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TethersEnd Hosts:

  • JRMS –Joint Records Management Services Submission Team
  • JFTF– Joint Federal Transition Framework Submission Team
  • RMS-CoP – Records Management Services Community of Practice threaded discussion list.

TethersEnd is the individual consultancy of Larry L. Johnson, providing services focusing on Systems Architecture and the management of the Collaborative Environment needed to develop and support it.

TethersEnd is built on an extensive background of experience in large Enterprise Systems supporting Government, Engineering and Manufacturing environments in both commercial and defense sectors.

  • Technical Collaboration
  • Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • Model Driven Architecture ®

Overview of TethersEnd Clients/Activities

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

  • System Architect supporting the development of structural models and ontology for maritime nautical charts in order to support the automated electronic comparison/analysis of international charts of diverse origin and languages.

Veterans Administration
2013 – 2014

  • System Architect for Architecture Strategy and Design (ASD) Group of the Office of Information & Technology (OI&T)
  • Supported the definition of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for VA's Enterprise Shared Services (ESS) to transform the VA IT infrastructure from system specific solutions towards a unified environment that promotes integration of enterprise information and IT software capabilities

Food and Drug Administration

  • System Architect on the "Mission Accomplishment andn Regulatory Compliance Services Framework" (MARCS), a framework to integrate applications and services supporting The FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA).

National Archives and Records Administration
– 2011

  • Reviewed, Analyzed and co-Edited Records Management Functional Requirements Document.

  • Created an OMG RFP based on that Requirements document.

  • Co-Authored the OMG Records Management Services Specification (RMS)

  • Represented NARA as co-Chair in the OMG Government Task Force and the RMS Revision Task Forces.

General Services Administration
2004 – 2006

  • Reported to GSA Chief Architect.

  • Project Manager of Open Source Enterprise Reference Architecture.


Object Management Group

OMG Board of Directors

Co-Chair RMS Revision Task Force

Founding Co-Chair Government Domain Task Force

Previous Member, Steering Committee


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