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HUD Taps Citizant for Transformation Initiative EA Support

Leader in full-life-cycle federal IT solutions gets additional orders for expanded enterprise architecture and enterprise information management projects at HUD

CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 4, 2012Citizant, a leading provider of full-life-cycle information technology solutions to the federal government, announced today it has started work on two additional IT projects related to its current contract supporting the Department of Housing and Urban Development with enterprise architecture and enterprise information management solutions. The task orders are being funded under Citizant's current five-year, $17 million contract with HUD, which began last August.

"Citizant has extensive expertise and proficiency in enterprise architecture and has a unique EA management approach that helps us achieve maximum results for customers, which is especially powerful on solutions involving information sharing," said Paul Bize, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Citizant. "We are honored to continue our partnership with HUD and look forward to supporting information sharing and business process modernization within HUD's Transformation Initiative."

Under these new task assignments, Citizant is responsible for maintaining and evolving the HUD EA, which includes establishing a four-year strategic planning horizon. Citizant will also support EA implementation through segment architecture development, focusing inside HUD's major transformation initiatives. Citizant's EA support will improve the agency's IT investment management process and refine HUD EA governance standards.

The HUD EA organization is consistently rated among the highest and most effective in the federal government. In November 2011, the HUD EA team won the "Excellence in Enterprise Architecture Award Winner" in the category of Leadership in Government Transformation Using EA. HUD's EA team was also recognized for its effectiveness during the Acquisition Management Business Modernization Planning initiative for the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer. Citizant has been supporting HUD's EA initiatives since 2003.

About Citizant

Citizant designs and delivers smarter, leaner business and IT transformation solutions to the U.S. government, with a focus on Treasury, Homeland Security, Justice, and Housing & Urban Development.  The company employs leading experts in enterprise architecture; application development and modernization; business process re-engineering; and program management support. Citizant has been independently appraised companywide at the Software Engineering Institute’s CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 3 and CMMI-SVC Maturity Level 2. Citizant is headquartered in Chantilly, Va., and has offices in Washington, D.C., and Texas. More information about the company is available at www.citizant.com.  Follow us on Twitter at @Citizant or connect on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/citizant).