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Earned Value at activity level

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Hermie LaO
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There are different earned value Techniques like 0-100 / 50-50, etc.

In Open Plan you can define different technique for every activity.

Flexible huh!

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Frank Borcherdt
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J,

Were using OPP with Cobra and all EV reports came from Cobra so never noticed....no longer using either.
Joanne Foster
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John/Frank

My response was "In OPP v3.1 there is an option to allocate an EVT to each activity HOWEVER OPP does not actually use that information. For example, if you added an EVT of 0-100 it would let you enter in 50%."

I was referring to how open plan works not how Earned Value works. In OPPv3.1 you can assigned an EVT to each activity HOWEVER it doesn’t use that information THEREFORE a user CAN enter in 50% on an activity which was meant to be 0-100 and it WILL calculate the EV at 50% of BAC.

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John Owen
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Frank is correct. Also, if you are using progress calculations to compute Physical Percent complete you must check the option to ’Base Physical Percent Complete on EVT’.
Frank Borcherdt
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J,

0-100 means you do not earn any value until you reach the 100% mark....you can still be 50% complete and you will find the earned value reported is $0 and will remain so until you reach 100% complete.

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Joanne Foster
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In OPP v3.1 there is an option to allocate an EVT to each activity HOWEVER OPP does not actually use that information. For example, if you added an EVT of 0-100 it would let you enter in 50%.

J