RESTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it was awarded the Data Coordination Task Order under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Technical Support Services (GTSS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The four (4) year task order, awarded under the $98 million multi-award BPA, provides support services for the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) subcommittee, and other internal DHS geospatial data activities.
ArdentMC will continue the work and the expansion of HIFLD, which was originally established as a joint effort in 2004 led by the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to develop and promote a coordinated strategy to address the identification, collection, processing, sharing, and improvement of homeland security infrastructure geospatial information across all levels of government while providing a flexible environment to build partnerships with state, local, tribal, territorial and private organizations. In support and continuation of these objectives, ArdentMC has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton to provide program and data management, website implementation and maintenance, data integration and interoperability, training, and quality assurance and testing under the Data Coordination task order.
Brandon LaBonte, ArdentMC President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Ardent is very excited about the combination of technical work and client-facing engagement on this contract and looks forward to expanding its contribution to the DHS Geospatial Management Office."
About ArdentMC: Virginia-based software development firm, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) is a Small Business Administration (SBA)-Certified HUBZone firm with offices in Reston, VA and Maui, HI. ArdentMC brings a significant history of working with the Geospatial Management Office in support of geospatial objectives through its ongoing contract engagements on the National Operations Center (NOC) Common Operating Picture (COP) and the Geospatial Information Infrastructure (GII), both programs focused on network information sharing and collaboration. For more information on ArdentMC visit www.ardentmc.com or call 703-964-8010.
About Booz Allen Hamilton: ArdentMC's subcontractor on this contract is Booz Allen Hamilton. Booz Allen has a proven record of partnering with small businesses, and is engaged in a formal Mentor-Protege relationship with ArdentMC. Booz Allen is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen helps clients achieve success today and address future needs by applying expertise in such areas as systems development, cybersecurity, advanced engineering, and innovation. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, and employs more than 22,000 people.
Contact: Patty Paul, Business Development 703-964-8026
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