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Oakland Consulting Group is Named an Approved NCPA Vendor

Oakland Consulting Group is Named an Approved NCPA Vendor

3/22/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 weeks ago

Lanham, Md. – March, 22, 2021 – Oakland Consulting Group today announced that National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) members can now purchase Oakland Consulting Group’s suite of government and higher education information technology services, which includes Workday solutions. Oakland’s services include enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems services, IT consulting services, business intelligence analytics services, software value added reselling, and staffing services. Oakland Consulting Group is a Workday Advisory Services partner and offers access to Workday’s leading enterprise cloud applications including Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Payroll, and Workday Student.

Workday Financial Management and Workday HCM support a full range of financial and people-based processes that provide clients with real-time operational visibility along with the speed and agility to adapt to business growth and change. Workday Payroll processes payroll efficiently in a single system while offering flexibility to adapt to changing needs. Workday Student is a unified system that helps enable higher education institutions to manage the end-to-end student and faculty lifecycle.

NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative, working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA uses state-of-the-art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices. There are over 90,000 agencies nationwide from both the public and nonprofit sectors that are eligible to use NCPA’s cooperative purchasing contracts.

“We are thrilled to be an approved NCPA vendor,” said Cedric Nash, CEO of Oakland Consulting Group. “We look forward to leveraging our services and expertise and Workday’s market-leading enterprise cloud applications to help public sector and higher education customers nationwide.”

“In today’s changing environment, education and government customers are relying on us more than ever to help manage their finance, HR, and student and faculty needs,” said Steven Hanson, group vice president of education and government at Workday. “Through our partnership with Oakland Consulting Group, we look forward to leveraging the NCPA contracting approach to enable our customers to simplify contracting, streamline projects, and drive value on Workday more quickly and easily.”

Oakland Awarded Contract to Implement DevOps Capability in AWS GovCloud Environment

Oakland Awarded Contract to Implement DevOps Capability in AWS GovCloud Environment

5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
11 months ago

Lanham, MD

Oakland is pleased to announce that our ongoing contract with USTRANSCOM and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) to provide technical and functional support for the Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS) has been modified to implement a DevOps capability in an AWS GovCloud environment.

As background, USTRANSCOM and SDDC have directed Programs of Record (PoRs) to modernize and transition applications to a USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment leveraging cloud managed services and automated pipeline technologies.  Similar to other “on-prem” applications, TFMS will move to the cloud utilizing a “lift and shift” strategy.  The desired end-state at the completion of this task is for the TFMS to be fully functioning in the USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment.

Having successfully migrated TFMS to AWS GovCloud, Oakland was recently awarded a contract to identify available DevOps tools, recommend business processes to be automated using those tools, and implement those recommendations approved by the Government.  Over the life of the contract, Oakland will integrate tools from differing phases of the DevOps cycle and define an end-to-end automated process.  This will contribute to synchronization and collaboration across the organization and introduce improved effectiveness and efficiency.  The end result will be faster and more accurate deployment and releases. 

Cedric Nash, Oakland’s CEO and President, noted that “Oakland’s efforts are a key part of the USTRANSCOM and SDDC cloud migration strategy and we are excited to be a part of the process”

Oakland Wins Contract To Provide Post-implementation Support For Its ERP Program

Oakland Wins Contract To Provide Post-implementation Support For Its ERP Program

9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Lanham, MD

Prince George’s County Government’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has awarded Oakland Consulting Group a contract to provide post-implementation support for its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program.  The County’s ERP Program replaced several of its legacy systems with SAP-based solutions. Oakland will be working closely with the County to provide SAP Tier 2 and Tier 3 support services starting in September 2019. 

 “We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the success of this important effort for Prince George’s County,” said CEO Cedric Nash.  “We will draw on our 21 years of SAP implementation and support experience, to assist our home county in realizing world-class SAP support.” 

Oakland Wins Add-on Work for DoD Client Cloud Migration

Oakland Wins Add-on Work for DoD Client Cloud Migration

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Lanham, MD, 5/13/2019

Oakland is pleased to announce that our ongoing contract with USTRANSCOM and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) to provide technical and functional support for the Transportation Financial Management System (TFMS) has been modified to migrate TFMS to a cloud environment. 

USTRANSCOM and SDDC have directed Programs of Record (PoRs) to modernize and transition applications to a USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment leveraging cloud managed services and automated pipeline technologies.  Similar to other “on-prem” applications, TFMS will move to the cloud utilizing a “lift and shift” strategy.  The desired end-state at the completion of this task is for the TFMS to be fully functioning in the USTRANSCOM Commercial Cloud Environment.

Our team has developed and is executing a detailed migration plan that identifies cloud computing benefit, recommended migration plan, schedule, and associated costs to assist the Government. The plan includes the target environment, migration method, resource plans from both the Government and Contractor, scope, strategy, schedule/timeline, dependencies, risks/issues, estimated costs, and test strategies. 

Cedric Nash, Oakland’s CEO and President, noted that “Oakland’s efforts are a key part of the USTRANSCOM and SDDC cloud migration strategy and we are excited to be a part of the process”.

State and Local Contracts

GSA Schedule Eligible to ALL State and Local Governments

Oakland offers the GSA Schedule as a contract vehicle for all our government customers. The E-Government Act of 2002 allows all state and local government agencies to make IT purchases off the GSA Schedule.

Oakland GSA Schedule
GSA Schedule 70
GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0539L
Term: August 10, 2006 through August 9, 2016

State of Maryland

The State of Maryland uses different vehicles to obtain technology services in a cost effective manner.  Among those contract vehicles are:

  • Central Collections Unit - Debt Collection Information System
  • Statewide Personnel System Contract

Prince Georges County, MD

Consulting and Technical Services Contract

This multiple award schedule is an ID/IQ Master Contract from Prince George's County, MD that can be used by County agencies to fulfill a broad range of IT-related consulting and technical services.

IT professional services covered:

  • Program Management Office
  • Applications/Software Engineering
  • Datacenter/Facilities Management
  • Service Desk Support
  • Enterprise Architecture and New Technologies
  • Information Security
  • Documentation and Technical Writing
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The CATS contract vehicle provides Prince George’s County with the flexibility to obtain consulting and technical services quickly and efficiently by issuing Task Order Requests for Proposals (TORFP) or Requests for Resumes (RFR) specific to their needs.

Pennsylvania DGS COSTARS

COSTARS is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's cooperative purchasing program and serves as a conduit through which registered and eligible local public procurement units (LPPUs) and state-affiliated entities (Members) are able to leverage contracts established by DGS to cost effectively and efficiently identify suppliers with whom to do business. 

 

Click HERE to enter the Pennsylvania DGS COSTARS Request for Quote and Order Entry Portal.

California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS)

The California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) offers a wide variety of commodities, non-IT services and information technology products and services at prices which have been assessed to be fair, reasonable and competitive.

CMAS Contract No.: 3-13-80-1277D
CMAS Term:               June 24, 2013 through November 30, 2016
Base GSA Schedule: GS-35F-0539L

Certifications

 

California:

  • Domestic Corporation in Good Standing
     

Delaware:

  • Minority Business

 

Florida:

  • Minority Business Enterprise & Service Disabled Veteran


Maine:

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MDOT)

 

Maryland:

  • Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE)

 

Pennsylvania:

  • Small Diverse Business
  • Veteran Business Enterprise

 

Prince George's County, MD:

  • MInority Business Enterprise

 

Virginia:

  • Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

 

West Virginia:

  • Minority Business Enterprise

 

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission:

  • Small Local Business Enterprise