News & Announcements
Brook Army Medical Center (BAMC) Selects tiag To Provide Specialized, Certified IM/IT Expertise for Network Voice/Data Communications
March 26, 2013 – Brook Army Medical Center's (BAMC) Information Management Division (IMD) has selected tiag to provide specialized technical expertise for its healthcare and administrative endeavors. tiag's strategically aligned team of certfied network technology specialists, voice/data communications engineers, and CITRIX administrators will collaborate with Government civilian, military employees, and other DoD agencies' personnel and their contractors to deliver effective and efficient network voice/data solutions supporting health care delivery and administration for BAMC IMD's approximately 9,000 customers in the San Antonio metropolitan area.
December 10, 2012 – tiag has been selected by Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) to provide the organization’s 1,600+ personnel with comprehensive IM/IT Support. To date, NMRC has leveraged Army resources for its IM/IT support needs. With this ground breaking win, NMRC has chosen tiag to help establish its very own IM/IT support. tiag’s strategically aligned team of business and technology professionals will bring a disciplined approach to organizing NMRC’s complex IT environments, utilizing the right tools and standards to significantly improve customer satisfaction while managing costs.
NITAAC Awards tiag CIO-SP3 Small Business Contract Vehicle
November 19, 2012 – tiag has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief Information Officers Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The contract is a 10 year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract valued up to $20 billion. Under the contract, tiag can offer support to federal agencies for eight task areas, delivering broad support and deep expertise in the areas of scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial and information management requirements. With this award, federal agencies are now provided with faster, easier, and cost competitive access to tiag’s services and solutions.
National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) Selects tiag to Provide Usability Lab with Subject Matter Expertise and Infrastructure Management
September 26, 2012 – tiag has been selected to provide the National Center for Telehealth & Technology’s (T2) Usability Lab with Subject Matter Expertise and Infrastructure Management.
T2 is a component center of the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE). T2’s workforce of clinical psychologists, researchers, interactive designers, and technical specialists are committed to improving the lives of the nation’s warriors, veterans, and their families through research and development of technology-based solutions that improve psychological health and lessen the burden of traumatic brain injury. T2 has established its usability lab, with its specialized technology and systems, for researching and testing the real-world efficacy of its technology solutions, ensuring its solutions are usable and learnable by end-users.
tiag‘s expanded support for T2’s usability lab will ensure the team’s specialized technologies and systems reliably support the research, design, and testing required for ensuring the efficacy of the organization’s technology-based solutions.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Selects tiag to Provide Comprehensive IT Systems Administration Support
September 24, 2012 - tiag has been selected by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) to provide the organization with comprehensive IT systems administration support.
Established 1966 by the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), ACHP is an independent federal agency with the unique mission to encourage historic preservation across the nation when federal agency planning and actions affect historic properties.
tiag's systems administration professionals and IT solutions will offer ACHP's workforce reliable hands-on business support, ensuring the organization's systems are always up and ready, supporting the awareness and collaborations required for providing counsel to Congress and the President.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Selects tiag to Provide Enterprise Infrastructure and IT Service Management
September 19, 2012 – tiag has been selected to provide Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) with support for the migration of all systems, applications, and users to the organization’s .edu network domain. With the completion of the network migration, tiag will become USUHS’ premier IT project management and technical services provider for the next five years.
The nation’s only federal health sciences university, USUHS is an academic university committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. USUHS provides the nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good.
tiag first provided USUHS with support for its Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) in 2010. tiag later designed and implemented the organization’s IT Service Management processes in a series of CA Technology products.
tiag's Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT) support services will ensure USUHS meets its enhanced mission requirement for collaborations with an increasing number of external academic and research organizations while contributing to the advancement of military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Selects tiag to Provide tiag Leadership and Support for Website Consolidation Initiative
September 11, 2012 - tiag has been selected to provide project management leadership and support services to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). An operating division of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), SAMHSA is dedicated to reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in US communities and transferring its research to the broader health care system. tiag’s support will help SAMHSA achieve its objectives for the organization’s “Project Evolve,” a strategic plan initiative that promotes SAMHSA’s mission goals through web media while consolidating over 50 separate SAMHSA websites into a single new SAMHSA.gov interface. tiag’s certified project management services will manage the organization’s web resources more efficiently, improve its online content, and enhance the SAMHSA customer experience.
Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) Selects tiag to Provide Knowledge Management Services and Solutions
August 2, 2012 - tiag has been selected to provide Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) with comprehensive knowledge management services and solutions. Established in 2009, WTC oversees the care of more than 9,500 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers while providing centralized family support. As the lead proponent for the Army's Warrior Care and Transition Program, the organization also ensures that non-clinical best practices that support transitioning Soldiers are integrated and optimized throughout the Army. tiag’s team of knowledge management experts will bring together the people, processes, technology, and content required for encouraging a culture of collaboration that innovates the delivery of care to wounded, ill and injured Soldiers.
tiag Selected to Support Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
July 12, 2012 - tiag announced today it has been selected to support the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), Chemical Biological Medical Systems (CBMS) Joint Project Management Office. tiag informatics SMEs will provide support on all aspects of health information technology and clinical informatics to ensure coordination, integration, and continuous optimization of chemical and biological medical systems into the existing Service and Military Health System Informational Management and IT platforms. tiag's support will advance CBMS’s mission-critical research, development, acquisition, fielding and life cycle management of FDA-approved medical systems for protection, treatment, and diagnostic capabilities against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats and JPEO-CBD’s focus on chemical and biological defense equipment and medical countermeasures.
MEDCOM Selects tiag to Conduct ICD10-Transition and Impact Assessment
June 14, 2012 – tiag announced today that it has been awarded a joint contract to provide support to the United States Army Medical Command's Patient Administrative Systems and Biostatistics Activity (PASBA). The project will assess the impact of a scheduled transition to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10), an international coding system for diagnoses and procedures which will become the nationwide standard in 2013. tiag's transition and implementation strategy planning will provide increased accuracy and precision in reflecting the cost of information technology.
tiag Promotes Jeff Goldberg to Chief Operating Officer (COO)
April 19, 2012 – tiag announced it has promoted Jeff Goldberg to Chief Operating Officer (COO). This promotion sees Mr. Goldberg assuming duties previously under the stewardship of tiag’s CEO and co-founder, Ms. Dalita Harmon. As tiag’s COO, Mr. Goldberg will focus on the optimization of day-to-day operations throughout the company, while providing strategic planning and leadership for tiag’s capture activities to ensure continuity for growth across all business units.
tiag Promotes Neil Lampton to General Manager
April 19, 2012 – tiag announced it has promoted Neil Lampton to General Manager for tiag’s Enterprise Services portfolio. Mr. Lampton will now lead the daily operation of tiag’s enterprise services portfolio while cultivating and managing the portfolio’s new opportunities. Mr. Lampton will also serve as tiag’s Managing Director, focusing tiag’s comprehensive team of directors on tiag’s best practices for optimizing services and surpassing client expectations.
tiag Promotes Umang Modi to General Manager
April 19, 2012 – tiag announced it has promoted Umang Modi to General Manager for tiag’s Enterprise Services portfolio and will continue to serve as Director, managing a strategic portfolio of Enterprise Services for the Department of Defense. Mr. Modi will be collaborating with Neil Lampton on the guidance and daily operation of tiag’s enterprise services portfolio. Mr. Modi’s deep technical expertise and business acumen will continue to motivate and empower his engineering teams to surpass client expectations.
tiag Wins Contract to Provide Army Data Center Consolidation Plan with Enterprise Configuration Management Solution
March 14, 2012 – tiag announced it has been awarded a contract to develop and implement an enterprise configuration management system for the Army Data Center Consolidation Plan.
The Army is reducing its expenses associated with data center hardware, software, and operations by shifting IT investment to more efficient computing platforms and technologies. Decreasing its number of data centers and points of presence on networks improves Army information security and simplifies data management. But evolving its IT organizations into service providers increases pressure to ensure service availability, and risks severing critical business processes from their IT infrastructure.
tiag’s masterful delivery of CA Technologies solutions will protect the Army’s critical business processes from the impact of IT change through more effective, efficient and comprehensive IT configuration management.
tiag Wins Contract to Provide Support to Army Research Laboratory’s Corporate Information Operations Center
January 10, 2012 - tiag announced it has been awarded a contract to support Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Corporate Information Operations Center (CIOC). tiag’s highly regarded infrastructure management professionals will provide ARL’s diverse assortment of unique facilities and dedicated workforce of government and private sector partners with greater efficiencies and improved service, while ensuring its information technology systems are highly available and extremely reliable.
tiag Wins Contract to Provide Comprehensive Management and Specialized Support for National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) Programs and Initiatives
November 24, 2011 - tiag announced it has been awarded a contract to provide comprehensive management and specialized support for National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) programs and initiatives. This award sees the firm's cadre of uniquely qualified professionals leading the development of telehealth and technology solutions intended to reduce the burden of traumatic brain injury and other mental health conditions resulting from military service. tiag's strategically constructed team includes Psychologists, Mobile Application Development Specialists, 3D Environment Design and Development Specialists, Web & Interactive Design Specialists, Enterprise Application Developers, and more. tiag's decades of focus on modernizing military medicine and its strategic approach to program and project management will provide T2 initiatives with the highest degrees of output and actualization, while helping improve the lives of the nation's warriors, veterans, and their families.
tiag Expands Support for Materiel Enterprise Applications for the Office of the CIO-G6, Headquarters Army Materiel Command
November 11, 2011 – tiag announced expansion of an existing support contract for Army Materiel Command CIO/G6. tiag has been tasked with providing support for multiple AMC Enterprise Applications to include architecture, implementation, sustainment and migration in support of Army Datacenter Consolidation and BRAC Initiatives. The selection was based upon the firm's highly regarded services and solutions for increasing efficiency and reducing operations and maintenance expenditures. tiag will support applications that are essential to the day to day operations of the Materiel Enterprise which is made up of 80000 users at over 30 CONUS Army Installations. tiag will also continue providing consulting services to the Enterprise Services Division which are focused on Asset Lifecycle Management, Application and Systems Monitoring and IT Service Management.
tiag Wins Contract to Support Transformation of Financial Systems for U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (MRMC)
September 21, 2011 - tiag announced it has been awarded a contract to provide MRMC with systems, application, and products expertise in each of MRMC's research management offices. tiag will provide MRMC with expertise and support for making the transition from legacy financial systems to the Army's new financial system, the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS). tiag's support will move the MRMC to a cost management culture, while ensuring its critical data is standardized, streamlined and shared across the Army.
tiag Wins Contract to Establish an Open Source Entity for Veterans Affairs
August 4, 2011 - tiag announced today it has been awarded a contract to establish an open source entity for Veterans Affairs. The Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) will deliver expansive innovation in electronic health record development for VA and its beneficiaries. Official details, and solicitations for public comment, are available at the OSEHRA website.
tiag Announces 8(a) STARS II Award
July 30, 2011 - tiag announced today it has received an 8(a) STARS II Award, a major 10 year IDIQ for government-wide technology acquisition. This pre-competed award enables $4M Direct task orders, making procurement for the government fast & easy.
tiag Wins Contract to Provide BRAC Support to Walter Reed Army Medical Center
July 6, 2011 - tiag announced today it has won an award to provide BRAC support to Walter Reed Army Medical Center as it combines with Bethesda Naval Hospital and Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital to form the first Joint Armed Service hospitals in the Capital Region.
tiag Selected to Support Ft. Bragg WAMC Microsoft SharePoint Technology Infrastructure
October 6, 2010 - tiag announced today it has been awarded a contract to provide Ft. Bragg with comprehensive professional support for implementing enterprise workforce solutions based on Microsoft SharePoint technology.
WAMC itself provides healthcare to over 250,000 beneficiaries and is spread-out across 45 buildings on the environs. Identified as a need to solve their inability to share information and collaborate effectively, tiag was chosen to provide the development of the overall enterprise strategy for SharePoint, to incorporate balance scorecard objectives into SharePoint projects, to manage SharePoint custom development and to evangelize SharePoint and its capabilities throughout the enterprise.
tiag Selected to Deliver MHS DIACAP and Establish Comprehensive Automated Infrastructure for Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) Customer
October 6, 2010 - tiag announced today it has been selected by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) to ensure the organization achieves its mission of obtaining a Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP). tiag's newest customer is the only medical school and advanced nursing university in the DoD, and tiag will begin by reducing its network infrastructure vulnerabilities and to stand-up a state-of-the-art automation infrastructure. tiag will also support the USUHS' network infrastructure upgrades, VLAN, print server configuration, information assurance, database administration, system administration and information security.
tiag Expands Corporate Headquarters
August 1, 2010 – tiag announced today that it has completed an expansion of its Reston, Va.-based corporate headquarters, ideally positioned in the heart of the Dulles Technology Corridor, adjacent the nation’s capital.
Since 1999, tiag has experienced steady growth, offering clients in both the federal and civilian sectors a dedicated team of full-time talent, whose collective technical savvy and innovative thinking have been key to tiag’s advancement.
“With this expansion, tiag’s capacity to serve our clients is keeping pace with their evolving and exacting needs,” said Mr. Ben Taylor, tiag Chief of Staff, as he pointed to a host of additions such as new data lines and a dedicated space for advanced communications hardware.
Some of the greatest gains will come in accommodating staff moving from the field back to headquarters. One new suite, for example, has been outfitted specifically to support the Headquarters Army Materiel Command Information Technology (HQ AMC IT) team, who will be returning to Reston from their current assignment at Fort Belvoir, Va.
“These spaces are open for business and I invite you to stop in to see them whenever you’re in the area”, Mr. Taylor added.
tiag Announces SeaPort-e (Prime) Availability
July 26, 2010 – tiag announced today that the company has been welcomed to the Navy’s list of SeaPort-e vendors as a Prime contractor.
As an approved SeaPort-e Prime Contractor, tiag is now eligible to fulfill Navy-funded, support-service contracts across 22 functional areas, including Engineering, Financial Management and Program Management. This new ranking will allow Navy Systems Commands, the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to directly access tiag’s premier services and support. Further, tiag customers who have seen funding move to Navy sources will be able to continue to harness tiag’s professional services.
tiag Senior Vice President Jeff Goldberg hailed the company’s addition to the SeaPort-e list, saying, “By becoming a SeaPort-e vendor, tiag now has an even greater opportunity to showcase the firm’s unique abilities and the talents of its exemplary staff at the highest levels of commerce and defense. We are honored to offer tiag’s skills and services to America’s sailors and Marines.”
tiag Professionals Deliver ISO 9001:2008 Certification
May 20, 2010 – tiag announced today it has secured ISO 9001:2008 certification for the Army Medical Department (AMEDD). Underscoring the value of this quality-assurance certification accomplishment, AMEDD is now the first ISO-certified military architecture office within the entirety of the Department of Defense.
ISO certification is a reliable guarantee of quality, assuring customers that an organization has a set of procedures in place covering all key processes.
This particular ISO, as written – “architecture production and business analysis in support of medical information technology system development” – will also allow tiag to assist other organizations in achieving the same certification, making it a boon not only to AMEDD, but to tiag and a number of its clients.
“This is a tremendous credential for an organization to have, and an even greater achievement for tiag to have accomplished for our customer,” tiag President and CEO/COO Dalita Harmon said during the announcement. Ms. Harmon also borrowed a comment:
“In the words of the auditor in his report, ‘The Quality Management System of this organization is remarkably mature going into initial certification, especially for one that did not use a [professional ISO-certification] consultant.’”
Remarkably, this success was the result of tiag’s first foray into the ISO-certification process, a journey prompted by the needs of its AMEDD customer.