As the 2013 calendar year comes to a close, the RTR partners want to take this opportunity to express their sincere appreciation to our readers and followers. We understand how valuable your time is and we are grateful for your continued interest in following RTR’s progress. We hope you have found our monthly news articles valuable and we will continue to bring you pertinent newsletters in 2014.
This month’s newsletter focuses on logistics, a timely subject given the holiday shopping frenzy that is underway. Today’s emphasis on ecommerce or buying it online and having it shipped to our doorstep is a cornerstone of the holiday season. RTR Technologies, an operations research consulting firm, employs experts in logistics to support our DOD, federal, and commercial clients and so we are constantly studying the science and successes in industry as they innovate to improve logistics performance.
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I have spent most of my career in the following roles: Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Software Engineering, and Director of Technical Projects. I possess a PhD in Information Technology (IT), two Masters Degrees, Scrum Master Certification, and a Scrum Product Owner Certification. I have attended and spoken at many conferences and trade shows related to IT, organizational effectiveness, management, leadership, and Agile.
RTR Technologies is an advocate of promoting the importance of education and mentoring today’s youth. We want to recognize Terrence Hart who just completed a successful summer internship at RTR Technologies.
As July 2013 comes to a close, it carries with it a weight and significance that is palatable to everyone in the RTR Technologies family. It marks our 10 year anniversary, a milestone that the RTR Principals (Randy Rippin, Reed Rippin, and Earl Thies) are pleased to share with their dedicated employees, distinguished clients, strategic partners, and Harford County.
As technology has made it easier to remotely connect with others, many businesses, corporations, and federal agencies have made the move to allow employees to “telework” or “telecommute.”
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.