PlanetRisk acquires Analytic Strategies

PlanetRiskPlanetRisk of Tysons Corner, VA announced on August 9 that it has acquired Tysons Corner, VA-based Analytic Strategiesa leader in providing enterprise analytics services to the federal government. With this acquisition and the addition of Analytic Strategies’ expertise in enterprise analytics, data system management, operations research, supply chain management and intelligence analysis, PlanetRisk significantly expands its suite of analytic capabilities.

“At the core of this acquisition are highly valuable data analytics capabilities that will allow PlanetRisk to further expand its robust services in big data engineering, advanced analytics, geospatial business intelligence, social network analysis and enterprise risk modeling,” said Paul McQuillan, president and CEO of PlanetRisk. “The addition of Analytic Strategies will bring the strength of new customer relationships across defense and intelligence sectors, existing prime and indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contracts, and perhaps most important, a team with extensive experience in enterprise data services that perfectly complements PlanetRisk’s unique big data, analytics and software capabilities.”

Analytic Strategies, listed on Washington Technology’s Fast 50 list in 2014, is an operations research and systems analysis consulting company supporting federal government customers. Founded in 2006, the company enables clients to achieve their organizational objectives by transforming data and information into actionable knowledge. Analytic Strategies supports the office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Logistics Agency, the Defense Health Agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, among other customers. With a focus on performance, Analytic Strategies is both ISO 9001:2008 certified and CMMI Services Level 3 appraised.

Randy Wimmer, who founded Analytic Strategies and served as its CEO, will become a director on PlanetRisk’s board and a strategic adviser to McQuillan. He will collaborate with company leaders to continue expanding PlanetRisk’s capabilities and solutions to meet the demands of its customers in the global private and U.S. government sectors. Denis Clements, president and chief operating officer of Analytic Strategies, will become COO of PlanetRisk.

“We are extremely excited to become part of PlanetRisk and join in our companies’ shared vision of bringing more insightful, actionable intelligence to customers in defense, intelligence and commercial markets,” said Clements. “By joining forces, we hope that PlanetRisk will be able to create enhanced analytics solutions for each of our customers.”

“Together with Analytic Strategies, PlanetRisk is positioned to deliver on the promise of building a large, flexible data analytics organization with first-of-its-kind Analytics Platform-as-a-Service (APaaS) software to better serve our customers and their operational needs,” said Mark Dumas, founder and chief strategy officer of PlanetRisk. “We searched for additional subject matter expertise, and a high-growth platform for technology-led services — and we found it in Analytic Strategies.”

Source: PlanetRisk