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TWD & Associates Awarded Prime Contract to Support the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Company to deliver agile development and maintenance capabilities for IT system sustainment

McLean, VA – November 3, 2015 – TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Joint Engineering Teams-Sustainment (JETS) prime task order through the DHS EAGLE II contract vehicle. The task order is to provide agile development and maintenance capabilities to help sustain the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) mission-focused Records System Portfolio. The task order is for 54 months and has a potential value of $98.8 million.

This project will provide USCIS technical resources to help them continue successfully fulfilling their mission, ensure that their records are properly documented and improve efficiencies in their operations and applications by leveraging agile development processes,” said Larry Besterman, President and CEO, TWD. “We are proud to be providing USCIS with the confidence that their legacy systems and applications will continue to operate securely and effectively.”

Under this contract, TWD and its sub-contractor team – including Calibre Systems, Inc. and General Dynamics Mission Systems – will aim to reduce development costs, coding errors and usability concerns for USCIS by utilizing Scrum, Lean and other agile processes in the development and maintenance of applications to improve USCIS records applications. Specific support areas include:

  • Code maintenance
  • Operational maintenance
  • User Interface services
  • Security services

“TWD’s support of USCIS JETS will enable the agency to make better use of its existing platforms while setting a path forward for future infrastructure upgrades and requirements,” added Besterman.

About TWD & Associates, Inc.

TWD is a technology solutions company that for more than 20 years has served as a trusted partner in delivering the highest quality systems and services to all types of customers, from large federal agencies in highly secure environments to commercial companies and non-profits. Our customers choose us to solve their communication and collaboration needs, taking a holistic view of their current technology investments and customizing solutions to deliver compelling value in the form of lower costs and higher productivity – whether on-premise or from the cloud – whether customer owned or by way of a TWD managed service. For additional information on TWD, please visit www.twd.com.