Enterprise Technology and Planning – Our knowledge leaders work with our customers to envision a program from concept through deployment and support. By applying architecture planning, program management, and technology insight, we guide our clients through a complex maze of decisions to achieve their mission.
Enterprise Architecture (EA) Development Methodology – Achieving a quality Business Driven EA Landscape requires that we go through diligent steps to clearly understand the customer business needs and strategy. ArchSmart utilizes a series of steps in Strategic Planning and Enterprise Architecture Alignment to meet customer goals and business / operational expectations. In addition, we rely on quality commercial off the shelf tools to realize an EA Landscape that is measurable and accountable. The fundamental capabilities that ensure EA accountability, agility, and dynamics encompass:
Systems Architecture and Engineering – Successful major-systems acquisitions rely on two key elements—using a foundational architecture or blueprint and adhering to the discipline of systems engineering. ArchSmart helps to design and develop systems architectures and apply systems engineering methodologies for systems ranging from tactical, single-user systems to multi-million-dollar programs.Data Interoperability and Information Sharing – We enable our customers to identify and understand their information requirements for mission success, the ability to communicate in common frameworks and quickly develop needed systems interfaces, SLA's, and Information Exchanges using Data Standards. ArchSmart specializes in Data – driven Architecture design and development of tools and applications such as the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Information Exchange Product Document (IEPD) Factory (as named by DHS) which is used across DNDO, CBP, USVISIT and other DHS components providing them a "Force Multiplier" in interface message development.
ArchSmart is the recognized thought leader and the only company with the experience to develop and maintain National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Domains and NIEM Information Exchange Product Documents (IEPDs) using Troux's Enterprise Architecture Tool Suite. As a force multiplier, ArchSmart has developed the NIEM IEPD Factory, so named by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Enterprise Data Management Office (EDMO), which automates the NIEM Domain and IEPD production and maintenance processes. ArchSmart is a key members in the following areas:
Security/Information Assurance – We help keep your network safe by adhering to FISMA reporting requirements in alignment with agency Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities. We also ensure an assessment of agency risks and vulnerabilities
Program Management – We ensure a project is completed in a timely manner while staying within budget by: