Encomium Research, LLC
     A Veteran Owned Small Business    Since 2003
"Tackling Neat Challenges with Neater Solutions"

Special Studies and Analysis,  Research and Development,

Architect and Engineering Services, Education and Training Services


Some of the Organizations, Programs, and Products We Supported

History of Contracts and Organizations Supported

Prime Contractor to:

US Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), Joint Warfighting Center (JWFC),  Suffolk, Virginia (2009-2010)

Product - Software supporting Joint Functionality within the Combined Arms Planning Tool (CAPT) for use by the Joint After Action Review - Resource Library (JAAR-RL)  

Joint Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab (Joint ADL Co-Lab), Orlando, Florida (2004-2006) 

Service - Acquisition Management - Management Support, Monitoring, and Analysis

  • Integrated Instruction for the Deployable Virtual Training Environment (DVTE)
  • Supported PM Training Systems Analysis of the Forward Observer / Forward Air Controller (FO/FAC) Requirements
  • Tracked Development of the Vignette Development Tool (VDT)
  • Assisted Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) develop Distance Education for the Marine Corps Planning Process Tactical Decision Exercise (MCPP TDE)
  • Monitored HLA/SCORM Prototype Project demonstrating connectivity between HLA-compliant simulation with SCORM-conformant instruction in a web-based distance learning environment
  • Supported McKenna MOUT Site Project link Virtual and Live training capabilities through DIS interface

Subcontractor  to:

Jordan Howard Technologies (JHT), Inc supporting Joint Simulation System (JSIMS) Alliance Executive and later the Joint Warfighting Center (JWFC), Software Support Facility (SSF), Orlando, Florida (2004-2005)

Service - Acquisition Management - Requirements Decomposition, Tracking, Testing, and Analysis

  • Published 322 page section of the JSIMS Final Verification Test Formal Report addressing the 241 VRM 1 Operational Requirements.
  • Led Alliance Model Coordination Group (AMCG) Tiger Team plan coordinate and develop the AEO's source documents for VRM 1 testing.
  • Coordinated with JSIMS Service Development Agents (DAs) to develop cross federate activities (XFAs) between domains and C4I federates.
  • As Subject Matter Expert (SME) Developed 200+ Operational Vignette (Tactical Missions to be supported by JSIMS) test cases

MTS Technologies, Inc supporting Program Manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS) develop the Combined Arms Command and Control Training Upgrade System (CACCTUS), Orlando, Florida (2004)

Service - Acquisition Management - Requirements Decomposition, Tracking, and Analysis

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) developing Knowledge Engineering products depicting tactical tasks during combined arms operations.  Documents included tactical communication system information exchanges and defining the minimum functionality needed by OneSAF to explicitly represent the tactical behaviors.
  • Worked with the Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) and the Tactical Training and Exercise Control Group (TTECG), MAGTF Training Command to decompose the Marine Corps requirements for the Combined Arms Planning Tool (CAPT). 

Engineering Documentation Services, Inc., (EDSI) supporting the Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA) develop test documentation for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) Force-on-Force Real Time Casualty Assessment (FOFRTCA), Quantico, Virginia (2004)

Service - Test and Evaluation Products / Acquisition Management Functions

  • Developed detailed Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs) to evaluate tactical engagements during the FOFRTCA
  • Reviewed data collection requirements with the Prime instrumentation Vendor supporting the FOFRTCA to ensure coverage of data collection needs and procedures to mitigate functionality gaps.

MKI Systems, Inc., and later L-3 Communications support to PM Training Systems develop Range Modernization Transformation (RM/T) Capabilities (2004-2012)

Service - Acquisition Management & Systems Engineering

  • System Architect of DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) for RM/T producing Operational Views and System Views to include newly required OV-6a Business Rules addressing the Execution of Collective Training Events
  • Drafted Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS) Capability Development Document (CDD) for RM/T to include proposing data collection needs and return on investment (ROI) calculations.
  • Product Manager and Training System Designer of the Combined Arms Planning Tool (CAPT)
  • Product Manager for Marine Corps - Instrumentation Training System (MC-ITS)
  • Test and Evaluation support to live instrumentation efforts including: Automated Performance Evaluation and Lessons Learned (APELL), Behavioral Analysis and Synthesis for Intelligent Training (BASE-IT), and Instrumented - Tactical Engagement Simulation System (I-TESS)
  • Supported Integration of Live training systems with LVC Training Environment
  • Formal Presentations to Students at the Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) and Infantry Officers Course (IOC)
  • Assisted with Technology Transfer Efforts of ONR Technologies to Live Training Capabilities
  • Created Action Sequence Diagrams identifying representative Tactical Behaviors during Combined Arms and Small Unit Kinetic Events within Urban Areas
  • Decomposed Instrumentation Requirements for Immersive Training Environments
  • Principal Author of 2010 PM TRASYS I/ITSEC Paper presenting the Road Map for Immersive Training Environments focusing on Small Unit Kinetic Actions
  • Drafted Concepts of Operation and Concepts of Employment