Case Study: Washington State Auditor’s Office – Sound Transit

Sound Transit: Performance Audit Planning Assessment  Background: PlanB, in partnership with Talbot, Korvola & Warwick, were engaged by the Washington State Auditor’s office  to perform an agency-wide Performance Audit Planning Assessment of Sound Transit to identify key risk areas within their operations. The purpose of this assessment was to review primary business drivers, in order to…

Case Study: Washington State Auditor’s Office – WSDOT Capital Program

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Capital Program  Background: The Washington State Auditor’s Office conducted extensive citizen outreach during 2006 and 2007, when concern was expressed toward administrative expenses across all areas of government. This research highlighted transportation as an area of concern, and the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Department of Transportation. Objective:…

Case Study: Washington State Auditor’s Office – WSDOT Congestion Audit

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Congestion Audit: Background In 2006, an overwhelming number of Washingtonians identified transportation as one of their top three priorities, along with education, health and social services. The main point of concern with transportation for the people of Washington was the increase in congestion. Congestion incurs substantial costs in terms…

Case Study: Semi-Conductor Manufacturer

World Leader in Silicon Innovation: Quantity Surveying and Estimating Services Background In 2010, our client announced the development of a massive research facility at its Hillsboro, Ore., location. In 2012, an expansion of the facility was announced, which doubled the original square footage. Total costs are expected to run close to $6 billion for 2.5 million…