Capability

 

XKG’s ability to engage with stakeholders and deliver quality outcomes make it a compelling project management partner.

 

XKG provides proven Program & Project Management services across a broad range of dynamic project environments. Our customer-focused management style, employing the most appropriate methodologies to the task, ensure project outcomes always exceed expectations.

 

We offer our clients flexibility of solutions that best suit their needs. This flexibility ranges from individual project resourcing to full accountability for all project outcomes.

Services

 

  • Program Management 
  • Project Management 
  • Documentation Preparation 
  • Scope Definition 
  • Risk & Issue Management 
  • Schedule Management 
  • Transition Management 
  • Data and Configuration Management 
  • Process Definition & Improvement 
  • Software Estimation 
  • Life-Cycle Costing (LCC) 
  • Project Costing Quality Controls
  • Health Checks
  • Recovery of Projects
  • PMO Establishment and Uplift
  • Resourcing Supplementation
  • Training and Knowledge Transfer (PMBOK, Agile, Prince II)

Case Studies

 

Land Combat Vehicle System Project Support

XKG provided project management, report drafting, and quality assurance of committee submissions for the Combat Vehicle Program in Army Headquarters as Capability Sponsor for the Land 400, Land 907, and Land 8160 Projects. XKG supported the establishment of best practice governance of the Combat Vehicle Program.

 

Armoured Vehicle Facilities Project

XKG provided project management support to 50% design completion for the Armoured Vehicle Facilities Program that will house and support the Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle, Infantry Fighting Vehicle, M1A2 Abrams tank and Armoured Bridging and Breaching vehicles in Adelaide, Townsville, Brisbane and Puckapunyal.

 

Schedule and Project Management for Defence Logistics Information Systems (MILIS)

XKG resources steered the technical integration program of the core Defence Enterprise Resource Planning system across a multi-disciplinary team consisting of twenty highly experienced technical experts. This resulted in successful project completion, providing MILIS: a modern web-based system to 10,000 users in 160 locations globally.

 

SEA 1442 Phase 5 Maritime Tactical C3 Sub Program Schedule Management

XKG supported Defence with a senior scheduler for the development and maintenance of the Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS dictionary. XKG developed and maintained the project schedule including the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) and associated resource allocation.

 

SEA 2400 Hydrographic Data Collection Capability Project Management

XKG provided project management support to the SEA 2400 project, increasing the Strategic Military Survey Capability of the RAN with the introduction of a new Hydrographic and Oceanographic survey vessel. The project includes the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to address the realisation that there is a need to better understand the maritime domain for both defence and civilian purposes.

 

Development of a Project Management Platform for the DMO/CASG

XKG was responsible for developing a data-driven Integrated Project Management System for the DMO (now CASG). The system uses advanced Business Intelligence analytics and integrates with multiple project management tools to help CASG better manage its multi-billion dollar pipeline of acquisition projects.

 

Project Management and Project Scheduling for JP9711 Core Simulation Capability

XKG provided project and scheduling support to JP9711 (Project Target Core Simulation Capability) to realise a persistent, integrated and distributed managed simulation service. This underpins the Australian Defence Force with a single-service, joint, and Allied simulation-enabled collective training platform.

 

Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Plan Palisade

XKG is providing COMD 16 Avn Bde with an objective design, monitoring, evaluation and advice function for phases 4-6 of Plan PALISADE. This is through an independent, appropriately experienced, and trusted advisor in order to safely and effectively complete the transition of MRH90 into the 6th Aviation Regiment, and assure an ongoing Special Operations Aviation (SOAvn) capability for Australia.

 

ILS Project Management for Armoured Capability

XKG is currently supporting Land Systems Division in the delivery of the Heavy Armoured Capability System (HACS) ILS work package including liaison with the external consultancy conducting work packages for the HACS Project, support to ILS closure tasks for L907-1, and ensuring that the external consultancy output conforms to the requirements and goals are set. This also includes developing market solicitation documentation including an ASDEFCON Request for Proposal and supporting review and reporting for ILS work packages.

 

Victoria Police Digital Presence Project Management

XKG was engaged in mid-2020 by Victoria Police’s Information, Systems and Security Command (ISSC) to deliver a digital transformation project for a new engagement channel for internal and external stakeholders. XKG led and managed the project consistent with the Victoria Police project management framework based on PRINCE2 disciplines and consistent with industry standards.