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Earned Value Management for Enterprise Resource Planning Implementations

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RRP implementations are a special breed of projects. They are often characterized by aggressive timeliness, high budgets and involvement of diverse teams. This emphasizes the need to have a reliable tool to measure the performance of ERP implementations throughout the execution phases. Earned Value Analysis, with its basis in cost, benefit and timeline is a good financial tool for Project managers. This paper starts by establishing the key concepts of Earned Value Analysis. Metrics such as EV, PV, AC, CPI, SPI are explained at an overview level.