DT was started with a group of seasoned engineers that are considered subject matter experts in their fields (database architecture design, database engineering, information assurance), analysts and management specialists who have worked together for over thirty collective years. These personnel are still Executive Principals of the corporation and continue to drive our vision of delivering quality solutions to our customers.
DT Company Overview January 2013
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Corporate SummaryTodays decisions makers are tasked to gather, correlate, and Certificationsanalyze information from ever increasing data sources in shorter • ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systemsamounts of time. Data Tactics is focused on solving the problems • ISO 27000 – Information Management Security Systemsof Data Management facing the DoD, IntelligenceCommunity, Law Enforcement, and the Private Sector. From Prime Contract Vehiclestactical to strategic efforts, our team has lead the • Army RDECOM BAAcreation, integration, and implementation of innovative and • Army I2WD BAAproven solutions in the world of Data Alignment, Modeling, and • GSA Alliant Small BusinessAnalytics. • Subcontracts with many LSI firms across the DoD and ICFounded in 2005 • A Minority-Owned Small Business NAICS Codes • Washington Business Journal Fast 50 Recipient • NAICS 541330 - Engineering Services • NAICS 541712 - Research and Development in theOffices in VA, MD, and NC Physical, Engineering, and Life • TS/SCI Facility Clearance • Advanced Lab Facilities • Development, Testing, Integration & Evaluation Facilities • Host nine clouds for the Army and DARPA • Two Sponsored Certified and Accredited SCIFs
Our Staff200 Employees • 90% TS/SCI cleared, many with polygraphs • 60% have Advanced Degrees and Doctorates • Over 30% are Military and Intelligence Community Veterans • 10% of Staff are “Data Scientists” • Three World-Class Semantic ResearchersCertification Highlights • Project Management: CMMI, Project+, and PMP • Software Development • VMware • Cybersecurity • Cloudera Certified Engineers (40% of Technical Staff) • Hadoop • Puppet • MapR • Greenplum
Our FocusClient Focused • Our work contributes to our client’s success because we design, deliver, and sustain those services to work in the clients environment and by the client’s personnel. • Team diversity provides a greater understanding of customer requirements which translates to focused and efficient solutions. Strategic Planning • Program Leadership • Technical Roadmaps • Commitment to ActionStrategically Focused • Engineering, Operations, and Management personnel in support of strategic objectives. Our personnel provide these capabilities in our facilities, our customers’ facilities, and military facilities in country, such as forward locations and hostile mobile and tactical facilities. • Strategic Subject Matter Expertise for the development of innovative solutions in support of our customers’ objectives. Business Analytics • Geospatial Analytics • Information Sharing • Counter Intelligence, Terrorism, and Proliferation
Core CapabilitiesData Architecture • Innovation and Design • Assessment and Benchmarking • Collaboration and UniformityData Engineering • Discovery, Ingestion, and Cleansing • Scientific Analysis • Large Scale Computation and PlatformsData Management • Security and Assurance • Infrastructure and Administration • Visualization and Dissemination
Systems and Software EngineeringSystems Engineering Software Development Systems Integration• Data Ingestion Frameworks • Analytics • Ingestion (structured, unstructured, semi- • Traditional All Source • Generalized Ingest / Niagra Files structured) Intelligence • Geospatial Capabilities• Semantic Data Space Enrichment • Open Source Intelligence • Biometric Capabilities• Cloud Management Systems (CMS) • Social Networking • DoD-level Systems Hardening• Cloudbase/Accumulo • Financial Intelligence • Distributed Compute• Pig (Big Data) Plug-in • Human Geography • Highly Distributed Computer• Dissemination and Reporting Tools • Highly Distributed Scientific Processing• Data Mining, Exploitation, and Analytics • Hadoop/MapReduce Correlation Tools • Visualization and Widgets • Cloudera• Peta-Scale Data Engineering • Ozone Widget Framework • MapR• Automated Data Ingest • HTML5 • Solr / Lucene• Data Modeling• Data Mark-Up• Data Analytics
Key Public EffortsAIR FORCE DNI INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYAIR FORCE TENCAP: FIRST DoD EFFICIENCY (ITE): FIRST IC/DoD Big Data SystemImplementation of NSA Ghost Machine FIRST Cloud to implement ICD 501Architecture DARPAARMY NEXUS 7: FIRST DARPA Big Data System MORE EYES: FIRST Deployed DARPADCGS-A STANDARD CLOUD (DSC): CloudFIRST DoD Production Cloud XDATA: Integration and CASE ProjectDCGS-A EDGE NODE (DEN) / TACTICALEDGE NODE (D-TEN) NSAINSCOM ENTERPRISE PLATFORM (IEP): TEST, INTEGRATION, DEPLOYMENT ANDFIRST DoD R&D Cloud SUSTAINMENT (TIDS) T3 - Security Engineering / Information Assurance
Globally Deployed Clouds 17 Clouds on SIPRNET 5 Clouds on TS/SCI 16 Clouds on UNCLASS• 4 at DT in Tysons • 1 in Denver, CO • 4 in Arlington, VA• 1 at Ft. Bragg • 1 in Washington, DC • 1 at DT in VA• 2 in Hawaii • 1 at DT in VA • 10 at DT in APG• 1 in Germany • 1 in Springfield, VA • 1 in Germany• 7 at APG in MD • 1 for DSC• 2 in Afghanistan Cloud and Big Data Domains are where we live. Data is the hard problem.
Architecture Solutions/FeaturesCustomer Requirements Drive Solution• Not cookie cutter • Budget, Data, Performance, Security, and Existing Components are all DriversUser Capability• Thin Client DataSpace Retrieval via Query and Search for Resolved Entities• User Upload of Analyst Products to Cloud• Persistent Data Query and Alerting (on ingest)• Uniform Widget Experience and Data Sharing between Widget ViewsData Sourcing• Flexible, secure Data Ingest Architecture • Unstructured Artifacts (e.g., free form report) • Semi-Structured (e.g. email message) • Structured Artifacts (e.g. RDB table, XML document)
Architecture Solutions/Features System Capability • Advanced Analytics for Entity Extraction, Resolution, and Link Analysis • API for Retrieval of Artifacts, Metadata, and Semantic Indices • API for Application Access to Analytics Results • Cloud Computing Infrastructure, Scalable Storage with Double Redundancy • Security Infrastructure with Role and User Based Access Control Management Capability • Log Viewer App: Ability to Monitor Users and Activities in Cloud • User Management App: Ability to Define Access for Users • Ingest Monitor widget: Ability to Track Progress of Data Ingest • Bulk Export/Import App for DataSpace • Cloud Management System for Monitoring and Control • Workflow Management System
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