This division is responsible for the provision of a wide range of
information technology consulting and application system design,
development, system integration, and installation services.
These services include:
- MIS Strategic Planning which includes the determination of the
technology requirements and implementation plans; the
environment (operating systems, databases, communications networks, development tools, and development methodologies);
and the operational model and topology for system(s)
- Business Systems Re-engineering which includes information
systems model development to make current or new systems
compatible with changes from business process re-engineering
- System Specification Development which includes documenting
the system's physical and functional descriptions as well as
preparing the specifications required for equipment and material
- Systems Acquisition Support including procurement and
assembly of components, systems integration, and acceptance/integration testing.
- Database Design including the creation and linkage of databases
across all platforms.
- Software Design, Development, and Implementation including
custom design and development of performance specific software
for new applications as well as business system re-engineering
to tailor general purpose software packages for increased
efficiency though the use of object oriented technology or other
programming techniques or tools.
- Multimedia Systems Design which includes the development of
imaging system designs, digital libraries and "knowledge bases",
interactive planning tools, archival/retrieval systems, image bases,
and interactive multimedia training programs.
- System Integration, Conversion, Training and Operational
Support for system expansion or the implementation of
replacement systems. These activities may include development of
equipment specifications, assistance in the vendor selection
process, design of benchmark and equipment performance test
programs to verify and validate equipment design specifications,
integration of selected hardware and software components into an
operational environment, adaptation of software and systems
through the use of sophisticated conversion technology and tools,
and provision of end user training support as needed.
- Local and Wide Area Network Design and Installation
including systems analysis, design, integration and implementation
of complete hardware and software solutions to meet specific client
management and operational requirements.
- Systems Engineering and Analysis including studies and
analyses, configuration management and standards, systems
engineering, software design and development,
acceptance/integration test assistance, independent verification and
validation (IV&V), document review, performance evaluation,
capacity planning and modeling, and technical reviews and audits.
- Configuration and Data Management including control of the
maintenance and expansion of hardware and software at the
installation, system, application and program levels.
The relevant SIC Codes and service categories assigned to this division
#4813 B Telecommunications
#4899 B Communications Services (N.E.C.)
#7371 B Computer Programming
#7372 B Prepackaged Software
#7373 B Computer Integrated Systems Design
#7379 B Computer Related Services (N.E.C.)
These products and services are provided to
assist clients in downsizing computer platforms and re-engineering system
applications as well as improving the effectiveness of existing information