Innovative Solutions Group (ISG)

Celebrating our 33rd year in business  as an Information Technology (IT) service company providing our clients with services that address website discovery, design, development, deployment, hosting, maintenance, and support.

Today we employ the WordPress Content Management System (CMS) as well as WordPress themes, and plug-ins to provide our clients with cost effective solutions for their web presence requirements.

 

WordPress

WordPress (WordPress.org) is a free and open source Content Management System (CMS). Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes. WordPress was originally created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other types of web content. WordPress is employed by more than 60 million websites.  It is the most popular content management system solutions in use.

Themes

WordPress users may install and switch among different themes which give users the capability to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website without altering the core code or site content. Every WordPress website requires at least one theme to be present. There are many free themes and premium themes available for purchase. WordPress users may also create and develop their own custom themes. 

Plugins

The WordPress plugin architecture provides developers and users alike with the ability to quickly customize a website by extending the features and functionality of a website to meet a client’s specific needs.  Customizations range from search engine optimization (SEO) to client portals to display private information to logged in users, to content displaying features, such as the addition of widgets and navigation bars.

 

What We Do

ISG’s web solutions team is comprised of experienced managers, designers, developers, and technicians, Whether you need sophisticated web portal software like IBM’s WebSphere or the most popular content management and website hosting software, WordPress, our team has the experience and expertise to respond to either requirement.  Our team has also audited websites to determine their level of SEO as well as accessibility and compatibility compliance, to name a few.  

Services We Provide

ISG works in every major area of website implementation.   To that end we provide an array of IT technical services, and we share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges our clients face.  Our diverse range of services help ensure that our clients achieve their desired results.  A list of the services we provide is depicted below:

 

Our Tools Methodology

ISG has developed and employed a number of tools for website implemention tasks.  We refer to our collection of tools and inherit methodology as our  Portal Accelerator Toolkit  (PAT) for accelerating website implementation and expediting web content migration.  Employing a tools methodology was derived from one of our corporate values “Constant Innovation”.   Our tools methodology reduces the manpower, schedule, and cost as well as the risk associated with website implementation.  We’re committed to innovation, simplicity, efficiency and transparency in every aspect of our website implementation projects.   

Who We Are

Founded in September 1988, Innovative Solutions Group (ISG) is celebrating its 33rd year providing IT services to clients in both the public and private sectors.   We have a proven track record of successful partnerships and award-winning projects. Our corporate framework is built around creative tools and a tools-oriented methodology. Our firm has a distinctive commitment to client satisfaction by making the effort to understand each client’s unique and complex problems.

About ISG

ISG is an award winning Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) that leverages “best of breed” technology and services to provide our clients with focused, professional services aimed at establishing a strong rapport and exceed client expectations.  We specialize in identifying our client’s unique needs and providing them with innovative business solutions through creativity and technical excellence.

Our Pledge

  • A commitment to serving our clients
  • Results driven performance and delivery
  • Serving the community
  • Living our corporate values every day.

Why ISG?

We have a proven track record of successful partnerships and award winning projects.  Our firm has successfully delivered over $90 Million in IT services without incident clearly demonstrating our capabilities to function as prime contractor.  For each of our projects we implement processes, procedures, and quality controls that are industry best practices.

ISG brings to every business endeavor an uncompromising commitment to our corporate values.   Our values lend a sense of purpose and serves to distinguish ISG from other technology companies. Since its inception, ISG’s contract activity has focused on projects which have “hard deliverables”. That is, each project must have defined objectives and end products which serve our clients.  

We are committed to building long-term relationships by strengthening trust and building confidence based on our corporate values.  

Exceeding client expectations means always looking for new and better ways to improve situations,  realize opportunities and ideas. Imagination also means pro-activity, dissatisfaction with the status-quo and employing creative thinking to find new ways of creating value.

For a long time we’ve sought a word to describe what we strive to achieve on every project.  Then, we discovered the word IMAGINEERING.

At the Imagineering Academy, Associate Professor in Imagineering, Diane Nijs, defines Imagineering as value creation from the experience perspective.

We think of Imagineering as the implementation of creative ideas into practical form. Imagine. Innovate. Implement.

Our Executives/Leadership Team

ISG’s executive team has an excellent track record of delivering projects and programs on time, within budget, and exceeding stakeholder expectations.  Our executive team has over 100 years of technical and management experience.

 

Gary Cline

Founder/President/CEO

 Mr. Cline is an IT professional with over 50 years of experience in executive management; program and project management; business analysis, assessment, and transformation; technology assessment; system development and acquisition support for clients in both the federal government and private sectors.

In addition to his duties as CEO Mr. Cline has participated in key projects that included Recreation One Stop (a White House e-Gov initiative), Web Information Delivery, Streamlining Permitting, Electronic Forms Implementation, Information Resource (IR) Governance, Field Data Automation/Mobile Computing, and e-Commerce, to name a few.

Mr. Cline holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VaTech).

Woody Penn Wright

Executive Vice President

Mr. Wright is an IT professional with over 50 years of experience in executive management; program and project management; business analysis, assessment, and transformation; technology assessment; system development and acquisition support for clients in both the federal government and private sectors. 

Mr Wright is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 30 years of program management experience supporting clients by strengthening performance through innovative strategic and tactical guidelines, operations developments, and organizational transformation.

Before joining ISG, Mr. Wright was the Senior Program Manager for L3 Communications supporting the Reserve Component Automation System (RCAS) for the Army National Guard. Earlier, he served for 10 years as president and COO of GENESYS Corporation.

Mr. Wright holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.

Projects From Our Portfolio

ISG’s  web solutions teams specialize in facilitating efficient and cost-effective client website implementation and support.  Driven by our Portal Accelerator Toolkit (PAT), ISG provides full life-cycle management of website implementation.  The result is a technical solution that features consistent web brand identity, easier navigation, improved search capability, accessibility compliant, and reduced inconvenience to the public.

Forest Service Web Information Delivery

The Forest Service (FS) web presence was distributed over 150+ locations, maintained by 150+ webmasters using a variety of software products and hardware platforms to host, maintain, and enhance their respective websites.   There was no consistent look and feel, structure, and much of the content was old and not relevant.

ISG successfully implemented the Forest Service web portal and exceeded the client’s requirements and expectations.  During phase 1 of the project, our contract required that we “Go Live” with 50 national forest websites.  By employing our Portal Accelerator Toolkit (PAT) we were able to exceed that number by a factor of 3 while maintaining the original schedule and funding.  

Our web solutions team migrated over 45,000 pages of content and significantly enhance compliance with accessibility requirements.  The website was tested by three different organizations outside the Forest Service and found the website to be compliant without remediation and retesting.  

 

 

Improving NRCS Web Presence

The Natural Resource Conservation Service needed to shift from its disparate legacy services to a centralized CMS portal-based website. All content from the national and state sites had to be identified and migrated to a single centralized location.  ISG was tasked with designing a technical solution with no disruption to the existing legacy site, improved visitor access to information easier navigation, enhanced search capability, strengthened Accessibility compliance. 

The new NRCS website was not just remodeled to look standardized and consistent. It was completely rebuilt at a fraction of the cost of designing and implementing a similar solution from the ground up. Thanks to processes and tools  leveraged from ISG’s previous work with the U.S. Forest Service, over 15,000 pages  of content was migrated from legacy sites to the NRCS web portal. Webmasters from agencies within NRCS now easily update content to reflect the most accurate agency information available for public viewing.

 

 

A Short List Of Our Clients

As we celebrate our 33rd year in business over this time we have developed a client list of 30+ organizations that spans both private sector and public organizations for a variety of projects both technical and managerial.  This is a short list of our clients.

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Contact Us

Reach out to us via email or phone or via our contact form to the left. We are happy to hear from you and help you with your questions and needs.

Address:  42464 Regal Wood Drive, Ashburn, Virginia 20148

Email Address:  gcline@4isg.com

Telephone:  703-239-3923