Here’s something that you may find useful in your day-to-day business in Project Control Earned Value and Agile. Now there's a potent combination. This Gold Card summarises the terms and Three Letter Abbreviations used by EV and Agile. It also shows how similar EV and Agile really are.
Even better, it shows how to translate between the two. A project control Babel Fish (for those of you who remember the book...) The real trick is to try and make a mousemat out of it (the PDF that is...not the Hitchhiker's Guide). Remember, this product may help you in your quest to demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty.