KYM offers talent with expertise in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Cloud and Data Center Consolidation, Systems Engineering, Program and Financial Management.
KYM team members bring diverse experiences supporting clients in the banking, healthcare, telecommunication, hospitality, defense, intelligence, homeland security, law enforcement and public safety communities; And demonstrated capability to deliver results through innovative solutions, outstanding people management skills, process improvements, and cost-savings strategies.
Secure today. Smarter tomorrow.
We secure today, embedding resilient cyber solutions into every aspect of the mission. And we prepare for tomorrow, deploying new technology and partnerships to anticipate and preempt future risks. We do all of this because we know cyber is not a singular part of the mission—it’s the thread that runs across every endpoint, every network, and every person. By proactively protecting, instantly responding and constantly evolving, KYM makes today secure and tomorrow safer.
Accelerate the power of modernization.
Our consulting services are supported by a large group of skilled, highly accomplished security professionals. Our team members are driven to excel, constantly looking for new methodologies and techniques to help our customers prevail in the technical security arena. With decades of combined experience, the KYM team has valuable insight into real-world strategies – which in turn ensures real-world success.
Cloud transformations made clear.
Full Life Cycle Information Management and Analytics
Transforming data into actionable information
Our team of data scientists and engineers have expertise in the leading tools of the trade including Tableau, Collibra, Databricks. Understanding both the difficulty and value of data that populates executive, operational, financial, and external -facing dashboards, KYM synthesizes and delivers accurate, real-time, sustainable, actionable-information to decision maker (not just colorful, static, “placemats” or bells and whistles without data).
SAFe / Agile Program Management and Coaching
Applying agile coaching to transform IT solution delivery
Our services cover the entire spectrum SAFe and Agile services and our coaches perform the duties of Release Train Engineer (RTE), Scrum Master, and Product Owner. They plan / prepare for program increments (PIs), lead daily stand ups, refine and prioritize PI backlogs, facilitate feature evaluation across Agile Release Trains (ART), plan sprints, conduct retrospectives, facilitate scrum ceremonies, define the minimal viable product (MVP), manage cross-team dependencies and remove impediments, participate in feature evaluation and sizing. We coach client leadership, personnel, and release train participants and provide training on Agile/SAFE processes while promoting agile practices across ARTs and help facilitate communication sessions for Scrum Masters. Our team can stand up agile program management tools such as Jira or utilize systems previously developed or deployed on client site to provide program leadership and product management with a consistent and concise method to view blockers, escalations and other status.
Business Process Reengineering and Automation
Delivering mission value by streamlining and automating business processes
Our team of subject matter experts (with vetting, open-source exploitation, data analytics, and Intelligence Community experience) focus on mission and business improvement objectives and leverage their mission and operational knowledge to deliver low risk / high impact solutions to our customers.
US Department of Homeland Security
KYM is supporting the Office of the Chief Data Officer for US Citizenship and Immigration Services, delivering data driven solutions and helping foster data literacy across the agency. We provide internal and external communications and web services support; data governance, data standards, and data quality support; data visualization, business intelligence / dashboard development; data science and engineering, and network analytics; and program / project management of the overall program. During our tenure we helped our customer transition from strategy development and static “placemats” to delivering operational capabilities that synthesize and dynamically deliver mission critical information to mission users and agency leadership. We help our customers manage and convert agency data into actionable information.
US Department of Agriculture
KYM is supporting major IT systems implementation for a USDA – providing Agile coaches, Release Train Engineers (RTEs), Scrum Masters (SM), Product Management / Owner specialists. Helping the agency transition from a waterfall to a lean-agile approach using the essential Scale Agile Framework (SAFe), we are leading the Agile Release Train (ART) and delivering close to 100% of our story points on time for every program increment (PI) delivering high quality working software that meets business needs. Our delivery focuses on the following values: Clear Values – we set clear expectations for all participants and ask them and their leadership to commit to them making them publicly available to all program staff; Exposing Impediments Quickly and Visibly – our RTE and scrum masters use methods to quickly identify impediments and make them visible to everyone on the program; Reflect, Learn, and Adapt – in each PI, we reserve time to consider what happened, evaluate it, and make changes to improve enabling the ART to function effectively and continually improve.