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CATS+ Master Contract

Functional Area 10 - IT Management Consulting Services

Description -

The IT Management Consulting Services include any of the following types of services: IT enterprise architecture, systems review for architectural consistency, strategic planning assistance, project management services, Master Contractor assessments and risk assessment analysis.

IT Enterprise Architecture Development
A) Description – Define, design, develop, implement and maintain enterprise architecture plans, strategies, inventories and recommendations to support enterprise architecture (EA) at the State and agency level.

B) Examples of Potential Services:

  • Document and assess the current condition of the State/agency’s EA(s). This analysis may require documentation at the system or subsystem level;
  • Recommend an EA strategy for the State/agency with potential interim steps or phases for implementation based on the current condition survey mentioned above;
  • Provide recommendations for the development, implementation, assessment and maintenance of architectural principles, policies, standards and practices;
  • Provide data architecture, applications architecture, technology architecture, enterprise architecture planning, information systems architecture, and architecture trade-off analysis;
  • Conduct analyses and provide architecture impact assessments of proposed changes in information resources as directed;
  • EA tool set development, implementation and management;
  • Provide expertise to identify opportunities for integration and economies of scale across systems and/or organizations through the development or creation of enterprise architecture; and
  • Provide consultation on architecture improvement and recommendations on coordinating IT investments and initiatives across the various State agency’s business processes.
  • Systems Review for Architectural Consistency
    A) Description - Engineering assistance to integrate systems based on architectural standards and common infrastructures. In particular, recommendations for systems development, acquisition, and operations and to leverage common infrastructures effectively among various agency missions and services. Such application reviews may cover a variety of IT system environments from simple personal computer (microprocessor) and workstation applications; to local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), to distributed processing systems; to web-based interactive systems; to large and very complex mainframe database and file management systems that utilize remote batch processing and interactive teleprocessing.

    B) Examples of Potential Services:
  • Assess system design of applications to ensure consistency between systems and enterprise architectures and best integration with common infrastructure before development (i.e., code generation);
  • Evaluate and determine the adequacy and appropriateness of the proposed systems architecture and applications for the planned systems; and
  • Assess risks related to systems development plans and change proposals to existing and target architecture at the systems and enterprise levels.
  • Strategic Planning Assistance
    A) Description - Assistance in developing long-range IT plans, IT-enabled business plans, and program effectiveness measures related to proposed IT investments. Assistance with agency-level strategic planning for IT to ensure consistency with State-level (i.e., enterprise) plans and initiatives.

    B) Examples of Potential Services:
  • Analyze customer and citizen demand for IT-enabled services;
  • Evaluate current and emerging technologies and assist agencies with planning the tactical and strategic migration of business services to these technologies;
  • Develop IT strategic plans that align agency business and technology plans with State business technology and goals and objectives; and
  • Perform strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analyses, critical success factor analyses, strategic business planning, strategic information systems planning, electronic government assessments, and other techniques used to establish strategic information technology plans.
  • Project Management Services
    A) Description - Successful IT project management services to ensure that IT project goals and objectives are met and that products are delivered on time, on budget and within scope, as well as meet the business objectives originally intended.

    B) Examples of Potential Services:
  • Ensure strategic alignment of IT projects by establishing project goals and objectives that are consistent with stated agency business drivers;
  • Provide project planning, task prioritization, budget/cost analysis, scheduling, projections of staffing requirements, and performance measurements; and
  • Assist State agencies with project management of IT project by assessing and modifying Project Management Plans (PMP), schedules, contracts and manages resources; delegating tasks; receiving, gathering, analyzing and disseminating information; setting goals and objectives; organizing project team and governance structures; understanding technology projects and preparing action and contingency plans.
  • Master Contractor Assessments
    A) Description - Independent, third party assessment of Master Contractor products, capabilities and experiences.

    B) Examples of Potential Services – Provide a review, evaluation and rating of IT Master Contractor performance on topics such as:
  • Code of ethics and business practices;
  • Financial status including assets, liabilities, operating capital, cash flow, insurance coverage, annual reports, legal history;
  • Ranking among peers in the industry;
  • Personnel qualifications;
  • Reputation in the industry;
  • Customer satisfaction levels in performing projects;
  • Strengths and weaknesses in performing projects;
  • Project management methodologies applied to projects and results; and
  • Projects performed on time, on budget and within scope and meeting the business requirements originally intended.
  • Risk Assessment Analysis
    A) Description – Assess the risks associated with costs, benefits, schedule, technical performance, human factors, safety and security. The analysis may include provisions for identifying risk areas, assessing risk factors, recommending appropriate resources to reduce risk factors, identifying and analyzing alternative actions available, identifying the most promising alternatives, and planning for implementation of risk reduction.

    B) Examples of Potential Services:
  • Assess risks and review technical risk assessments of an IT project, including subsystem designs, architectures, and computer systems in terms of their impact on costs, benefits, schedule and technical performance;
  • Perform cost and schedule risk assessments to support various alternatives to meet mission need, recommend alternative courses of action when one or more interdependent segment(s) or phase(s) experience a delay, and recommend opportunities for new technology insertions;
  • Provide fraud detection and prevention expertise on services to internal and external customers;
  • Perform technical risk assessments at various points in the system life cycle;
  • Identify areas of technical risk when translating operational requirements into system level requirements;
  • Develop and/or evaluate potential methods of mitigating technical risks;
  • Update evaluations in order to determine and forecast operational needs and changes;
  • Provide presentations on reporting and operational enhancements;
  • Develop operational management reporting tools and programs to prevent or mitigate risks; and
  • Provide and/or develop risk management policies, procedures and guidelines.

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Total # of Master Contractors: 518          Export to view Master Contractor Email Addresses

Master ContractorSBRMBEVOSB
1A Consulting X
22nd Century Technologies, Inc. X
3C Computer Solutions, Inc. X
4A Consulting, LLC X
A P Ventures, LLC X X
A&T Systems,Inc.
AASKI Technology Inc
Abator Information Services, Inc X
Abercrombie & Associates Inc. X
AboutWeb, LLC X
ABSS Solutions Inc. (ASI) X
AccessIT Group, Inc
Acclaim Systems Inc. X
AcisTek Corporation X
Advance Digital Systems X
Advanced Government Solutions X
Advanced Software Systems (ASSYST) X
Advanced Vision Systems, Inc. X X
Advocate Solutions, LLC
AEEC
Afilon Inc. X
Ai NET Corporation
Aileron Consulting, LLC X X
AIMSTAR Information Solutions X X
Alcor Technical Solutions
Alent Technologies LLC X
Alexan Consulting Enterprise Services, LLC
AlphaHill, LLC X X
Alphfinity, LLC X X
Altek Information Tech Inc. X
Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services, LLC
Alverest, LLC
American Cabling X
Amiti Consulting, Inc.
Ampcus Inc.
Analytica,LLC X X
Anchor Technology and Consultants LLC X X
Andwyrde LLC X X
Angarai International, Inc. X X
Anzi-Tech Distribution dba OmegaCorTechnologies X X
Apex Systems, LLC
Applied Geographics, Inc.
Applied Information Sciences, Inc.
Applied Technology Services (ATS) X X
ApplyLogic Consulting Group X X
ARBOLA, INC
Arch Systems, LLC X
ARINC Incorporated
ARMA, Inc. X X
Artisys Corporation X
ArzyNet, Inc X
Ascellon Corporation X
Atlantic Systems Group Inc. X
Atlantic Technology Services X
Attain, LLC
AU & Associates Inc. X
Audacious Inquiry X
Avanco International X
Avaris Concepts, LLC X X
Bamecs Consulting Group, Inc. X
Bara Inforware, Inc.
Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC X
Bazilio Cobb Associates X X
Beacon Grace LLC X X
Benten Technologies, Inc. X
Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker
Best Copy and Printing Inc
Birch Advisors X
Bithgroup Technologies, Inc. X X
Bizsys Arch Inc. X
BizTech Fusion, LLC X X
Blue Collar Objects, LLC X X
Blue Sky Innovative Solutions X X
Bogdan Computer Services Inc X
Bourntec Solutions, Inc. X X
Brace Systems LLC X
Braxton Grant Technologies, Inc X
Bugbee Consulting, LLC X
Bullseye Computing Solutions, Inc. X
Business Management Associates, Inc. X X
Business Solutions Group, Inc. X
C4L, Inc. X
CACI NSS, Inc.
CAEI, Inc. X X
Calibre Systems, Inc.
Cambridge Federal X X
Campusworks, Inc.
CapTech Ventures, Inc.
Carahsoft
Care Tech, LLC X X
Carousel Industries
CAS Severn X
CDW Government LLC
ChangeDynamix, LLC X X
CIBER, Inc.
Cirdan Group Inc. X X
CITI, Inc X
Clavis, LLC X X
Client Network Services, Inc. (CNSI)
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
CMT Services, Inc. X X
CNC Consulting Inc. X
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp
Cognosante, LLC
Communications Electronics
Comp Camp, Inc. X X
Companion Data Services LLC
Compugain Public Services
Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI)
Computer Consultants International, Inc. (CCI) X
Convergence Technology Consultant
Coolsoft LLC
CoreLogix Consulting, Inc X
CoreSphere, LLC. X
Cradle Systems X X
Credence Management Solutions X
CSG Government Solutions
CSRA State and Local Solutions, LLC
CTC Technology & Energy (Columbia Telecommunications Corporation) X X
CTGi, Inc. X
Curtis Consulting X
Custom Software Systems X
Customer Value Partners
Cybernate Technology Solutions X
Cyquent, Inc. X
Dakota Consulting, Inc.
DanSource Technical Services, Inc. X
Dash Group, Inc. X
Data Networks, Inc. X
Data Processing Solutions, Inc. dba DP Solutions X
Datalink Corporation
DatamanUSA, LLC X
Datapower, Inc. X
Dataprise INC
Datastrong, LLC X
Decisive Communications
Delasoft Inc.
Dell Marketing L.P.
Delmock Technologies, Inc. X X
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Deltamine Inc. X
Demdio Tech, Inc. X
Deque Systems, Inc. X
Destiny Management Services, LLC X
Devcare Solutions X
DeVilliers Technology Solutions LLC X
Diamond Technologies , Inc.
Didonato Consulting Services, Inc
Digicon Corporation
Digital Copier Associates dba DCA Imaging Systems X
DigiTelLink Corporation X
Dimensional Technical Services, LLC X X
DISYS Solutions, Inc.
Diversified Services Network Inc. X
DK Consulting, LLC X X
DMV Solutions X X
Doon Technologies Inc. X
Dravida Consulting, LLC X X
Draw Pixel Interactive, Inc. X X
DS Federal, Inc. X
Dynamics Research Corp. (DRC)
Dynamix Corporation X X
Dynaxys, LLC X
E.O. Media Services, Inc. X X X
EA Engineering
Eagle Age Consulting, LLC X X
Edify Technologies, Inc. X
Edwards Performance Solutions X X
Ela Consulting, Inc. X X
Elegant Enterprise Wide Solutions, Inc. X
ELicitek X X
Elite Management Solutions
End 2 End Technical Solution X
Enlightened Inc. X
ENTAP,Inc. X
Enterprise Business Solutions, Inc. X
Enterprise Consulting, Inc.
Enterprise Services State and Local Inc.
ENTHSQUARE, INC.
Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. (Esri)
EOSPA, LLC X
ePlus Technology, Inc.
E-Rate Elite Services, Inc. X
Ernst & Young LLP
e-Sci Corporation X
Esystems Inc.
Eureka Facts LLC X
eVision Partners, Inc. X
Exceed Corporation X
eXclusive Systems, LLC
ExpediteInfoTech, Inc. X X
Federal Engineering
Federal Hill Solutions X
Federal Staffing Resources, LLC
Fedsoft, Inc.
FEI.com, Inc. X
Femdel LLC X X
FERZ Consulting, LLC
First Data Government Solutions, LP
Forsys, Inc.
FT Technologies, LLC X
Full Circle Solutions, Inc. X X
Fuse Engineering
G&RD Solutions, LLC X
G.R. Patel & Associates, Inc. (GRPA) X X
Gaming Laboratories Int'l
Gantech X
Gartner Consulting
GCOM Software Inc.
GL Communications, Inc. X
Global Data Consultants, LLC
Global IT Resources LLC X
Global Nest LLC X X
Grant Thornton LLP
Gray Chip Consulting
Group Z, Inc. X X
HCGI Hartford X X
Healthcare Integration Consulting Group X
Hightower Consulting Services, LLP X X
Hosted Records, Inc.
iAutomate-IT, LLC X
Icetech X
ICF Jacob & Sundstrom, Inc
iCube Systems, Inc. X X
Identity Checkpoint Inc
IIC Technologies, Inc.
IKNOW, LLC
Image API, LLC
Immersion Consulting, LLC
Incapsulate LLC
INDISOFT LLC X
Inflexion Management Sciences, LLC X X X
Infojini, Inc. X X
Information Resource Group, Inc.
Information Services Group Public Sector
InfoScope Services, LLC X X
Infosys
InfoTek Corporation X X
Innosoft Corporation X
innoSoul Inc.
Insight Engineering Solutions X
Insight Global, LLC
Inspired Data Solutions
Integrated Technology Solutions and Services, Inc X
Integrated Technology Solutions, Inc. X
Integrated Technology Strategies
Intelect Corporation X
Intellect Solutions, LLC X
International Projects Consultancy Svs. (IPCS) X
Intersoft Data Labs, Inc.
Intueor Consulting Inc.
IP Plus Consulting, Inc. X X
IPKeys Technologies, LLC
iQuasar, LLC X
IT Works X X
ITNova, LLC X X
ITSolutions, Net, Inc.
IVA Communications, LLC X X
Ivantis Management & Info. Consulting X
I-VisioNET, Inc X X
JANUS Software, Inc. dba JANUS Associates X X
JASINT Consulting & Technologies, LLC X X X
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. dba JMT Technology Group
Jones Networking X X
KCI Technologies
Key Concepts Knowledgebase LLC X
KloudData, Inc. X
Knight Point Systems LLC
Knot Technology Solutions X X
Knovitas LLC
Knowesis, Inc.
Knowledge Advantage Inc. (KAI)
Koniag Services Inc.
Koryak Consulting, Inc. X
KPMG, LLP
Krishna Tech X
Lancesoft Inc.
Legal Technology Solutions, LLC
Leidos, Inc.
Lexmark International, Inc.
Limbic Systems, Inc.
Link Visum
LinkIT, LLC X
LoganBritton Inc.
Lufburrow and Company X
Magothy Technology X X
Mainline Information Systems
Makary Soft LLC X
Mansai Corporation X X
Masai Technologies Corporation (MTC) X X
Mathtech, Inc.
Matrix Systems & Technologies X X
Mavenspire Inc.
Maxel, Inc. X X
Maximus Human Services, Inc. (Policy Studies)
Mazars USA Public Sector LLC X
MBL Technologies, Inc. X
MCI Communications, Inc. d/b/a Verizon Business Network Services
McKenzie Christopher Associates Inc X X
MDSS Technologies, LLC X
Metaformers, Inc.
MFR Consultants, Inc. X
Michael Baker International, Inc.
Micropact Global, Inc.
MicroTechnologies, LLC
Mid Atlantic Systems X
Millenium International Consulting, Inc.
Mindboard, Inc. X X
Mindlance
Mindseeker, Inc.
Mission Critical Parners, LLC
Mission Services Inc.
MODIS
Momentum, Inc. X X
Mosaic Technologies Group, Inc. X
MS Technologies X X
MSys, Inc. X
MVS, Inc. X X
Myriddian LLC X
Mythics, Inc.
N-3 Technologies, Inc. X X
Nagtex, Inc. X
NAM Technologies, Inc. X X
Narvle LLC X
Navigator Management Partners
Navitas Business Consulting, Inc. X X
NetHost, Inc.
Netorian, LLC X
Networking for Future, Inc.
New Fields Technologies, LLC
New Light Technologies X
Newberry Group, Inc. X
NewWave Telecom & Technologies, Inc. X
NexSolv X X
NextGen Consulting, Inc. X
NIRA Inc. X
Noovis Inc
North Highland Company
North Star Group LLC X
NOVALINK Solutions LLC
Novel Applications of Vital Information, Inc.
Now Technologies, Inc. (NTi) X
NTT DATA, Inc.
Nucore Vision, Inc. X X
Nu-Vision Technologies, LLC d/b/a Black Box Network Services
NWN Corporation
Oakland Consulting Group, Inc. X X
OBXtek, Inc.
Ohm Systems, Inc. X
Optimal Solutions and Technologies, Inc. (OST)
Optimal Solutions, Inc. (OSI) X
ORAN Inc
OTAS Inc. X
PCG Technology Consulting
Planet Technologies
Plexus Installations Group, Inc, dba Plexus Communications Group X X
PM Consulting Group LLC X X
PN Automation, inc. X X
Powersolv X X
Precision Task Group, Inc. (PTG) X
Preferred Technology Solutions Inc. X X
Presidio Networked Solutions, LLC
ProArc, Inc. X X
ProData Team, LLC X
ProForce Personnel Group, Inc. X
ProSys Information Systems, Inc
PSI Pax Inc.
Pursuit Services X
QED Systems X
Qlarion, Inc. X
QSACK & Associates, Inc. X
Quality Oriented Solutions Inc X X
Questa Technology, Inc.
R/O Resource Solutions X X
RADGOV, Inc. X
Radiant infoTech
RAM Consulting Corporation X X
Real World Technologies Inc
Realistic Computing, Inc. (RCI) X X
Red Salsa Technologies Inc.
Rego Consulting
Renaissance Systems Inc X
Resourcesys, Inc. X X
SAIC
Salem Infotech, Inc.
Samperk Software Inc. X X
SBP Consulting, LLC X X
SCD Information Technology, LLC X X
Scientific Systems & Software International Corp. (SSSI) X X
Select Computing Incorporated
Senryo Technologies X X
Serenity InfoTech, Inc.
Serigor Inc. X X
Servbeyond Solutions, LLC X
Sharps Solutions, Inc X
Sidus Group X
Sigma Resources X
Sigma Technology Partners, LLC X
Sigman and Summerfield Associates, Inc. X X
Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.
Sivic Solutions Group LLC
Sixa LLC X
SK Net, LLC (formerly ST Net, Inc.) X
Skyline Technology Solutions, LLC
Slait Consulting
SmartHost Design Technologies X
SNAP, Inc. X
Sobis, Inc.
Soft-Con Enterprises, Inc. X
Softek International X
Software Consortium, LLC. X
Software Engineering Services (SES)
Software People Inc.
Solutions 3, LLC
SONA Networks, LLC X X
Sparksoft Corporation X
Spatial Front Inc. X
Spatial Systems Associates, Inc. X
Speridian Technologies, LLC
Spruce Technology
SQN Systems, Inc. X X X
Stragistics Technology, Inc. X X
Strategic Telecommunications Solutions (STS) X X
Strativia, LLC dba Strativia Software X
Stratum Networks, Inc.
Suber & Company, LLC X X
Summit 7 Systems Inc X
Swingtech Consulting, Inc.
Sylva Consulting Services, LLC X X
Synaptitude Inc.
Synergy Systems & Services X X
Syscom, Inc. X
SysData Logics, Inc X X
System Automation Corporation
Systems Alliance, Inc.
Systems Integration, Inc. X
Tandem Conglomerate, Inc.
TC Enterprises LLC X
Team Consulting, Inc.
TeAM, Inc. (Technology Automation & Management) X
TECFAC Business Services Group (TECFAC) X
Techglobal, Inc. X X
Technamo LLC X
TechnoGen Inc. X
Technology Blue Inc.
Techtu Business Solutions, Inc.
Tekstrom, Inc.
TEKsystems
TelData Communications, Inc. X
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
Telnet, Inc.
TEM Software, LLC X
The ACI Group
The Canton Group X X
The Consultants Consortium (TCC Software Solutions) X
The Cornerstone Professional Group, LLC X X
The Fillmore Group X
The Index Group, Inc. X X
The Innovation Network
The IQ Business Group, Inc. X
The Kerr Company X X
The Test Control Company, LLC X
The United Solutions Group, Inc.
The Winvale Group
Think Systems X
Tidal Technologies Corporation
Timmons Group
TMI Solutions, Inc. X X
TR Group, Inc X
Transcend Business Solutions X X
TransGlobal Business Systems, Inc. X
TreCom Systems Group X
TrendologyIT Corporation X X
Trigyn Technologies Inc.
Trilogy Technical Services, LLC X X
TriQst, LLC
TriTech Enterprise Systems, Inc. X X
TTW Solutions, Inc. X
Turning Point
Two Stop Solutions, LLC X X X
Unatek, Inc. X
Unified Strategic Resources, LLC X X
Uniplus Consultants, Inc. X
United Solutions, LLC X X
Universal Adaptive Consulting Services (UACS) X X
USmax Corporation X
UVS Infotech X X
V Group, Inc. X X
VA Associates, LLC
ValSatech Corp X
VedaSoft, Inc X
VerisVisalign X X
Versatech, Inc. X
Vetegrity, LLC X
Victory Global Solutions, Inc. X X
Vikat Solutions, LLC X X
Vinculum Solutions, Inc. (VSI)
Vision Strategic Management, LLC
Vision Technology Services
Visionary Integration Professionals, LLC (VIP)
Visionary Technology Consultants (VTC) X
Viva USA Inc. X
Vivsoft Technologies, LLC X X
VMWare, Inc
V-Project Management Consulting, LLC (V-PMC) X X
vTech Solution, Inc.
Washington Technology Group X
WDS X
Weris, Inc. X
Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC (WBCM)
WOOD Consulting Services, Inc. X X
Worldgate LLC
Wright & Associates, LLC X
WSP/parsons Brinkerhoff
Z Consulting Group X
ZDAAS, LLC X X
Zekiah Technologies Inc. X X
Zillion Technologies, Inc. X

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Total # of Master Contractors: 518