The CMO Tracker: A system of analytical tools to assess local economic conditions.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-11-M-0050
Agency Tracking Number: O102-HS7-4146
Amount: $99,778.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD10-HS7
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
1035 Virginia Drive, Suite 300, Fort Washington, PA, -
DUNS: 161162995
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Stokes
 Principal Investigator
 (215) 542-1400
 jstokes@chisystems.com
Business Contact
 Phillip Rollhauser
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (215) 542-1400
Email: prollhauser@chisystems.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
CHI Systems proposes an innovative system of analytical tools to assess the local economic conditions. The goal of our system would be to allow the Marine/Soldier to assess the current local economic status by identifying economic infrastructure, recognizing power brokers and their relationship to other entities in the Area of Operation, and tracking economic changes overtime to better understand and predict how to support economic development in the future. The underlying purpose of this analytical module is to provide the Marine/Soldier with simple and easy to use tools that will assist them in assessing changes in their local economy in a way that enables them to make sound and informed decisions when determining an appropriate course of action. In many developing countries, such as Afghanistan, where data availability and analytical ability is limited, these straightforward methods and tools can become powerful decision-making aids for local planners and analysts due to their comparatively simple logic, analytic clarity and easily accessible data requirements.

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