Management Solutions

CTS provides a wide array of management consulting expertise to our Government clients with an emphasis in understanding the needs and challenges in today’s complex, changing environment. Working together with our clients we provide realistic and innovative solutions to achieve mission goals and success.

Key Areas of Expertise

Acquisition Planning and Management

Expertise in the following areas can be provided by experienced CTS professionals to support our Federal Government clients in the execution of acquisitions ranging from the most complex to the more routine.

Acquisition Milestone Support

Acquisition Documentation

Intelligence capabilities descriptions

Operational capability statements

Capability development descriptions

Statement of capabilities

Program management plans

Acquisition strategies

System engineering plans

Information support plans

Acquisition logistics support plans

Economic analysis

Service Level Agreement (SLA) development and tracking

Business management

Requisition preparation

Contract management


RFP development




Program Assessment and Management

The success of any program is dependent upon program/project controls to monitor activities, measure progress and performance, and generate the information executives need to make effective business decisions aligned with their strategic goals.  CTS provides professional support in accordance with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) guidelines in the following areas:

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Integrated Master Plan (IMP)

Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

Earned Value Management (EVM)

Program control

Program review support

Risk management

Configuration management

Decision support/snalysis of alternatives

Cost estimating/analysis

Financial Management

Accurate and comprehensive financial management is crucial to the successful execution of any program or project. CTS has an experienced professional staff to assist our Government clients in the full breadth of financial management disciplines, to include the following:

Financial analysis

Planning Programming and Budget Execution (PPBE) support

Basis of Estimates (BOE) development

Spend plan development and tracking

Budget monitoring and tracking

Independent cost estimating

Independent Cost and Schedule Estimates

CTS offers expertise and experience in authenticating and corroborating program estimates, as well as managing cost model studies to determine pricing accuracy and provide error band data. Areas of expertise include:

Space mission cost estimation

Joint confidence level determination

Cost model performance evaluation of both commercial and public domain tools

New model development including specialized cost estimation relationships

Quantitative and qualitative schedule analyses

Earned value and discrete cost risk analyses

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