In 1901, Ransom E. Olds created an assembly line for his factory. This assembly line innovation leveraged skills and materials in an efficient manner within a disciplined, repeatable process that quadrupled output. We believe this assembly line concept applies to the evolutionary path that the management of technology information is following today. Reflecting on Olds' innovation in 1901, we proudly named our business 1901 Group and have designed our IT service operations centers or "IT Factories" to deliver much needed gains in efficiency at a substantial economic value.
Leveraging a continuous improvement platform based in our service operations center, located on the campus of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, 1901 Group offers design, development, implementation, and sustainment services involving IT infrastructure, IT applications, and IT security.
1901 Group has created a business model that provides our personnel with exciting technology and business career opportunities that balance high levels of productivity with a high quality of life. Our clients include enterprise organizations from the financial, higher education, commercial, U.S. federal, and U.S. state government markets geographically ranging from Arizona to New Jersey.
We are guided by four key principles:
I. Our clients deserve the best price / performance in the market. It's what our customers demand and exactly what we deliver; and we will deliver savings of 30 percent as compared to traditional models.
II. Our staff deserves the highest level of training, support, and quality of life in the industry. Our goal is to invest 10 percent more in training than the industry average each year.
III. Our partnerswill see us as their best partner. Our goal is to bring 20 percent more business opportunities to the table than our partners bring to us.
IV. Our investments in innovationare made toensure we are constantly delivering better value performance than the competition: consulting firms can't match, hardware and software firms don't invest in our space, and our bigger competitors can't move quickly enough. Our goal is to spend 15 percent of our gross income on applied innovation. – less–ZoomInfo