CollabraLink (now Groundswell) has hired David Ehrlich as Vice President of Growth Solutions.

Ehrlich, who joined CollabraLink on May 9th, will serve as Vice President of Growth Solutions. Before joining CollabraLink, Ehrlich led Accenture Federal Service’s Digital Platform capability’s growth and strategy across a handful priority federal accounts; including the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. Ehrlich came to Accenture by way of the Phase One…

CollabraLink (now Groundswell) Announces Jonathan Sholtis as Executive Vice President

Professional services firm CollabraLink Technologies Inc. announces Jonathan Sholtis as Executive Vice President of its Defense and Intelligence Group MCLEAN, VA, UNITED STATES, May 2, 2022 / — Professional services firm CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. announces Jonathan Sholtis as Executive Vice President of CollabraLink’s Defense and Intelligence Group. Sholtis, who joined CollabraLink on April 11th, will…

CollabraLink (now Groundswell) announces Ella Fitzgerald as Executive Vice President of Emerging Markets

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA, US, May 16, 2022 / — Fitzgerald, who joined CollabraLink on May 9th, will serve as Executive Vice President of Federal emerging markets; seeking to expand the company’s full spectrum IT modernization support services to US Federal agencies seeking innovative solutions to address mission challenges. Fitzgerald brings to CollabraLink over twenty-three years of…

CollabraLink (now Groundswell) Promotes Seth Sacher to VP, Operations and Delivery

Seth Sacher has been with the company since May 2019 and is tasked with driving continuous improvements for delivery. He aims for programmatic excellence that consistently executes high-quality technology solutions to foster customer success in their Digital Transformation missions. Sacher was previously CollabraLink’s Director of Engineering, where he led the Full Stack Engineering practice in…

Telesto Group, a CollabraLink (now Groundswell) company, announces Artificial Intelligence Award

Telesto Group, a subsidiary of CollabraLink Technologies, announced today that it has been awarded the Data Readiness Artificial Intelligence Development (DRAID) contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC).

CollabraLink (now Groundswell) Announces Lakshmi Meyyappan as Senior Director, Appian Practice Lead

Professional services firm CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. has hired Lakshmi Meyyappan as a Senior Director to serve as CollabraLink’s Appian Practice Lead.

Meyyappan, who joined the company on March 1st, is tasked with driving continuous improvements for internal capabilities while championing positive transformation initiatives to deliver a best-in-class service experience for CollabraLink clients.

Creating a Modern, Digital Government

Learn the basic aspects of the CollabraLink Delivery Model, including the integration of Human-Centered Design, Agile Product Management, & Engineering, including DevSecOps. This solution-driven approach works in concert with our proven Appian accelerator framework, creating a powerful combination that is helping Federal agencies to rapidly field enterprise-grade business applications that are secure, performant, and highly usable.

Collabralink Conversations: A Career in UX

Early in the Fall, a colleague asked if I would connect with some students currently studying computer science who might be interested in User Experience Research or Design.

One student reached out and we had a lengthy email correspondence about User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), and broader challenges breaking into the industry.

I have duplicated the questions and my responses below, with some modifications for context. This conversation is one I’ve had many times throughout my career and I’m excited to share the knowledge with a wider audience.

Washington Harbour Partners Announces the Acquisition of Collabralink Technologies, Inc.

CollabraLink Technologies, Inc. (CollabraLink), a leading digital transformation services firm, has received a majority investment from Washington Harbour Partners (WHP), a Washington DC area investment firm focused on technology, government services, and business services. Founded in 2003, CollabraLink has a wide array of customers and competencies throughout the Federal sector. Specializing in end-to-end digital transformation, CollabraLink capabilities include Human Centered Design, Agile and DevSecOps, Intelligent Automation, AI and associated mission support with a deep focus on low code automation platforms.

The Washington Post Names CollabraLink a 2021 Top Washington-area Workplace

For the second year in a row, CollabraLink has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2021 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, which measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, inclusiveness, execution, and connection.