November 2, 2010 – Project Performance Corporation (PPC) has been awarded a contract by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to support modernization of the Archival Description and Authority Services. PPC will provide expertise in the areas of Application Architecture and Development, Service Oriented Architecture, Taxonomy and Search, Data Management and Modeling, Program and Project Management, and Quality Control.

Business Wire brought this news to our attention in their article, “PPC Awarded National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Project to Support Modernization of NARA’s Archival Description and Authority IT Systems.” PPC’s performance will be measured in key areas such as data synchronization, usability and search, and will ultimately offer ease in ongoing maintenance and support. The PPC Team will develop a design, architecture, and migration strategy that preserves current system capabilities while establishing a flexible foundation for new interactive functionality.

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