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2010-08-09 09:13:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Bernadette Mathews to the position of Vice President, Capture and Proposal Management. In this role, Mathews will provide strategic direction and tactical support in expanding INDUS' presence in the Federal marketplace. Ms. Mathews has a 25 year history of success in growing business in the Federal marketplace. Before joining...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal IT services and solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $2 million subcontract to support the Census Address List Appeals Office (CALAO) for the 2010 Decennial Census. CALAO fulfills a legislative requirement that an appeals process be available to those who wish to dispute the Census Bureau's determinations regarding the Census Master Address File (MAF). Under the Local Update of...

2009-10-23 07:40:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation announced today that it has teamed with Copper River Information Technology and Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. to provide classified waste handling and destruction services over a multi-year period for the Department of State's Harry S. Truman headquarters facility and certain other State locations in the Washington, D.C. area. Copper River is an Alaskan Tribal 8(a) Certified entity that provides information technology (IT)...

2009-08-03 16:57:50

The team led by a University of Washington researcher has used computers to extract patterns in ancient Indus symbols. The study, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows distinct patterns in the symbols' placement in sequences and creates a statistical model for the unknown language."The statistical model provides insights into the underlying grammatical structure of the Indus script," said lead author Rajesh Rao, a UW associate professor of computer...

2009-07-22 08:31:00

VIENNA, Va., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation announced today that its President and Vice Chairman, Carleton Jones, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). NVTC is the premier regional technology organization in the United States, serving as the membership association for the robust technology community in Northern Virginia. NVTC has some 1,100 members representing more than 20,000 employees. See...

2009-05-20 07:00:00

VIENNA, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, announced today that five of its employees were part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) "Legacy System Retirement Team" that received the Gold Award from the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB). The team was commended for its "distinguished manner of partnering and working towards a common goal...they are deserving of this prestigious award for...

2009-04-27 10:29:00

CFO recognized for Financial Excellence VIENNA, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation announced today that CFO Don Shoff has been named to the Washington SmartCEO magazine's SmartCFOs 2009. SmartCFOs: Profiles of Financial Excellence salutes 10 Chief Financial Officers in Greater Baltimore and Washington who have gone above and beyond to maintain the financial integrity of their company. "INDUS' financial strength and the maturity of our financial management and reporting systems...

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2009-04-24 08:31:21

The Rosetta Stone allowed 19th century scholars to translate symbols left by an ancient civilization and thus decipher the meaning of Egyptian hieroglyphics. But the symbols found on many other ancient artifacts remain a mystery, including those of a people that inhabited the Indus valley on the present-day border between Pakistan and India. Some experts question whether the symbols represent a language at all, or are merely pictograms that bear no relation to the language spoken by their...

2009-04-20 10:13:00

VIENNA, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded an IT data analysis and administration contract by the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG). Supporting those injured in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other contingency locations, INDUS provides patient movement visibility among overseas and state-side Military Treatment Facilities, Veterans Affairs,...

2009-03-31 08:47:00

VIENNA, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, announced today that the Washington Business Journal has named INDUS a Top 25 Government Contractor in the Washington, D.C. area. Published on March 27, 2009, the ranking is based on the number of metro-area employees. "This recognition highlights the success of our growth strategy over recent periods," said Shiv Krishnan, INDUS Chairman and Chief Executive...