|Description||Government procurement management system|
|Cardinal Technologies, 1/2011|
SM&A is a privately held management consulting firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California and our 350+ associates provide the intellectual capital needed for todayâ€™s competitive business climate. With significant repeat blue chip clients, SM&A is a leading management consulting company providing leadership and mentoring solutions to PURSUE for business capture, WIN competitive procurements and profitably PERFORM on the projects and programs won. Our solutions provide significant top-line and bottom-line growth to Fortune 500 companies and small-to-medium enterprises. From the largest aerospace and defense contractors, through the major software providers, to healthcare and financial/audit service providers, these companies partner with SM&A to win. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Newport Beach, California.
The following are descriptions of SM&A’s 3 core solution groups:
Strategic Advisors â€¢Government trends â€¢Technology area and opportunity
Business Planning â€¢Strategic Planning â€¢Market Analysis â€¢Investment Planning
Checkmate â€¢Strategy-to-Win â€¢Capture Maturity Assessment â€¢Customer Intelligence & Collaboration/Call Planning â€¢Competitive Intelligence & Black Hat Review â€¢Offering Development & Solution Baselines â€¢Shape the Acquisition
Cost and Price Solutions â€¢Independent Cost Estimate â€¢Profitability Analysis â€¢Cost Infrastructure Assessment and Implementation â€¢Cost Modeling and Estimating â€¢Cost Volume Leadership â€¢BOE Training and Development
Competitive Assessment and Price-To-Win Consulting Solutions â€¢Price to Win Solution (Full Spectrum) â€¢Modular Customer, Competitor and Pricing Strategy including: â€¢Independent Customer Assessment â€¢Deep Dive Competitor Profiles â€¢Top Down Price Modeling/Benchmarking â€¢Labor Rates Analysis â€¢Strategic Market Assessments
Proposal Management â€¢SM&A Gold Standard Process â€¢Proposal Team Training â€¢Volume Leadership â€¢Production Leadership â€¢Orals Leadership â€¢SME Author Support â€¢Program Architecture
Program Planning & Control â€¢Complete services for EVMS, planning, scheduling, and cost management â€¢The right level of support, from surge to out-sourcing, from proposal through program execution â€¢Dedicated schedulers and EV personnel for short or long term jobs â€¢Affordable, flexible and fast to deploy â€¢Industryâ€™s largest group of PP&C professionals assures the best fit for your needs
Program & Technical Management â€¢Complete services for Systems Engineering, System Architecting, and Requirements Management â€¢Milestone Successâ„¢ ensures your technical team can focus on delivery and succeed at meeting critical program technical and design reviews â€¢The right level of Systems Engineering support, from resource surge requirements to out-sourcing, from proposal technical baselines through program execution â€¢Complete services for Project Management, Program Architecting, Integrated Baseline Reviews, performance measurement / metrics and Risk Management â€¢AwardFeeâ„¢ provides planning for Award Fee structured procurements ensuring delivery of targeted Award Fee plans, tracking of requirements and deliverables and development and delivery of required period self assessments.