Cost Centers are highly optimized to compete in each GovCon / Aerospace and Defense Market. Utilizing ACES (ARDAK’s Contract Exploitation System) ARDAK conducted a competitive intelligence assessment to validate that the competitor acquisition targets are legitimate business units that meet ARDAK’s definition of a cost center as follows:
The exemplar below represents a number of subservient cost centers rank ordered by awards that make up General Dynamics IT. In some cases, contracts are still being awarded to legacy cost centers. Consequently, it is imperative that the Target Acquisition Process correctly identifies the target (cost center) or the analysis could be developed on the WRONG Target.