Booz Allen Hamilton

Strategic Communications

Delivering key messages the right way, at the right time

Achieving mission objectives requires communications that engage key stakeholders at the right time, in the right manner, and with the right messages. Booz Allen helps clients determine the current state of the organization or industry environment; identify key audiences’ information needs; design strategies to gain stakeholder buy-in; develop initiatives, programs, and products for achieving the communications goals; implement the communications tactics; evaluate communications performance for continual improvement.

Booz Allen offers services in the following communications sectors:

Communications strategy

Booz Allen’s communications strategy capabilities support clients’ needs with expertise in communications planning and implementation, branding and organizational identity, and public relations and media relations. Key activities include targeted stakeholder analysis, key message development, identity visioning, brand development and guidance, communications planning, visual communications, media monitoring, spokesperson training as well advertising, public affairs, and media relations strategy development.

Change communications

Booz Allen’s change communications expertise involves the development and implementation of change management strategies that build ownership for organizational or technology-driven change and transformation through a suite of activities targeted at moving stakeholders from a state of uncertainty to ownership and action. Key activities include change readiness assessments, change communications strategies, and facilitation and coaching for change leaders and change agents.

Crisis communications

Crisis communications is the process organizations use to proactively engage key stakeholders to plan, manage, and respond to risks and nontraditional events that have the potential to become major incidents. Booz Allen provides clients several key activities such as vulnerability audits, visioning and crisis prevention, crisis management and communication planning, crisis management exercises, incident management and planning, and spokesperson development.

Engaging the Military Health Community through Social Media

The Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS) engaged Booz Allen to introduce next-generation communication tools.Read More

iAssurance – Unleashing the Potential of Mobile Apps

A mobile app from Booz Allen shows how organizations can empower employees and the public in innovative ways.Read More

Communications Measurement Infographic

Booz Allen expert Chris Foster explains the evolution of communications measurement in this new Infographic. 

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Future of Grants in Domestic Preparedness: A DomPrep Survey

A survey-based report of thoughts and perspectives on federal grants management and helping to prepare for what's next on the horizon in emergency management. Read More

Hazard Mitigation Today: Perspectives from Industry Professionals

A comprehensive review and understanding of response policy doctrine is an ongoing priority to ensure efficient and effective response and recovery efforts to national disasters and emergencies.
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People, Process, Technology Strategy for Enterprise 2.0

Booz Allen defines its approach to Enterprise 2.0 as a use of methodologies and technology to support the needs of an organization’s people and the integration of its processes.

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Meeting the Challenges of the Modern CIO

The CIO must map out carefully its approach from being simply a technical support organization to that of a strategic asset through clear vision and short term strategies with incremental successes.

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Transforming Learning with Web 2.0 Technologies

The impact and potential of Web 2.0 technologies on workplace learning. Read More

Using Creative Thinking to Solve Today’s Health Challenges

In healthcare, we face a never-ending series of complex challenges, from rising levels of obesity to the compounding effects of poverty. To solve them, we need to get creative -- we need new, innovative ideas and solutions that take the best of traditional approaches, and inject new methodologies relevant to today's environment and social expectations.

Government Partnerships to Get Common Operational Geospatial Data to the Users

Booz Allen supports the government’s efforts to understand geospatial intelligence and utilize this data in emergency management and law enforcement operations.

Assisted Technologies and Incident Management

This article discusses the use of technological systems to alert people of potential and current disasters in support of preparedness, response and recovery efforts.

Digital Strategy and Social Media

Booz Allen’s Digital Strategy and Social Media capabilities are focused on integrating social media into our clients’ business strategies.

Mobile Apps: Growing Opportunities and Challenges

Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm, outlines its approach to supporting the entire life cycle of mobile computing apps.


From “Just Follow The Doctor’s Orders” To Patient Engagement: A Cultural Transformation In Health

Not that long ago—as recently as 30 or 40 years—patients did what their doctors said: they followed doctor’s orders. And, frankly, so did the nurses, techs, and everyone else—no questions asked. But times are changing rapidly, and now patients and providers have very different expectations of one another. We are—or are striving to be—in an age of patient engagement. 

Discovery Vs. Delivery: Bridging The Great Health Care Divide

To address challenges in bridging the gap between health care discovery vs. delivery, Booz Allen is helping policymakers, clinical providers, and researchers approach the Clinical-Research Continuum as a holistic framework for understanding the progression from scientific research to clinical practice and population health. Where there are gaps, Booz Allen builds bridges, linking partners across functions.

Booz Allen Convenes New Advisory Committee to Tackle Military Health Challenges

Booz Allen has convened an advisory committee of some of the nation’s most prominent experts in delivering high reliability care across the public and private sectors to bring innovative solutions to the Military Health System. 

Booz Allen and Girls Inc. — Working Together to Inspire and Empower Girls

Booz Allen Hamilton's Latin American Forum organized a Spirit of the Season mentoring event for the New York City chapter of Girls Inc., a network of local nonprofit organizations serving 136,000 girls ages six to 18 across the US and Canada annually, inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers.  More than 15 high school-aged girls learned firsthand about the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in day-to-day life.

After 15 Years Of Reshaping, Shrader Repositions Booz Allen

Ralph Shrader discusses his career with Booz Allen and his plans for the firm's future.

Diversity, Innovation and Market Growth – Mapping the Next Ten Years

In February, Booz Allen President and Chief Operating Officer, Horacio Rozanski, and Principal, Talent Development and Diversity, Lucy Sorrentini, represented the firm as panelists during two events at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI’s) 10th Anniversary Corporate Summit in New York City.

Underscoring Booz Allen’s Deep Commitment to the Latino and Hispanic Community

Again this year, Booz Allen Hamilton is listed on the LATINA Style 50 Report as one of the 50 best companies for Latinas. For 2014, the firm ranked 17th among US corporations providing the best career opportunities for Latinas. Booz Allen Vice President Kristine Rohls and Principal Carmen Cateriano accepted the distinction on the firm’s behalf on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at an awards ceremony held in Washington, DC.

Defense One Smart Command Town Hall Series

Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Defense One Summit will explore a series of provocative questions around the evolving threats at the forefront of national security concerns. Through speeches and one-on-one interviews, Department of Defense leaders, national security experts, and military commanders will share insight into the most pressing issues at the future of defense from their unique vantage points

Using Creative Thinking to Solve Today’s Health Challenges

In healthcare, we face a never-ending series of complex challenges, from rising levels of obesity to the compounding effects of poverty. To solve them, we need to get creative -- we need new, innovative ideas and solutions that take the best of traditional approaches, and inject new methodologies relevant to today's environment and social expectations.

Trust Networks Needed for Productivity, Profit

Exploring the push to establish trust networks as part of the next evolution in the Web.
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We deliver our broad range of capabilities to the following markets:

Civilian Agencies

Helping civilian government agencies innovate, modernize, and transform to achieve operational efficiency and mission effectiveness. Learn More


Serving commercial clients across the industrial and services sectors with expert, unbiased advice that helps companies succeed in tackling the most pressing issues and opportunities in business today. Learn More


Supporting the Department of Defense with advanced strategy and technology solutions to enable the US military to deter enemies and threats. Learn More


Providing the intelligence community with strategy and technology solutions for secure intelligence gathering, analysis and dissemination. Learn More

Nonprofit Organizations

Management and technology solutions to support the special missions of nonprofit organizations. Learn More