Complex challenges require analyticaldiscipline.

Our diverse knowledge base and real-world experience sets Herren’s engineering team apart. From operational energy and defense infrastructure to healthcare systems and disruptive technology, we draw from a wide range of specialized perspectives to develop and implement bespoke mission solutions. Our interdisciplinary teams use systems engineering principles, innovative modeling and simulation techniques, and complex risk assessments to solve technical and large-scale public sector challenges. Leaders seeking reliable outcomes and trusted analyses have partnered with Herren engineers since 1989.

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”



Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Solid conclusions start with smart analytics. Public-sector executives rely on analytics to evaluate the complexity of large-scale development projects; generate credible, defensible, and repeatable cost estimates; and improve their teams’ effectiveness.

Herren’s engineering team helps clients harness the flow of data and realize its potential, collecting information, conducting modeling and simulations to discern and address likely challenges, and optimizing processes across the enterprise.

  • Cost Engineering and Industrial Analysis
  • Optimization and Performance Analysis
  • Modeling and Simulation

Systems Engineering and Integration

Herren’s successful systems engineering and integration strategy begins by asking the right questions. We draw on nearly 30 years of experience serving as trusted advisors to the nation’s most complex organizations, combined with a wide range of fresh perspectives from our dynamic engineering team to move projects forward.

Using systems engineering principles as our foundation, Herren project teams design, develop, iterate, and optimize solutions that integrate hardware, software, and processes in an environment of continuous collaboration.

  • Requirements Definition and Analysis
  • Systems and Architectural Design
  • Implementation and Sustainment

Advanced Technology

Public-sector executives face significant challenges in successfully acquiring and implementing promising technologies in their organizations. Herren’s multidisciplinary engineering team brings defense and national security-related enterprises together with companies operating at innovation’s cutting edge to accelerate effective technology transition.

We partner with our clients to establish resource allocation, budgets, and technology portfolio management. Our approach makes it easier for organizations to embrace and implement technological modernization.

  • Advanced Power and Directed Energy
  • Unmanned and Autonomous Systems
  • Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics



“[Herren’s] thorough knowledge of AEGIS cost data, tireless effort, and timely delivery helped the AMDR
program maintain schedule… please accept my deepest appreciation for your outstanding support.”