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CollabraLink wins $68M contract to modernize public transit

CollabraLink Technologies has won a $68 million blanket purchase agreement to provide agile engineering and modernization to the Transportation Department.

CollabraLink will support the Transportation Department’s Federal Transit Administration using the Appian business process management platform.

The Federal Transit Administration’s mission is to improve public transportation, CollabraLink said in a release.

Under the BPA, CollabraLink will provide program management, user support, application support and maintenance for existing systems, major agile application development for new and existing systems, security and general IT support.

Press Release on WashingtonTechnology.com

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CollabraLink announced as Contractor of the Year Finalist

Washington Government Contractor Awards Finalist Reception, CollabraLink was announced as a finalist for Contractor of the Year (up to $25 million)! The award will be presented to a Greater Washington-area government contractor for distinguished financial and operational accomplishments and for outstanding contributions to its employees, the government contracting industry and the U.S. Government in the past year. The awards will be announced at the 12th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards on November 13th. Wish us luck!!

Click Here to see the full list of finalists for Contractor of the Year and Executive of the Year.

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CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. announces contract award with NOAA

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from the National Ocean Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) to provide comprehensive Professional, Technical, and Management Support Services with the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and its line offices. Under this contract CollabraLink will provide programmatic support services ranging from Grants Administration, Budgetary Support, Program Analysis Support and Communications support for all OAR line offices.

This contract aligns with CollabraLink’s Mission Support capabilities. “CollabraLink is excited to assist NOAA in the critical areas of Professional, Techinical and Management support services. Under this contract our staff will have a wide breadth of exposure to NOAA operations and will be instrumental in the execution of OAR’s mission”, said Rahul Pandhi, CollabraLink President.

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Craig Summers joins CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. as Vice President of Technology

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) is pleased to announce that Craig Summers has joined the company effective June 1, 2015. Craig will hold the position of V.P. of Technology. Craig will be responsible for all of CollabraLink’s Technology capabilities which involves Technical Delivery, Centers of Excellence, and Technology Planning internally. Craig will also be responsible for the full portfolio of customers which include the US Army, Department of Education, DISA, and the US Department of Treasury. Craig brings over 25 years of experience in various areas of practice such as software development, infrastructure, financial operations, program management, and strategic planning.

Prior to joining CollabraLink, Craig served as Division Executive of the Federal Civilian Sector at Maximus Federal (formerly Acentia and 2020 Company), where he managed to grow the Division nearly 500% in 4 years. Craig was focused on program management and client service delivery across multiple clients such as U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Army Reserve and Department of Education. Prior to Maximus, Craig spent 15+ years in leadership roles at AmeriChoice, PEPCO Energy Services and NiSource Energy, helping deliver systems integration and application development and maintenance projects. Craig has a B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech.

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CollabraLink supports local homeless shelter through Homeless Bagged Meal Program

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) recently partnered with ASPAN to provide over eighty bagged meals in support of the Homeless Bagged Meal Program. ASPAN is a homeless shelter in Arlington, VA that helps homeless people to secure permanent housing, and provides them with life sustaining services. CollabraLink employees provided the materials needed to make the meals and they were assembled in the McLean office. Joey Fadul, Software Developer, led the community service initiative and commented, “I was really happy with how many people participated. CollabraLink encourages employees to come up with ideas to support the community and I had the support of our Executive Team. I sent an email around, and everyone started to sign up for items that were needed.”

When asked what was the most rewarding aspect of the event he replied, “It was really fun giving back to the community with my coworkers. We definitely had the music going while everyone worked.”

CollabraLink aspires to be a socially responsible organization. While the company initiates larger, companywide service events, CollabraLink also encourages its employees to come up with their own ideas that they would like to get others involved in.

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CollabraLink wins Operations and Maintenance Services for SAIG

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Education to provide comprehensive Operations and Maintenance Support Services for the SAIG system. Under this contract CollabraLink will provide information technology and programmatic support services for the oversight of daily system file transmissions, responding to and coordinating resolutions for technical issues, and help desk support to support the operating systems that are used by FSA institutions to support testing and transmission software that is used to send and receive data to FSA customers, Government Agencies, Lenders, Guarantee Agencies and other stakeholders.

This contract aligns with CollabraLink’s Operations Maintenance capabilities by providing: program management and operations & maintenance support services on mission-critical systems. “CollabraLink stands ready and committed to furthering the Department of Education’s mission objectives by providing highly responsive, solutions-oriented services on this mission critical contract”, said Rahul Pandhi, CollabraLink President. “We value the strong partnership we have developed with Education over the years and appreciate the opportunity to continue adding value.”

CollabraLink has supported Education’s mission to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access since 2009 and looks forward to continuing its business relationship with Education in support of this effort.

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CollabraLink wins BPA from Department of the Interior

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract from the U.S. Department of the Interior to provide Drupal Development Support and including expert-level consulting and professional services. CollabraLink was awarded a BPA to provide experienced Drupal developers to assist the development, content migration and maintenance to assist the Department of the Interior in shifting their websites from an array of Content Management Systems (CMS) to a single architecture, cloud hosted Drupal Solution. The 60 month BPA carries an estimated ceiling value of $4 million.

This BPA aligns with CollabraLink’s Systems Integration and Development capabilities by providing: program management and Drupal Support Services. “CollabraLink stands ready and committed to furthering the Department of the Interior’s mission objectives by providing highly responsive, solutions-oriented services to support this mission critical contract.” said Rahul Pandhi, CollabraLink President. “As an organization that has been providing Drupal expert-level consulting services for over the past few years, we appreciate the opportunity to partner with the Department of the Interior and look forward to provide the development support necessary as they consolidate their CMS into the cloud hosted Drupal Solution.”

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CollabraLink wins BPA from Department of Labor

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide comprehensive Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management Services. Under this multi-award BPA CollabraLink will provide information technology and BPM support services for all of Labor’s various agencies. The 60 month BPA carries an estimated ceiling value of $31 million.

This BPA aligns with CollabraLink’s Business Process Management capabilities by providing: program management, process automation and case management support services. “CollabraLink stands ready and committed to furthering the Department of Labor’s mission objectives by providing highly responsive, solutions-oriented services on this mission critical contract.” said Rahul Pandhi, CollabraLink President. “As an organization providing BPM services for over the past 10 years, we appreciate the opportunity to partner and with the Department of Labor and look forward to support their BPM needs”

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CollabraLink makes the Fast 50 for 2014

CollabraLink is excited to announce that is been recognized for the third year in a row on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list for 2014. CollabraLink was named number 14 with a compound annual growth rate of 116%; up from 43 the previous year.

CollabraLink was also named to the Inc. 500/5000 list for the fourth year in a row, earning a position of 2291.

“We are excited to be recognized by Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine on their lists of Fastest Growing organizations,” responded Rahul Pandhi, President of CollabraLink. “Our firm continues to achieve success due to the hard work of our dedicated staff. This positive momentum is something we are extremely proud of especially given the tough market conditions we face.”

Click here to see the full Washington Technology Fast 50 2014 list.

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CollabraLink Technologies Announces Sponsorship of Appian World 2014

IT Professionals and Industry Leaders will Join Together to Discuss Emerging Trends and Innovations in the Modern BPM Enterprise

April 28, 2014, CollabraLink Technologies announced that they will be a key sponsor at the Appian World 2014 conference April 30 through May 2 at the Grand Hyatt in downtown Washington, DC. Appian’s sixth annual user conference will provide BPM insights from Appian experts and leading BPM practitioners will discuss how to achieve organizational success through the convergence of workplace technologies such as enterprise mobility, data management, social collaboration, and cloud computing.

Appian World 2014 (#appian14) is the premier industry conference to evolve business and develop the BPM skills, insights and relationships needed to guide organizations to new levels of success. Industry experts will entice attendees on how to harness mobile, social, cloud and data to create a better way to work that ensures corporate growth. Appian World 2014 will bring together more than 800 Appian customers and partners, IT thought-leaders, and members of the BPM community, representing large businesses, federal and state government agencies, labor unions, and non-profits.

“We are pleased to have CollabraLink as a key sponsor of Appian World 2014,” said Matthew Calkins, President and CEO of Appian. “CollabraLink’s participation in this critical industry session will ensure that conference attendees learn the skills of a modern Work Platform and capitalize on business growth opportunities.”

Appian is the market leader in modern Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Managementsoftware, delivering a unique Work Platform which provides expertise in improving how work gets done with industry-leading innovations in social collaboration, enterprise mobility and portable on-premise and cloud computing.

For more information on the Appian World 2014 conference, go to www.appianworld.com.

About Appian

As the market leader in modern BPM software, Appian delivers a Work Platform that unites users with all their data, processes, and collaborations – in one environment, on any mobile device, through a simple social interface. Appian’s Business Process Management (BPM) Suite seamlessly integrates work automation with native mobile and social capabilities. Appian is available on-premise and in the cloud, with complete portability. More than 3.5 million users, from Fortune 100 companies to the mid-market and small businesses worldwide, trust Appian to power their critical business processes. For more information, visit www.appian.com.