Brandon Ginsburg Joins NT Concepts as SVP, Chief Growth Officer; Darin Powers Quoted

June 3, 2020

“Brandon’s focus on building honest relationships and deep experience in the intelligence sector will help us discover new opportunities to solve critical data and technology problems for our clients," said Darin Powers, president and chief operating officer at NT Concepts.

Interview with Darin Powers on Crisis Leadership During COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Darin Powers talks with Steve Gladis about how NT Concepts has led through the COVID-19 crisis, including appointing a ‘Keeper of Truth and Dispeller of Rumor'

ODNI Releases CARES Act Guidance for Intel Community; Darin Powers Quoted

April 9, 2020

“IC leadership is clearly communicating that they value their industry partnership, the long-term health of our combined government and contractor IC workforce,” said Powers.

NT Concepts Gets Certification Under Google Cloud Partner Program; Darin Powers Quoted

April 1, 2020

NT Concepts has received the Machine Learning Partner Specialization under the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program after demonstrating its capacity to build machine learning offerings through the Google Cloud service.

Intelligence Community Copes with Unique Corona Crisis Challenges Featuring Darin Powers, NT Concepts President and COO

March 31, 2020

“[Our employees] have mission-relevant knowledge, domain knowledge and they are answering the question: What do we as a company really wish we could do?” he added. “Let’s work on those things now, with the anticipation that it will have value to our clients in the future.”

How GovCon is Responding to COVID-19: NT Concepts’ Chris Gros

March 31, 2020

WashingtonExec highlights Chris Gros, VP Talent and how NT Concepts is tackling COVID-19, in an effort to share best practices in industry and shed light on the virus’ impact on the nation.

NT Concepts Gets CMMI V2.0 Level 3 Appraisal

March 16, 2020

NT Concepts has received a new appraisal that recognizes that company’s compliance with Capability Maturity Model Integration V2.0, a business process guidance effort.

Top 10 CFOs to Watch in 2020: NT Concepts’ Mark Cabrey

February 25, 2020

In late 2019, Mark Cabrey joined NT Concepts as senior vice president and chief financial officer to help continue the company’s mid-tier rise in the GovCon community.

Managing Enterprise-Scale Data Engineering in Support of Enterprise-Scale AI—POC’s AI Summit 2020 on Feb. 13th

February 13, 2020

Chris Powell, CTO of NT Concepts will moderate "Managing Enterprise-Scale Data Engineering in Support of Enterprise-Scale AI" at Potomac Officers Club’s AI Summit 2020 on Feb. 13th; Mike Garris, Maj. Sam Gray, Terry Busch to Serve as Panelists

Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Holds SSC Broomball Tournament To Benefit the ADDF

February 5, 2020

T.J. Oshie, in partnership with WARROAD, the Super Service Challenge, and NT Concepts, hosted a broomball tournament on Wednesday, February 5th at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, which raised over $40,000 for the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF).

Solving Data Challenges at Mission Speed with Michele Bolos, CEO of NT Concepts

November 13, 2019

Podcast with Michele Bolos and Mission.org on how she built NT Concepts by staying lean and cultivating an employee culture of innovation. How did she do it? Michele would give most of the credit to her team but it was also due to key financial decisions Michele made through the good times, constantly saving while keeping the company’s focus on the customer.

PSC Sounding Board: Disrupting Sustainment Services Via Data by Michele Bolos, CEO, and Darin Powers, President and COO

November 5, 2019

At its core, sustainment is a prediction business, seeking to preemptively answer, “What needs to be where and by when?” Quality prediction, and thus cost-efficiency and full-lifecycle planning, is fueled by credible data. Data-centric national and Department of Defense (DoD) policy, combined with data-enabling technological development are advancing the creation of credible data repositories and accelerating the pace of predictive innovations for sustainment.

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.