1901 Group Participated in the Virginia Tech Industrial Systems Engineering D.C. Area Company Tour
Company Provided ISE Graduates Insight on Career Path Opportunities in D.C. and Southwest Virginia
RESTON, VA – February 6, 2020 – In efforts to fill the tech talent pipeline and bridge the gap between Northern Virginia and Southwest Virginia, 1901 Group participated in the “Virginia Tech Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE) D.C. Area Company Tour”. This one-day tour, led by the Virginia Tech (VT) ISE Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) and the VT Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), took place on January 17th, 2020 to expose current juniors, seniors, and graduate students to various companies in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia where ISE alumni currently work.
“We were excited to participate in the discussion of the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how advances in technology are impacting career paths for today’s students in the future,” said Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group. “The IT industry has changed tremendously over the past 5-10 years and we expect it to rapidly evolve through the use of cloud-based solutions, artificial intelligence (AI), and IT consumption models, with the help of industry leaders such as 1901 Group.”
1901 Group showcased its office in Reston, Virginia, which included a presentation of GovCon market trends, the government’s use of emerging technologies, and 1901 Group’s technology solutions, partnerships, and FedRAMP authorized platform that is being used by government for digital transformation. Students engaged with 1901 Group team members through a Q&A panel discussion to learn more about the employee’s work-life, 1901 Group’s culture, career paths, and what to expect in the public sector market.
“1901 Group has created a collaborative culture and a workforce that centers around leveraging talent through extensive training, education, and growth opportunities,” said Sheri Neely, VP of Operational Performance at 1901 Group.
1901 Group Q&A panel included Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations; Sheri Neely, VP of Operational Performance; Bill Wright, Senior Principal of Solutions Architect; Scott Ready, Senior Solutions Architect; and Laura Scolari, Senior Business Analyst.
“We are beyond excited about this collaboration between the VT ISE Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) and the VT Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). For employers in the D.C. and Northern Virginia region, recruiting top engineering talent is becoming critically important to provide the next generation of professionals with expertise in cloud, cyber security and AI. And for students, there are more resources – and more decisions to make – than ever regarding where to begin their career. We see it as a no-brainer to make these challenges easier for both companies and students by bringing them together in person, on site, at the companies’ facilities,” said VT ISE ELB Initiative Lead, Maggie Dozier.
About 1901 Group, LLC
1901 Group is a leading provider of innovative IT services and solutions in the public and private sector. We improved service delivery by leveraging our FedRAMP authorized Enterprise IT Operations Center (EITOC) to provide 24×7 support of end-users, complex IT infrastructure environments, and mission-critical systems. Our capabilities include cloud, cyber security, and enterprise-scale managed services to transition customers from traditional on-premise IT infrastructure and support models to hybrid cloud solutions that improve performance and reduce costs. We proudly support customers that span federal, state, and local governments, including law enforcement and criminal justice agencies and commercial markets. Customers benefit from our 24×7 Cloud Factory with FedRAMP authorization, ISO 9001 certification, and CMMI Maturity Level 3 appraisals. Visit our newsroom and simplify IT with 1901 Group.
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