GovCon Leaders Discuss AI Innovation During Expert Panel at 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit

February 20, 2019

The expert panel, moderated by Gavin Greene of NT Concepts, discussed the challenges federal agencies face while implementing AI into their businesses. This panel featured Teresa Smetzer of the CIA, Chris Shank of DoD and Dr. Alexander Kott of the U.S. Army.

The Geo-Atom for GEOINT

January 29, 2019

Adoption of the geo-atom can improve the decision support capabilities provided by GEOINT models. Co-authored by Micah L Brachman, Ph.D., University of Maryland; Zachary Mostowsky, NT Concepts; and Ian Jonesi, BlackSky Corporation

NT Concepts’ Gavin Greene Previews AI/ML, Edge Computing Goals for 2019

December 20, 2018

Gavin Greene, vice president of business development at NT Concepts, has said the company will work in 2019 to build on its capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning to support customer missions, particularly in the field of national security.

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Gavin Greene, VP of Business Development at NT Concepts

December 5, 2018

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Gavin Greene, vice president of business development, regarding the data challenges facing NT Concepts’ customers and how the company assists federal agencies in enhancing and making sense of their data.

Gavin Greene Talks NT Concepts’ AI Adoption, Machine Learning’s Role in GEOINT

November 8, 2018

Gavin Greene, vice president of business development at NT Concepts, told Trajectory Magazine in an interview published Monday how the company incorporates artificial intelligence into its platforms.

Q&A with Gavin Greene, vice president of business development

November 5, 2018

We are committed to using innovation and expertise to help our national security clients solve their most critical challenges. Every employee operates with a mission-first mentality. For us, it’s about moving the needle for our clients.

Sounding Board: A New Marketplace By Michele Bolos, CEO/Founder

July 26, 2018

Recently we’ve witnessed a fundamental shift in how the Government interacts with industry. It’s a new, gradually-emerging environment focused on helping service contractors bring the open source and commercial solutions to the federal government, faster. I see this as the next big innovative thing: a new Marketplace that re-shapes how contractors interact, communicate with, and support the critical missions of our customers.

DISA Selects Enterprise LLC Team to Develop NBIS Prototype

July 9, 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded a $49 million other transaction agreement (OTA) to Enterprise, LLC of Herndon, Virginia and several subcontractors, to develop a prototype for the government’s National Background Investigation Services (NBIS) Investigation Management (IM) Shared Service. DISA announced on July 9 that it had made the June 22 award to the Enterprise team, which includes Pegasystems, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts; Accenture Federal Services, LLC of Arlington, Virginia; Torch Research LLC of Leawood, Kansas; and Next Tier Concepts, Inc. of Vienna, Virginia.

NT Concepts Among Winners on DISA’s $17.5B ENCORE III Contract

April 23, 2018

NT Concepts was among the companies that received an award under the Defense Information Systems Agency’s ENCORE III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, enabling it to offer a broad range of IT services to the Defense Department and other federal agencies.

The Genesis of Google Earth

November 1, 2017

Chris Powell, CTO of NT Concepts, said the company is working with its defense and intelligence community customers to support GEE and their transition to the GEE-OS baseline. “We’re also actively looking for opportunities to contribute back to the open source baseline for feature improvements and capabilities,” Powell said, adding some possibilities are scaling the GEE processing power to a larger compute platform and examining how the software can be optimized for the cloud.

GameChanger: A Technology Takeover in the Boardroom

September 12, 2017

Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and holoportation can help boards improve their decision-making and tap far-flung talent.

THE INSIDE STORY: Google Earth Enterprise Goes Open Source

June 10, 2017

Some thought that GEE would quickly fade away after Google stopped supporting it and its users would switch to alternative platforms that are already on the market, or build new ones. However, GEE had become essential for many of its users, including U.S. and foreign military and intelligence agencies, which did not see many viable alternatives, given their investments into the product, and the amount of work it would take to make the change.

A Professional Baseline

May 3, 2017

Industry leaders share their thoughts on why GEOINT certification is important to a company’s bottom line (featuring Chris Powell, CTO)

Industry outlook for 2017

December 12, 2016

Michele Bolos, founder and CEO of NT Concepts, discusses the impact of presidential transition and a new administration on the contracting community.

Her big leap: How Michele Bolos is leading her small company through a large pond

November 23, 2016

When NT Concepts was expecting revenue declines, the Office of Personnel Management approached it to take over a troubled program — swelling the company from 160 people to more than 1,000 people overnight and bringing $157 million in federal dollars to the company so far.

Tom Temin’s Federal Drive interview with CEO Michele Bolos on her GovCon Executive of the Year Award ($75M-$300M)

November 8, 2016

Tom Temin and Michele Bolos discuss her GovCon Executive of the Year Award ($75M-$300M), the history of NT Concepts, and the critical services and solutions we provide our customers

Fire Globe Delivers Esri 3D Visualization to US Firefighters

February 23, 2016

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) has transferred its web GIS application, Fire Globe, to the Esri platform. Responding to Google's announcement about its deprecation of Google Earth Enterprise in January 2015, Esri partner Next Tier Concepts (NT Concepts) worked with NIFC to facilitate the move. Esri, the world leader in GIS, is helping Google customers easily make similar transitions.

Chris Cusano: Shifting perspectives from low cost to best value when hiring contractors

September 21, 2015

The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards honor many of the individuals and businesses among the region's government contractors. The awards, sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council, celebrate high achievers. Chris Cusano is the Executive Vice President of NT Concepts, and a finalist for this year's GovCon Contractor of the Year award in the up-to-75-million dollars in sales category. He spoke on In Depth with Francis Rose about how the government is shifting towards best value over lowest cost when considering contractors.