Syracuse, New York (September 2, 2008). Govsphere, Inc. today announced that the FBI has awarded the firm a contract to support the design, development, and implementation of a next-generation, secure real-time web collaboration and virtual workspace system. Govsphere partnered with CollabWorx, a provider of secure real-time collaboration software, to win the contract and was selected over competing proposals from Adobe, IBM, and other global firms. The team anticipates that the implementation of their patented, cutting-edge technology collaboration platform has the potential to transform the way that the business of government is conducted in the future.
According to Dr. Marek Podgorny, President & CEO of CollabWorx, “We are honored to have this opportunity to work with the FBI in developing a next-generation online collaboration system. This contract award validates the extensive capabilities of our software platform and we look forward to supporting the FBI’s current and future collaboration efforts.”
In conjunction with the scope of work, CollabWorx will provide software engineering support for its Secure Real-Time Collaboration (SRTC) platform that includes both asynchronous and synchronous “real-time” collaboration. The SRTC platform includes capabilities such as multi-channel audio, high-definition video, virtual whiteboard, presence awareness, and document management. Additionally, Govsphere will provide program management, systems integration, end-user training, information assurance support, and technical documentation for the project.
“The FBI Live collaboration platform will transform the way that FBI communicates and interacts with government agencies and serve as a model for interagency collaboration in the future.” said Mr. George Mazevski, President & CEO of Govsphere. “We are excited to be involved in developing this next-generation collaborative platform.”
The FBI represents an increasing number of U.S. federal government agencies that turn to Govsphere to revitalize government performance and solve some of their most complex organizational, strategic, and technical challenges.
About Govsphere, Inc.
Govsphere is a management, strategy and technology consulting firm that delivers innovative solutions to meet the complex needs and challenges facing today’s government agencies. Our services include business process and reengineering analysis, organizational and talent management, strategic and enterprise planning, software development and integration, and program management oversight and support. Visit our website at www.govsphere.com for additional information about our firm.
About CollabWorx, Inc.
CollabWorx is a leading provider of secure, online collaboration software and collaboration-related consulting services.