XKG truly understands the significance of effective industry engagement to successful outcomes and the importance of establishing transparent, merit-based relationships.


XKG understands that investing, delivering and maintaining best value for money is so much more than just completing a successful procurement. We operate our Commercial Advisory from a whole-of- life perspective, conscious of the many dependent and often complex interactions needed to achieve operational maturity across the capability’s entire lifecycle.

Our hands-on knowledge, deep analytical insights, and broad industry experience offer our clients impartial advice and delivery assurance.



  • Strategic Business Advice
  • Procurement Methodologies
  • Contracting Options
  • Tender Development
  • Procurement Evaluation Support
  • Liability Risk Analysis
  • Contract Management
  • Probity
  • Commercial Financial Investigation and Validation Services
  • Strategic Communication Advice
  • Supplier & Product Compliance Assurance

Case Studies


JP9711 Core Simulation Capability Tender Evaluation Working Group

XKG provided Cross-Functional TEWG leadership, supporting the Commonwealth in an above the line capacity to establish the CSimC capability sought by Defence. This is to realise an available, on demand, integrated and distributed managed simulation service, including enhancement and sustainment services, which underpin ADF single-service, combined, joint and coalition simulation-enabled collective training.


Commercial Advisory for ASX Top 10 Company Tendering to Defence

XKG provided commercial advisory and support to an ASX Top 10 company as part of a multi-million dollar tender preparation activity. The company established an entirely new capability to support the needs of Defence, and XKG’s organisational context provided significant insight into the tender process.


Australian Defence Subject-Matter Expertise to US-Based Global Defence Prime

XKG supported a large US Defence provider’s bid process for a response to an ASDEFCON Support V3.1 approach to market. The team provided insight into Defence’s complex requirements and operated across three continents on a 24/7 basis to successfully deliver the response.


Market Opportunity Support for Major Defence Primes and Suppliers

XKG provided strategic advisory and commercial support to several large Australian and international organisations whose services and products are relevant to the Australian defence and government sectors. Support included pre-tender market scan, opportunity identification, gating, pursuit and shaping advice, proposal writing, risk mitigation support and implementation. XKG is geared to support organisations surge with additional resources to support the bid process, or lead the process on behalf of clients.


Immersive Customer Experiences for Built Environments

XKG’s capabilities include the migration of technical and engineering documentation into immersive experiences. As users engage with an experience, XKG’s team can create reports such as eye tracking heat maps, live replays, time tracking and many other insights only available via immersive experiences in virtual, augmented and mixed reality. Our immersive solutions allow users to interact with 3D digital twins in real time from geographically disparate locations, using different experience access methods from across the XR spectrum facilitating a new wave of collaboration and massively enhanced understanding of the real world.


Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Strategy 2030

XKG led the consultation and preparation of Victoria Police’s ANPR Strategy 2030. The strategy sought to identify opportunities within Victoria Police for the application of the ANPR technology to improving public safety. The strategy involved consulting with a range of stakeholders within and external to Victoria Police, including VicRoad, Department of Justice and the Centre for Data Insights within the Department of Premier and Cabinet. The outcome is a clear vision for the broad application of ANPR and what needs to be done to deliver for the people of Victoria.


Commercial Advisory Panel for Major Defence Shipbuilding Prime

XKG is on a select panel with a key shipbuilding prime to provide commercial, procurement, Australian Industry Content, and probity services. As part of membership to this panel, XKG is able to advise Defence in setting the best conditions for Australian industry to support the 50-year shipbuilding program.


Government Payments Tender Response Support for Big Four Bank

XKG was instrumental in the preparation of a successful response to a tender for payments cards, platforms and data services. The complex response included a sophisticated FinTech platform, enabling real-time product management and reporting.