Enterprise Architecture

Alpha Omega Integration (AOI) supports the Department of State (DOS) Portfolio Management Office with a full range of support services that encompass IT Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC), IT program management, portfolio management, investment planning and enterprise architecture.  We provide delivery services through strategy and planning, development, operations, support, and security of the applications with the mandate of minimizing cost, maximizing benefit and maintaining the accuracy documentation of DoS information and systems resulting in these achievements:

  • Total Portfolio savings for FY20 Submissions $95 (MM)
  • Total Portfolio savings for FY21 Submissions $111 (MM)
  • Technology Business Management Standardization across all investments
  • Technology Business Management Implementation for Products & Services at the Bureau Level
  • Implemented The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) best practices
  • Developed and Implemented CIO Risk Rating strategy for Major/Standard Investments
  • Implemented FITARA integration best practices to improve budget submission accuracy and allowed for data-driven analysis/reporting
  • Ad-Hoc strategic data analysis in correlation with GAO and Congressional mandates
  • Enhanced DoS portfolio management tool to incorporate new reporting requirements to comply with OMB requirements
  • Developed working group to include strategic relations between Budget Officers and PMO office to ensure CYBER BDR numbers and Budget Resource Requests numbers align with proposed budget
  • Completed Monthly OMB IT Dashboard Submissions
  • Completed FY2020 OMB Business Case Submission for the Department
  • Quarterly portfolio management training consistent with both prior/new OMB requirements consistent with Capital Planning Guidance
  • Implemented Revised Quarterly Health Assessments to include the gaps and actions items needed for investment managers to ensure project completion is weighted against DME efforts
  • Ensures Baseline Change Requests for Open Projects are accurate and align to the value presented within the Select Phase
  • Liaisons between Investment Managers and PMO leadership to ensure portfolio realignment complies with OMB Guidance
  • Continued participation on behalf of DoS at quarterly CPIC CoP meetings
  • Continued participation in Quarterly Fund reviews to ensure UFR allocation provides the necessary information to balance against any Delta’s in budget formulation
  • Created and Implemented various CPIC Process maps to reflect the detail objectives and sub processes outlined in Pre-Select, Select, Control, and Evaluate
  • Maintained System Inventory List to ensure PII Compliance, HVA compliance, and O&M data are accurately factored in the detail submission
  • Jointly aligned Contract modules with investments with DoS acquisition teams
  • Guided and Assisted customer through GAO Audits in reference to CPIC Best Practices
  • Guided Customer through OMB TechStat process
  • Established CIO Risk Rating Scoring Methodology/Cadence
  • Created IT Acquisition Scoring Model
  • Created State Departments first CPIC Policy
  • Created a FITARA Predictive Analysis Tool to ensure areas of improvement are outlined
  • Created/Ensure investment scoring model is outlined against current Capital Planning Guidance and Procedures per Standard, Major, and Non-Major Investments
  • Created Training manuals and tutorials for newly hired Bureau level CPIC Staff

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