Cherokee Nation Businesses Subsidiaries Announce Projects With Federal Departments

Cherokee Services Group and Cherokee Nation System Solutions, both subsidiaries of Cherokee Nation Businesses, recently announced agreements to assist the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior, respectively.

Cherokee Services Group (CSG) will assist with the design and implementation of digital services for the United States Department of Agriculture. CSG will particularly address the agency’s Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) Program.

A subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, CSB is providing software design, development and related services to help modernize the program’s web interfaces. The Tribally owned company also performs quality assurance testing and agile project management to deliver an updated and production-ready version of the USDA’s eAuthentication Service, an enterprise-wide web authentication and single sign-on platform.

The work is being performed in Fort Collins, Colorado, where CSG’s regional office is located.

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Identity, Credential and Access Management Program provides oversight and coordinates efforts to implement the processes, policies and technology necessary to deliver digital services to the department’s agencies and staff offices.

For more than a decade, Cherokee Services Group has provided federal and commercial clients with award-winning IT solutions and business support services. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CSG specializes in software and application services, network infrastructure services and business process services. Headquartered in Tulsa, Cherokee Services Group has 23 additional offices nationwide.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions to Support Trust Beneficiary Call Center

Cherokee Nation System Solutions is partnering with the Department of Interior through a contract with its Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians. CNSS is working to improve the day-to-day operations at the agency’s Trust Beneficiary Call Center.

CNSS, a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is providing a wide range of automated and manual customer support services to respond to incoming inquires and requests. The tribally owned company is helping improve TBCC’s range of services by focusing on efficiency, accuracy, employee engagement, management approaches and industry best practices.

“Since 2004, TBCC has served a unique and integral role in OST Field Operations by providing responsive, accurate and timely information regarding trust assets, account updates and disbursements,” said James McMurry, project manager for Cherokee Nation System Solutions. “We are proud to join this endeavor and the DOI’s ongoing mission to support American Indian Trust beneficiaries.”

The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians’ Trust Beneficiary Call Center is a nationwide, toll-free call center that enables individual Native Americans to obtain information regarding their trust assets, request account information updates, or request a disbursement from their Individual Indian Money account.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions provides a complete line of innovative services, consulting and products to government agencies, including application modernization, data utilization and advanced analytics, geospatial, GIS and remote sensing, information technology infrastructure, program professional services, and scientific and research capabilities. CNSS offers an extensive selection of quality services and products at competitive prices. The CNSS team collaborates with partners nationwide to provide even the most complex services to clients.


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