RESTON, Va., Jan. 20, 2015—Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it is one of 3 companies awarded a five year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in support of the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) with a combined ceiling value of $47.5 million. The task orders on this IDIQ will provide a full range of application and service design, development, and maintenance support for the FGDC as the coordinating interagency body for the Geospatial Platform (GeoPlatform).
ArdentMC was awarded a one year, $1 million task order on this IDIQ to provide FGDC with GeoPlatform programmatic support. The GeoPlatform is an internet-based capability providing shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by the public, government agencies and partners to meet their mission critical needs. It embodies the principles and spirit of Open Government, emphasizing government-to-citizen communication, accountability and transparency.
Brandon LaBonte, ArdentMC President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "ArdentMC is very excited about partnering with FGDC, its member agencies and the geospatial community to support the management and collaboration of geospatial data sharing and provide a mission tool that is accessible and easy to use by stakeholders at the Federal, State, local and private sector levels."
About ArdentMC: Virginia-based software development firm, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) is a Small Business Administration (SBA)-Certified HUBZone firm with offices in Reston, VA and Maui, HI. ArdentMC brings a significant history of working to support Federal geospatial objectives through agencies with programs focused on information sharing, visualization and collaboration. For more information on ArdentMC visit www.ardentmc.com