DIGITALSPEC Awarded Multi-Year Contract Under GSA 8(a) STARS II to Provide Enterprise Architecture Services for the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) Voice of America (VOA)

Fairfax, VA, November 26, 2018DIGITALSPEC, LLC. (DSPEC) is pleased to announce an award under the GSA 8(a) STARS II contract with the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) to create and manage Voice of America’s (VOA), Enterprise Architecture (EA) program. This venture expands DSPEC’s Social and Citizen Services platform to include the business consulting and technical services advanced by Enterprise Architecture IT expertise. The focus area of this project is on Voice of America’s core business line:  media production and distribution, including television, radio, web-based content, and social media.

DSPEC will work with Voice of America to create and manage their Enterprise Architecture program, ultimately enabling Voice of America to develop, modernize, and enhance its mission to produce and distribute news media.

DSPEC will execute this program by deploying the leading industry-recognized architectural frameworks, critical change management models, and a deep understanding of business strategies and drivers. Mr. Vishal Dadoo, President of DSPEC, said, “We believe Enterprise Architecture is evolving as a tool for transforming organizations by enhancing flexibility and agility. It focuses not only on IT, but more importantly, on defining a foundational platform from which to implement business strategy and augment joint value creation between business partners and customers.”

DSPEC is providing a seasoned team of Enterprise Architecture professionals to formulate an agile Enterprise Architecture program, define and review current business practices, and collaborate with Voice of America’s leadership to compose a future standards-based architecture. DSPEC’s enterprise architects will catalog, map, and standardize the tools, technologies, formats, personnel, and processes that Voice of America employs daily to create and broadcast media. These models, in conjunction with meticulous communication between DSPEC’s architects and Voice of America’s leadership, will enable DSPEC to deliver an enterprise roadmap that measures, analyzes, and closes the gaps between Voice of America’s current and future capabilities. This venture will enable Voice of America to introduce changes that streamline business practices, lower costs, eliminate redundant processes, and reduce workload while strengthening and enhancing its core business operations.

“DSPEC is excited to expand this market potential to showcase our technical expertise and deliver an impactful EA program,” said Dr. Charles Dadoo, CEO of DSPEC. “This program expands our capacity to deliver services to the Federal Government in a rewarding and necessary field.”

About U.S. Agency for Global Media and Voice of America

The U.S Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is a global media agency comprised of five media organizations that fulfill a mission vital to U.S. national interests: to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. Voice of America delivers trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA broadcasts content in digital, web, and mobile platforms. Radio and television programs are broadcast by approximately 3,000 affiliates, while satellite transmissions make media content available in countries where the freedom of speech is banned, or media outlets restricted. VOA’s four mobile apps have registered more than 1 million downloads and cater to users on all major mobile platforms. Originally established to deliver free media content to occupied countries during World War II, Voice of America has expanded its offerings in recent years in response to many governments’ decisions to curb media outlets’ freedoms.


DIGITALSPEC, LLC (DSPEC), a leading information technology and consulting firm, is an SBA-certified 8(a), CMMI Level 3-Compliant, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000:2011, ISO 27001:2013 certified corporation founded in 2005 and headquartered in Fairfax, VA, with metropolitan offices in Arlington, VA supporting federal and commercial clients throughout greater Washington, DC area.

DSPEC’s Managing Principals leverage more than 100 years of combined business and IT experience, deep domain expertise, and rich technical knowledge to ensure client satisfaction. Our Federal clients include the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Department of State, Department of Commerce, National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DISA, Department of Defense (DOD)/Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Education/Federal Student Aid (FSA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). For more information, please contact us at 703-626-7445, 443-818-2736 or at


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