PMO – Program Management, Governance and Compliance

Cybersecurity PMO:

One of the Strategic Goals of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is to Modernize the IRS Through Its People, Process, and Technology. The Associated Objectives of this goal are to a) Modernize information system to improve service and enforcement and b) Ensure the safety and security of people, facilities and information systems.

In order to fulfill these objectives, a comprehensive solution was implemented which encompassed six functional and operational capabilities:

Monitor and measure the effectiveness of mandated security controls
1. Manage security configurations throughout the system life cycle
2. Implement the standard protocols and technology
3. Automate the security compliance assessment and reporting processes to reduce the level of effort
4. Facilitate the risk management process
5. Support the change and baseline control processes

SD Solutions, LLC assisted the IRS with the following tasks over a 3 year period in order to successfully implement the solution:

Advisory and program management support

  • FISMA Support, Enteprise Life Cycle management and documentation,
  • SA&A and POA&M Support
  • End-to-end technical and business integration expertise
  • Detailed roadmap to transition from current state to future state application architecture
  • Technical leadership, guidance, and direction of project team activities
  • Stakeholder Management and Coordination with project team and/or stakeholders
  • OMB, CPIC and Financial Reporting

Our Deliverables Included, but not limited to, the following:

  • Project Management Plan (PMP)
  • Project Charter
  • Acquisition strategy
  • Risk Management Plan
  • 508 Accessibility and Mitigation Package
  • Tailoring Plan -Updates
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC) documentation
  • Lessons Learned Reports (LLR)
  • Business Systems Concept Report
  • Business Systems Requirement Report (BSRR)
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  • Business System Architecture Report (BSAR) Baseline
  • Development & Unit Test Government Equipment List
  • Enterprise Integration and Test Environment (EITE)
  • Production GEL
  • System Validation and Verification Plan (SVVP)
  • System Deployment Plan (SDP)
  • Transition Management Plan (TMP)
  • Deployment Site Acceptance Review Plan (DSAR)
  • Configuration Management (CM) Worksheet
  • Configuration Item (CI) Structure Chart
  • Design Specification Report(DSR) (Part1/Part 2)
  • Interface Control Document (ICD)
  • Test Plans (TP)
  • End of Test (EoT) Completion Reports
  • Functional Configuration Audit (FCA) Report
  • Physical Configuration Audit (PCA) Report
  • Milestone Review Phase Kickoff Meeting Minutes
  • Milestone Review Exit Briefings
  • Certification & Accreditation (C&A) documentation
  • Existing IRS Documentation