Panum Wins a Contract to Provide IT Portfolio Management and Oversight for USDA

Bethesda, MD — November 11, 2020 — Panum Group, LLC (Panum) announced it has been awarded a contract to support USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Office of Information Technology (OIT) with comprehensive IT Governance and Portfolio Management Oversight (ITGPMO) support. Panum’s team of proven Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) will provide thought leadership and technical expertise in developing Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC), Enterprise Architecture (EA), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and program management solutions.

This complex endeavor allows Panum’s team of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to utilize emerging technology in support of USDA, as well as develop and sustain programs critical to maintaining, modernizing, and expanding FNS’ IT infrastructure. Panum’s leadership in the areas of CPIC and EA allows our team to be proactive and forward-leaning in supporting USDA’s investment portfolio. Additionally, Panum’s deep bench of talent ensures that we can provide the practical experience necessary for supporting and managing USDA’s cloud consolidation initiatives.

Panum will also provide extensive project management support to several important USDA initiatives, including OIT Nutrition Support, SNAP and SNAS Nutrition Systems, MEMS NextGen, and the OIT’s SNAP National Accuracy Clearinghouse initiative. Our strategic approach to supporting USDA ensures that we provide horizontal integration across the projects and vertically across their various IT requirements.

Additionally, Panum will leverage our team’s expertise in Hybrid Agile methodologies in accordance with OIT SDLC guidelines. Our keen understanding of SDLC best practices, consistent collaboration with our clients, and use of technology like Microsoft Project to track and document tasks ensures that the project plans we develop for USDA will be carefully controlled, monitored, and executed.

Panum’s Vice President, Mr. Syed Jaffery, said "Panum is excited to continue developing our long-term partnership with USDA, an agency we have supported since 2009. Not only do we bring the expertise necessary for managing complex IT modernization and PMO projects, but we have the collaborative mentality needed to adapt to change and ensure success."

Panum provides unique expertise and innovative solutions that address our customers’ greatest business and mission challenges. Our culture of excellence through innovation and problem-solving drives our success.

About Panum Group, LLC

Panum Group provides Professional Services, Management Services and Technology Services for more than 24 federal agencies. Panum’s unique expertise and innovative solutions address federal customers’ greatest business and mission challenges. For more information, please visit

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