Washington, D.C., April 2019 – OST, Inc. and the Greater Washington Board of Trade (BOT) signed a partnership agreement to cooperate on establishing the Greater Washington Smart Region Movement (GWSRM). The purpose of the GWSRM is to transform the Greater Washington Region into a global hub for business, technology, and policy innovation by encouraging collaboration among the public and private sectors on regional smart initiatives. Similar initiatives have integrated smart sensors and devices throughout local areas to improve safety, save energy, reduce traffic, control lighting, improve communications, and generally reduce expenditures.
OST will support the BOT and its group of GWSRM partners to deliver regionally integrated digital solutions across Greater Washington. Elements of support and cooperation include ensuring the timely and efficient implementation of smart technologies, identifying research initiatives to advance the development of an inclusive smart region, and augmenting current projects to optimize their results within the overall GWSRM vision. OST’s collaboration with GWSRM will support innovative, technology-driven solutions that enable economic growth and inclusive livability in Greater Washington.
About OST: OST, Inc. is a leader in implementing Smart City projects and a provider of C4ISR, Cyber, Engineering, Logistics, Managed Services, and Smart technologies. OST serves multiple industries, including aviation, defense, financial, health, insurance, utility, and transportation. Its client base consists of Fortune 1,000 companies and public sector organizations such as the US Department of Defense (Air Force, Army, Navy, and Joint programs), Commerce, Education, Energy, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Treasury, and Veteran’s Affairs, plus state and local governments. OST is externally appraised/registered as CMMI-DEV Level 3, CMMI-SVCS Level 3, ISO 9001, ISO 10002, ISO 20000, and ISO 27001.