DRT Strategies Awarded IT Modernization Contract to Configure ServiceNow™ at USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation

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DRT Strategies (DRT) to modernize and automate requests for and apportioning of more than $67.5M to the nation’s farmers and producers via USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).

DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (http://www.drtstrategies.com), a leading management and technology firm, announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the company a Process Improvement Streamlining Initiative – IT Modernization – contract with USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC). The government tasks DRT to provide end-to-end business process reengineering of all processes required to request and apportion more than $67.5M to the nation’s farmers and producers under the Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Mission. Related, DRT will configure ServiceNow™ (http://www.servicenow.com) as the CCC’s new automation platform. This mission critical engagement specifically supports CCC in improving functionality, enforcing appropriate internal controls, and tracking funds.

“We are excited and appreciate the opportunity to build this new partnership with FPAC and support them with their IT Modernization initiatives,” commented Susan Kidd, CEO at DRT Strategies. “For twelve years, DRT has successfully provided technology and support services in program management, strategic communications, budget and acquisition, and IT governance to agency and department level organizations across USDA. We are proud that our teams’ efforts have led to this work with FPAC to assist them in achieving the critical strategic goal of ensuring USDA programs are delivered efficiently, effectively, and with integrity.”

DRT’s IT Modernization of the funding request process will be completed through:

  • Business process analysis and reengineering
  • Modernization of the current paper-based process to the ServiceNow™ platform
  • Agile methodology for delivery
  • Improved user experiences including enhanced dashboards and reporting

About USDA’s CCC
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is a government-owned and operated entity created in 1933 by the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act of 1939 to stabilize, support, and protect farm income and prices. CCC was also charged with maintaining balanced and adequate supplies of agricultural commodities and to aid in the orderly distribution of those commodities. During the last half of a fiscal year, CCC notifies USDA Agencies that act on its behalf to submit written funding requests for the upcoming fiscal year, with respect to the use of more than $67.5M in funding authorized by the CCC Charter Act.

About DRT Strategies
DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) provides information technology (IT) solutions, health IT services, program management and financial management solutions to federal agencies and enterprise clients. The company is a ServiceNow™ partner, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partner, holds an ISO 9001:2015 certification and has achieved CMMI-DEV Level 3. DRT is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, Atlanta, Georgia, and Kansas City, Missouri. Learn how to engage with DRT at http://www.drtstrategies.com.

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