Introducing Zbizlink

ZDAAS is proud to launch Zbizlink. This powerful enterprise software as a service (SaaS) tool cloud-based and fully integrated with Microsoft SharePoint.

ZBizlink uses a normalized transactional database as well as a separate data analytical warehouse for tracking, reporting, and statistics.

Advances features include:

  • Procurement Management—Locates and lists new proposals and solicitations (RFPs/RFRs/RFQs, etc.).
  • Capture Management—Identifies and gathers information to determine successful bid strategies; provides proposal response templates; automatically plugs in appropriate content; identifies and suggests proposal team members; provides collaboration tools for teams to work together to submit successful and complete proposal responses.
  • Vendors Management—Organizes and collects data and performance metrics for vendors.
  • Evaluation & Assessment Scoring—Analyzes, compares, and rates vendors’ proposal submissions.
  • Information Access & Sharing—the user-friendly dashboard provides real-time information that drives dynamic communication and awareness. All collaborators have access to standard and customized proposal-project reports 24/7.

New Contracts at MHBE

Security Controls & Assessment

ZDAAS won three separate contracts at the MHBE to assess HBX MARSe-v2.0 security controls and provide a Security Assessment Report (SAR) for the MHBE systems.

ZDAAS will perform following duties and responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and implement training requirements and materials through ongoing training development and implementation initiatives.
  • Design, develop, implement, and modify learning solutions when performance gaps in day-to-day system usage warrant training.
  • Recommend learning solutions to reduce overall training time and dependency on instructor-led classroom delivery.
  • Support HBX projects from a training perspective.
  • Determine the scope and timeline of new documentation projects in order to plan projects, closely working with the training department and PMO.
  • Coordinate project plans with the PMO lead and the agency training manager, and interview technical and business personnel to understand and develop documentation requirements.
  • Track and contribute to weekly reporting on training and documentation efforts, including escalating issues that require management attention and resolution.
  • Recommend and assist with the design, development, and implementation of online help/assistance materials and e-learning solutions to meet agency’s training needs.
  • Research documentation and design notes, and use computer-based training or company products in order to research and compile complex information for use in preparing documentation.
  • Recommend and assist with, as well as research, write, edit, and proofread complex application-usage documents (or sections of documents) such as manuals, procedures, and specifications, and complex system/software developmental documentation packages (including logic diagrams, input and output samples, input preparation instructions, and job-setup information).
  • Provide users with clear and actionable information in a non-technical language when required.
  • Utilize resources such as the technical project team, system requirements, design specifications, system designs and procedures, configuration requirements, test and training specifications, and programming notes.
  • Assist in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations to meet business needs.
  • Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Ensures completed training deliverables are reviewed and approved by business stakeholders and ongoing changes are factored into training development plans for assigned business areas.

New Contract at the MDTA

ZDAAS won a contract at Maryland Department of Transportation (MDTA) for the maintenance and rehabilitation of I-695 Bridges. ZDAAS is an Asian-women-owned MBE partner on this contract. ZDAAS will provide full support including:

  • Technician/field engineer for concrete works
  • Technician/field engineer for concrete worksTechnician/field engineer for steel works
  • Foreman Telehandler operator (MRT)Boat operator (with Maryland license)
  • Crew of 4 people:
    3 laborers
    1 carpenter

Contract at MHBE

Documentation & Training Services

ZDAAS won single contract at Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) to provide documentation- and training-related services to the Program Management Office (PMO) and other divisions.

ZDAAS will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Analyze and define security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues.
  • Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions to MLS requirements.
  • Gather and organize technical information about an organization’s mission, goals, and needs; existing security products; and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
  • Perform risk analysis and assessment.
  • Work independently and lead MHBE security staff through an assessment of information security controls related to MARS-e version 2.0.
  • Complete Security Control Technical Testing, Network and Component Scanning, Configuration Assessment, Documentation Review, Personnel Interviews, and Observations for a moderate system.
  • Create an independent Security and Privacy Assessment Report.
  • Adhere to all security, change control, and client processes, tools, and methodologies.

ZDAAS Moves to New Corporate Offices in Baltimore

ZDAAS relocated their offices to 1107 North Point Blvd., Suite 228, in Baltimore, Maryland.  The move coincides with continued expansion in the region, including DC Metro, and the need for additional office space and meeting room to accommodate staff.

Maryland Awards MHBE IDIQ

The State of Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) has awarded ZDAAS as a Prime Contractor, the Consulting and Technical Support Services DIQ to procure Information Technology consulting and technical support services.

MDVOTERS Application Project Awarded

The Maryland State Board of Election (SBE) has awarded the Maryland Voter Registration System Application Software Maintenance & Help Desk Support Services contract.  ZDAAS is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) subcontractor to provide application software operational and maintenance (O&M) support, database administration and help desk support services for the statewide MDVOTERS registration system.