Organizational momentum is hard to measure, but very real. A large federal agency had attempted three times to upgrade its core human resources system. All three efforts had stalled mid-stream, leaving behind a wariness of big technology initiatives. Because the agency’s leadership remained determined to succeed, KPMG was invited to lead a new effort.
The explicit goals of the project scope were ambitious. Less visibly, the implicit challenge was casting out the ghosts of previous initiatives and restoring the agency’s own belief in innovation. As KPMG and its client successfully navigated intricate milestones and speedbumps, what began as a collection of impersonal tasks to be completed became something much rarer – a living, breathing relationship and a foundation for revitalized agency confidence.
Taking advantage of the full range of KPMG’s prebuilt 3PM offering (Portfolio, Program and Project Management), the agency has established the foundation for successful migration to Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2 platform.
KPMG used the pre-built, tested frameworks of 3PM to assess, design, set-up, and pace multiple workstreams for the agency’s PeopleSoft upgrade and cloud migration. 3PM presupposes complex projects will always require degrees of customization to a client’s specific needs and circumstances. KPMG:
In an organization impacted by past under-delivery, KPMG built a trusted client partnership upon successive interim victories: deadlines delivered, quality expectations exceeded, speedbumps surmounted, and personal relationships developed.
We understand how to deliver measurable results for mission-driven organizations in the government and not-for-profit sectors, with meaningful performance metrics tailored to their objectives.
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