The Project Management Institute is the leading membership association for project management professionals. PMI is dynamically engaged in advocacy for the profession, setting professional standards, conducting research and providing access to an abundance of valuable information and resources. In addition, PMI advocates career and professional development and offers certification, networking and community involvement opportunities. Over 94% of AET project leaders and managers are PMP certified.
IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology. Through its global membership, IEEE is a foremost authority on areas ranging from computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, aerospace systems, electric power and consumer electronics. The IEEE is a top developer of international standards that support many of today’s information technology, telecommunications and power generation products and services. AET adheres to IEEE standards and is active in promoting those standards through client engagements in the markets that we serve.
ITIL (the IT Infrastructure Library) is a series of documents that are used to aid the implementation of a lifecycle framework for IT Service Management. This customizable framework defines how Service Management is applied within an organization. ITIL is organized into a series of five volumes: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continual Service Improvement. These volumes describe a closed loop feedback system that provides feedback throughout all areas of the lifecycle. The volumes maintain a framework of best practice disciplines that enable IT Services to be provided efficiently. AET embraces ITIL fundamentals as yet another avenue to deliver service excellence. A number of AET professionals are certified in ITIL.
The Quality Assurance Institute’s (QAI) founding objective was and remains to provide leadership in improving quality, productivity, and effective solutions for process management in the information services profession. It is a global membership organization serving over 1000 corporate members, structured to share state-of-the-art methods, tools, and techniques. Several AET personnel have been certified by the QAI.
As the first credential accredited by ANSI to ISO Standard 17024:2003 in the field of information security, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification provides information security professionals with not only an objective gauge of proficiency but a globally recognized standard of achievement. Several AET staff are CISSP certified professionals.
The EVM guidelines incorporate best business practices for earned value management systems (EVMS) that have proven to provide strong benefits for program or enterprise planning and control. Earned value puts a dollar value the status of your project and shows you your project’s ‘health’ at a glance. AET’s EVMS has been certified by a federal government agency for compliance against the National Defense Industrial Associations (ANSI/EIA 748) standards.