Who We Are

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has a passion for doing interesting work that impacts important decisions. We are a professional services provider with a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to executive decision makers throughout the Government, Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Energy.

What We Do For Our Customers

We tackle clients’ most complex problem. We use rigorous and process-driven analytical and scientific methods applied by staff with in-depth experience in systems engineering, operations research, and acquisition management. The results are timely, workable and affordable solutions that delight our customers.

SPA sees itself as a full partner, vested in the outcome of each challenge. Each problem gets an “A team” with the right technical expertise and relevant experience to address the technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business aspects of the issue. That team takes great pride in providing high-quality deliverables to the clients on schedule.

What Our Customers Say

Clients appreciate the dedication, experience and tools we bring to their tough problems, and sometimes they tell us so.

“The decision to have them as part of my team was the best decision I have ever made.”

“Across a wide spectrum of challenges, I can always count on your team of capable, experienced, responsive and dedicated employees to help us analyze issues, develop workable solutions, and advise the best possible decisions for our nation’s defense.”

“The work SPA does is critical to allowing us to make the right choices with limited resources.”

“There has been no other organization so instrumental in shaping my thinking, breaking down highly complex issues, and going the exhaustive extra mile to support critical decision-making than SPA.”

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SPA Joins Board of Systems Engineering Council

April 2014: SPA joined the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) as a member of the Corporate Advisory Board, allowing SPA to join forces with other industry professionals to influence INCOSE’s direction, focus and priorities.

INCOSE is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. The Corporate Advisory Board is the “Voice of the Corporate Customer,” and serves as a conduit between INCOSE and industry to engage key corporate systems engineering-related issues and information.

“SPA brings its 40 years of SE experience to the board position,” said Kirk Donald, SPA President and CEO. “We look forward to working with the broader community to strengthen the overall state of Systems Engineering practices and activities that are important to all of us.”

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