Digital and Information Solutions

Combining tech savvy, science and policy sophistication, and design execution, ERG’s IT and Digital Solutions Group develops technological and digital solutions that address some of the most pressing environmental, public health, and worker safety issues facing our society. Our specialists are passionately committed to creatively and strategically designing, building, and deploying data-driven applications and digital products that achieve our clients’ goals. We help government agencies, commercial enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and universities access information faster than ever before, unleash the power of data, improve decision-making and knowledge transfer, and educate through Web-based training and e-learning. At the organization level, we apply our process analysis, systems thinking, digital-first approach to design scalable, interoperable enterprise systems that support business processes, information flows, reporting, and data analytics.

Research and Strategy
  • Creating efficiencies and advantage through Business Process Analysis
  • Strategies for a digital transformation
  • Digital and interactive customer engagement solutions
Design and Information Architecture
  • Rapid conceptualization and prototyping
  • Intelligent integration of technologies, platforms, and schemas
  • Systems architected for performance, security, interoperability
  • Cross-system interactions programmed to ensure data integrity
  • Database structures designed for high-capacity data integrations
Mobile and Web Development
  • Interfaces that deliver immediacy, responsiveness, and accessibly
  • Use of open standard/open source programming for adaptability
  • Cross-device fluidity and compatibility
  • Efficient navigation mechanisms and pathways
  • Balanced use of graphical control elements, text, visuals, multimedia
  • Content management system (CMS) implementations and migrations
Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Data roll-ups and granular outputs to support informed decision-making  
  • Innovative statistical methodologies for high-value data insights
  • Dynamic data graphing with drill-downs, layers, and export capabilities
  • Snapshot visualizations for monitoring and assessing data quality
Geospatial, API, Social Mashups
  • Data conversion, cartographic design, and spatial analysis  
  • Adept API implementation for accessing Web services and leveraging sharable functionalities
  • Dashboards that consolidate and extend an organization’s social media channels
Data Collection and Management
  • Reliable, secure, user-aware applications for online data submission
  • Intuitive mobile-friendly data collection forms and workflow processing
  • Robust visualization-based tool arrays for tracking, processing, and verifying collected data
  • Integration of collected data into analytics dashboards and field-support applications
Online Learning/Training
  • Reliance on proven instructional design methodologies 
  • Content delivery approach driven by learning objectives
  • Creative integration of text, interactions, graphics, and video
  • Emphasis on presentation pacing and experiential learning
  • Audience testing for training effectiveness/information retention
  • Reinforcing quizzes sequenced along learning pathways  
  • Integration with LMS platform for user tracking and capture of final test scores


Service Area Leads

John Bergin

Almost every day there’s an opportunity to break new ground—pursue creative ways to address interesting challenges with technology—while working with colleagues and clients who are genuinely focused on making a difference.

John Bergin

Linda Diamond

My greatest professional satisfaction has been working with tremendously dedicated colleagues and clients to design, develop, and implement technology solutions for some of our most pressing  environmental, health, and safety challenges. 

Linda Diamond

Valerie Overton

In today’s world, pioneering innovative solutions requires collaboration between subject experts, information technologists, and communicators. I’m proud to be part of an organization that is built around that concept and has empowered me to propose forward-looking ideas and develop cutting-edge solutions to meet our clients’ present and future needs.

Valerie Overton

photo of Andrew Stoeckle

I love figuring how to take what is often a firehose flow of complex environmental data and make it simpler and easy to understand. And that’s a pretty good metaphor for our team: we are technologically sophisticated, creative, and easy to work with.

Andrew Stoeckle

Hui Zhou

I love the creative process and am passionate about new frontiers in information technology. I enjoy working with the talented and dedicated professionals at ERG. My most gratifying moments are delivering innovative solutions to our clients under challenging situations.

Hui Zhou