OST, Inc. a CMMI Level 5 and ISO 9001:2008 Company
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News

2006

November

Read about OST EAGLE win

OST Chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as EAGLE Winner

November 15 , 2006 - Optimal Solutions and Technologies (OST, Inc.), is awarded a contract for information technology (IT) services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) program. OST will provide any and all phases of software design and development including deployment to ensure DHS applications and databases enable their users to meet critical mission goals and objectives. OST efforts will span the full range of software design, development, implementation and integration, including, but not limited to, concept development, planning, requirements definition and analysis, systems design and development, coding and testing, production, deployment, implementation, integration, and software application maintenance. Read about OST EAGLE win

October

OST chosen as Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner

October 26, 2006 - OST was accepted as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Business Process and Integration and Information Worker Solutions. OST has long been a Microsoft Certified Partner, gold status was awarded by meeting a high set of standards set by Microsoft.

The Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program identifies companies that have proven a commitment and expertise in one or more specialized areas when delivering Microsoft technologies.

As a Microsoft Certified Partner OST offers clients the highest levels of technical expertise, consulting, development, deployment, help desk support, hosting services, training, strategic thinking, and hands-on skills utilizing industry-leading technology.

September

IRS Project to Upgrade the Automated Background Investigation System (ABIS)

September 30, 2006 - OST will develop and install software to incorporate an ABIS interface with the Office of Personnel Management's Electronic Questionnaires for Investigative Processing (e-QIP). The interface will allow for the acceptance and scheduling of cases into the ABIS system.

HUD Project to Support their Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Subsidiary Ledger (SL) Project

September 30, 2006 - OST will develop and install two modules in PeopleSoft 8.8 to fully integrate multifamily premium billing and collection and multifamily claims operations into the FHA Subsidiary Ledger. The FHA SL application operates in a SUN Solaris environment with Oracle database management software.

FAA Safety Analytics Win

September 26, 2006 - OST was chosen to build the second phase of a complex text mining tool. Using a team of top-notch specialists in aviation safety and computational linguistics, OST was awarded a contract to build the second stage of an aviation safety thesaurus that will enhance automatic text mining of FAA, National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB), and Aviation Safety Reporting System safety reports. The discovery of aviation safety trends through automatic text mining, enhanced by OST's Safety Analytics thesaurus, has the potential to enable the FAA to identify and prevent causes of airplane accidents.

June

OST Supports Uniontown, PA Summer Camp

In June 2006, OST provided financial contributions to over 100 children so they could attend summer camp in Uniontown, PA. In addition to providing financial support, OST professional staff participated in the summer camp program. Our staff served as a professional role model to mentor children at a young age, in the hope that they will graduate high school, attend a 2 or 4 year college, and in the long-term stay in the Uniontown area to serve as role models for other children.

May

Read about OST ITES-2S win

ITES-2S Win

May 2006 - OST participated on a team that was chosen by the U.S.Army to help implement the Army enterprise infrastructure and infrastructure goals with information technology (IT) services worldwide. Read about OST ITES-2S win

April

OST Wins DC Lottery Modernization Support Contract

April 2006 – After a competitive acquisition process OST was chosen to help the DC Lottery modernize its business and technology architecture. The activities that OST is performing relate to several short, medium, and long-term business goals.

 

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