KeyLogic Blog: Performance Management/EVM

Learn more about the advances and expertise our KeyLogic team brings to their respective fields.

  • EVM

    Why Should a Project Manager Care About Earned Value?

    Dec 11, 2013
    In simplest terms, Earned Value Management (EVM) is a method of measuring project performance. There are many ways to measure performance, and EVM is a well-known, standard method, mandated in the case of many government projects.
  • CPIC

    What role does Enterprise Architecture (EA) have within a Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) program and IT Investment Management (ITIM) methodologies?

    Oct 03, 2013
    CPIC and EA programs have synergistic touch points, that when integrated, can effectively support an effective ITIM program. EA can assist the CPIC process by providing recommendations to streamline the investments, eliminate duplication of effort and encourage adoption of technologies that are required to achieve the future state.
  • Federal IT Dashboard

    What are the processes to use eCPIC and the Federal IT Dashboard for IT investment management and submission of OMB Exhibit 53 and Exhibit 300?

    Sep 19, 2013
    In managing the US Department of Labor (DOL) IT portfolio, the KeyLogic Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) team uses DOL and OMB tools to improve the performance of the DOL investments and overall portfolio. One of these tools is the Federal IT Dashboard (
  • KeyLogic CPIC Process

    What role does Enterprise Architecture (EA) have within a Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) program?

    Aug 07, 2013
    CPIC program outputs assist in senior management making better decisions and the governance process by providing the process framework within which key portfolio selection (Select), monitoring (Control) and evaluation (Evaluate) decisions are made. It creates a process to evaluate investments and supports decision-making by providing objective metrics of the investment portfolio.
  • Nail and hammer

    How Can I Leverage Lessons Learned on Future Projects?

    Jul 31, 2013
    Ah, project management “Groundhog Day.” We close a successful project, high-five all our project stakeholders, and wash our hands of it. Clean slate. We move on to the next effort and are for some reason surprised when we find ourselves back in the same spot repeating the same minor or even major project management errors again.
  • Open Filing Cabinet Drawer

    What is “A-11”?

    Jul 23, 2013
    “A-11” is a term generally associated with the Capital Planning and Investment Control processes as the standing government guidance. This “A-11” document is updated yearly by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to reflect updated laws, regulations, policies, and new management initiatives. “A-11” is a shortened phrase for OMB Circular Number A-11: Planning, Budgeting, and Acquisition of Capital Assets.
  • PMP Certification

    How Do I Become PMP Certified?

    Jul 18, 2013
    Certification is achieved through successful completion of the PMP exam, which consists of multiple choice questions from the six performance domains of the PMP Examination Specification. These cover material from initiation, planning, and execution of the project, through monitoring and controlling it, to closing the project, as well as professional and social responsibility associated with project management.
  • federal budget 2013

    What is Electronic Capital Planning Investment Control "eCPIC”?

    Jun 13, 2013
    eCPIC or Electronic Capital Planning and Investment Control System is one of the primary systems used by the government to gather, analyze and submit Information Technology (IT) business cases to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).