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GEICO was founded in 1936 by Leo Goodwin whose first customers were government employees and Military personnel. In 1996, GEICO became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bershire Hathaway led by Warren Buffett. The company’s mission is to provide affordable auto insurance by selecting prime customer groups and passing the savings to its policyholders. Headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, GEICO has over 20,000 associates.

GEICO’s existing Project Server environment and processes were not configured to meet their business objectives and their unique project management needs. In addition to being a large organization with numerous projects across many departments and utilizing resources across the company, GEICO was looking to review and revise their project management processes and Project Server configuration settings which would allow them to accomplish the following:


To best meet GEICO’s stated objectives, WiserWulff conducted a project maturity assessment and guided the design, configuration and updating of their project technology infrastructure.

The review and process improvement project began with a complete assessment of the existing GEICO environment, as well as gathering, documenting and reviewing the requirements needed to achieve a technology transformation for their enterprise projects. Through this process, WiserWulff was able to gain an understanding of GEICO’s key project planning, executing and control functions so that those requirements could be translated into detailed design points for software configuration and implementation.

Based on the results of the assessment, the WiserWulff team provided recommendations on how to improve the “known state” and reach the envisioned enterprise project management environment.


 WiserWulff implemented the following improvements:


Based on the effectiveness of the assessment interviews, GEICO was able to meet their originally stated objectives. As a result of the Project Maturity Assessment and project technology transformation, the company has achieved the following: