering Change Proposal
ETC
Estimate to Complete
EVM
Earned Value Management
EVMFP
EVM Focal Point
EVMS
Earned Value Management System
EVT
Earned Value Technique (same as PMT)
FAD
Formulation Authorization Document
FFP
Firm Fixed Price
FPC
Focal Point Council
G&A
General & Administrative
GRC
Glenn Research Center
GSFC
Goddard Space Flight Center
IBR
Integrated Baseline Review
IEAC
Independent Estimate at Completion
IMP
Integrated Master Plan
IMS
Integrated Master Schedule
IPT
Integrated Product Team
JPL
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
JSC
Johnson Space Center
KDP
Key Decision Point
KSC
Kennedy Space Center
LOE
Kennedy Space Center
LaRC
Langley Research Center
LRE
Latest Revised Estimate (same as EAC)
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MR
Management Reserve
MSFC
Marshall Space Flight Center
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NFS
NASA FAR Supplement
NOA
New Obligation Authority
NPD
NASA Policy Directive
NPR
NASA Procedural Requirements
OBS
Organizational Breakdown Structure
OCE
Office of the Chief Engineer
ODC
Other Direct Costs
OMB
Office of Management and Budget
OTB
Over Target Baseline
OTS
Over Target Schedule
PBB
Project Budget Base
P-CAM
Project Control Account Manager (NASA)
PDR
Preliminary Design Review
PM
Project Manager
PMB
Performance Measurement Baseline
PMT
Performance Measurement Technique (same as EVT)
PP
Planning Package
PP&C
Project Planning & Control
PV
Price Variance
RAM
Responsibility Assignment Matrix
RFP
Request for Proposal
SEB
Source Evaluation Board
SMP
Schedule Management Plan
SOW
Statement of Work
SPI
Schedule Performance Index
SRA
Schedule Risk Assessment
SSC
Stennis Space Center
SV
Schedule Variance
TAB
Total Allocated Budget
TCPI
To Complete Performance Index
UB
Undistributed Budget
UFE
Unallocated Future Expenses
UV
Usage Variance
VAC
Variance at Completion
VAR
Variance Analysis Report
WAD
Work Authorization Document
WBS
Work Breakdown Structure
WP
Work Package