Greater Washington Innovation Awards Selects Arc Aspicio as Nominee in Professional Services Category

Greater Washington Innovation Awards Selects Arc Aspicio as Nominee in Professional Services Category

Greater Washington Innovation Awards Selects Arc Aspicio as Nominee in Professional Services Category

Arc Aspicio prides itself on developing young professionals and students into innovative thinkers. Recently, the company has done this through their academic partnerships with schools including the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and Cornell University. Arc Aspicio additionally has an internship program for university students, where they are given meaningful work in the areas of mission-critical consulting and strategic innovation.

The Arc Aspicio SILab presented at the Innovation Showcase on Friday, March 2 from 8:00 – 11:00 AM at the Fairview Park Marriott.

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Lynn Ann Casey
Chief Executive Officer
lac@arcaspicio.com
1.703.465.2060

About Arc Aspicio Arc Aspicio is a management, strategy, and technology consulting firm that takes a mission-oriented approach to complex client challenges. Focused on innovation, Arc Aspicio provides services in strategy, design, human capital, operations, analytics and visualization, technology and information sharing. The company is known for a strong, collaborative culture that values gratitude, provides leadership opportunities, and explores the future. Our teams takes a human-centered approach to working with clients and are flexible and responsive within dynamic Government client environments that often have new priorities and evolving missions. We thrive in these situations and promote continuous improvement and new ideas. And, #welovedogs! Follow us on Twitter @arcaspicio or learn more at www.arcaspicio.com.

 

 

Arlington VA, March 14, 2018 — The Greater Washington Innovation Awards chose Arc Aspicio to participate in their showcase as a nominee for the Professional Services Innovator of the Year Award. This prestigious event gave Arc Aspicio employees the opportunity to present their innovative methods for solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges.

Arc Aspicio has invested significantly in innovation in professional services as part of their bold strategy for 2016-2018. They believe that innovation in the areas of management, strategy, and technology will drive our Government clients forward. The five key areas that set Arc Aspicio apart in the field of innovation are (1) the company’s Strategy Innovation Lab (SILab), (2) Design Thinking methodology and mindset, (3) their new ArcTank, (4) innovative partnerships with academic institutions, and (5) the upcoming launch of their microservices.

“For 2018, Arc Aspicio has launched a bold strategy highlighting exploration. We are seeking new ways to evolve the company as thought leaders in the industry and encourage our employees to take risks and drive innovation,” says Anne Roberts-Smith, SILab Consultant. “Specifically, the SILab allows our employees and clients to approach their challenges through a Design Thinking lens, which enables us to find a collaborative and effective solution.”

Arc Aspicio’s SILab provides clients and employees with access to innovation and Design Thinking expertise through our strategists, innovators, technologists, methods, tools, and conference space. The company has fully embraced an industry-leading Design Thinking mindset that is driving a human-centered approach to solving challenges. Using the SILab and Design Thinking processes, Arc Aspicio has maintained a reputation for being a thought leader for Government innovation.

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Arc Aspicio enhances the future of our nation by creating bold ideas and bringing them to life. A consulting and solutions company, Arc Aspicio solves problems by applying our integrated capabilities in strategy, design, data, human capital, behavioral science, and technology. The company passionately pursues our vision to be the hub of creativity where people take action to change the world. To do this, employees collaborate with clients and partners to create solutions using a human-centered approach. Innovation is not possible without action. The company focuses on strategy first, then takes a hands-on approach implementing ideas to achieve results. Join Arc Aspicio and our Strategy Innovation Lab (SILab) by creating and sharing ideas to inspire people to change the world. Follow us on Twitter @ArcAspicio @SILabDC and, #welovedogs!

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