DECISIVE ANALYTICS Launches Cybersecurity Risk Environment Analysis Tool

DAC’s new cybersecurity assessment tool, DARE, ingests and aggregates cybersecurity descriptive data, interview data, and technical data to provide a more holistic understanding of an entire system's cyber posture. Using this information, DARE assimilates vulnerability assessments, mitigating factors, and RMF controls assessments into a single environment resulting in a sole risk assessment dashboard. 

Meet Tech-Trakr, Our New Data Acquisition and Analysis Tool

Meet Tech-Trakr, DAC’s new data acquisition and analysis system that gathers domain-relevant information, both from internal repositories and from open sources, and then normalizes and organizes that information. Tech-Trakr uses a custom suite of search tools and visualizations developed by our Analytic Technology team allowing for quick identification of risks without the time and energy spent on the manual extraction of data.


DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication’s third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector. This award is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies who have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits. Out of thousands of applicants, Inc. singled out just under 300 winning companies.

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Awarded NAVAIR F-35 JPO BPA Contract

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) has been awarded a Blank Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract with NAVAIR Warfare Center Lakehurst, Aircraft Division to provide support to the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO). Entitled F-35 Joint Program Office Enterprise Planning Studies and Consulting, task orders under this BPA contract will assist in completing acquisition related studies and provide focused consulting services to improve the acquisition of the F-35 Air System and the organizational structure of the F-35 JPO. The contract carries a master ceiling of $90M and a period of performance of 5 years including options

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Awarded MDA TEAMS Cybersecurity Compliance and Risk Management (CCRM) Contract

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) with a $59.4M competitive contract to provide Cybersecurity Compliance and Risk Management (CCRM) under the Technical, Engineering, Advisory, and Management Support (TEAMS) acquisitions for a total period of performance of 5 years including options. The work under this contract will be performed in Colorado Springs, CO and Huntsville, AL.

DECISIVE ANALYTICS’s James Nolan to Give Three Talks at 2018 Sea-Air-Space Expo

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation’s Vice President of Analytic Technologies, Dr. James Nolan, will be giving three talks discussing DAC analytic technologies focusing on data fusion, relationship extraction, and entity disambiguation for analysts and warfighters at the 2018 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. Held on April 9th – 11th at the Gaylord National Convention Center at the National Harbor, Sea-Air-Space is the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and serves to extend the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. Dr. Nolan will be speaking on three different technologies developed by DECISIVE ANALYTICS as part of his talks starting at 4 pm on April 9th.

DAC Employee-Owner Alison Smith to Speak on Human-in-the-Loop Topic Modeling at ACM IUI 2018 in Tokyo

Alison Smith, one of DAC's employee-owners, will be giving a talk on her paper, “Closing the Loop: User-Centered Design and Evaluation of Human-in-the-Loop Topic Modeling System,” at ACM IUI 2018 in Tokyo, Japan on March 8th.  Ms. Smith’s work explores human-in-the-loop modeling which allows users to guide the creation of topic models and improve model quality without having to be experts in topic modeling algorithms.

Ms. Smith will also be co-hosting a workshop on March 11th on Explainable Smart Systems (ExSS) with Brian Lim of the National University of Singapore and Simone Stumpf of City, University of London. The workshop will bring together researchers in academia and industry who have an interest in making smart systems explainable to users and therefore more intelligible and transparent.

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Takes on Missile Defense Cybersecurity Contract

We have been awarded a $59.5M contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to provide cybersecurity compliance and risk management for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Work will take place in both our Huntsville, AL and Colorado Springs, CO offices. 

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Wins $8M DASD(MR) Life Cycle Product Support Policy and Program Related Support Contract

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC) is pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract to provide Life Cycle Product Support Policy and Program Related Support to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Material Readiness (DASD (MR)). Awarded by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (OUSD AT&L), DAC will provide subject matter expertise and support by working with a variety of internal and external DoD customers to field available, reliable, and combat ready weapons systems.