Department of Transportation

Program Integration and Project Management Support Services



The US Department of Transportation (DOT) required assistance with planning, implementing, staffing, and operating Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS-JPO), ITS-JPO Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) to assist  ITS-JPO in overseeing the cost, schedule, and performance of the entire research portfolio of ITS programs, projects, and major initiatives.


  • Established an enterprise PMO, setting a framework for successfully managing cross-agency, multi-modal enterprise-wide programs, with supplemental program and project management efforts.
  • Defined ITS program data collection and reporting processes to work with the ITS-CFO and strengthen the ITS-JPO financial management processes.
  • Developed strategic planning process and guidelines; refined ITS mission, vision, goals & objectives; created program development strategic planning framework; and facilitated  Strategic Planning Group charter development.
  • Developed investment program proposal process, evaluation criteria and methodology, and associated material to support budget allocation.


Through the development and operation of an EPMO oversight structure for the ITS-JPO research portfolio, SiloSmashers maximizes return on government research investments while simultaneously supporting the DOT and Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) strategic goals.

Additional Client Benefits

  • Defined, implemented, and institutionalized consistent program management methodology, best practices, and supporting tools and reuse across agency programs.
  • Within 90 days of project initiation, resolved 56 program funding issues identified by an Inspector General audit, facilitating de-obligation of almost $12 Million.
  • Reduced 1st quarter Financial Integrity, Review & Evaluation (FIRE) issues from 167 to 53.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented a SharePoint enterprise-wide tracking system to capture program milestones, tasks, budget, invoice, financial, and contract de-obligation data.

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