Project Assistants’ Case Studies

Professional Services

Staff Augmentation for Large Technology Company

Background HP, a stockholder-owned corporation founded in 1939, is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries worldwide. The company’s mission is straight-forward: develop technologies and services that can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realize their possibilities, aspirations and dreams. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, HP has approximately […]

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Healthcare Information Services Company Improves Project Management Processes

In order to maintain a leadership role in an increasingly competitive market, ACS realized that it needed to advance to the next level of maturity in their project management processes.

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Major Government Supplier Improves Project Management Processes on Strategic DOD Program

Team HP’s goal was to centralize the DLA infrastructure into dual Enterprise Data Centers (EDC ) by migrating appropriate applications and servers in four phases over 2 years.

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Project Assistants Integrates Traditional Media Production and IT Development Methodologies to Drive Interactive Media Business

Project Assistants was engaged by IBM’s Interactive Media to develop an integrated methodology based upon project management methodology, software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology, and traditional media production methodology.

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Professional Services Organization Integrates Accounting and PM systems to Optimize Resource Capacity Management

An Atlanta-based web integration services company is growing rapidly and needs to have a better understanding of where resources are being utilized on projects.

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Professional Services Division of Major Medical Software Provider Integrates PM Technology and Deployment Methodology to Improve Client Satisfaction

Siemens field-based solution engagement teams needed an integrated project management/solution delivery methodology with supporting toolsets, mentoring and training to enable the consistent deliver healthcare solution implementation services to their clients.

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IT Project Management

Healthcare Company Improves Project Management Capability by Implementing Enterprise Project Management Environment

For 70 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has served its customers by offering access to quality health care at a competitive price and has served the people of North Carolina through support of community organizations, programs and events that promote good health.

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Healthcare IT Organization Adopts Project Server Technology to Improve Project Delivery

The CCHS IT department identified the need to adopt a standard project management tool for the organization, and sought the help of Microsoft to address this need.

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Comprehensive Project Management Assessment Helps Food Industry Leader Improve Project Management Processes Across the Organization

Like most IT departments in global companies, Del Monte IT Division encountered problems successfully delivering IT projects and was seeking direction on how to develop an effective project management environment across the enterprise.

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Financial Services Company Improves Project Management Processes

Freddie Mac began looking for a product to better meet their unique project management needs. In addition to being a large organization with numerous projects across many departments and utilizing resources across the company…

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Auto Insurance Company Improves Enterprise Project and Resource Management Process and Reporting

GEICO’s existing Project Server environment and processes were not configured to meet their business objectives and their unique project management needs.

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Life Sciences R & D

Pharma R&D Organization Adopts PM Technology to Drive Rigorous Resource Management

AZ faces the unique dual challenge of constructing a new corporate culture from two healthy but very different predecessor organizations while continuing to discover and commercialize important drugs.

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Life Sciences Company Implements Resource Planning Tool to Enhance Proven Clinical Trial Methodology

Biogen recognized the need to improve their process for the initiation, management, and reporting of the resourcing requirements for all clinical trial projects world-wide.

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Pharmaceutical Company Improves Clinical Study Development and Management Capabilities

Janssen’s Clinical Logistics Division was looking to replace their existing Clinical Study Database (CSD). Project plans were being stored in multiple places, with little or no standardization.

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Pharmaceuticals Company Improves Project Management Processes

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Group was looking for a standard way to initiate, view, report and make decisions on a broad range of global R&D projects.

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Architectural Engineering

Utility Company Improves Project Management Infrastructure

Conectiv expressed a desire to reach a level of sustainable, reproducible project management maturity, with a suitable infrastructure in place to support continuous improvement in project management.

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Homebuilder Leverages MS Project to Drive Master Construction Schedule

Dewey Homes is faced with the challenge of providing accurate and timely schedule information from the central office to the field superintendents who are managing and guiding the construction process.

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Major News Network Leverages PM Technology to Optimize Studio Construction and Management

Responding to the demands of breaking news requires that the news delivery infrastructure be constantly prepared to provide for the need to deliver the latest news content from anywhere in the world.

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Government Solutions

Federal Agency Improves Project and Portfolio Management Processes

NARA began searching for a project management tool to address the issues with effectively managing its portfolio of IT projects according to the guidelines set forth by the OMB and GAO.

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US Navy Utilizes PM Technology to Deliver Key Projects On-Time and On-Budget

The Pilot Funding and Project Management Group recognized the need to improve the process for the intake, management, and reporting of status for all funded pilot projects which are currently active at numerous locations world-wide.

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Product Development

Aerospace Company Improves Project Management and Enterprise Resource Scheduling

ATK Thiokol was looking for a two-part solution: to create a more modern project management environment, and to establish a single view across project activity to provide a cross project view of equipment planned usage.

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Aerospace Company Improves Project Management Processes

Goodrich’s vision for the use of Project Management systems and technology is to drive consistent, integrated and effective project management within the Optical and Space Systems Division located in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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Microsoft Gains Efficiency for Xbox 360 Launch with Project Management System

Microsoft undertook an aggressive schedule in order to launch the next generation of the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system worldwide in time for the holidays

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