Strategy & Planning Division
The Strategy & Planning Division of The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies contributes to the formation of national science and technology policy by providing technical and strategic planning support and advice to the U.S. Government.
The Institute is engaged in a wide range of support activities that aid critical national programs including: evaluating and developing Federal information technology policy and R&D investment options; analyzing military capabilities; exploring emerging threats and opportunities; evaluating and implementing effective technology transition; managing Federal technical programs; developing operational concepts; and assisting in long-range planning.
The Strategy & Planning staff has a reputation for technical and managerial excellence, offering customers solutions to the complex problems of managing the science and technology process, as well as improving organizational policy development and decision making.
The Strategy & Planning Division provides support in three ways:
- Provides professional staff directly to the Government as part of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA);
- Provides professional staff, as contractors, to contribute to and manage specific technical projects; and
- Provides collaborative expertise and resources in support of Federal science and technology projects.
Since its inception, the Institute has supported a variety of government offices, including:
Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities
- Defense Intelligence Agency
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
- Dominant Maneuver Assessment Division of the Joint Staff
- Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (Download the MCWL Fact Sheet)
- National Academies of Science
- National Science Foundation
- Office of Naval Research
- Office of Science and Technology Policy
- U.S. Navy’s Commercial Technology Transition Office
- Department of Homeland Security