Program & Project Management
Improve Your Organization’s Performance
Our Project Management and Project Management support are based on industry best practices including the Project Management Institution's (PMI) methodology. We provide our clients with professionals ensuring each customer project is scoped to ensure success, and during project execution deliver the highest degree of quality, in scope, on-time and within budget. Kilderkin embraces PMI principles that enable accurate forecasting of project performance, provide risk mitigation and management, and report program/project progress.
Key project management activities include: Execution Support, Performance Management, Change Management, Cost Schedule Management, Advisory Support, Quality Assurance, Earned Value Management and Documentation Review.
Lifecycle Support and Analysis
Achieve Cradle to Grave System Sustainment
Kilderkin’s Life Cycle professionals provide superior Life-cycle sustainment management, from cradle to grave for a system. Our professionals focus on early planning, development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive, affordable, effective performance driven logistics support and strategies. Our goal is to ensure customer sustainment considerations are integrated into all planning, implementation, management, and oversight activities associated with the acquisition, development, production, fielding, support, and disposal of a system across its life cycle.
From Concept, Through Development, to Deployment, Prepare for the Future
Kilderkin provides an exceptional cadre of acquisition management specialists, versed in the full breadth of Acquisition Management. Kilderkin hires some of the highest, technically-qualified personnel with proven backgrounds in providing outstanding past performance and quality service to the Federal Government. Kilderkin’s acquisition professionals have served as hands-on, working members of various Federal executive, middle management, and professional staff teams assisting them through their complex acquisitions. In addition, we have briefed senior procurement executives on acquisition initiatives and presented applicable concepts to senior federal officials. Our acquisition professionals focus on providing acquisition planning, best practices, and focused risk mitigation analyses, while having a strong cadre of Defense Acquisition professionals versed in the full depth of program support, including JCIDS-Based Requirement Development, Acquisition Milestone Documentation, Earned Value Management and PMO Support.
Financial & Cost Management
Planning to Prosper
Kilderkin’s Financial and Cost Management professionals assist our customers in navigating the various complex financial and budget issues, many times with imperfect information regarding financial and cost implications. Our analysts are skilled practitioners of industry standard best practices enabling the effective integration of financial and cost management resource allocations, process integration, monitoring and controls, and reporting. Kilderkin analysts build and delivers practical, timely, best-value solutions to solve an organization’s financial and cost management challenges.
Identify Business Needs and Determine Solutions to Business Concerns
Kilderkin’s Business Analysts focus initial efforts on understanding how organizations function to accomplish their purposes, and defining the capabilities an organization requires to provide products and services to external stakeholders. Our analysts assist in defining organizational goals, how those goals connect to specific objectives, determining the courses of action that an organization has to undertake to achieve those goals and objectives, and defining how the various organizational units and stakeholders within and outside of that organization interact.
Our Kilderkin Business Analysts are skilled in delivering business requirements, functional requirements, non-functional requirements, as-is processes, to-be processes, data models, and business case analyses. Our Business Analyst assist the customer in eliciting the actual needs of stakeholders, not simply their expressed desires. Additional our Business Analysts also facilitate communication between organizational units, by playing a central role in aligning the customers’ needs with the capabilities delivered by information technology, while serving as a "translator" between those groups.
Enable Realization of System Concepts
Kilderkin Systems Engineers (SE) professional are practitioners of the interdisciplinary approach and means enable the successful realization of deployed systems, recognizing these systems must satisfy the needs of our customers, users and other stakeholders.
At the core of our Systems Engineers’ philosophies is the ability to focus on analyzing and eliciting customer needs and required functionality early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and system validation while considering the complete problem.
Our professionals assist our customers in defining and characterizing systems and associated/impacted subsystems, including the interactions among them is one of the goals of Kilderkin’s systems engineering. In doing so, our professional address gap that exists between informal requirements from users, operators, organizations, and technical specifications is successfully bridged.
Test & Evaluation
Provide Crucial Information to Decision Makers
Kilderkin systems engineers (SEs) are practitioners in the generation of test and evaluation strategies to field effective, interoperable systems. Our practitioners have assisted customers by making recommendations on certification and accreditation processes. Our Subject Matter Experts assist in developing and designing test and evaluation plans and procedures. We participate in our customers’ developmental and operational testing, observe and communicate test results, influence re-test decisions, recommend mitigation strategies, and assist customers in making system acceptance decisions.
Breathing New Life into Business
Kilderkin’s Logistics Analysts recognize the importance of demonstrating the full breadth of logistics for our customers includes the management of the flow of things between the point of origin to the customer’s designated end point, meeting the customers’ requirements. Additionally, our Logistics Analysts assist customers in planning, implementing, and controlling the well-organized, cost effective flow and storage of materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information.
Our Logistics Analysts are also skilled integrated logistics support (ILS) practitioners. We provide superior quality support and management functions that provide planning, funding, and functioning controls which help to assure customers’ systems meet performance requirements, are developed at a reasonable price, and can be supported throughout its life cycle.
Science & Technology Management
Surpass the Competition
Kilderkin Science and Technology (S&T) Management professional assist customers manage basic research, and advanced technology development activities. Our professionals are also involved with direct support to acquisition program managers. Our professionals assist customers in developing program plans for S&T projects, developing budgets for assigned projects; and acquiring the services of expert subject matter experts, and technical support personnel to perform S&T work for our customers. Our S&T Analysts help our customers oversee in-house research or design and external research or design efforts. We provide the full range of responsibilities which include conducting evaluations of S&T products to determine their effectiveness, including conducting Technology Readiness Assessments; interfacing with the technology customer to expedite the transition of technology to the user; and developing Technology Transition Agreements.
A Secure Technology Future Starts Here
Kilderkin’s Cyber Security professional help ensure cyber security is considered early and often as our team of professional’s help guide customer programs and systems through the development process. Our team of certified cybersecurity engineers possess a broad spectrum of capabilities applicable across the domain to include: secure design and development systems, system certification and accreditation (C&A), security and penetration testing, supply chain analysis, and ongoing maintenance and security posture monitoring. Kilderkin’s team of skilled professional have applied cybersecurity best practices to the development, integration, and maintenance of our customers’ enterprise systems, core networks, and critical systems.
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Creative and Successful Solutions
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Achieve Your Goals
Kilderkin is your resource for achieving business success through comprehensive Program Support. Our Program Support professionals oversee the entire program/initiative from start to finish. We examine what organizations are doing to stay relevant and competitive in this fast-paced world, and then strategize using industry standard best practices, smart tools, processes and resources in order to help shape organizational decision.
Our professionals emphasize coordination and prioritization of resources; whether for a single project or across multiple projects, managing dependencies between projects and stakeholders and the overall costs and risks of the program to the customer. Kilderkin’s program managers have complete oversight when supporting project/program activities to ensure program goals are achieved.