Cirdan Group Receives CATS II Master Contract Qualification from Prince George’s County, Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Sean Tulenko

P 410-750-1400

stulenko@cirdangroup.com

Largo, MD – June 30, 2015 – Cirdan Group, Inc., was awarded a Consulting and Technical Services II (CATS II) Master Agreement Contract for Prince George’s County in these functional areas:

·       Program Management Office

·       Service Desk Support

·       Information Security

·       Documentation and Technical Writing

Cirdan Group’s Director of Consulting Services, Sean Tulenko said, “We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to provide Prince George’s County and its agencies with quality IT services over the duration of this contract.  We are grateful that our experience and excellent past service to the State of Maryland is recognized by Prince George’s County in this award.  It is wonderful to be among the highest rated contractors in our awarded functional areas.”

Prince George’s County Contracts & Procurement Division solicited proposals to provide IT-related services for Prince George’s County Government under a contract administered by the Office of Information Technology (OIT).  The CATS II master contract provides County agencies with the flexibility of obtaining IT resources in a timely and economical manner by issuing Task Order Proposal Requests (TOPR) or Requests for Resumes (RFR).  The TOPRs issued under the current CATS vehicle will end on July 31, 2015, and new TOPRs will be issued under CATS II.

To learn more about Cirdan Group, Inc., please visit http://www.cirdangroup.com/.

To learn more about CATS II in Prince George’s County, please visit http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/InformationTechnology/ConsultingServices/MasterContractListings/Pages/default.aspx.

 About Cirdan Group, Inc.

Cirdan Group, Inc. is a Maryland-based IT consulting firm, specializing in independent verification and validation, program and project management, staff augmentation, and assessment services. Launched in 2003, Cirdan Group plays a key role in the public sector by implementing project management best practices to minimize cost, schedule, and quality risk.

Today Cirdan Group is a well-established firm known for its no-nonsense approach to program and project management. To date, the company has performed more than 30 IV&Vs for its clients, who are all repeat customers. Cirdan Group is a proud recipient of a State of Maryland Governor’s Citation in recognition of its outstanding consulting and technology services.

About Prince George’s County Office of Information Technology

Vision Statement: Our vision is to make Prince George’s County a recognized leader in the Washington Metropolitan Region by effectively applying innovation and modern technology to provide readily accessible services to the residents and businesses of Prince George’s County. Our position will be further enhanced through transparency, collaboration and cooperation between all branches of government in order to provide creative and efficient solutions that reflect our desire to showcase Prince George’s County as a great place to live, work, invest and visit.

Mission Statement: The Office of Information Technology is wholly dedicated to leading technology efforts to support the strategic goals of the County. OIT will provide leadership, expertise, and resources in the ideation, development and deployment of innovative technologies and streamlined processes to improve government efficiency, business interaction and citizen access to government information and services.

Cirdan Group Receives Woman owned Business Certification from the State of Tennessee

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT:  

Joanne Vatz 

P 410-750-1400x106 

jovatz@cirdangroup.com 

Nashville, TN – June 24, 2015 – Cirdan Group, Inc., a business specializing in IT and project management consulting, received certification as a Woman Owned Business by the Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise (GoDBE) for the State of Tennessee. 

Having successfully met the certification requirements as outlined in Tennessee Code Annotated Title 12, Chapter 3, Part 8, Cirdan Group is now recognized as a WomanOwned Business, certification number 061815-01, through June 18, 2018.  The certification process is designed to confirm that the certified business is a continuing, independent, for profit business which performs a commercially useful function, and is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more women. 

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, Tennessee agencies demonstrate commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.  We are looking forward to the opportunity to work in Tennessee, a state committed to quality in its IT programs and woman owned businesses,” said Yvette Rivers, Cirdan Group Director of IV&V and Quality Assurance. 

To learn more about Cirdan Group, Inc., please visit http://www.cirdangroup.com/ 

To learn more about GoDBE, please visit http://tn.gov/generalservices/topic/governors-office-of-diversity-business-enterprise-godbe/. 

About Cirdan Group, Inc. 

Cirdan Group, Inc. is a Maryland-based IT consulting firm, specializing in independent verification and validation, program and project management, staff augmentation, and assessment services. Launched in 2003, Cirdan Group plays a key role in the public sector by implementing project management best practices to minimize cost, schedule, and quality risk. 

Today we are a well-established firm known for our no-nonsense approach to program and project management. To date, we have performed more than 30 IV&Vs for our clients, who are all repeat customers. Cirdan Group is a proud recipient of a State of Maryland Governor’s Citation in recognition of its outstanding consulting and technology services. 

About GoDBE 

The Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise (Go-DBE) is the central point of contact to attract and assist minority owned, women owned, service-disabled veteran owned and small business enterprises interested in competing in State of Tennessee procurement and contracting activities.  

Cirdan Group wins Prince George's County, MD ERP IV&V Contract

Cirdan Group will provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to the Prince George’s County SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) contract, as a subcontractor to our partner, TriTech Enterprise Systems.

Cirdan Group will be responsible for leading and conducting the IV&V assessment of Prince George’s County SAP implementation project. Work begins July 1, 2014 with a contract term through mid-2016.

Cirdan Group is a project management consulting firm focused on helping government and commercial customers implement effective project management solutions and enhance program and project performance. The firm also has a specialty practice that provides IV&V for large programs, major acquisitions, and IT implementations.

Contact:

Joanne Vatz

jovatz@cirdangroup.com

410.312.4795 ext. 106

Cirdan Group Receives Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Certification

June 12, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Joanne Vatz

P 410.312.4795 x106

F 410.312.4796

jovatz@cirdangroup.com

 

Columbia, MD – June 12, 2013 – Cirdan Group, Inc., a business specializing in, IT and project management consulting, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization - DC, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

 WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization – DC is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

 By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

 To learn more about Cirdan Group, Inc., please visit http://www.cirdangroup.com/.

 About Cirdan Group, Inc.

Cirdan Group, Inc. is a Maryland-based IT consulting firm, specializing in independent verification and validation, program and project management, staff augmentation, and assessment services. Launched in 2003, Cirdan Group plays a key role in the public sector by implementing project management best practices to minimize cost, schedule, and quality risk.

 Today we are a well-established firm known for our no-nonsense approach to program and project management. To date, we have performed more than 30 IV&Vs for our clients, who are all repeat customers. Cirdan Group is a proud recipient of a State of Maryland Governor’s Citation in recognition of its outstanding consulting and technology services.

 About WBENC

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.