As part of RTR’s mission to continuously serve the community in which it lives and works, President Randy Rippin recently began mentoring a student at John Carroll High School in Bel Air, MD. The student, senior Bryan Fidler, is completing his senior project in the area of computer science and information technology.
Much has been made about big data as of late. It has been cast as one of the next big revolutions in technology with application across a variety of business and government sectors. At RTR, we have been in the business of data for nearly a decade and understand its potential and limitations as well as anybody in the industry.
At a time when decision makers must increasingly do more with less, RTR is finding innovative new ways to make its clients more efficient. As the aerospace and technology industries braced for sequestration recently, it came with great pleasure as RTR Technologies received notice that a major Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiative supported by the company was named as a finalist for excellence in enterprise efficiency by the American Council for Technology (ACT) – Industry Advisory Council (IAC).
RTR is excited to announce that its newest decision support tool, MED PROC, is now available to clients in the health care sector.
As the U.S. Government looks for ways to reduce costs, improve employees’ work life-balance, and meet other agency objectives, the concept of telework has emerged as an alternative to the traditional confines of an office.
“Fiscal cliff” would be especially painful for state’s defense-related businesses
While we realize that sacrifices must be made at all levels of government to reduce our national debt, the sheer size and scope of the potential cuts would damage our military’s readiness and the nation’s ability to adequately defend the homeland. For the sake of our brave men and women in the military and for the Maryland businesses that support them, it is imperative that our lawmakers act swiftly to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.
RTR was recently awarded a contract to evaluate the Customs and Border Protection’s Immigration Advisory Program (CBP IAP). IAP is part of CBP’s layered border strategy designed to prevent terrorists and other high-risk travelers from boarding commercial aircraft bound for the United States. IAP officers are posted in foreign airports and use special targeting strategies and document evaluation techniques to mitigate high-risk travel to the U.S..
With healthcare issues at the forefront of the country’s economic concerns, the sector is undergoing major changes driven by regulatory and revenue concerns.
As Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continually improves its use of technology at land borders across the United States, it recently sought to update its surveillance and intrusion systems.