SAN CARLOS, Calif. — March 28, 2011 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage unstructured information, today congratulates Devin B. Homes, executive director at Warrior Gateway, as a recipient of a Federal Computer Week Federal 100 Award. Holmes will be honored at a gala dinner tonight for his leadership role in using MarkLogic technology to connect the military community with healthcare, education, employment, and other organizations and programs in their neighborhood. The 2011 Federal 100 Awards recognize government and industry leaders who have played a pivotal role in the federal government IT community, going above and beyond daily responsibilities to make a true impact in federal IT.
With almost half of veterans reporting that family needs aren’t being met, MarkLogic customer Warrior Gateway used Web 2.0 and open-data technologies to better connect America’s 23 million veterans with community services that could be of help. A portal that links the military community with critical resources, Warrior Gateway connects individuals with organizations in their neighborhood, redefining how veterans and their families search for assistance. As executive director of the project, Holmes conceptualized and built the Warrior Gateway portal to connect the military community with programs and organizations in their local community. Warrior Gateway allows users to search, map, and rate more than 42,000 services. The mapping capabilities make it easier for veterans and their families to find nearby services, including social networking opportunities and job search assistance.
“This honor is well-deserved,” said Randall Jackson, vice president, federal, MarkLogic. “Devin B. Holmes went above and beyond, leveraging public and private partnerships to allow participating organizations to reduce cost of service and increase awareness of the resources available to the military community. We’re pleased to provide the technology infrastructure that enabled Holmes to realize his vision, connecting service members with programs and organizations to create a true success story for the federal IT community.”
This year’s Federal 100 Awards recognize individuals in government and industry who made a significant contribution to the federal information technology community in 2010. Winners were chosen by Federal Computer Week readers and a select panel of independent judges. Award recipients will be recognized at the 22nd Annual Federal 100 Awards Gala taking place tonight at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the awards website.