Highlight Technologies, LLC Awarded Information Management and Research Support Services Contract with DHS, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

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Highlight Technologies, LLC, a certified 8(a) information technology firm, was awarded a $2.5 million information management and research support services contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Highlight is teamed with Progressive Technology Federal Systems (PTFS), a content and knowledge management firm.

Highlight Technologies will support the USCIS Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations (RAIO) Directorate to develop and maintain a virtual library, other electronic information tools, a hard copy library, and provide research support. This information is used for the adjudication and review of complex claims for immigration benefits, among other information tasks.

“Our entire team is extremely pleased and honored to serve such an important humanitarian mission,” said Rebecca Andino, Highlight Technologies President and CEO. “We will combine Highlight’s expertise in data architecture and database management with PTFS’s expertise in library science and knowledge management to deliver the services and solutions envisioned for USCIS/RAIO.”

About Highlight Technologies, LLC
Highlight Technologies, LLC is a woman-owned and certified 8(a) firm located in Arlington, Virginia that helps government agencies solve complex and high-profile information management challenges. Highlight Technologies provides data architecture and modeling, information assurance, privacy, information sharing, mission support, and program management services to the Departments of Homeland Security, State, Commerce, Education and Defense.

Highlight Technologies was founded to provide expert and creative solutions for customers while providing individualized career paths to talented and hard-working individuals. We care deeply about our customers’ missions and use a Project Management Institute (PMI)-based, customer-centered approach in our projects. For more information, please visit http://www.highlighttech.com.

About PTFS
Headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland, PTFS is a small, U.S. based firm with over 150 employees, of which 80% maintain security clearances, advanced degrees and certifications. Since 1995, PTFS has been a trusted solution provider of enterprise Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) in the areas of content management, records management and digital libraries. We have successfully deployed, integrated and supported numerous complex enterprise KMSs specific for both the federal and commercial sector.

PTFS consistently maintains one of the highest customer approval ratings as determined by an independent survey firm, Open Ratings (2010). This level of approval has awarded us the trust from government in managing some of the most significant and complex KMS applications to date, such as our award winning Government Printing Office (FDsys) program and the Naval Research Laboratory’s (TORPEDO). For more information, please visit http://www.ptfs.com.

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