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The mission of the NASA EVM website is to provide a primary on-line reference point for EVM theory, application, and use as an integrated project management process within NASA.


What is EVM?

EVM is an integrated management control system for assessing, understanding and quantifying what a contractor or field activity is achieving with program dollars.
  • Integrates technical, cost, schedule, with risk management
  • Allows objective assessment and quantification of current project performance
  • Helps predict future performance based on trends.
EVM provides project management with objective, accurate and timely data for effective decision making.

Policy References

OMB Circular A-11, Appendix J; NPR 7120.5 (latest version), NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements; EIA-748 Standard for Earned Value Management Systems (see the Regulations/Requirements webpage for further details)