Famara Sawaneh, MS, CACP
President, CTO & Founder
Ellicott City, MD – December 15, 2017 – BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC, a leading Business Technology, Software and Management Consulting Company that offers one of the highest qualities of Information Technology solutions and services to Commercial, Federal, State and Local government agencies has been notified by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE) that pursuant to the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and/or the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (ACDBE), it has been determined that the firm meets the eligibility standards and is certified in the following capacity:
NAICS Code – NAICS Industry Title (Specific areas of work your firm is certified to perform within that NAICS Code)
- 423420 – MBE/DBE/SBE – OFFICE EQUIPMENT MERCHANT WHOLESALERS
- 423430 – MBE/DBE/SBE – COMPUTER AND COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE
- 518210 – MBE/DBE/SBE – DATA PROCESSING, HOSTING, AND RELATED SERVICES
- 519130 – MBE/DBE/SBE – INTERNET PUBLISHING AND BROADCASTING AND WEB SEARCH PORTALS
(SPECIFICALLY: INTERNET SEARCH WEBSITES, SEARCH PORTALS, INTERNET, SOCIAL
NETWORKING SITES, INTERNET)
- 541511 – MBE/DBE/SBE – CUSTOM COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES
- 541512 – MBE/DBE/SBE – COMPUTER SYSTEMS DESIGN SERVICES
- 541513 – MBE/DBE/SBE – COMPUTER FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SERVICES
- 541519 – MBE/DBE/SBE – OTHER COMPUTER RELATED SERVICES
- 541618 – MBE/DBE/SBE – OTHER MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
- 611420 – MBE/DBE/SBE – COMPUTER TRAINING
In a letter (attached) dated December 5, 2017 and addressed to Famara Sawaneh, President, CTO & Founder who is responsible for the Strategy, Technology & Business direction and vision of BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC, the Chairperson, Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Committee Office of Minority Business Enterprise, Monica A. Crusse, stated that only certified firms are eligible to fulfill minority participation goals on contracts issued by the State of Maryland. In going further, Ms. Crusse stated:
“As of the date of this letter, your firm is listed in MDOT’s online Directory of Certified Firms. The Directory is maintained in real time and serves as the official source of your firm’s certification status. It is used by prime contractors and consultants seeking participation from minority/disadvantaged subcontractors.” The firm’s MBE/DBE/SBE listing can be viewed at http://mbe.mdot.state.md.us/directory.
We at BizDataSoft Solutions are very pleased and excited about this new development of being certified in the MBE, DBE and SBE programs of MDOT’s OMBE to compete in “10 differentInformation Technology NAICS Codes” in the following State of Maryland and United States’ Department of Transportation (USDOT) funded contracts and projects:
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) – State-funded contracts;
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) – USDOT funded projects administered by the State Highway Administration (SHA), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA);
Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACBDE) – Airport concessions contracts administered by MMA; and
Small Business Disadvantage Enterprise (SBE) – USDOT funded projects administered by SHA, MTA, and MAA for SBE firms only.
According to Mr. Sawaneh, these certifications will provide BizDataSoft Solutions the visibility, market reach and the desired growth in such a highly competitive industry. We look forward to bring our expertise and experience in helping the State of Maryland and all of its agencies as well as USDOT in solving their Information Technology challenges to move our great state and country forward. The certifications will also help the company in its expansion strategy to other states along the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Seaboard including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New York (Empire State), Delaware, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, as well as Mississippi and Washington, where we have existing vendor relationships. It will also help us to reach out to new markets in all the other states in the country.
The six months process of getting through these state certifications was long, comprehensive, rigorous and intensive, but I am glad that our company, because of its vast knowledgebase, expertise and experience in the business of Information Technology made it through and became certified, concluded a highly optimistic Mr. Sawaneh, well known for his high energy, positive toughmindedness, perseverance and an engaging personality. He went further to say that for “BizDataSoft Solutions, the sky is the limit, and with these certifications, we are now well positioned to become one of the fastest growing Minority Information Technology companies in the region as well as in the entire country and beyond.” It is well worth noting that BizDataSoft Solutions is also currently going through the US Federal government’s Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(A) Certification process to further our Public Sector visibility, market reach and growth.
About BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC
BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC, is a leading Business Technology, Software and Management Consulting Company that offers one of the highest qualities of IT solutions and services to Commercial, Federal, State and Local government agencies.
We provide superior solutions and services to our clients and assist them in achieving their business and technology goals. Our more than 15 years of experience and commitment to excellence in IT have earned us the reputation and respect in the industry. We are committed to providing excellence through our belief “Technology Serving Businesses”.
BizDataSoft Solutions is a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Certified MBE, DBE & SBE (https://mbe.mdot.maryland.gov/directory/search_detail.asp?FirmID=103647) company, with CERTIFICATION NO. 17-676 and its Head Office located in Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, USA.
About Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE)
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE) is Maryland’s official certification agency for the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program, and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program. We ensure only bona fide MBE/DBE/ACDBE and SBE firms participate in our program through our comprehensive certification program. Certified firms appear in MDOT’s Online Directory of Certified Firms.
Download MDOT’s OMBE Notification Letter here BizDataSoft letter Certification Notice 324991
Download the full press release here PRESS RELEASE December 15, 2017 – BizDataSoft Solutions, LLC