State & Local

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We empower our state and local governments to reach their full potential. 
 

At WBD, we understand our state and local governments are focused on providing better outcomes for their citizens and communities. Our consultants bring decades of experience to empower and provide financial management, policy analysis, and acquisition solutions to help state and local governments unlock their full potential.

Our Solutions

Financial Management

WBD has experience partnering with state and local leaders to navigate economic downturn and uncover effective way to engage constituents. Our experts help government build fiscal resiliency through recommendations on reporting structures, expenditure projects, and budget reconciliation.

Policy Analysis

For officials curious about upcoming legislation that could affect their state or municipality, we conduct an in-depth policy analysis to uncover opportunities that could financially benefit your region. Our experts develop tailored recommendations to ensure that you have the information needed to prepare for federal grant opportunities and adapt to upcoming policy changes.

Acquisition

Our consultants will help you make proactive, strategic spending decisions, which aim to support our government state and local clients generate sustainable results. We provide regional governments with procurement training, contract management, and resource allocation strategies.

Our Results

Success Story

Kansas City

We assist governments to make proactive decisions dealing with supply chains, financial planning, and policy tracking.

Read how we have developed a holistic financial tracking tool for Kansas City, MO to utilize and account for their COVID-19 funding.

 

Strategy

WBD partners with clients to develop an enduring vision and refine tactical steps necessary to achieve performance-driven results. By identifying impediments and employing counter-strategies, we are able to provide strategic insights to organizations at every level.

AcquisitionS

WBD delivers cradle-to-grave acquisition support to its partners, transforming reactive processes into a modern, cohesive system. We help you make proactive and strategic decisions that create sustainable results.

Insights

Building for a New Climate Reality

Record-breaking costs in infrastructure damage are increasing every year due to climate-change disasters in the United States. Climate resilient infrastructure must be designed to meet the new climate reality, and mitigation measures added to existing structures.

“Buying Clean” and Sustainable Public Procurement: New Opportunities for Federal Contractors

Global warming due to greenhouse gas emissions is the number one threat to the environment and the economy for everyone, everywhere. To increase resilience to a changing climate, nearly every human activity must embrace more sustainable practices to limit global...

State of the Industry: Project Management Certification

Project management is a difficult discipline that cuts across organizations globally. Global demand for top-talent in project management continues to rise, and organizations are increasingly seeking advice on how to identify and hire the best project managers. In...

Human-Centered Design Solves Client Needs

Human-centered design offers innovative solutions by placing human needs at the center of the problem-solving process. The designers from organizations that employ human-centered design seek first to thoroughly understand the people who are experiencing the problem before crafting a solution to solve the needs of their clients.

Acquisition Alert: The PRICE Act of 2021

Shortening the Long Pole of the Acquisition Tent The Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2021 (PRICE Act of 2021) was signed by President Biden on 02/22/2022. The PRICE Act intends to improve acquisitions...

Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

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