Digital Management Wins $288 Million Application Product Lines Enterprise Services (APLES) Contract

Under contract with the USCG Operations Systems Center (OSC), Digital Management will develop, maintain, and support enterprise applications for Maritime Security, Maritime Safety, Maritime Mobility, Protection of Natural Resources, and National Defense.

Bethesda, MD—June 3, 2010—Digital Management, Inc. (, a leading IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm, announced today that it has been awarded a 5-year, $288 Million Application Product Lines Enterprise Services (APLES) contract from the USCG Operations Systems Center (OSC). Under the contract, DMI will provide a wide range of software engineering, application development, and IT systems support to the USCG OSC based in Kearneysville, WV.

The USCG OSC, a center of excellence within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), provides full life-cycle support for operationally-focused Coast Guard Automated Information Systems. These systems support the Coast Guard’s five strategic missions: Protection of Natural Resources, National Defense, Maritime Safety, Mobility, and Security. OSC services enable more than 45,000 Coast Guard personnel to perform their duties world-wide 24×7.

The OSC selected Digital Management for its proven ability to lead the use of IT to transform enterprise operations, and for the company’s demonstrated success applying proven development methodologies to improve efficiency and performance.

“The effort we’re undertaking for OSC is central to achieving the Coast Guard’s goal of becoming a ‘change-centric organization,” said David Drake, Vice President, USCG Programs at Digital Management. “Our work will enable the Coast Guard to achieve its goals of becoming a more effective and agile organization, as well as a leaner, more efficient one.”

Under the contract, Digital Management will lead a phased effort to:

  • Implement industry-standard methodologies, processes, and management disciplines that will reinforce OSC’s ability to execute its mission as it evolves into a “World-Class” Center of Excellence;
  • Introduce new technologies, tools, and architectures to further modernize OSC service offerings—paving the way for OSC to fulfill an expanded role as the leading Maritime Data Fusion Service Center across DHS;
  • Optimize operations around best practices, infuse project management disciplines, and develop enterprise efficiencies helping reduce Total Ownership Costs.

“We, along with our partners CSC and General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), are honored to have been selected to play a critical role ensuring the success of the Coast Guard’s strategic mission,” said Jay Sunny Bajaj, Digital Management’s CEO. “This win makes me especially proud of our team. It’s their commitment to pervasive excellence that has enabled us to build a business that our clients rely on to undertake their most critical IT initiatives. This is a great milestone in our company’s history.”

About Digital Management:

Digital Management is a leading IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm focused on providing solutions that transform enterprise operations in government and business by dependably bridging the gap between business strategy and mission success. Leveraging technology as an efficient, economical means to an end, Digital Management crafts solutions that result in increasingly interoperable, responsive, and cost-effective enterprises. Digital Management provides services and solutions in Strategic Business Transformation, Software Systems Modernization, Enterprise Information Management, Cybersecurity, and Healthcare IT. Digital Management’s Microsoft Solutions Division provides Microsoft-based solutions in the areas of portals, enterprise content management, document management, search, data visualization, mobility, business intelligence, business process management and infrastructure management. Digital Management is an SBA-certified, minority-owned, 8(a) small business, headquartered in Bethesda MD, with 12 satellite and project offices throughout the country.

Andrew J. Musliner