The BY2009 Department of Education capital planning submission contained investments that were on the OMB watch list and high-risk investment lists. The Department also tired to resolve mismatches among the financial estimates on its Exhibit 300s, Exhibit 53s, and the budget planning documents. To support the troubled investments, Vergys revised the Department’s processes to collect, track, and update project management metrics.
Our team mapped each budget activity code to individual IT investment in order to support the synchronization between the agency budget and capital investment plans. As a result, the number of troubled investments as defined by OMB was reduced and capital planning exhibits for that fiscal year were submitted in accordance with agency quality control criteria.