Our finance management professionals provide a unique approach ensuring Federal practitioners, projects and programs are improving internal financial management processes, enhancing the stewardship of taxpayer dollars and eliminating the fraud, waste and abuse.
Our approach encompasses a variety of cost management techniques, including establishing project budgets, tracking project expenditures, addressing project risk, controlling procurement costs, and the use of financial management tools and techniques.
Budget Preparation and Execution
We assist Federal agencies and departments determine how to allocate scarce resources and access their impact on achieving mission critical goals. We support data gathering and preparation, help to meet deadlines and offer objective assessments and analysis of the proposed budget.
DMA views cost estimation as an essential acquisition lifecycle responsibility. Our certified cost estimators prepare and update cost baselines throughout the program lifecycle, using industry standard cost estimating techniques backed by decades of experience in cost estimation for public-sector programs. We use proven analysis and modeling methodologies to deliver an accurate, defensible cost estimate that helps decision makers quantify risks, meet objectives, and accelerate success.
Earned Value Management (EVM)
Our EVM approach helps PMs compare the value of the work completed to the costs incurred to assess whether programs are on track or identify necessary course corrections. DMA EVM provides early performance indicators, enabling PMs to better control and realize value from programs.
Executives need access to accurate, relevant, and timely analysis of the economic landscape to make data-driven decisions. DMA employs a disciplined, forward-thinking approach to optimizing resource allocation, investing in large-scale capital projects, and developing forecasts using advanced statistical software. We draw together the economic research and data to create actionable insights that empower decisionmakers to make informed choices.
Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPB&E)
We provide the expertise to link strategies, plans, and objectives with performance goals. Our solutions include training and technical assistance to appropriately prioritize, resource, develop alternatives, monitor, and analyze performance to achieve mission success.
Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC)
DMA helps your agency implement—and strengthen—its CPIC model. We’ll assess your agency’s processes against GAO’s Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) Process Maturity Framework and make recommendations to move you up the maturity scale. We’ll help you identify, implement, and refine your governance structure and review processes and protocols to help you craft Exhibit 300 Business Cases to favor key investments.