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May 28, 2021

PTFS Two U.S. Government Libraries go live using Bibliovation 7.0. Two federal government libraries with a shared mission – one in Virginia and one in Texas — have joined to form a union catalog and have gone live using the Bibliovation 7.0 Library Services Platform. These two libraries will be using Bibliovation 7.0 to manage physical and electronic resources as they serve their respective communities. The bibliographic records of both libraries were merged and deduplicated to form this shared catalog and both libraries are now enjoying the benefits of a 100% browser-based solution. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2021

PTFS PTFS Partner GPO Maintains ISO Certification. The U.S. Government Publishing Office has made history by becoming the only organization to maintain the highest global standard of excellence for digital repositories. This makes govinfo the only ISO Certified Trustworthy Digital Repository In the world. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2020

PTFS U.S. Federal Library selects Bibliovation. LibLime has been selected by a U.S. Federal Government Library as the winning vendor to implement the Bibliovation Library Services Platform (LSP) to manage their bibliographic collection. LibLime responded to the library's RFP, and with a solid technical response and a compelling cost proposal wonthe contract. LibLime will work closely with government staff to provide implementation and support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

September 12, 2017

PTFS Utah Department of Transportation awards PTFS contract to use Knowvation GS as enterprise Geospatial Content Management System. Progressive Technology Federal Systems announced that it received a contract award from Utah Department of Transportation for its flagship Knowvation GS Geospatial Content Management Systems. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2016

PTFS PTFS integrates Knowvation GS with ClearTerra LocateXT technology and will showcase at the Esri User Conference in San Diego June 28 – 30, 2016. Progressive Technology Federal Systems announced that it has integrated ClearTerra LocateXT software with its flagship Knowvation GS Geospatial Content Management Systems to enhance Knowvation’s ability to geotag unstructured text. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2016

PTFS PTFS’ Release of Knowvation GS Version 5.5 at GEOINT 2016. Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc, a provider of Enterprise Content Management solutions, has released version 5.5 of its flagship product line, Knowvation GS. PTFS will showcase the enhanced Knowvation GS offering in booth #415 at the GEOINT 2016 Symposium being held May 15-18 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL. PTFS will demonstrate the critical role the product can play in mission areas such as Disaster and Emergency Response. [Full Announcement].

March 23, 2016

PTFS PTFS Supports GPO’s Move to Cloud Technology with Library Community Websites. Progressive Technology Federal Systems announced that, working under contract with the U.S. Government Publishing Office and using Amazon Web Service, it has completed transitioning GPO’s Integrated Library System public websites to the cloud. As GPO continues to embrace digital technological innovation, this move supports the White House’s Federal Cloud First policy that encourages agencies to take advantage of cloud computing opportunities. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 2015

PTFS PTFS to attend ASPRS UAS Mapping Conference in Reno, Nevada. Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc, will showcase their Droneware and Knowvation GS Geospatial Content Management System (GeoCMS) software at the ASPRS UAS Mapping Technical Symposium on September 29-30. 2015 in Reno, Nevada. Droneware and Knowvation GS facilitate the storage, discovery and dissemination of virtually any type of sensor data captured by a UAS or UAV. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2015

PTFS PTFS to Demo Multi-INT Change Detection Service with Social Media Feed at DoDIIS Conference. Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. (PTFS), a provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, will demonstrate a Multi-INT change detection service at the 2015 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems Worldwide Conference (DoDIIS). The new service enables clients to correlate change on the earth’s surface with other geospatial and textual information, as well as social media feeds, to gain a comprehensive understanding about the change. [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2015

PTFS PTFS to Unveil Droneware Geospatial Content Management System for unmanned aerial systems at Esri Conference. Progressive Technology Federal Systems introduced Droneware, a Geospatial Content Management System (GeoCMS) for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Droneware facilitates the storage, discovery and dissemination of virtually any type of sensor data captured by a UAS or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

PTFS PTFS announces availability of Knowvation GS in AWS Marketplace. Progressive Technology Federal Systems, provider of Knowvation, an Enterprise Content Management System suite, announced that its Knowvation GS geospatial application is available as a listing in Amazon Web Services Marketplace. AWS Marketplace enables customers to compare options, read reviews, and quickly find and deploy software. Visitors to AWS Marketplace can use 1-Click deployment to launch Knowvation GS which is available for consumption on an hourly basis. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2015

PTFS PTFS to Rebrand ArchivalWare Enterprise Content Management as Knowvation at GEOINT 2015. Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc, a provider of Enterprise Content Management solutions, has upgraded and rebranded ArchivalWare, its flagship product line, as Knowvation. PTFS will demonstrate the enhanced Knowvation ECM offering and the roles it can play in Activity-Based Intelligence at GEOINT 2015. [Full Announcement].

May 21, 2015

PTFS PTFS meets with thought leaders at CIL. At the 2015 Computers in Libraries conference, LibLime, a Division of PTFS met with 25 of the library world’s thought leaders to hear their opinions on how vendors can better serve the library profession. The discussion was robust; exciting customer focused ideas were exchanged. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2014

PTFS PTFS announces support of Open Government Policy Initiative. PTFS, a leading provider of enterprise content management and library solutions, announced that ArchivalWare, its browser-based, enterprise content management solution, can be fully leveraged to achieve compliance with President Obama’s open data policy executive order and the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Open Government Directive. ArchivalWare is used by federal agencies throughout the country to manage their digital content and provide broad but controlled accessibility. [Full Announcement].

February 4, 2014

PTFS PTFS awarded Defense Technical Information Center data warehousing contract. PTFS was recently awarded a multiple year contract from the Defense Technical Information Center. Under the contract, PTFS will provide data warehouse support by housing 30,000 cubic feet of documents; storing, managing, and disseminating digital objects with ArchivalWare Digital Library System (DLS); and processing on demand document requests by scanning and uploading objects to the DLS and DTIC Online. The multi-million dollar DTIC Defense Systems Scientific and Technical Warehouse (STI) Warehouse contract has one base year and four option years. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2013

PTFS US Federal Government awards multi-million dollar, multi-year contract to LibLime and PTFS for Koha. LibLime, a Division of PTFS, has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar prime government contract for the implementation, software development, and support of Academic Koha. Under this project, LibLime and PTFS will deploy a completely web-based next generation ILS platform that manages bibliographic and digital collections from a single dashboard. The discovery layer for this platform can search and retrieve on: metadata in a variety of formats; full-text documents (electronic content and OCR-generated content); geospatial coordinates; and unstructured data files. The presentation layer brings resources of various material formats from disparate collections quickly to the researcher’s desktop. LibLime and PTFS specialists will work closely with government staff to replace their legacy commercial bibliographic cataloging system. LibLime has extensive experience in implementing, supporting, and developing on the Academic Koha platform. LibLime will implement Academic Koha and enhance functionality based upon specific requirements identified by the government. LibLime will then support the system over the five year period of performance of the contract and provide additional functional enhancements in future increments. [Full Announcement].

October 17, 2013

PTFS Dundy County Public Library joins LibLime Koha and the Pioneer Consortium. The Dundy County Public Library, located in Benkelman, NE, has joined the Pioneer Consortium and will participate in the Pioneer LibLime union catalog for all collection and patron management services. [Full Announcement].

May 30, 2013

PTFS PTFS Awarded Department of Navy Records and Backlog Management Support Contract. PTFS was recently awarded a task order by the Department of Navy for preserving and cataloging historical paper document collections at the Washington Navy Yard. This award follows conclusion of the successful Paper Pilot Program performing similar services on a portion of the larger collection. [Full Announcement].

January 29, 2013

PTFS PTFS Wins Position on $5.6B Intelligence Support Contract. Serving as a member of the Concurrent Technologies team, Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. has won a position on an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity Defense Intelligence Agency contract worth a potential $5.6 billion. [Full Announcement].

March 6, 2012

PTFS Hildreth Public Library Goes Live on LibLime Koha. Hildreth Public Library has joined the Pioneer consortium and went live this week on LibLime Koha 4.8 for all collection and patron management services. Hildreth Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate from their older Follett system to the completely web-based LibLime Koha ILS. [Full Announcement].