This national recognition demonstrates our commitment as a company to our Core Values and workplace culture focusing on a healthy work/life balance. We are honored to be recognized by our employees as a supportive workplace they are proud to be a part of.
Niceville, Florida - DS2 is proud to announce the launch of the Virtual Sand Table (VST): an automated, scalable, and streamlined solution to antiquated Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR) training processes.
Another great company outing for the books! DS2 and family participated in the Son of a Beach 5k benefitting the Special Operations Warrior Foundation in memory of the crew of RATCHET 33.
DS2 is passionate about furthering the education and skills of our team. Last week, nearly the entire development team at DS2 attended a 2-day group training focusing on React skills. Lead by web development guru, Brad Westfall of React Training, who has been teaching web development for over a decade, this two-day workshop covered React proficiency through guided lectures and project-based learning.
DS2 attends the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2021, the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training event.
DS2 proudly sponsored the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)’s 47th Air Armament Symposium held from November 2-3 at the Destin-Ft. Walton Beach Convention Center. The annual interchange brings senior DoD, Service and industry leadership together to discuss DoD’s armament development and modernization, featuring nationally recognized speakers from DoD, Air Force, Army, SOF, and Navy Senior Leadership. DS2 is pleased to be apart of such a worthwhile industry event.
Every year, DS2 participates in a Fall beach cleanup to remove litter from our beautiful sugar-sand beaches and say goodbye to Summer! This year, we packed up our trash bags, trash grabbers, buckets, & gloves and headed to the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. DS2 volunteers soaked up some sun while removing an entire trashcan’s worth of rubbish from the shoreline.
DS2 recently completed migration to version 2.0 of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and was appraised at CMMI Level 3.0 in a recent benchmark appraisal. Version 2.0 focused its attention to performance practices and a focus on process improvement through repeatability and practice. We are passionate about creating quality products and services while improving customer satisfaction utilizing agile principles.
DS2 proudly sponsored TecMEN for this year’s TecMEN Industry Day, an event dedicated to discussing technology, networking with fellow industries, and promoting economic growth in the Panhandle. This event featured both local and national businesses with speaker symposiums to foster communication, growth, and advancement within our local technology-based community. Workshops highlighted topics on Cultivating Talents Through Apprenticeships and Understanding Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and proceeds from the function supported the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County.
Every year in March, the DS2 team hosts a canned food drive within the company to provide for our local neighborhoods through donation to Sharing & Caring of Okaloosa County. This amazing charity provides financial and food assistance to local families in need, and with the increase in unemployment from the COVID-19 pandemic, their services are vital to our community.