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Effective Project Management gets results and Business Advantage Project Management is effective! Our deeply experienced Project Management consultants have successfully:

  • Led projects of all sizes for private and government clients
  • Managed project portfolios with project budgets totaling tens of millions of dollars 
  • Implemented Project Management Offices for multiple clients
  • Helped implement Agile methodologies
  • Led Agile projects
  • Developed and implemented customized processes, procedures and templates for project management deliverables

In the past 15 years, Business Advantage has performed more than 210 projects for government and private sector organizations. Business Advantage expert Project Managers have connected with and served clients in many different industries and provided consulting services for over 40 different clients. And with more than 15 years of experience delivering superior services to the State of California, Business Advantage is proficient in government Project Management standards and processes.

Examples from Our Project Portfolio

Examples of our company’s past projects that may be similar to your needs follow:

Hewlett Packard - CalWIN Semi-Annual Reporting Project

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Business Advantage managed a large, complex, legislatively-mandated IT project within the standards of the Business-Advantage designed PMO (Project Management Office) and within the professional standards of the Project Management Institute®. The project was completed on time to a state-mandated (AB6) deadline, under budget, and deployed in all 18 CalWIN counties by an 88-person project team stretching from India to China to Folsom, California to the eastern United States.  It may sound like a reporting project, but in reality the team extensively modified the eligibility logic at the heart of the automated social services system and implemented the revised functionality with outstanding quality.

Hewlett Packard - CalWIN PMO

HP, project managementBusiness Advantage established and managed Hewlett Packard’s CalWIN Project Management Office (PMO). Our services included managing multiple project teams (up to 36 concurrent and separate small, medium and large projects), managing complex system releases, conducting team building activities, reporting and managing risk for the entire portfolio of projects, and interacting with senior executives at State, federal and county levels.

CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) - eUHR Project

rehabilitationcorrections, project managementOur Business Advantage team provided project management, business analysis and system development services to CCHCS/CDCR SOMS project, electronic medical records (eUHR) subproject. The subproject’s purpose was to implement the EMC Documentum content management solution for all 33 men’s and women’s institutions.

MAXIMUS - Medi-Cal PM

maximus, project managementBusiness Advantage developed and managed a cross-organizational project management office for a $6M technology upgrade. Our team connected with the program leadership team to ensure close collaboration between project teams and to capture project risks and issues. We designed and developed executive program reports and dashboard to track the MS Project schedule, 220 deliverables, SDLC, schedule trend analysis and forecasting, and risks and issues. We also facilitated leadership team meetings and developed and performed weekly presentations.

CA Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) - Home Ownership

calHFA, project managementBusiness Advantage managed the project team responsible for developing a new Loan Origination system comprised of five distinct applications to replace CalHFA’s legacy loan origination system. We provided project management and oversight for the technology vendor to ensure the system was successfully designed, developed, tested, and implemented. The project also included converting and validating well over 40,000,000 data records, utilizing comprehensive data conversion and sample plans. Our team interfaced regularly with Executive and Senior level staff to provide status reports and report on issues, risks and budget. We also developed and managed project schedule which included developing a reporting system to effectively and dynamically track project progress.

CA State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) - Reduce Files at Move

calstrs, project managementBusiness Advantage provided project management, business analysis and system development services for upgrading CalSTRS content management platform as well as expanding the use and adoption of the content management solution to a true enterprise-wide implementation to 27 divisions. We were responsible for gathering requirements and development of a non-member record ECMS solution. Our services included process modifications, system modification, testing, training support, implementation and post-implementation support. In addition, we planned, managed, conducted quality assurance and conversion vendor oversight services to convert more than 10,000,000 paper, film and fiche records to digital content.

CA Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) - Historical Member Document Imaging

calpers, project managementBusiness Advantage Consulting developed and managed the historical member document imaging project scope, schedule, budget, risk management and quality assurance plan. Services included process design, system requirements definition, importing system development, and developing business procedures and training materials. Business Advantage developed the business case and overall implementation strategy for the document conversion; analyzed the existing content management system, developed business requirements and helped in high-level design sessions; assessed the existing document repositories and developed conversion recommendations for a new document management system. Our responsibilities included accurately assessing all member-based documents, developing a conversion plan, and establishing a conversion quality plan for millions of paper documents.

A RECORD OF SUCCESS

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Business Advantage’s team members have successfully supported large and complex business projects and provided management for both public and private sector clients. Some of our California clients include: 

  • CA Department of Public Health
  • Maximus
  • CA Department of Health Services
  • CA Department of Rehabilitation
  • CA Department of Corrections
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • CA Franchise Tax Board
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • CA Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
  • CA Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • CA State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • CA Housing Finance Agency
  • CA Department of Motor Vehicles
  • CA Air Resources Board
  • CA State Water Resources Control Board