Today’s truly incredible and constantly changing technology offers businesses, government agencies, and non-profits a world of opportunity. However, many organizations find themselves bogged down in the management of technology, leaving little time to explore the doors it opens.
SummaSource’s Advanced Technologies unit provides strategic management, consulting, and mentoring in all areas of information technology (IT), including application development, managed services, project support services, and strategic IT management and procurement.
Many organizations are faced with a backlog of applications from internal and external users. Advanced Technologies offers access to a pool of experienced developers for short or long-term projects. We are experts in development languages, tools, and platforms including web development, database development, and mobile applications.
Let us assist you in the following areas:
- Net Application Development
- Mobile Application Development
- Website Design and Development
- Cloud Hosting
.Net Application Development
We provide a wealth of knowledge in .Net application development that will improve the interoperability of current and new systems. Building on a solid Microsoft .Net framework allows your organization to create productive applications, enhancing your business operations while maintaining the ability to communicate with internal and external applications.
Our developers specialize in the development of applications using the following programs:
Creating web-based applications will allow your organization and clients to access applications through the internet regardless of the hardware or operating system used. In turn, your organization will enhance customer experience and gain operational efficiencies with information easily accessible to your organization’s stakeholders – customers, partners, and suppliers.
Mobile Application Development
Mobile Applications allow you to expand your organization’s abilities cost-effectively by taking advantage of low-cost devices that can be used in the field.
Mobile Applications also allow you to extend services to your clients anytime, anywhere. Our focus is to provide you with applications that are user-friendly at optimum speed and performance. You will receive support through all stages of the design process to ensure the resulting application will not only meet, but exceed your customers’ expectations.
We develop custom applications for the following devices:
- Android phones
- Android tablets
Website Design and Development
In today's competitive market a website is practically mandatory for any business. No matter the type of industry or size of your business, a professionally designed website can help increase visibility, promote awareness, and establish credibility for your organization. Advanced Technologies can partner with you to provide these services so you can continue to focus on getting business done.
We provide concept-to-deployment creative web design and development solutions that bring you and your customers a great user experience. Most importantly, we work closely with you at every stage of the process to ensure an outcome that precisely meets your objectives.
Advanced Technologies’ cloud service experts can move your applications and data to our Cloud Data Center safely and securely. The Cloud Data Center and networks are continuously monitored and secured.
Maintaining mission-critical technology onsite is expensive and time-consuming. Advanced Technologies can assist in transitioning your business to the cloud. By utilizing cloud technology, you can allocate more of your budget to other business priorities.
Cloud Service Benefits:
- Efficient consolidation and standardization of your users IT environment
- Meeting growing demands for users and customers
- Speeding time to market of new applications and services
- Significantly lowering energy consumption
Strategic IT Management
We conduct research on your organization, assess the technology and business environment, and provide strategic alternatives to accurately address your current and future IT needs. We offer IT project management, business process simulation, IT strategic planning and IT procurement.
Areas of Expertise:
- IT Project Management
- Business Process Simulation
- IT Strategic Planning
- IT Procurement
IT Project Management
With more than 40 years of experience in the field of information technology, the IT Project Management team understands the broad scope of challenges that your organization faces on a daily basis in the implementation of IT systems and applications. Let us help you manage your information technology projects by enhancing the project’s success with the application of proven project management methodologies.
Business Process Simulation
Business Process Simulation (BPS) is an approach designed to build improvements by elevating the efficiency and effectiveness of the business processes that exist within and across organizations. Advanced Technologies has extensive experience in BPS, the integration of complex information technology systems, and organizational change with the capability to solve problems and improve organizational performance. Let us help you perform comprehensive business process re-engineering to enhance the efficiency and quality of your organization using proven BPS methodologies.
IT Strategic Planning
IT Strategic Planning assists CIOs and organizational leadership in ensuring the technology infrastructure and services support the mission of the organization today and in the future. With over 40 years of experience in the facilitation and development of comprehensive IT strategic planning and the field of information technology, we understand the daily IT challenges that organizations, large or small, face. Let us help you develop an IT strategic plan for your organization so you will not only know where you are going, but you’ll know when you've arrived and be satisfied in a smooth process.
Understanding the many facets of state and local government procurement requirements and statutory oversight requirements can be an overwhelming effort for any agency – large or small. The development and coordination of a solicitation effort can be time-consuming and disruptive to normal operations. A major procurement effort can divert critical staff away from daily support roles. Advanced Technologies can assist your government agency by partnering in any or all of the process phases or by acting as an overall procurement coordinator for the project.
Benefits of using our team in the IT procurement process include:
- Template that has been successfully used many times for request for proposals (RFP) and invitation to bids (ITB)
- Proven procurement methodology
- Extensive procurement planning experience
- Sound evaluation methodology that leads to an open and impartial evaluation process
- Neutral third-party management of evaluation process and instruments
- Facilitation of all vendor communication and vendor management issues, eliminating hassle and potential evaluation bias
- Extensive experience in public sector procurement
Project Support Services
Finding trusted IT resources with the right expertise can be challenging, regardless of the size of your organization. Additionally, taking on a project that is outside of your core expertise is costly and requires additional time to train staff, often making the project cost prohibitive. Advanced Technologies can supplement your staff with experts who can join your team and be productive immediately – saving your organization time and money. This allows your IT staff to remain dedicated to work in their core areas of expertise.
IT projects typically have fluctuating resource needs that are best handled through our Project Support Services. Our approach includes assignment of multiple resources with varying skills within one resource budget, short term or long term, on-site or off-site.
Some of the professional resources we can provide for your organization:
- System Architects
- Project Managers & Technical Leads
- IT Trainers
- Technical Application Consultants
- Graphic & Web Designers
- Application Developers