PMTI launched Advanced Earned Value Management, an e-learning course on May 30th. This course is written by EVM guru Walt Lipke. Walt Lipke's profile:
Walt Lipke recently retired as the deputy chief of the Software Division at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. He has over 35 years of experience in the development, maintenance, and management of software for automated testing of avionics. During his tenure, the division achieved several software process improvement milestones:.
1993 - first Air Force activity to achieve Level 2 of the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model (CMM).
1996 - first software activity in federal service to achieve CMM Level 4 distinction.
1998 . division achieved ISO 9001/TickIT registration.
1999 - division received the SEI/IEEE Award for Software Process Achievement
Mr. Lipke has been selected in March for the 2nd PMI Metrics Specific Interest Group Scholar Award recently. Mr. Lipke has published several articles and presented at conferences, internationally, on the benefits of software process improvement and the application of earned value management and statistical methods to software projects. He is the creator of the technique Earned Schedule (Copyright (c) 2003 Lipke), which extracts schedule information from earned value data. Mr. Lipke is a graduate of the USA DoD course for Program Managers. He is a professional engineer with a masters degree in physics, and is a member of the physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma (SPS). Lipke achieved distinguished academic honors with the selection to Phi Kappa Phi (FKF).