May 14, 2018 – In March, Garud Technology Services Inc. (GTS) was awarded its first contract from the Department of Education (ED) to support IT Governance and Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) for the Information Technology Program Services (ITPS) group, in the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

ITPS provides agency-wide leadership in enterprise architecture, IT investment and acquisition management, and web support. It establishes integrated IT enterprise architecture and manages the Department’s Lifecycle Management framework. IPTS also defines policy that governs the agency’s enterprise architecture and promotes the use of application, data, and technology architecture and standards throughout the IT investment and management process.

ITPS oversees Capital Planning and Investment Control processes to ensure long range IT plans are integrated with agency budget and acquisition processes, and that the IT investment portfolio is congruent with its enterprise architecture. It also manages web-based applications that support the agency’s on-line business processes and provides application development support across the Department.

GTS is providing enterprise-wide Capital Planning, Investment Management and Architecture technical expertise that brings a fresh perspective to the ED’s ITIM program. Our dedicated team of professionals bring more than 145 years of related domain expertise to bear on the ED’s $700M Portfolio of IT investments.

About Garud Technology Services
Garud Technology Services, Inc. (GTS), is a Maryland-based, Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), SBA-Certified 8(a) Firm, and a highly-specialized provider of Technical and Professional services to organizations with demanding requirements. Our portfolio of customers includes the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Education (ED), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT) and federal, state and local authorities tasked with developing and fielding cutting-edge technologies. Our team includes engineers, scientists and Subject Mater Experts with hard-to-find experience and qualifications, and we apply industry accepted quality processes that include CMMI-DEV (Level II Appraised) and ISO-9001:2015 (Certified). Learn more about GTS at