BlackTech Systems Inc has demonstrated its ability to deliver robust, yet streamlined systems in a timely manner and
within authorized budgets. A sample of the Projects are provided below.
1. Grants and Contributions
The Department of Canadian Heritage promotes Arts, Culture, Heritage, Official Languages Citizenship and Participation, as well as Aboriginal, Youth and Sport Initiatives. In order to support this promotion, an internal Grants & Contributions system exists to provide payment(s) to qualified and approved organizational applicants. BlackTech Systems Inc participated in a Business Process Re-Engineering effort, resulting in a proposed Enterprise Online Solution.
2. Marine Security Information System
The Marine Security Information System (MSIS II) is a Microsoft WCF / SOA, client server architecture developed for Transport Canada Marine Security to support a permanent and complete business process re-engineering and transformation from a manual process to an automated one.
The purpose of the MSIS II was to move to a new WCF / SOA architecture, provide a complete and permanent end-to-end solution and to migrate all previous data to the new solution. The longer term goals included the integration and sharing of all common business applications, processes, and functions within Marine Security Operations.
3. Marine Safety Common Architecture
The Marine Safety Common Architecture (MSCA) system is a Microsoft .NET, client server architecture developed for Transport Canada Marine Safety and employing an Oracle 10g database. This architecture was designed, developed, and implemented to establish a new architecture framework for Marine Safety applications.
The initial implementation included an overall architecture Administration component, a Navigable Waterway Database legacy system, and a new automated Marine Enforcement Management System.
4. Test Management and Internet Services
BlackTech Systems Inc provided the development and management of two major business initiatives – the creation of a Test Management methodology and toolset and the maintenance of all Receiver General Internet Services.
Test Management Services involved the creation of a custom methodology and software toolset to produce a fully automated Test Management System. The completeness and accuracy of this facility was critical with a zero fault tolerance level and the toolset included a combination of IBM Mainframe software (JCL, CLISTS’s, ISPF, Cobol, DB2) and various workstation components (Rational TeamTest (RFT), Visual Basic / COM Technology, and SQL Server).
Internet Services involved the management of ongoing development and maintenance of all Receiver General static and dynamic websites. Government shared dynamic websites included:
• The Government Wide-Chart of Accounts maintenance tool (all departments);
• The Chart of Account reporting tool;
• The Compensation On-line Training course;
• The Compensation Frequently Asked Questions maintenance tool.
These websites were developed and maintained in accordance with Federal Government and Treasury Board WCAG standards.
5. Marine Safety Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Database System
The Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Database System (PCOCDS) is a Transport Canada internet Web application, developed in .NET, employing an Oracle 10g database, and in accordance with existing government WCAG standards.
PCOCDS managed an authorized list of national course providers, examination questions and answers, and maintained a national database of Pleasure Craft Operator Cards issued to the public.