Client case studies

Smart steps to better Homeland Security

A federal agency playing a vital role in national security needed to undergo a complete organizational transformation in order to achieve its crucial mission.

"Today, projects remain on schedule and on budget."

Client challenge

Operational transformation of an entire federal agency to:

  • Define its strategic vision
  • Create a process to deploy technological solutions on time, within budge t and  with desired capabilities
  • Accelerate  technology solution deployment through  strategy, and project execution  


PwC's solution

Collect knowledge and conduct an agency-wide diagnostic to:

  • Create core leadership teams to make smart decisions
  • Implement product , project, and portfolio management
  • Address federal acquisition rules and oversight


Impact on client's business

  • A 20 percent improvement in program management
  • A 30 percent improvement in planning, budgeting and execution
  • A 75 percent improvement in overall decision-making and governance
  • Alignment behind the agency’s core mission


Published 2/2014

Contact us for a more in-depth conversation

Vinay Couto
Senior Partner, Chicago
Tel: +1 (312) 578 4617
Rodger Howell
Principal, PwC's Strategy&, Chicago
Tel: +1 (708) 267 0590
John Plansky
Senior Partner, Boston
Tel: +1 (617) 521 8801
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