Welcome to our SMART way of life.

xScion (eks’si’en)

adj. best-of-breed, excellence

Collection of best practices descended from expertise gained at leading software and technology firms.

 

We are a SMART Transformation Consultancy that accelerates client success through business and IT innovations.

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Successful transformation requires a knowledgeable and dedicated partner who puts your best interests first and is with you every step of the way - from strategy to implementation. We combine industry-specific technical strategic consulting, a core operating philosophy around Big Data and analytics and dynamic project management with expertise, flexibility, teamwork and a culture of assessment, so you can achieve your objectives.

I want each and every employee to truly love what they do, and for our clients to love the solutions that we deliver. If we strive to constantly challenge ourselves to provide meaningful and innovative technology solutions, then xScion can ultimately impact the way future business is performed.

Alison Banziger

co-founder

For us, doing the right thing is paramount. Using the xCT as a framework for our actions insures that xScion does the right thing. More than a Mission Statement or a business philosophy, it is a code of conduct.

Barry Dwyer

co-founder

Our History

  • 2002

    xScion founded by Alison Banziger and Barry Dwyer

  • 2003

    Launched first IT consulting services contract for a large, DC-based Mortgage/Banking firm in the Financial Services Industry

  • 2004

    Selected for the Mentor Protégé Program with Women in Technology’s DC Chapter; became a Certified Small, Woman-Owned Business by Virginia’s DMBE

  • 2005

    Won a contract to provide technology consulting services for a Northern Virginia-based Federal Credit Union; Doubled the size of our Sales and Recruiting team

  • 2006

    Expanded to Education Market by providing IT consulting services to a not-for-profit, Higher Education membership association

  • 2007

    Expansion into the Healthcare Payer Market by providing technology consulting services to a large Federal health insurance company

  • 2009

    Reached hiring milestone of 50 Technical Consulting team members

  • 2010

    Awarded 3-year, $20M contract with major Federal Employee Health Payer

  • 2011

    Hit record milestone of $5M revenue in September; company achieved 58% growth from previous year

  • 2012

    Quarterly newsletter, xScion Pulse, debuted in April; first ever annual Washington Nationals Baseball Game & Picnic was held in July; celebrated 10 years in business; xScion expands corporate office.

  • 2013

    Awarded 3-year, $17M contract with major Health Insurance Payer in the DC metropolitan area; inaugural year for annual women’s clothing drive to support the local Dress for Success DC Chapters

  • 2014

    Awarded 3-year, $50M contract with major Federal Employee Health Payer; Won first Federal Healthcare contract on the VA T4 CRISP contract as an Accenture Federal partner; xScion Fantasy Football League..Read More

  • 2015

    Relocated xScion to larger office space in Suite 550; rolled out Consulting Services aligned to Strategy, Data & Enterprise Operations; formed strategic partnerships with Cloudera and HortonWorks

  • 2016

    Introduced new xScion brand logo; received WBENC Certification; named Best Places to Work in VA for the 1st time; Reached hiring milestone of 100 Technical Consulting team members; Awarded 3-year nationwide..Read More

  • 2017

    Achieved company milestone of $100M in total revenue; Named Best Places to Work in VA, 2nd year

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