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February 2020: EVMS Business Practices & Attachments updated

February 2020: EVMS Compliance Metrics (v3.5) & Metric Tracker updated

DCMA Earned Value Management Systems Center

Mission: The EVMS Center contributes to the DOD acquisition process through actionable assessments of contractor effectiveness at supplier facilities, which provides stakeholders with expectations of future performance and potential impacts on individual contractors and/or programs.

Organization: The EVMS Center is organized functionally into six execution Groups along with our Headquarters staff.  The six Groups align with the Cost & Pricing Center structure.  The six Groups are detailed below.  Additional contractors not listed below are assigned to a Group either through their alignment with the Cost & Pricing Center or by geographic location. 

           Lockheed Martin Group (Lead, Daniel Goldsmith)

           General Dynamics Group (Lead, Dean Nifakos)

           Boeing Group (Lead, Erik Berg)

           BAE Group (Lead, Shad Kresta)

           Raytheon Group (Lead, Danielle Bemis)

           Northrop Grumman Group (Lead, Jim Dimmette)

 

Business Practices: The EVMS Center defines execution of its EVMS DFARS mission via nine Business Practices (BP).  All EVMS Center Business Practices require an annual re-assessment to ensure continued compliance with regulatory requirements, DCMA policy &/or DOD guidance issuances. 

BP0 – Earned Value Management Systems

BP1 – Pre-Award EVM System Plan Review

BP2 – System Description Review  

BP3 – Program Support  

BP4 – System Surveillance

BP5 – Review for Cause

BP6 – Compliance Review Execution

BP7 – Compliance Metric Configuration Control

BP8 – ECDP EVMSC Career Development Program

 

Functional Experts: The EVMS Center identifies Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to cover certain areas of responsibility to provide consistent, reliable, accurate information for EVMS functional subjects internal and external to the Agency.

DCMA EVMS Center Training SMEs: - responsible for training guidance, EVMS informal development plans, DAWIA certification review and adjudication recommendation, and general EVMS learning internal and external to the Agency. Responsibility includes promulgation of information among EVMS Center team members at each Group location.

Leads: Donna Holden, Erik Berg

 

DCMA EVMS Center Policy SMEs: - responsible for official requests for information from internal and external sources regarding policy, regulation, clause, and other EVMS functional document review. Responsible for supporting or providing responses to internal and external formal and informal requests for policy review, comments, and adjudication of EVMS functional policy, procedure, and regulatory type requests for information. Includes promulgation of information among EVMS Center team members at each Group location.

Leads: Danielle Bemis, Dean Nifakos

 

DCMA EVMS Center Tools SMEs: - responsible for gathering, understanding, and processing EVMS-specific tools used in all facets of performing the EVMS functional duties in support of carrying out all aspects of the BPs as necessary. Responsibility includes promulgation of information among EVMS Center team members at each Group location.

Leads: Daniel Goldsmith, Shad Kresta, Jim Dimmette

DECM Process: Any recommended changes to the DCMA EVMS Compliance Metric (DECM), general EVMS questions or input regarding the compliance metrics and process are submitted to the EVMS Center inbox (link below). All DECM change requests must be submitted no later than 2 weeks prior to next Configuration Control Board (CCB) for consideration in CCB proceedings. All DECM change requests must be submitted using redline Metric Specification Template only. DECM change requests submitted late may be considered as time allows, and may be deferred until next CCB meeting. DECM metric specification template updates are to be posted not later than 30 days after CCB proceedings close. Metric Specification Templates become effective 14 calendar days after the day they are posted. Possible impact to surveillance events in process are evaluated with each cognizant DCMA Group Lead as necessary.

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EVMS Compliance Metric Templates (.zip | .xlsx)

Metrics Templates v3.5
EVMS Compliance Procedures
Metrics Tracking and Data Artifact List

 

EVMS Change submissions, General Questions or Input: If you have any recommended DECM change submissions, general EVMS questions, etc., contact the EVMS Center via the EVMS Center inbox link below.

Contact EVMS Center Team: 

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