Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is a jointly staffed office within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DNDO is the primary entity in the U.S. government for implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.

CANDA Solution’s success within DNDO derived from our ability to provide the technical expertise required to understand how organizations operate, help them set goals, and implement the latest innovations to achieve them. Our experience in supporting and  enhancing the capabilities of Joint Analysis Center Collaborative Information System (JACCIS) program requirements. JACCIS is the information technology system that receives, manages, analyzes, and reports on data from the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA). Our  Agile methodology tailored to the DHS Software Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) helped us to successfully achieve Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in less than 6 months and furthermore deliver 10 production releases in less than 3 years.

  • – From previous contractor transition to operational prototype in three (3) months
  • – Planned and managed Sprints to speed up software development cycle and included stakeholders throughout the process
  • – Managed all DHS gate approvals as well as documentation
  • – Substantial cost savings by using a virtualized development environment
  • – Quick prototyping, building consensus among diverse stakeholders and user feedback Agile “User Story” technique to gather requirements and visualize stakeholder input, despite competing perspectives and strong opposition
  • – DHS Data Center (DC2/DC1) implementation
  • – C&A including the Interagency Security Agreements (ISA) and MOU’s


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