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NVTC and Senator Warner Hold Press Conference on NVTC's Pro Bono Assessment Report on Arlington National Cemetery

NVTC President & CEO Bobbie Kilberg at yesterday's ANC press conference.
NVTC President & CEO Bobbie Kilberg
at yesterday's ANC press conference.

NVTC has delivered a final report to Army Secretary John McHugh based on its pro bono assessment of the processes and technology challenges at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC). The assessment, which contains recommendations to improve Cemetery operations, was conducted at the request of Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), who sought a remedy to the major record-keeping deficiencies at ANC. The announcement was made during a press conference on Capitol Hill conducted by Sen. Warner, Army National Cemeteries Program Executive Director Kathryn Condon, NVTC President & CEO Bobbie Kilberg and NVTC Chair Brad Antle of Salient Federal Solutions.

NVTC Chair Brad Antle of Salient Federal Solutions provides highlights from NVTC's report at the press conference.
NVTC Chair Brad Antle of Salient Federal Solutions provides highlights from NVTC's report at the press conference.

The report makes recommendations to address immediate challenges, optimize Cemetery operations and facilitate long-term excellence at ANC. The report also includes a detailed analysis of the current state of business processes and technology, proposed structure, business processes and technology for the immediate and long-term future, and a high-level roadmap for implementing these recommendations.

Army National Cemeteries Program Executive Director Kathryn Condon discusses changes made at ANC.
Army National Cemeteries Program Executive Director Kathryn Condon discusses changes made at ANC.

Conducted over a three-month period, the NVTC Arlington National Cemetery Task Force assessment was led by a Core Team of NVTC member companies - Booz Allen Hamilton, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The MITRE Corporation - with assistance from a working group of 14 additional NVTC member companies/organizations: Blue Canopy, CGI Federal, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), CSC, The George Washington University, HP, Lee Technologies, Northfield Consulting Group, Salient Federal Solutions, SoltecOne, Synaptitude, Unanet and Vistronix. The Task Force was convened by co-chairs Bob Kahn of CNRI and George Newstrom of Lee Technologies.

Visit the following links for more information, for a copy of the Executive Summary or to view press coverage of NVTC's ANC report.