Pearson Blueprint Technologies selected to support Department of Health and Human Services' Enterprise Architecture

Program Will Help HHS Improve Performance Across Agency

ARLINGTON, VA. - Pearson Blueprint Technologies, an operating business unit of Pearson Government Solutions, announced it was awarded an $8.8 million contract to strengthen the  enterprise architecture program for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The Enterprise Architecture Support Program will allow HHS to further integrate enterprise architecture into planning and decision-making.  Pearson Blueprint Technologies will work with HHS to provide common services and tools as well as establish guidelines, standards and procedures to support enterprise architecture activities throughout the agency.

"We are pleased to continue working with HHS in such a mission-critical area.  We understand the importance of strengthening the agency's overall enterprise architecture program and look forward to helping the agency meet its performance improvement objectives in a timely and consistent manner," stated Jeanne O'Kelley, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Pearson Blueprint Technologies.  Pearson Blueprint Technologies has worked with HHS since 2003 on its enterprise architecture program.

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Contact:  Eileen Rivera (703) 284-5674  

About Blueprint Technologies, Inc.

Blueprint Technologies is an enterprise modernization firm that specializes in translating business requirements into architecture-based solutions. Blueprint's teams of experienced enterprise and solution architects modernize business services and IT capabilities more quickly and with less risk than its competitors by generating an executable architecture that provides integration and interoperability among business processes and IT services.

Blueprint's architects employ an iterative, model-driven process and reusable assets to rapidly define, design, and align business processes and software services, and to automate executable architecture development. Blueprint's expertise includes the design and deployment of Service-Oriented Architectures, based on industry-standard Web Service technologies.

About Pearson Government Solutions

With nearly 5,500 employees worldwide, Pearson Government Solutions, Arlington, Va., serves the U.S. federal, state and local, and international governments as well as higher education institutions.  The company designs, builds, and operates solutions that optimize the performance of public sector entities in delivering information, benefits, and services to their constituents. Clients include the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Justice and Labor; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Social Security Administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Pearson Government Solutions is a business of Pearson, the international publishing, education and professional services company.  Pearson's primary operations include Pearson Education, the Financial Times Group, and the Penguin Group