Buchanan & Edwards wins BPA to provide Data Governance Training to USAF Chief Data Officer
WASHINGTON, June 08, 2020 — Buchanan & Edwards Inc., an award-winning and fast-growing technology leader delivering transformative solutions for the national security community, has been awarded a new contract with the United States Air Force (USAF) Office of the Chief Data Officer. The contract focuses on providing public sector data governance training and certification services to USAF data stewards nationwide.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, R2C, Buchanan & Edwards has partnered with the Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP.org) to offer the only data governance training and certification specifically tailored for the needs of public sector organizations. “It is an honor to be able to support the USAF with training that will further enhance its ability to treat its data as the critical organizational asset it is,” said Eric Olson, CEO of Buchanan & Edwards. “We are looking forward to a long-term relationship that will benefit the USAF CDO, her dedicated staff, and all of the USAF.”
The USAF Data Governance Training effort is intended to prepare the entire cadre of USAF data stewards to sit for the ICCP Public Sector Data Governance Professional certification, demonstrating a consistent standard of knowledge, skills, and abilities for USAF data professionals. “Through this ambitious training and certification effort, USAF CDO Eileen Vidrine is advancing the data governance maturity of her organization in a deliberate manner,” said Buchanan & Edwards Data Governance Lead Kathy Rondon. “We are excited to be part of her efforts to accelerate her data governance program.”
About Buchanan & Edwards
Since 1998, Buchanan & Edwards Inc. has served as a trusted partner on missions of vital importance to our customers, the nation and the world. In 2017, we acquired The Reports & Requirements Company (R2C), increasing our support to the nation’s most critical national security missions. Our experience in the defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and civilian markets combined with our expertise in data analytics & governance, cyber intelligence, operations support, cloud migration and digital services enable us to anticipate change and deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. For additional information, please visit our website at www.Buchanan-Edwards.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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