Delivering results with better people, process & technology… Now that’s smart.TM

As a recognized member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), planning and managing transformational IT projects is at the core of what we do.  From developing project schedules and budgets to monitoring risks and issues, our IT Project Managers complete rigorous technical and personality assessments so you can feel confident you have the best talent with both the hard and soft skills required.  We provide more than just the best people – we support our IT Project Managers & Team Leads with a full suite of best-practice methodologies, tools and templates so you can more quickly deliver results.

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Project Management Done Right

Working onsite at your office or ours, our IT project managers:

  • Plan and coordinate project schedules, goals and milestones and identify project assignments.
  • Create technical documentation as needed and report on progress of projects.
  • Manage issues, risks and scope changes.
  • Adhere to budgets and keep projects on track for successful completion within specification.

We Deliver the Best Project Managers

application developmentAugmenting your project team with exceptional IT Project Managers has never been easier and more cost-effective. Darby Consulting uses predictive analytics and data science to help match the best IT Project Managers to the unique needs of your project. We’ve developed and refined our proprietary skills tests over several years to help us identify the most qualified talent in the marketplace.

Affordable Rates, Easy Procurement

For our public-sector and education clients including state and local agencies, universities, school districts and public hospitals, Darby Consulting provides pre-negotiated, cooperative rates utilizing our Information Technology Staff Augmentation Contract (ITSAC) with the Texas Department of Information Resources.  When you purchase services from Darby Consulting through DIR, you have the bulk buying power of the State of Texas on your side, which means that eligible customers can purchase our services at aggressive discounts without the need for a lengthy procurement process. All of our contracts comply with state purchasing requirements.

Benefits include:

  • Pre-negotiated lowest rates for government agencies, hospitals, school districts and universities
  • No RFIs, RFPs or complicated bidding processes
  • Simple ordering utilizing standard DIR contract, terms & conditions

Learn more about how to purchase using DIR or to view our rates and services.

Project Management Processes & Tools

mpmm-for-itOur IT Project Managers are PMI certified and utilize our comprehensive library of project management tools and templates.  Our MPMM for IT™ methodology includes a library of over 70 tools and templates along with how-to videos and tutorials to ensure every project is delivered on-time, within budget and to business specifications.

We Track Our Progress to Deliver Better Results

projecttrackingWe provide complimentary use of our cloud-based Project Performance Tracking & Reporting System to help keep our clients and consultants connected in real-time so everyone knows where we stand.  Use it to document and track requirements, identify issues & risks and monitor the completion of tasks.

We’re Proud to Support the World’s Best Organizations

Darby Consulting’s employees and principals have provided IT consulting services to support many of the world’s leading organizations:

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  • Lurie Children’s Hospital (US News Best Hospital)
  • Lone Star University (US News Best Associates Degrees)
  • Northwestern University (US News Best College)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (US News Best College)
  • Penn State University (US News Best College)
  • US Department of Homeland Security (Top 20 Agency)
  • Texas Department of Information Resources
  • Texas Office of Attorney General
  • Applied Materials (#319 Fortune 500)
  • Baylor Health Care System (US News Best Hospital)
  • BP (#6 Fortune 500)
  • Chevron (#3 Fortune 500)
  • ConocoPhillips (#4 Fortune 500)
  • Duke Energy (#123 Fortune 500)
  • Hewlett Packard (#17 Fortune 500)

What Our Client’s Say…

“Darby Consulting delivers excellent project support resources. They have an excellent ability to translate complex ideas into something easy to communicate, making them one of the best companies I have seen on projects in the areas of project management and support. I would work with Darby again and would strongly recommend them in any project role.”

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