[bibshow]In the September/October 2010 issue of IEEE Software Hakan Erdogmus discusses the differences between Earned Value Management and current agile practices such as burn down charts. His conclusion is that while similar these two concepts are not the same.[bibcite key=”citeulike:13767577″] I do not agree, I think burn down charts and all that is merely a special case of EVM.
I do agree with one thing though, calling the budgeted cost of a work item its “value” is a misnomer.
- Burn Down Chart from Agilo: Philip Gillißen via Wikimedia Commons | PD