We inform decisions that shape the Nation’s future.



We advance the art and science of decision-making by applying systems thinking.
We enhance the Nation’s security by helping decision-makers address complex issues.
We strengthen public institutions by translating decisions into action.



Public Service: We are guided by the Nation’s interests.
Impact: We make a difference in missions that are vital to the Nation.
Integrity: We safeguard objectivity - as trusted agents we live by the highest ethical standards.
Initiative: We anticipate challenges and take action.
Collaboration: We build effective teams and trusted relationships with our clients, our colleagues, and our partners.
Excellence: We deliver quality in all that we do.


Corporate Goals

Thought Leader: We are Thought Leaders in applying systems thinking to vital decisions confronting the Nation.
Preferred Provider: We are a Preferred Provider of objective and insightful analyses.
Preferred Partner: We are a Preferred Partner of organizations and individuals that share our commitment to objectivity and integrity.
Preferred Employer: We are a Preferred Employer of talented professionals who are dedicated to our corporate values.
Responsible Steward: We are a Responsible Steward of the corporation’s enduring capacity for public service.