As part of its mission to provide “Real-Time Data-Driven Decision Making,” Optimal routinely hosts members of the academic, research, business, and nongovernmental organization communities to participate in its Brown Bag Series. Held during lunch, the Brown Bag Series offers Optimal staff and invited guests the opportunity to explore state-of-the-art research methods and discuss research findings and innovative ideas.

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Date: January 8, 2022


Optimal Researchers Present Findings on Equity in Federal Government Procurement at Economic Research Conference

Optimal researchers will be presenting two papers on equity in federal government procurement at the National Economic Association (NEA) Allied Social Science Association meeting on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

Date: October 6, 2021


iAccessible (powered by Revelo Software) accepted into GSA IAAF

Revelo’s accessibility testing, analytics and reporting platform, iAccessible, has been accepted to be featured at the 2020 Interagency Accessibility Forum!  The event takes place October 6 & 7.

Date: September 20, 2021


Helping Organizations Achieve Impact: Optimal Join Sponsors for UMD Social Sciences Workshop

In October 2021, the University of Maryland, College Park will host a workshop for individuals in academia, industry, and government to discuss how academic-corporate partnerships can advance social, behavioral, and organizational science research to impact society and science. The two-part event will kick-off with virtual session comprised of subject matter experts and partners. One goal of the workshop is to […]

Date: September 20, 2021


Optimal Will Present Findings on the Effects of Federal Government Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses at Fall Research Conference

Four representatives from Optimal Solutions Group LLC (Optimal) will present research papers on the effects of federal contracting opportunities for small businesses at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s (APPAM) 43rd Annual Fall Research Conference in Austin, Texas, this November. As part of the panel “The Effects of Government Procurement Policies and Practices in Advancing Small Business Contracting […]

Date: September 22, 2020


Revelo Software selected to join Forefront 2020 Industry Program

Revelo Software has been selected to join this year’s Forefront industry program as an early-stage software company on September 22-23, 2020. Revelo’s co-founder, Tracye Turner will be presenting Revelo transforms and automates data collection and big data needs. Learn more about Forefront 2020 and register for the event. Click the link to read the official press release from Forefront

Date: September 10, 2020


Established entrepreneurs share their stories

Tracye Turner, EVP/COO, Optimal Solutions Group, recently participated in Johns Hopkins University’s “Entrepreneurship Matters” series. Entitled “A Conversation with Entrepreneurs Tracye Turner and Tina Williams-Koroma,” the conversation ranged across a variety of topics and issues common to small business. The series is hosted by Alicia Wilson, Vice President for Economic Development at The Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System. The link to the talk […]

Date: August 11, 2020


Optimal Sponsors Intern Tech and Data Challenge for COVID, Jobs, Small Business and Mobile App Development

COVID-19 has interrupted corporate internships, but Optimal Solutions has developed a safe alternative.

Date: June 17, 2019

Location: College Park, MD

Automate with NAEP -Optimal participates as panelists and exhibitor at DC STAT conference

Optimal Solutions Group will present and have an exhibitor booth at the National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) Data Conference (DC-STAT) from July 24-26.

Date: June 6, 2019

Location: College Park, MD

Optimal to Debut iAccessible at M-Enabling Summit June 17, 2019

Optimal Solution Group, LLC will participate as an exhibitor in the 2019 M-Enabling Summit, unveiling its new iAccessible software Platform.

Date: November 13, 2018

Location: Washington, D.C

2018 ADRF Network Research Conference: Innovations in Administrative Data for Social Science

Optimal Solutions Group will share insight on working with federal agencies to obtain data, using administrative data to develop models and understand successes and flaws, and ways in which administrative data were used to track developments in USAID’s education strategy at the 2018 ADRF Network Research Conference: Innovations in Administrative Data for Social Science.

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