Systems Planning & Oversight

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Systems Planning & Oversight

MAXIMUS consultants provide a broad array of IT services to support your efforts to implement high-quality automated systems that improve service delivery and business operations. We are unique because our consultants not only understand technological needs and standards, but also possess a deep understanding of government services and funding models.

Planning and Procurement Support

We have an outstanding reputation and successful performance track record in justifying investments in technology projects and selecting implementation vendors. Our planning services focus on producing requirements analyses, feasibility studies, alternatives analyses, cost benefit analyses, project budgets and cost allocation plans, as part of creating Advance Planning Documents (APD) and related project investment studies. The procurement services we provide include:

  • RFP development
  • Bidder conference support, including vendor Q&A processing
  • Vendor proposal evaluation coordination and training
  • Independent proposal evaluation and scoring
  • Contract negotiations

Superior Project Oversight and Risk Management Strategies

Our project oversight and risk management services are designed to ensure that project activities are managed, controlled, coordinated, supervised and focused on the goals and objectives of the project. It is critical to the success of any project that status, risks, issues and concerns be continually addressed. Our staff apply structured, standards-based approaches to the analysis, review, demonstration and testing of critical system development processes and products. Our oversight services include:

  • Program/project management office set-up and operations
  • Project management oversight
  • Quality assurance (QA) and contract compliance monitoring
  • Independent verification and validation (IV&V)

Dependable IT Organization Assessment and Strategic Planning Support

Physical information and security services and IT risk assessments, performed by our trained and experienced staff, result in eye-opening discoveries about strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of an IT organization's people, processes and technology. When you have a robust IT organization aligned to deliver the right information about how IT is serving your organization, you can make faster, better-informed decisions, allocate resources efficiently, and respond positively to problems and planned changes. We assist our clients with achieving this level of alignment so that IT delivers high-quality services in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining the ability to meet changing business needs.

Business Areas of Focus

Our comprehensive systems planning and oversight solutions include expertise and experience with the following government programs and agencies: