DRT Strategies Wins $6M Systems Engineering Contract with National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
NTIA awards DRT Strategies mission critical contract to modernize the information management systems used to allocate Federal electromagnetic spectrum.
Arlington, VA – October 12, 2016 – DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT), a leading management and technology consulting firm, announced today that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the company the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) systems engineering and integration contract to modernize the data base and associated applications the agency uses to manage Federal use of the electromagnetic spectrum. DRT will specifically architect, design, and develop robust systems that support highly complex data analyses and modernize NTIA’s Frequency Management Records System (FMRS) and Frequency Authorization Management Program (FAMP). The value of the contract is $6.3 million over 12 months.
“The rapid proliferation of wireless technology dictates the need for NTIA to help Federal agencies more effectively and efficiently utilize allocated spectrum resources,” commented Michael Duffy, Executive Vice President at DRT Strategies, who previously ran the Department of Justice Integrated Wireless Program and worked extensively with NTIA. “The systems DRT develops have great impact on our customers and our nation’s citizens. We look forward to enhancing NTIA’s tools for collection, retrieval, and analysis of technical and logistical data regarding the use of radio and other electromagnetic spectrum for national defense, public safety, and other important Federal agency missions.”
NTIA of the U.S. Department of Commerce is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. NTIA's programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth. These goals are critical to America's competitiveness in the 21st century global economy and to addressing many of the nation's most pressing needs, such as improving education, health care, and public safety.
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a leading management and technology consulting firm providing information technology (IT) solutions, health information management, program management, and financial management solutions to federal agencies, the U. S. Navy, and enterprise clients in the technology and financial services sectors. The company holds ISO 9001:2008 certification, has achieved CMMI-DEV Level 3, and is a certified woman-owned, small business (WOSB). DRT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in Washington, D.C., San Diego, California, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.