CONSULTING and TECHNICAL SERVICES +

Project No: 060B2490023


Knovitas LLC is Master Contractor in CATS+ in 14  primary functional areas.  The functional areas are as follows:  


Let’s Work Together:

If you are interested in Teaming with us, or Working with us please call :



FA # One - Enterprise Service Provider (ESP)

A) Description 

Services to ensure that information systems are designed to capitalize on agency architectures and State IT standards, provide interoperability with other systems and networks, be reliable and maintainable, and make the most cost-effective use of COTS technology and agency-wide and government-wide resources.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Two – Web and Internet Systems

A)  Description 

A broad range of business solutions and support using the capabilities of the web and Internet; design, develop, test, implement and maintain web sites, portals, web applications and web services and the associated hardware, software, network and security components that comprise these solutions.    

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Three - Electronic Document Management

A)  Description

Service to establish or maintain electronic document imaging, document management, document workflow, and associated technologies.

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Four - Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

A) Description

Service to integrate, store, edit, analyze, and display geographically-referenced information in a client/server or web-based environment.  

B)  Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Five - Software Engineering

A) Description

Service to provide full life cycle of a software system development.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Six - Systems/Facilities Management and Maintenance

Systems/Facilities Management and Maintenance services include:

At the State’s discretion, these services may be required to be provided externally to the requesting agency.

Data Center Technical Support

A) Description

Planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, acquisition, installation, operations, maintenance, training, documentation, and administration services for computer centers.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Facilities Maintenance

A) Description

Cleaning of equipment, fire suppression, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installation and maintenance, and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).  

B) Examples of Potential TORFPs:

Go to FA # 6 | Lets Work Together

Help Desk

A) Description

Centralized technical assistance service to supports end user problem resolution, and the distribution of general information concerning the effective use of IT.

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Go to FA # 6 | Lets Work Together


FA #  Seven - Information System Security

The security of information and computing resources at all organizational levels;

A) Description

Strategies and solutions to defend hardware and software IT and  telecommunications resources against adversaries such as viruses, worms and hackers for operating systems and applications in a mainframe, client/server, or networked environment.

B)  Examples of Potential Services: 

Disaster Recovery and Risk Assessment.  

A) Description

Disaster recovery planning and risk assessment in support of the mitigation of risks to IT and telecommunications systems and infrastructure.  Through quantitative risk analyses establish recovery time and recovery point objectives, effective mitigation strategies,and documented disaster recovery plans.  Assess adequacy of existing management, operational, and technical controls in safeguarding assets against waste, loss, unauthorized access/use, misappropriation to establish the consequences/impact of the potential threats on operations and service delivery requirements.  

B)  Examples of Potential Services:

Review, develop, update and/or integrate disaster recovery, continuity of operations plans, contingency plans, and risk assessments; and

Identify, develop and/or implement mitigation strategies to increase the effectiveness of operations and the continuity of service.  

Back to top | Lets Work Together

FA # Eight- Application Service Provider

A) Description

Combination of software, hardware and networking technologies to offer hosted

B) Examples of Potential Services

application and support of applications such as, but not service-based applications. limited to:  

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Nine - IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services   

The IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting include the following types of services:

Cost and Financial Analyses  

A) Description

An independent “third-party” review of cost factors associated with the recommended solutions contained in proposals from contractors to develop IT and telecommunications solutions.   Independent third-party reviews may include such analyses as project return on investment, total cost of ownership, IT project portfolio analysis and payments made or revenues received by State agencies under various contracts for telecommunications activities.

B)  Examples of Potential Services:

Information Systems Auditing and Quality Assurance  

A)  Description

Quality assurance audits of IT systems to ensure that systems perform to documented specifications in areas such as: data security, customer privacy, data accuracy, business processes, and customer satisfaction. In support of these efforts, auditing expertise to either perform or validate internal quality assurance audits for large- and medium-scale information technology projects in various environments (i.e., mainframe, mini computers, client/server, WAN/LAN).  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Telecommunications Systems Management  

A) Description

Auditing services for quality control and for recommendations on consolidating activities spread among several contracts to obtain operational and cost efficiencies through consolidation and other means for telecommunication systems.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Ten - IT Management Consulting Services  

The IT Management Consulting Services include any of the following types of services:

IT Enterprise Architecture Development  

A) Description

Define, design, develop, implement and maintain enterprise architecture plans, strategies, inventories and recommendations to support enterprise architecture (EA) at the State and agency level.

B) Examples of Potential Services:

 Go to FA # 10 | Lets Work Together

Systems Review for Architectural Consistency

A) Description

Engineering assistance to integrate systems based on architectural standards and common infrastructures.  In particular, recommendations for systems development, acquisition, and operations and to leverage common infrastructures effectively among various agency missions and services.

Such application reviews may cover a variety of IT system environments from

simple personal computer (microprocessor) and workstation applications;

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Strategic Planning Assistance 

A) Description

Assistance in developing long-range IT plans, IT-enabled business plans, and program effectiveness measures related to proposed IT investments.  Assistance with agency-level strategic planning for IT to ensure consistency with State-level (i.e., enterprise) plans and initiatives.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

 Go to FA # 10 | Lets Work Together

Project Management Services  

A) Description

Successful IT project management services to ensure that IT project goals and objectives are met and that products are delivered on time, on budget and within scope, as well as meet the business objectives originally intended.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

 Go to FA # 10 | Lets Work Together

Master Contractor Assessments  

A) Description 

Independent, third party assessment of Master Contractor products, capabilities and experiences.

B) Examples of Potential Services

Provide a review, evaluation and rating of IT Master Contractor performance on topics such as:  

 Go to FA # 10 | Lets Work Together

Risk Assessment Analysis

 

A) Description

Assess the risks associated with costs, benefits, schedule, technical performance, human factors, safety and security. The analysis may include provisions for identifying risk areas, assessing risk factors, recommending appropriate resources to reduce risk factors, identifying and analyzing alternative actions available, identifying the most promising alternatives, and planning for implementation of risk reduction.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top |  Go to FA # 10 | Lets Work Together


FA # Eleven - Business Process Consulting Services

A) Description

Streamlining business processes and the development, implementation and support of process improvements to eliminate redundancy; increase productivity and reduce cost.

B) Examples of Potential TORFPs:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Twelve –Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

A) Description 

Services to provide intra-agency technical infrastructure components to create a new or update an existing EBT system.

B) Example of potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Thirteen – Media and Training Center Support

A) Description

Services to support multi-media and education centers including, but not limited to:  planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, acquisition, installation, operations, maintenance, training, documentation, and administration; professional training expertise, including instructional systems design capabilities to improve job performance of employees utilizing the learning/media center.  

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together


FA # Fourteen – Documentation/Technical Writing

A) Description

Develop and/or maintain the following types of documentation:

B) Examples of Potential Services:

Back to top | Lets Work Together