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Model Driven Solutions Led Team Awarded Extension to Human Resources Enterprise Architecture Tasking

Model Driven Solutions, a Division of Data Access Technologies, Inc., won a major task extension from GSA for Human Resource Enterprise Architecture (HR EA). Partners on this included CIBER and OmniSolve.

Vienna, VA, 7 November 2008 - Model Driven Solutions, a Division of Data Access Technologies, Inc., won a major task extension from GSA for Human Resourse Enterprise Architecture under the One GSA EA. The MDS led Team has been the winner of all five bids let under the GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement awarded about two years ago. Partners on this bid included CIBER and OmniSolve.
Model Driven Solutions has been working with the Office of the CIO, its Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect for the past three years to develop the One GSA Enterprise Architecture. In its efforts to extend this architecture across all of GSA, the agency is issuing a series of Request for Quotes (RFQs) to cover GSA Enterprise Architecture activities and procurements over a five year period.  This award extends latest (and fifth) award by GSA, all to the Model Driven Solutions Team.
Having completed the development of the initial HR EA that include Personnel Action Processing, Benefits Administration and Compensation Management, this extension is to develop both an "As-Is" and "To-Be" Enterprise Architecture Segment for the GSA Non-Core Human Resourse processes and activities. These include HR Strategy, Staff Acquisition, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, and other areas.  “This task extension continues our overall GSA EA and segment focus” said Ed Seidewitz, Project Lead and Vice President, Model Driven Solutions and DAT.  “This continuation award is a very strong vote of confidence in the work already accomplished by the Model Driven Solutions Team at GSA and bodes extremely well for its future”, continued Mr. Seidewitz.
Model Driven Solutions has put together a powerful team of highly experienced organizations to respond to GSA needs. For this specific project, the team consists of CIBR and OmniSolve. Each of the partners, combined with Model Driven Solutions' methodology, tooling and expertise, provide GSA a complete Enterprise Architecture solution across all of GSA's lines-of-business and service offices.

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) is a pure-play international system integration consultancy and outsourcing provider with superior value-priced services and reliable delivery for both private and government sector clients. CIBER’s services are offered globally on a project- or strategic-staffing basis, in both custom and enterprise resource planning (ERP) package environments, and across all technology platforms, operating systems and infrastructures. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., CIBER now serves client businesses from over 60 U.S. offices, 25 European offices and seven offices in Asia/Pacific. Operating in 18 countries, with more than 8,500 employees and annual revenue approximately $1.2 billion, CIBER and its IT specialists continuously build and upgrade clients’ systems to “competitive advantage status.” CIBER is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. CIBER, the Reliable Global IT Services Partner. www.ciber.com.

About OmniSolve
OmniSolve is an innovative management and technology solutions provider committed to providing comprehensive solutions that support clients' needs and enable them to meet their business and technology goals. OmniSolve applies their extensive knowledge in software development and implementation of large, complex, mission-critical systems to develop intuitive, conforming and innovative solutions for customers. OmniSolve has gained a solid understanding of GSA’s and PBS’s OCIO organizational structure, Enterprise Architecture, Software Development Methodology, IT policies, existing software applications, security standards, and network environment through our engagements with both GSA and PBS. OmniSolve has supported GSA on Enterprise Architecture initiatives, business process modeling and improvements.

About Model Driven Solutions, a Division of Data Access Technologies, Inc. (DAT)
Model Driven Solutions provides professional services and products that leverage Service Oriented (SOA) and Model Driven Architecture (MDA) techniques and standards to assist major organizations in achieving effectiveness and agility in a changing and collaborative world.  Founded in 1996, Model Driven Solutions has been a leader in the development of open standards and supporting products that result in Executable Enterprise Architectures (EEA). Model Driven Solutions’ EEA focus helps drive information systems to quickly and cost effectively address business and defense initiatives.  Active in the Object Management Group (OMG), the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), the Open Group and other standards development organizations, Model Driven Solutions has provided industry leadership that is, today, resulting in significant technological advancements and customer satisfaction.  With customers like the US General Services Administration (GSA), the US Army, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Kaiser Permanente, Unisys and many others, Model Driven Solutions is at the leading edge of today’s software technology advances. 


Ed Harrington

Phone: +1.703.992.9106

Email: ed-h@modeldriven.com


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