ICON Partners with Texas Teachers and Allied Consultants, Inc.

July 10, 2012

ICON is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Texas Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and Allied Consultants, Inc. (ACI) to undertake a comprehensive data profiling and cleansing project for TRS. The TRS data project comes after extensive research into the of line-of-business replacement projecs and is an important risk management tool in their overall goal of a successful pension system implementation.

Allied Consultants, Inc. (ACI) is a Texas-based information technology firm specializing in solutions integration, technology development and strategic consulting. ACI has twenty (20) years experience (including 15 working with TRS) and has a seasoned team of technology professionals. ACI maintains a fundamental commitment to excellence and is well positioned to address clients' organizational challenges while helping them to achieve best-in-class business solutions. With this in mind, ACI has teamed with ICON Integration & Design to provide a quality solution for this important TRS Data Management project.

ICON's business is centered on that which is so important to every business utilizing information technology. data. ICON consultants are experts in data profiling, cleansing, conversion, integration, stewardship, administration, and mining. Through continued client satisfaction and consultant expertise, ICON has proven itself to be the leading data management-consulting firm with multiple pension administration conversions in our portfolio.

Supported by the industries best practices and using a proven methodology, which has been used on numerous successful projects, ICON provides a superior product through project management, thorough documentation and sound data knowledge. The change management process, critical in managing data and structure of the target database, is based on the best practices outlined within ITIL (Information Technology Information Library) concepts. All projects undertaken by ICON follow PMI (Project Management Institute) project management protocol.

ICON has partnered with the following pension administration organizations to provide quality data for new pension administration application systems:

  • Public School & Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri
  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System
  • Public School Retirement System of the School District of Kansas City, Mo.
  • Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System
  • North Dakota Public Employee Retirement System
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho
  • Wyoming Retirement System

We believe by integrating ACI's strengths:

  • Experience in the Texas State Government marketplace
  • Experience with the TRS applications and culture
  • Ability to provide quality locally based resources
  • Certified DIR DBITS vendor
  • Providing HUB resources to the team

Combined with those of ICON we can provide a quality cost effective Data Management solution to the TRS.