Sparksoft Awarded Subcontract on CMS HCQIS Enterprise Integrated Supplemental Testing (HEIST)

June 7, 2019 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awards Titania Solutions Group a prime contract to support Health Care Quality Information System (HCQIS) Enterprise Integrated Supplemental Testing (HEIST). Sparksoft Corporation, as subcontractor, will provide Performance Testing and Engineering services, while introducing and implementing performance testing practices across all applications, to increase the speed, quality, and value of code moving to production. Sparksoft will also support a custom performance testing framework with automated tools such as JMeter, Jenkins, GitHub, and Apache on AWS platform, which aligns with the Agile CI/CD process to increase productivity and lowers costs for CMS. This award builds on Sparksoft’s center-wide Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) support at the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), as well as the recent award as CMS HETS Independent Testing Contractor (HITC).

About Sparksoft Corporation

Sparksoft is a certified Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, HUBZone, 8(a), Small Disadvantage Business (SDB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Small, Women-owned, Minority-owned (SWaM), and MBE/DBE/SBE consulting firm. We specialize in 5 specific Health IT (HIT) Digital Services: Test Automation, Cloud Services, DevOps Delivery, Cyber Security, and Data Forensics. At Sparksoft, our true strength lies within our focus on igniting innovation. Our exceptionally skilled people, proven leadership, and optimized processes all work together relentlessly to continuously push for more efficient solutions.

We have developed a support structure of Innovation Centers, designed to collect our lessons learned and identify opportunities for improvement. A key development from our Innovational Centers is the DevTOps framework, which uses an Agile methodology and emphasizes testing to optimize the project lifecycle. SparkLabs is an important impetus in our drive for innovation where our development teams explore ideas and turn them into real-world solutions. We continually pull from our experience and combine this with forward thinking technology from our certified partners like RedHat, Microsoft, AWS, Okta, Google, and MarkLogic to conceptualize our novel and effective solutions such as MockSpider, ScriptHive, and 508bee.

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