Case Studies

U.S. Department of Treasury CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) Support

Challenge: The CDFI Fund needed to set up the complex Bond Guarantee Program and manage its rapidly growing portfolio.

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program (BG Program) was authorized under the ...

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and General Services Administration (GSA) Business Modernization Office (BMO) Support

Challenge: USDA and GSA needed to create and execute a BMO that advances USDA’s goal of being the “foremost data-driven organization” in the government.

Summit joined forces with the General Services Administration (GSA) to support the ...

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) Medical Claims Analysis

Challenge: EBSA needed data analytics insights to support its case against a major health plan provider denying benefits for covered services.

The Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Security Benefits Administration ...

Federal Housing Administration Risk Management Capital Assessment Projections (RMCAP)

Challenge: FHA required accurate, timely, and actionable model output to manage its reserve fund, inform policy decisions, and report to stakeholders. The U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Federal Housing Administration (FHA) reimburses ...

Debt Collection Analytics

Challenge: Debt Management Service (DMS), within the Fiscal Service at the Department of the Treasury, seeks to identify, collect, and resolve debts owed to government agencies, including those associated with state child support and delinquent ...

Audit Quality Study for the U.S. Department of Labor

Challenge: The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) covers retirement, health, and other welfare benefit plans and ensures that managers of these plans meet certain standards of conduct and reporting requirements. Certain employee benefit plans are required to be ...

Statistical Support for the Office of Policy and Research: Analysis of Form M-1 Data

Challenge: The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) covers retirement, health, and other welfare benefit plans and ensures that managers of these plans meet certain standards of conduct and reporting requirements. As the agency charged with enforcing the provisions of ...

Mine Safety and Health Administration: Early Detection Project

The Challenge: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is interested in predicting at an early stage which mine operators and contractors will fail to pay their fines from inspection violations. Early detection of these operators will ...

2013-2014 DOL Scholars Program

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office contracted with Summit to administer the grants for the 2013-2014 DOL Scholars Program. The purpose of the program is to expand and promote labor research that is relevant to programs and policies at ...

Federal Agency Targeting (FEDTARG) Program Study

Challenge: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is interested in learning more about the Federal Agency Targeting (FEDTARG) program. The program chooses Federal worksites for inspections based on the number of lost-time cases (LTCs) the worksite experienced ...