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What is Baseline Execution Index (BEI)?

What is the formula used to calculate the BEI?
What does the index imply/mean?
asked 8 years ago by anonymous edited 8 years ago by me

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The Baseline Execution Index is a metric added to the US military concepts of Earned Value.  It is sometimes referred to as the military efficiency scale.  The formula is:

BEI = Tasks with Actual Finish Date / (# of Baseline Tasks Scheduled to Finish Prior to Status Date +Tasks Missing Baseline Start or Finish Date)

In simple terms, its a ratio of the number of tasks that finished in a period to the number of tasks that were supposed to finish in a period.  Hence the name as it is checking against performance of the project baseline.
answered 8 years ago by sdcapmp (45,840 points)

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