Unissant System Implementation Support Helps the United States Mint Successfully Launch New eCommerce Web Site
Reston, Virginia, October 1, 2014 – The United States Mint (US Mint) announced today the successful launch of its new eCommerce web site, Order Management System II (OMS II), to support the retail sales program for numismatic products: http://catalog.usmint.gov. The OMS II eCommerce web site enables the US Mint to generate over $500MM in revenue annually in numismatic / coin sales. The US Mint selected Unissant to provide System Implementation Support (SIS) to the OMS II Program Management Office (PMO) during the one-year implementation effort. The OMS II implementation effort was completed on time and within budget.
During the implementation of OMS II, which began September 2013, Unissant applied CMMI Maturity Level 3 best practices to provide Program Management and System Implementation Support. Unissant provided business process analysis expertise and support to define and manage over 1,000 distinct requirements, identify training needs, and plan transition activities. Unissant also provided technical subject matter expertise to define 11 interfaces for external system integrations (including integrations with Pay.gov, Citibank, and the US Treasury Financial Systems) and successful data migration for over 105 million records from legacy systems to OMS II. Unissant completed an organization assessment within 90 days for the US Mint to prepare for the implementation of OMS II. The US Mint relied on Unissant to provide testing subject matter expertise to ensure verification of requirements including development and execution of over 1,000 test scripts using industry standard web browsers. Unissant also supported the US Mint with expertise to develop standard operating procedures for over 120 discrete processes as the OMS II system moved to operations and maintenance (O&M) mode. Unissant provided program and project management support for the project management triple constraints (cost, schedule, and performance) along with compliance with Information Assurance and Privacy Act requirements was provided throughout the implementation effort.
Richard Skorny, the US Mint Executive Lead for the OMS II implementation effort stated, “The Unissant Team’s support of the US Mint was critical in driving the timely development of the modern IT numismatic coin sales order management system.”
Manish Malhotra, President and CEO of Unissant said “We are proud to have the opportunity to support the US Mint’s mission since 2013 by helping to provide the best user experience for the end user”. “We look forward to working with the US Mint to continue to provide innovative solutions to achieve their business goals”. Currently, Unissant is using its knowledge of industry best practices to assist the US Mint to define and establish OMS II O&M processes.
About US Mint
The US Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The US Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
Unissant, Inc. is a technology company with domain knowledge and experience in solving challenges facing the government’s mission systems. Unissant’s solutions help agencies provide for collaborative solutions, secure information systems and increase operational efficiency and mission effectiveness. Unissant is an 8(a), SDB, CMMI Level 3 company, headquartered in the Northern Virginia technology corridor.