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  • Jul 2016
    ASSYST is implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe 4.0) for the State of Maryland
    ASSYST is implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe 4.0) for the State of Maryland by applying lean and agile practices across the enterprise. We are providing Agile Enterprise Coaching (AEC) services by advising, recommending and guiding the Department of IT (DoIT) using the SAFe methodology, and...

    ASSYST is implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe 4.0) for the State of Maryland by applying lean and agile practices across the enterprise. We are providing Agile Enterprise Coaching (AEC) services by advising, recommending and guiding the Department of IT (DoIT) using the SAFe methodology, and industry and government best practices.
     
    ASSYST is currently providing Release Training Engineers (RTEs) to promote the Agile program across departments. We are defining, implementing, maintaining and improving processes, tools, and metrics used to govern and support the development and continuous improvement of the Agile program.
     
    ASSYST is providing program oversight and ensuring alignment of release teams with DoIT’s Agile program. Our Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, Release Managers, Data Architects and Solutions Architects work collaboratively with the State of Maryland to improve the IT Governance process, SAFe, and DevOpps. Our services are helping DoIT to better utilize technologies for Cloud Computing, Mobile IT, Big Data and Cybersecurity, while improving their implementation methodology.

  • Jun 2016
    ASSYST Awarded Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC)
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded ASSYST the Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) supporting Healthcare IT. The contract will be the primary vehicle for...

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded ASSYST the Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) supporting Healthcare IT. The contract will be the primary vehicle for CMS to acquire IT services over the next 10 years.

     

    SPARC is a ten year, $25 billion, IDIQ contract awarded by HHS. As a small business awardee, ASSYST will compete for task orders offering a variety of IT and professional services to all the operating divisions within HHS. SPARC is managed by CMS. The types of services available include:

     

    • Initiation, Concept, and Planning Services
    • Requirements Services
    • Design Services
    • Development Services
    • Test Services
    • SCA Services
    • IV&V Services
    • Maintenance Services
    • SPARC Support Services
    • Data Request Services

     

    ASSYST has worked closely with CMS for several years and we are pleased to offer our services and solutions as a SPARC contractor. We look forward to engineering and modernizing information systems to improve the quality of healthcare as we continue to expand in the Health IT sector.

  • May 2016
    Leading national nonprofit chooses ASSYST's solution for Knowledge and Community Management
    A leading national non-profit has chosen ASSYST's Knowledge Management (KM) solution. With ASSYST's solution the non-profit aims to increasing its volunteer community's use of organizational and industry knowledge assets, foster collaboration, and ease the access to information. The association's...

    A leading national non-profit has chosen ASSYST's Knowledge Management (KM) solution. With ASSYST's solution the non-profit aims to increasing its volunteer community's use of organizational and industry knowledge assets, foster collaboration, and ease the access to information. The association's mission is to help small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Once fully  implemented as a Cloud service, the KM platform will further scale the engagement among thousands of volunteers and hundreds of associated chapter offices that serves over several millions of people on their path to entrepreneurship.

    ASSYST's Enterprise Content Management and Cloud Computing practice has a long and successful track record of working with nonprofits, international development organizations, multilateral financial institutions, mission-based foundations and charities. ASSYST’s domain and technology practices have become Centers of Excellence (CoE) leading to innovation and sustainable technology solutions that are better aligned with the client's constantly changing business needs. Based on open technologies, our Knowledge Management solution comes with rich content and document management features, advanced search, social media integration, analytics, integration with multiple third party services and robust security capabilities.

  • Jan 2016
    ASSYST to modernize SharePoint based enterprise business process automation platform
    A leading national nonprofit in Washington, DC operating in the affordable housing arena has chosen ASSYST to build and implement a new   SharePoint 2013 based enterprise platform. ASSYST will architect a secure, mobile ready solution that is workflow driven with integration to multiple enterprise...

    A leading national nonprofit in Washington, DC operating in the affordable housing arena has chosen ASSYST to build and implement a new   SharePoint 2013 based enterprise platform. ASSYST will architect a secure, mobile ready solution that is workflow driven with integration to multiple enterprise systems, document repositories and Office 365. The new system will provide seamless business process integration by connecting corporate management, legal, program management, operations, monitoring & evaluation and auditing staff. The new Portal will have an Intranet and Extranet interface to support collaboration with over 100 national partners. The new user friendly intuitive interface supports end-to-end service fulfillment without leaving the platform.

    ASSYST was chosen following a competitive procurement process. Our service excellence and expertise in design, implementation of complex yet user friendly tools and our ability to optimize Microsoft SharePoint, .Net technology were significant factors in the decision to choose ASSYST.

  • Dec 2015
    Leading Hospitality and Real Estate Investment Trust awards ASSYST contract for applications management
    ASSYST has signed a contract to provide IT application management support to a leading hospitality and real estate investment trust (REIT). The scope of this engagement includes providing managed services for a portfolio of business applications running in on premises and cloud environments. ASSYST...

    ASSYST has signed a contract to provide IT application management support to a leading hospitality and real estate investment trust (REIT). The scope of this engagement includes providing managed services for a portfolio of business applications running in on premises and cloud environments. ASSYST was chosen for our industry experience in the hospitality sector, dedicated practice supporting applications developed using Microsoft technology stack, and our expertise in providing solutions for Enterprise Content Management and Big Data initiatives.

  • Dec 2015
    ASSYST upgrades to Drupal 8, and is now preparing our customers for upgrades
    ASSYST's Drupal Center of Excellence offers upgrade readiness assessment, Drupal platform upgrades, module upgrades and modernization services following community recommended best practices. As Drupal service provider, we keep our clients advised on the latest technology solutions and...

    ASSYST's Drupal Center of Excellence offers upgrade readiness assessment, Drupal platform upgrades, module upgrades and modernization services following community recommended best practices. As Drupal service provider, we keep our clients advised on the latest technology solutions and recommendations for the right time to upgrade to Drupal 8. Utilizing our accelerated methodology, ASSYST migrates data, site and content of any size and complexity to the latest Drupal versions. Our public website with complex animations runs on Drupal 8 - www.assyst.in .

    Our Drupal team has performed multiple version upgrades and has hands on experience with Drupal 8, Symfony and Twig base themes. Customers will benefit from our proven upgrade methodology, experience with high profile multi-tier web applications and our knowledge of enterprise grade systems. In every project ASSYST considers the evolving road map of Drupal 8 so that customers can take full take advantage of upcoming modules to meet their future needs.

    Visit ASSYST at Drupal.org https://www.drupal.org/node/2162291.

  • Aug 2015
    ASSYST provides information security services to County government
    ASSYST was awarded a contract from a local county government to provide information security professional services. The objective of the project is to achieve enhanced security on the county’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system through the testing and application of Information Security...

    ASSYST was awarded a contract from a local county government to provide information security professional services. The objective of the project is to achieve enhanced security on the county’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system through the testing and application of Information Security related initiatives to include a comprehensive risk assessment and penetration testing.

  • May 2015
    ASSYST to Build a Digital Analytics Tool for Measuring Social Security and Labor Markets
    ASSYST was recently chosen by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to create a user friendly, web-based Digital Tool that connects to critical databases and provides the ability to quickly perform complex analytics on quantitative and qualitative country data resulting in meaningful and well-...

    ASSYST was recently chosen by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to create a user friendly, web-based Digital Tool that connects to critical databases and provides the ability to quickly perform complex analytics on quantitative and qualitative country data resulting in meaningful and well-designed visual dashboards and reports. A part of IDB’s open data initiative, Numbers for Development, the new Digital Tool will empower public policy makers to make more informed decisions with regard to labor markets and social security in Latin American and Caribbean countries. It will help governments and other stakeholders to quickly and easily identify bottlenecks and to quantify gaps or unbalanced resources in the region. Areas of interest include human, physical and financial resources as well as each country’s ability or capacity to manage these resources.

    For more information about ASSYST’s Big Data practice please visit: http://www.assyst.net/services/big-data

    For more information about ASSYST’s Business Intelligence practice please visit: http://www.panbi.co/

  • May 2015
    ASSYST to assess local government's compliance with NACHA operating rules and guidelines
    ASSYST has been awarded a contract to assess a local County’s Finance Department compliance with the 2015 National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules and Guidelines. ASSYST’s team of experts in IT and ​assessing NACHA/ACH Operational Rules and Regulations provide solutions...

    ASSYST has been awarded a contract to assess a local County’s Finance Department compliance with the 2015 National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules and Guidelines. ASSYST’s team of experts in IT and ​assessing NACHA/ACH Operational Rules and Regulations provide solutions that meet with quality and assurance from all technical and regulatory standpoints .

     

     

  • Feb 2015
    ASSYST solution to power Knowledge Management Initiatives at the International Finance Corporation
    ASSYST's Knowledge Management Platform has been selected by the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support the operations of their sustainable transportation and logistics program. The program’s objective is to finance activities in sustainable logistics that will benefit...

    ASSYST's Knowledge Management Platform has been selected by the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support the operations of their sustainable transportation and logistics program. The program’s objective is to finance activities in sustainable logistics that will benefit low income developing countries. ASSYST’s Knowledge Management solution offers pre-built thematic areas, templates and a use case library to guide strategy and process. It will also provide user personalization, and easy integration of features such as mobile, social, contextual relevance, big data, data visualization, and analytics. Through this initiative, IFC will be able to consolidate several internal and external knowledge assets into a virtual portal to be supported by a global network of practitioners, academia and business professionals at the forefront of sustainable logistics.

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