News

2017

February 2017:

PTS received an award of Consulting and Technical Services Plus (CATS+) from State of Maryland the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). The master contract is valid for twelve (12) years and PTS has been pre-approved to provide services for the following functional areas: 1) Functional Area Five - Software Engineering 2) Functional Area Nine - IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services 3) Functional Area Ten – IT Management Consulting Services 4) Function Area Eleven – Business Process Consulting Services 5) Functional Area Seventeen – Documentation/ Technical Writing

January 2017:

PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services contract for the option year. PTS is MBE partner to Conduent Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare and Eligibility System, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support, and system modifications and enhancements support services.

2016

September 2016:
PTS continues to be certified as woman-owned MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification Number: 05-494.

August 2016:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration.

August 2016:
PTS continues to be certified as a Small Business Reserve (SBR), Certification Number: SB12-24866.

July 2016:
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange exercised its option to renew the Task Orders of MHBE IDIQ master contract for the option period effective from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

January 2016:

PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services contract for the option year for the next two years. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare and Eligibility System, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support, and system modifications and enhancements support services.

2015

December 31 2015:
PTS Successfully completed based year (five years) of Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) Office of Technology for Human Services (OTHS)Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services contract.

December 31 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Subject Matter Experts task order award.

December 18 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Project Managers task order award.

October 20 2015:
PTS received Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) IDIQ Testing Specialist task order award.

October 13 2015:
PTS received work order from the Baltimore County Office of Information Technology master contractor on business process consulting.

June 2015:
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) has selected Preferred Technology Solutions for award of a Master Contract under the MHBE Information Technology Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Consulting & Technical Support. The Master Contract resulting from this IDIQ contract shall be for a period of approximately three (3) years beginning on July 1, 2015 and ending on June 30, 2018.

June 2015:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration

March 2015:
PTS continues to be certified as a woman-owned MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.

January 2015:
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, and to conduct testing support of system modifications and enhancements.

2014

March 2014:
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.

March 2014
PTS received Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification from Department of County Administration Equal Business Opportunity Program, Howard County, Maryland. Certification Number: M14-30.

March 2014:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with The Kerr Company to provide Independent Assessment Services (IAS) for the State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and State agencies.
The IAS Master Contract services include Snap-short, IV&V, Lifecycle IV&V, Information Systems auditing and Quality Assurance, Risk Assessment Analysis, other third party assessments of Information Technology products, artifacts, capabilities and services.

January 2014
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support as well as system maintenance, enhancements and operation support services.

2013

August 2013:
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration

May 2013:
PTS is a MBE partner to Cambria Solutions to provide various project management support services to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) for the PMO support, release management support, training support, subject matter expertise support and QAQC support.

March 2013
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certification No: 05-494.

February 2013:
PTS continues to provide IT support services in partnership with ENTAP and TCC Software Solutions Inc. to Maryland State Deparment of Education (MSDE).

January 2013
Preferred Technology Solutions (PTS) Inc. was recognized as one of the Baltimore Business Journal’s Largest Minority-Owned Businesses. PTS Inc. continues to be one of Maryland’s most valuable assets.

January 2013:
PTS continues to provide IT support services in partnership with TCC Software Solutions to Maryland State Lottery.

January 2013
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Outsourcing of Application Maintenance, Operations and Enhancement Services Support Services. PTS is MBE partner to Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc., to provide Subject Matter expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support as well as system maintenance and operation support services.

2012

May 2012:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with JAG Consultancy Inc, and KPMG to support the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) with Eligibility Systems IT Consulting Services and Child Welfare IT Consulting Services.

March 2012
PTS continues to be certified as a MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

March 2012:
PTS continues to be certified as a Woman/Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of General services. Certification No: 140228Preferre.

January 2012:
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Information Technology and Management Consulting Support Services.
PTS is MBE partner to ACS, A Xerox Company, to provide Subject Matter Expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare large scale computer systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support services as well as system maintenance and operation support services.

2011

October 2011:
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support services for Maryland State Police – Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management (CAD/RMS/AVL/AFR) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).

May 2011:
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support services for State Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional (DPSC) Office Offender Case Management System (OCMS) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).

March 2011:
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

January 2011
PTS successfully completed the Independent Verification and Validation of Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) Assessment Administration and Valuation System (AAVS) for the Department of Information Technology (DoIT).

January 2011
PTS continues to support Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) with Information Technology and Management Consulting Services. PTS is MBE partner to ACS, A Xerox Company, to provide Subject Matter Expertise in Welfare, Child Support Enforcement, and Child Welfare systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC), Project Management Office (PMO) support services as well as system maintenance and operation
support services.

2010

July 2010:
PTS announces its successful bid in partnership with The Kerr Company to conduct Five Agency Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) for State of Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) for the following projects: Computer Aided Dispatch/Records Management (CAD/RMS/AVL/AFR) #F50B0400013, Offender Case Management System (OCMS) #F50B0400014, Modernized Integrated Tax System (MITS) #F50B0400015, Maryland Pension Administration System (MPAS) #F50B0400016, and an IV&V To-be-Determined #F50B0400017.

June 2010
PTS Inc. successfully completed support of DHR on the CATS – Enterprise Project Management Office, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, and Enterprise Architecture Support Services Task Order.

March 2010
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

2009

October 2009
PTS is MBE partner to TCC Software Solutions to provide consulting and technical support services for the maintenance of Maryland State Lottery Agency Financial Management System.

July 2009
PTS continues with 8(a) certification by U.S Small Business Administration

June 2009
PTS was awarded for Consulting and Technical Services II (CATS II) Master Contractor by State of Maryland Department of Information Technology in the following functional areas:

  • Functional Area 5 Software Engineering
  • Functional Area 9 IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services
  • Function Area 10 IT Management Consulting Services
  • Functional Area 11 Business Process Consulting Services
  • Functional Area 16 Media and Training Center Support
  • Functional Area 17 documentation/ Technical Writing

The term of this contract is for a period of five (5) years.

February 2009
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

2008

May 2008:
PTS received 8(a) certification from U.S Small Business Administration.

February 2008
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of General Services certified PTS as a Woman/Minority Business Enterprise, certification number 100228 Preferred.

January 2008:
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

2007

July 2007:
MBE partner to BearingPoint to support Department of Human Resources with Enterprise Project Management Office and Quality Assurance and Quality Control, IV&V and Management Consulting services. CATS Task Order – Enterprise Project Management Office, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, and Enterprise Architecture Support Services.

January 2007:
PTS was a MBE subcontractor to the prime contractor, BearingPoint, to implement the payment side of the Federal Liability Offset project per the detailed design developed and approved by the State. PTS supported the development, testing and implementation of the FMIS Federal Liability Offset Project Phase II.

2006

October 2006:
PTS continues to be certified as MBE/DBE by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Certification No: 05-494.

2005

October 2005
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Minority Business Enterprise Program certified PTS as a woman owned MBE/DBE, Certification Number 05-494