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  • May 2020
    With NITAAC CIO-SP3 Small Business Award, ASSYST Aims to Offer Best in Class Solutions to Federal Government
            Advanced Software Systems, Inc. (ASSYST) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the designated Best in Class CIO-SP3 Small Business Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) offering emerging technology, solutions, and services. As a leading small business innovator, CIO-SP3...

     

     

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    Advanced Software Systems, Inc. (ASSYST) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the designated Best in Class CIO-SP3 Small Business Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) offering emerging technology, solutions, and services. As a leading small business innovator, CIO-SP3 Small Business provides a contract vehicle, to provide access to our services that can be used by any federal, civilian or DoD agency to fulfill IT requirements and socioeconomic goals.
     
    “Selected vendors have gone through a long and rigorous source selection process prior to award, ensuring the pool of contractors is the best-of-the-best”, said Lorie Dubasky, Vice President at ASSYST. “We are delighted to be among those selected and being able to extend Digital, Technology, and HealthIT services to all government agencies” she added.
     
    An award under the Small Business Group includes all Task Areas:
    Task Area 1 - IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare
    Task Area 2 - Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support
    Task Area 3 - Imaging
    Task Area 4 - Outsourcing
    Task Area 5 - IT Operations and Maintenance
    Task Area 6 - Integration Services
    Task Area 7 - Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
    Task Area 8 - Digital Government
    Task Area 9 - Enterprise Resource Planning
    Task Area 10 - Software Development

     

    ASSYST CIO-SP3 Program Contacts:
    Joe Anderson | 703-230-3107 | janderson@assyst.net | LinkedIn
    Lorie DuBasky | 571-233-6004 | ldubasky@assyst.net | LinkedIn
    Nancy Green | 703-309-8083 | ngreen@assyst.net | LinkedIn
    Khalil Zebdi | 703-230-3114 | kzebdi@assyst.net | LinkedIn
    Ram Prasad | 703-343-5388 | rprasad@assyst.net | LinkedIn

     

    About CIO-SP3 Small Business
    Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business is a 10-year IDIQ Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) with a 15-year period of performance designated as Best in Class (BIC) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). CIO-SP3 Small Business helps agencies meet their mission-critical needs and small business goals with innovative IT services and solutions from a wide variety of industry-leading small businesses and can be used by any federal, civilian or DoD agency. Website: https://nitaac.nih.gov/services/cio-sp3-small-business
     
    About ASSYST
    ASSYST has progressively enhanced the information technology capabilities of our Federal, State, and Local Government customers to help them achieve their mission. We maintain Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-DEV Level 3-Software Development, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/IEC 20000-1:2011- IT Service Management (ITSM), ISO/IEC 27001:2013-Information Security and ISO 9001-Quality Assurance (QA) certifications. With over 26 years of successful IT services and solutions, ASSYST maintains a strong track record of delivering services on Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC), Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA), and Multi-Award IDIQs. In addition to CIO-SP3, other major vehicles include GSA Alliant 2 Small Business, ITES-3S, GSA Schedule 70, CMS SPARC, NRC MoM, SEC OneOIT, SEC QRADS, and several others with state and local government agencies. Through these contract vehicles, ASSYST serves Federal agencies including the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE), Defense Human Resource Activity (DHRA), U.S. Department of State, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Department of Interior, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Bureau of Fiscal Service (BFS), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
     
    We are a partner-friendly organization and welcome teaming and joint solution opportunities. More information on our contract vehicles and program manager contacts can be found on our Contracts web page - https://assyst.net/contracts
     
  • Apr 2020
    ASSYST Wins ITES-3S Task Order to Support the US Army Combat Readiness Center (USACRC)
        ASSYST has won an ITES-3S task order to provide audiovisual (AV) and video teleconferencing (VTC) services for USACRC at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Our team will build, install and maintain modernized digital communication solutions for this vital support Center within the US Army.   “We are...

     

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    ASSYST has won an ITES-3S task order to provide audiovisual (AV) and video teleconferencing (VTC) services for USACRC at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Our team will build, install and maintain modernized digital communication solutions for this vital support Center within the US Army.
     
    “We are honored to be entrusted to support the single source of safety and occupational health information for soldiers, DA civilians and contractor employees across the force,” stated Nancy Green, Vice President - Business Development, who manages ASSYST’s ITES-3S IDIQ Program. “Our classroom, offices and conference room upgrades will ultimately help USACRC achieve their objective of keeping all Army personnel and their family members safe and to maintain the Army’s status as the world’s most ready and capable military force.”
     
    About ASSYST
    ASSYST has progressively enhanced the information technology capabilities of our Federal, State, and Local Government customers to help them achieve their mission. We maintain Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-DEV Level 3-Software Development, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/IEC 20000-1:2011- IT Service Management (ITSM), ISO/IEC 27001:2013-Information Security, and ISO 9001-Quality Assurance (QA) certifications. We have served Defense, federal civilian, and homeland security communities, with innovative business systems and solutions, and consulted on emerging technologies.
     
    About ITES-3S
    ITES-3S offers decentralized ordering with no contract access fee charged to agencies awarding against it. The base ordering period of performance is September 25, 2018, to September 24, 2023. This contract will be managed by the US Army’s Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) program and Army Contracting Command, Rock Island (ACC-RI). Service Areas include Cybersecurity Services, Information Technology Services, Enterprise Design, Integration, and Consolidation, Network/Systems Operation and Maintenance, Telecommunications/Systems Operation and Maintenance, Business Process Reengineering (BPR), IT Supply Chain Management, IT Education and Training.
     
    ITES-3S IDIQ Program Contacts:
    Joe Anderson | 703-230-3107 | janderson@assyst.net | LinkedIn
    Nancy Green | 703-230-3114 | ngreen@assyst.net | Linkedin
  • Apr 2020
    ASSYST to support EEOC's Application Modernization Initiatives
        ASSYST is excited to announce that we have been selected to support the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Strategic Modernization Initiatives and transition from their legacy systems to modern, cloud-based versions as a recipient of a Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) award...

     

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    ASSYST is excited to announce that we have been selected to support the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Strategic Modernization Initiatives and transition from their legacy systems to modern, cloud-based versions as a recipient of a Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) award in October 2019. Over the next year, EEOC will re-architect and refactor their legacy infrastructure and develop modern applications and web portals based on open source technologies. EEOC will use its newly acquired technologies to their fullest potential - modernizing aging network infrastructure, improving digital services, enhancing information security and privacy, and migrating out-of-support legacy systems to modern cloud-based or open-source solutions. Coupled with process improvements and embracing DevOps, CI/CD, and Agile frameworks, the EEOC is increasing public access to information, delivering better analytics and reporting capabilities, and improving the customer experience and usefulness of its digital services.
     
    “ASSYST is proud of our partnership and the opportunity to help EEOC modernize and expand the use of technology to ensure the public has greater access to information about their rights and responsibilities,” said Lorie DuBasky, VP of Federal Systems.
     
    About ASSYST
    About ASSYST ASSYST is a trusted partner for technology modernization for government agencies responsible for regulation, monitoring, and enforcement of sectors such as Banking, Financial and Capital Markets, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Revenue, Tax Collection, and Nuclear Energy. Our customers include the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Internal Revenue Services (IRS), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Our solutions offer the next generation of technology advancements and our implementation approach in helping customers innovate and automate regulatory processes.
  • Feb 2020
    ASSYST renews its partnership with Arlington County with a contract award for IT Professional Services
      ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have renewed our partnership with Arlington County, Virginia. The Information Technology (IT) Professional Services contract will offer specialized services in areas such as Application Development, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Decision Support,...

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    ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have renewed our partnership with Arlington County, Virginia. The Information Technology (IT) Professional Services contract will offer specialized services in areas such as Application Development, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Decision Support, Electronic Records Management, ERP HR and Financial Support, Hosting and Server Administration, Network and Telecommunications Systems and Infrastructure, Project/Program Management Support and Technical Support Services. Technology is at the core of Arlington County, one of the most densely populated jurisdictions in the country. Arlington has adopted smart growth principles along with transit-oriented development.

     

    About ASSYST:

    ASSYST's State, Local, and Education (SLED) practice is proud of the mission and focus on modernizing and supporting business and technology systems. For over 27 years, we have been part of multiple waves of technology change in the government. We have been engaged in the design, development, operation, and maintenance of business and technology systems used government functions including Executive Administration, Affordable Housing, Budget, Finance, Accounting, and Taxes, Broadband, Environmental Protection, Health and Human Services, Human Resources, Justice Systems and Courts, Open Data, Permitting Services, Public Safety, Police, Public Information, Retirement, School Systems, and Transportation. Our work has contributed to governments winning multiple National Association of Counties (NACo) and digital technology awards. ASSYST's State and Local government customers include The State of Maryland, Baltimore County, Montgomery County, Frederick County, Arlington County, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), and the City of Alexandria.

     

    Khalil Zebdi, Executive Vice President at ASSYST, says, "Governments can now offer citizen-centric services, made possible by the broader availability of Cloud, SaaS, Data, Analytics, Intelligent Automation, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, and User Experience solutions and platforms. We are very excited about the opportunity to support our government customers and help them to transition to the Smart States, Smart Counties, and Smart Cities".

     

  • Jul 2019
    ASSYST Awarded GSA Schedule for Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS)
    ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have been awarded GSA Schedule 132-45 to offer Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS).     Agencies seeking Cybersecurity services will be able to take advantage of our end-to-end solutions in the areas of Risk Management Framework (RMF), information...

    ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have been awarded GSA Schedule 132-45 to offer Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS).  
     

    Agencies seeking Cybersecurity services will be able to take advantage of our end-to-end solutions in the areas of Risk Management Framework (RMF), information assurance (IA), virus detection, network management, situational awareness, incident response, secure web hosting, backup, and security. ASSYST will offer Security Operations Center (SOC) services that will include 24x7x365 monitoring and analysis, traffic analysis, incident response and coordination, penetration testing, anti-virus management, intrusion detection and prevention, and information sharing.
     

    “As cyber threats increase day by day, Government agencies can continue to rely on a trusted partner like ASSYST, who has extensive experience managing large scale enterprise initiatives, bringing capacity, prowess and agility,” said ASSYST’s COO Joseph Anderson.
     

    About ASSYST

    ASSYST’s Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Practice provides solutions that help agencies build and maintain a robust cyber-security system that protects critical software applications, data, and processes. Our cybersecurity solutions are ready to support the military, law enforcement, humanitarian, regulatory, and diplomatic assets, protecting our personal privacy and ensuring national security. 
     

    We are a partner-friendly organization and welcome teaming and joint solution opportunities. More information on our contract vehicles and program manager contacts can be found on our Contracts page.

     

    Contact:

    Joseph Anderson
    Chief Operating Officer
    janderson@assyst.net

     

  • Feb 2019
    ASSYST to Implement a Data Lake and Advanced Analytics Solution
    A leading global development and financial institution awarded ASSYST a contract to build an advanced analytics data solution. This platform will provide advanced analytics capabilities for data scientists, researchers, statisticians, economists and end users. The data lake will be provisioned to...

    A leading global development and financial institution awarded ASSYST a contract to build an advanced analytics data solution. This platform will provide advanced analytics capabilities for data scientists, researchers, statisticians, economists and end users. The data lake will be provisioned to support large volume data sets including structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. Users will be able to perform deeper analytical operations and interact with the data in various categories. ASSYST is also building a real time interactive chat interface which will allow users to chat with the bot and get answers to queries in real time.

     

    The components of this data platform include Azure Databricks, Spark, Python, R, Jupytr Notebooks, Scala, MS Luis, Microsoft Power BI Interactive Data, Azure Chat Bot service framework, and cloud architecture. 

     

    ASSYST’s Big Data Analytics practice has been helping Federal, state and local government as well as international development agencies adopt data-driven approaches in their business operations. Our portfolio of solutions include Data Warehouse, Data Lakes, Business Intelligence, Open Data, Self-Service Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Performance Reporting, and Data Visualization. ASSYST’s solutions help to bridge the gap between big data and data science and enable customers to embed information-driven intelligence into their operations, resulting in competitive advantages and better business outcomes.

  • Jan 2019
    ASSYST provides Agile workshop for the CMS Building Enterprise Agile Readiness Symposium (BEARS) event
     , ASSYST facilitated a workshop for CMS employees that builds on the SAFe® DevOps - CALMR (Culture, Automation, Lean Flow, Measurement, and Recovery) approach to DevSecOps. We provided simulated activities to engage participants in building and optimizing a DevSecOps environment. ASSYST also provided...

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    ASSYST facilitated a workshop for CMS employees that builds on the SAFe® DevOps - CALMR (Culture, Automation, Lean Flow, Measurement, and Recovery) approach to DevSecOps. We provided simulated activities to engage participants in building and optimizing a DevSecOps environment. ASSYST also provided a Scrum workshop that included an interactive Scrum game. Participants deepened their knowledge of Agile and Scrum, and through hands-on activities and practice, will be able to transfer knowledge to their jobs.

     

    ASSYST is currently providing Agile Coaching services at CMS ISPG that focus on Agile processes and practices at the team level for CMS’s Cybersecurity Program. We assist teams in defining and adopting Agile best practices in development, requirements management, testing, and deployments while being a primary contributor to the development of CMS Agile policies, practices, and processes related to cybersecurity.

     

     

     

  • Jan 2019
    ASSYST to support the IRS 2019 filing season with highly experienced webMethods engineers to perform Health Check
     , ASSYST has been chosen, under our Alliant Small Business Prime contract, to perform a health check analysis for the Internal Revenue Service. Our experienced team of webMethods Subject Matters Experts (SMEs) have been selected to perform a comprehensive examination and analysis of the current...

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    ASSYST has been chosen, under our Alliant Small Business Prime contract, to perform a health check analysis for the Internal Revenue Service. Our experienced team of webMethods Subject Matters Experts (SMEs) have been selected to perform a comprehensive examination and analysis of the current architecture and design of all webMethods components and configurations, to review maintenance and development practices in various environments such as development, PTE, DR and PROD environments.

     

    We are assisting the IRS Middleware Test & Development Section (MTDS) to identify opportunities and make recommendations to implement best practices, commercial methodologies, process improvement, and improve overall efficiency. Our team provides the IRS with years of experience conducting webMethods Health Checks on mission critical environments during development, deployment, production, and post production phases. Since the year 2000, our team has conducted multiple health checks and has gained significant hands-on experience implementing process improvement for Federal Agencies by leveraging best in class methodology and tools.

     

     

     
  • Nov 2018
    With a 10-year IDIQ contract award from SEC, ASSYST aims to elevate SEC's performance for the next decade
    ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the ONE OIT 10-year IDIQ contract with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Information Technology (OIT) to provide enterprise solutions for integrated IT services. ONE OIT is an SEC-wide strategic sourcing vehicle...

    ASSYST is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the ONE OIT 10-year IDIQ contract with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Information Technology (OIT) to provide enterprise solutions for integrated IT services. ONE OIT is an SEC-wide strategic sourcing vehicle designed to meet the agency’s evolving business needs, including the ability to provide all current, leading edge and emerging IT services. This multiple award contract will enable SEC to streamline the process to procure a wide array of services and solutions to support IT systems and software development in a variety of technical environments and infrastructures. ONE OIT is a multiple award procurement with a ceiling of $2.5 Billion. With this award, ASSYST is looking forward to offering innovative solutions that will align with SEC's mission to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

     

    We will facilitate innovation and support SEC's modernization efforts in the following service area channels:

    •    Application Management and Development

    •    Business Solutions Delivery

    •    IT Infrastructure and Operations Management

    •    Information Security

    •    Data Management

    •    IT Governance

    •    Technology Business Management

     

    ASSYST will extend services to support ONE OIT task orders in the areas of Big Data, Cloud Computing, Context-aware Computing, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Information Assurance, Information Security Data-Centers and Data-Center Consolidation, Digital Government, Digital Trust and Identity Integration and Management, Digitization and Imaging, Energy and Sustainability Measurement and Management Enterprise Application Stores, Mobile Security, Enterprise Resource Planning, Integration Services, IT Governance and Lifecycle Management, IT Helpdesk, Operations and Maintenance, IT Project and Program Management, IT Services for Integrated Total Workplace Environment, Mobile-Centric Application Development, Operations and Management Network Operations, Infrastructure, Service Oriented Architecture, Open Source Integration and Customization, Remote Access, Sensors, Devices and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Software Development and Testing, Technology Business Management, Telecommunications Support Services, Virtualization, Voice and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), Web Analytics, Web Application & Maintenance, Web Services and Web Hosting.

     

    “We are very excited to offer our services and solutions as a ONE OIT Small Business industry partner,” said ASSYST’s Chief Operating Officer Joseph Anderson. “ASSYST looks forward to integrating and streamlining IT solutions for SEC’s evolving needs through the next decade. “

     

    Having worked closely with the SEC for several years, ASSYST has significant institutional experience in Federal regulatory agency operations, rulemaking, filing systems, compliance, enforcement, investment management, economic and risk analysis, trading, and capital markets.

     

    About ASSYST

    With 25 years of successful IT services and solutions, ASSYST maintains a strong track record of delivering services on Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC), BPAs, and Multi-Award IDIQs. In addition to SEC ONE OIT, other major vehicles include GSA Alliant Small Business, GSA Schedule 70, CMS SPARC, NRC MoM, SEC QRADS and several others with state and local government agencies. With these contract vehicles, ASSYST serves Federal agencies including the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Interior, Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Fiscal Service, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to name a few.

     

    We are a partner-friendly organization and welcome teaming and joint solution opportunities. More information on our contract vehicles and program manager contacts can be found on our Contracts page. 

     

    Contact:

    Lorie Dubasky

    VP of Business Development

    ldubasky@assyst.net

  • Nov 2018
    ASSYST to provide strategic and functional Project Management expertise to fulfill IRS' Mainframe and Legacy Systems modernization initiatives
    ASSYST has been selected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide project management support of the Linux Migration Initiative modernization strategy. We will support the IRS Application Division’s (AD) Integrated Project Team (IPT) to provide high level strategic advisory services,...

    ASSYST has been selected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide project management support of the Linux Migration Initiative modernization strategy. We will support the IRS Application Division’s (AD) Integrated Project Team (IPT) to provide high level strategic advisory services, oversight, reporting, and management of multiple concurrent IRS systems' Linux migrations (from their existing Operating System (OS) to zLinux or x86 Linux). Our project management experts will support the highly cross-functional/organizational initiative that plans and manages the enterprise SDLC of Linux migration support from initial request and planning, to server deployment of new environments, and decommissioning of aged infrastructure in collaboration with all IT Partners.

     

    ASSYST’s project managers will work with the IRS and IPT staff to support program communications. Our expertise in incremental modernization of legacy systems and adapting to evolving financial regulatory requirements, while addressing security and privacy issues associated with Federal financial systems will help support the IRS’ strategic goals. This task compliments our current AD support of the technical architecture and engineering of the “to be” infrastructure.

     

    This award is under the Alliant Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), an Office of Management and Budget designated best-in-class vehicle.

     

    About ASSYST:

    ASSYST has progressively enhanced the information technology capabilities of our Federal, State, and Local Government customers to help them achieve their mission. We maintain Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-DEV Level 3-Software Development, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/IEC 20000-1:2011- IT Service Management (ITSM), ISO/IEC 27001:2013-Information Security, and ISO 9001-Quality Assurance (QA) certifications. We have served Defense, federal civilian, and homeland security communities, with innovative business systems and solutions, and consulted on emerging technologies.

     

    With over 25 years of successful IT services and solutions, ASSYST maintains a strong track record of delivering services on Government-wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC), BPAs, and Multi-Award IDIQs. ASSYST’s vehicles include the following:

    • SEC OneOIT
    • SEC Quantitative Research Analytical Data Support (QRADS) multiple channels:
      • Channel 2: Analytical Tool Development
      • Channel 3: Analytic Development Environment Database Support
      • Channel 4: Analytical Reports and Data Analysis
      • Channel 5: Analytical Methods and Support
    • SEC Division Information Office Application Modernization Development and Support (DIOMDS) IDIQ
    • CMS Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) IDIQ
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) BPA
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Electronic Submissions Gateway (ESG) BPA
    • CMS Enterprise Agile Transformation Services (EATS) BPA
    • GSA Alliant SB and Alliant 2 SB
    • Army Contracting Command’s Information Technology Enterprise Solutions -3 Services (ITES-3S) Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (MAIDIQ)
    • Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Maintenance, Operations and Modernization (MOM) IDIQ
    • Department of Interior (DOI) IT Services IDIQ

    We are a partner-friendly organization and welcome teaming and joint-solution opportunities. More information on our contract vehicles and program manager contacts can be found on our Contracts web page.

     

    Contact

    Lorie DuBasky

    VP Business Development

    ldubasky@assyst.net

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