Certifications and Contract Vehicles

Certifications and Contract Vehicles

Certifications

Proven Quality

Cognosante is committed to delivering the highest quality products and services for our customers. We have earned industry-leading and globally recognized certifications that demonstrate our repeatable, documented and successful systems and processes. Cognosante is industry and globally recognized for quality in its services and business processes, winning customer satisfaction, and earning customer trust.

Appraised at Maturity Level III for Development

CMMI Level III Rated

Cognosante is appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 3 for Development by the CMMI Institute. The appraisal, conducted by a licensed partner of the CMMI® Institute, assessed Cognosante’s solution development, systems integration, and use of the Comprehensive Process Framework for Agile software development programs. Achieving Maturity Level 3 for Development confirms Cognosante’s processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods. This places Cognosante into an elite group of approximately 50 organizations throughout the United States with published appraisal ratings at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 in both Development and Services.

Appraised at Maturity Level III for Services

CMMI SVC Level III Rated

Cognosante is appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 3 for Services by the CMMI Institute. The appraisal, conducted by a licensed partner of the CMMI® Institute, assessed Cognosante’s Service Delivery standards, processes and policies, in addition to the Organizational Conflict of Interest Assessment and Mitigation policy. Achieving Maturity Level 3 for Services confirms Cognosante’s standards, processes, and policies are mature, instituted and continuously reviewed for process improvement opportunities. This places Cognosante into an elite group of approximately 50 organizations throughout the United States with published appraisal ratings at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 in both Development and Services.

ISO 9001:2008 Certified

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For more than 10 years, Cognosante has maintained a comprehensive and fully-implemented Quality Management System (QMS) that is certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001:2008) standard. Our certification is based on ISO’s strict quality management principles including:

  • Customer-centric focus
  • Leadership
  • Employee involvement
  • Process approach to completion of the work
  • Systematic approach to management
  • Fact-based decision making
  • Mutually beneficial supplier relationships
  • Continual improvement
  • Assuring conformity to applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

Validating Cognosante’s ability to monitor and continually improve customer satisfaction and key business processes, our ISO 9001:2008 certification is evidence of our ongoing commitment to quality and superior customer service.

AWS Partner Network Consulting Partner

Cognosante has achieved status within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) as an APN Consulting Partner.  The achievement of this partner status validates Cognosante’s proven ability to define, design, architect, develop, deploy, and sustain complex solutions within the AWS Commercial and Government clouds (AWS GovCloud [US]). Cognosante has demonstrated AWS Cloud hosting expertise and engagement with AWS Commercial and AWS GovCloud (US) as the backbone of many services it develops and maintains.

Contract vehicles

Cognosante offers a number of contract vehicles to our government clients:

Federal:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) GWAC
  • GSA IT 70 Federal Supply Schedule
  • GSA PSS Federal Supply Schedule
  • VA T4NG
  • Seaport-e

*Commercial Pricing list is available here.


State:

  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • California Department of General Services, Procurement Division
  • Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology
  • Florida Department of Management Services, Division of State Purchasing
  • Kansas Department of Administration
  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
  • Maryland Department of Information Technology
  • Minnesota Department of Administration, Materials Management Division
  • Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services
  • Missouri Office of Administration, Division of Purchasing and Materials Management
  • New Mexico General Services Department, Purchasing Division
  • New York Office of General Services
  • Oklahoma Health Care Authority
  • Oregon Department of Administrative Services
  • Pennsylvania Department of General Services
  • South Dakota Department of Social Services, Division of Medical Services
  • Vermont Agency of Human Services
  • Wyoming Department of Enterprise Technology Services

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