Agency recognized for IT Transformation initiative enabled by effective enterprise architecture

CHANTILLY, Va., Nov. 10, 2011The Department of Housing and Urban Development was recognized as an Excellence in Enterprise Architecture Award Winner for 2011 in the category of Leadership in Government Transformation Using EA. The awards program, which was held during the Enterprise Architecture 2011 Conference in McLean, Va., was sponsored by the FEAC™ Institute and 1105 Media.

HUD was chosen for its application of EA as an integrated decision-support tool, setting the blueprints for its ambitious IT transformation initiative. The award highlighted HUD’s use of EA to better manage $140 million of funding to modernize HUD’s IT infrastructure, delivering in six month increments, and IT services to provide new mission capabilities in response to changing market and legislative requirements.

Citizant, a leading provider of full life cycle information technology solutions to the federal government, has supported HUD since 2004 with IT-related services including enterprise architecture, enterprise data management, and application development.  HUD awarded its most recent EA support contract to Citizant in 2010.


About Citizant

Citizant designs and delivers smarter, leaner business and IT transformation solutions for the U.S. government. The company employs leading experts in Agile transformation, DevSecOps automation, enterprise data management, process improvement, and program management. Citizant invests in mature business practices to ensure delivery excellence and its Civilian Business Unit was recently appraised at Maturity Level 3 for both CMMI® Development and Services Version 2.0, making Citizant the 4th company worldwide to achieve this distinction. The company is also certified in ISO 9001:2015 for Talent Acquisition, ISO 20000-1:2018 for Shared Services, and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security. Citizant is headquartered in Chantilly, Va., with offices in Washington, D.C., and employees supporting government customers in more than 30 states. More information about the company is available at Follow us on Twitter at @Citizant or on LinkedIn.


Christine Brown
Communications Specialist