Next Century

Columbia,  MD 
United States
  • Booth: 204

Want to save lives?

Next Century is a technology company focused on the development of a new class of solutions that include situational awareness, at-a-glance analysis, decision support, collaboration, and others to provide information to decision makers in ways that are highly intuitive and actionable. We rely heavily on our expertise in the key areas of geographic information systems (GIS), image exploitation, mobile computing, wireless networks, visualization, and user interface design to develop these solutions. Our business focuses on the industries of healthcare, national security, and corporate security with particular specialization in homeland security, the military, and intelligence.

For Plugfest 2016 we have provided a demonstration of how Free and Open Source (FOSS) Tools can be used to deliver:

1) a moderated Enterprise Application Ecosystem - enabling application and service Search and Discovery, and

2) User-defined Analytic Dashboards - allowing the end-user to build, use, and share relevant data visualizations


 Press Releases

  • Next Century News:

    Components of DARPA’s Memex technology, which has been put to use by law enforcement agencies looking for human traffickers, go open source, with some intriguing partners revealed, including NASA, the Tor Project and a bunch of students and hackers. DARPA believes Memex won’t just change the way police hunt criminals, but will also shake up the search industry, dominated by Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.


  • Next Century was named one of “Washingtonian’s 50 Great Places to Work” in 2015!

    After reviewing nearly 200 companies (ranging from boutique firms to corporations with more than 48,000 employees in various industries) and close to 10,000 employee surveys, the Washingtonian recognized Next Century as a “Great Place to Work.” This is the ninth time Washingtonian has chosen “Great Places to Work” in the Washington, DC area, and the first time Next Century has entered – and we won! Congratulations to us all!

    Our recognition relied heavily on the scores given by our employees assessing our corporate dedication to our company mission and great benefits.

    All in all, Next Century has been praised per our corporate structure that entails generous pay and employee benefits, a challenging and ardent work environment dedicated to continuous education and cultivating a high performance work culture, as well as the recognition and respect given to employees by our earnest leadership team.

    We are honored to have been selected and truly appreciate your participation and feedback that has allowed us to be named a “Great Place to Work!


  • On December 2nd, Next Century was honored at the 2015 Baltimore Sun Media Group’s Top Workplaces reception with not one, but two Awards.

    For the second consecutive year, Next Century earned a spot as one of the Baltimore Region’s Top Workplaces (ranked 7th out of 65 small businesses) based on an employee feedback survey.

    Next Century was also thrilled to win “The Top Workplaces Special Honors Award for Employee Communication”; one of only 15 Special Honors Awards. Next Century earned this Award because we ranked highest in this category, based on the responses of those surveyed, as compared to all other Top Workplaces winners.

    The following quote gleaned from a Next Century employee’s survey that was featured during the awards presentation sums up Next Century’s ongoing commitment to open and honest communication:

    “Our managers keep us ‘in the loop’ regarding company financials, direction, and decisions. Ethics and integrity really do matter. I feel like I am doing important work for the country here.”

    All awards were publicly announced in the Baltimore Sun Newspaper and can be found on the Baltimore Sun’s website here:

  • Next Century was selected as a “Top Place to Work” by the Washington Post. Next Century was ranked number 15 overall and number 7 for small businesses in the DC Metro area. Next Century works hard to maintain a positive and high performing work environment.

    You can view the article here: