Project Management

The key to success in today’s complex IT and business environment is the ability to manage projects efficiently and effectively

This takes strong skills and experience from people that have succeeded in taking projects from initiation to completion. The skills of SPS’s project leaders are broad and deep, with a base of expertise that encompasses most aspects of business, technology and process consulting.

Our Project Management methodology is modeled after the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). SPS’s Project Managers are PMI Certified and average over 15 years of professional experience. 

The SPS project management methodology covers all phases of the project management life-cycle and includes the major activities needed to ensure successful delivery of all of our projects

Major Activities by Project Life-cycle Phase

  • Initiation & Planning
  • Execution
  • Monitoring & Control
  • Project Closure
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Create the Project Plan
  • Assemble the Project Team
  • Setup project with the Back Office
  • Conduct Project Kickoff Meeting
  • Execute the Project Plan
  • Conduct Quality Assurance activities
  • Conduct Risk Management activities
  • Implement Configuration Management
  • Status reporting-Quality Control
  • Scope Management and Change Control
  • Earned Value Management
  • Monitor and Report Project Financials to Back Office
  • Perform Project Closure activities
  • Conduct Project Closure Survey
  • Close out project with Back Office

Moreover, the SPS Project Management methodology is a critical component of all of our client service solutions. It includes the following components that are critical to the success of each and every engagement that SPS undertakes:

  • Quality Assurance Planning
  • Issue Resolution and Risk Management
  • Communication Planning
  • Earned Value Management
  • Scope Management
  • Change Control Management
  • Project Integration Management