Auroros

IT Portfolio Management:  Confidential Federal Customer ~$1B annual budget


Auroros participated as team leader and provided analysis for the following: establishment of an enterprise project portfolio management process, establishment of enterprise IT governance processes, facilitating transition to a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment, identifying and integrating enterprise level business, technical, service, and data architectures, common solutions, eliminating replication and establishing agile services, integrating complex intra-project development and delivery schedules with the underlying infrastructure project schedules, SOA services portfolio management for services that have evolved for stand-alone and enterprise solutions, and conflict resolution regarding the above. Led the creation of a Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF) taxonomy to organize the hundreds of services and infrastructure capabilities for effective portfolio management and reuse nomination. Led and guided the creation of various SOPs and policy documents to enable effective governance, to include the IT Executive Board Charter policy document.


All of these activities support the objective of reducing costs in system development and in O&M in ways not typically addressed at the project or program level. Led the effort to establish an enterprise wide project management capability that illustrated cross program dependencies and allowed for project portfolio management and decision support reporting and dashboards.


The IT Governance effort provides project managers and division management with recommendations to assure success from both the project and enterprise view. It also allows this customer  to more efficiently and effectively develop and offer business services, present consistent performance data models for internal use and for division customers and partners, reduce development and O&M costs, improve the flexibility and adaptability of services, and improve information sharing.