Privasoft Earns Certified Status in Microsoft

Privasoft Earns Certified Status in Microsoft® Partner Program












Ottawa, ON (Vocus) November 4, 2008

Privasoft, a provider of case management software to organizations with legislative or corporate compliance requirements, is proud to announce that it has earned Microsoft® Certified Partner status with a specialist competency in ISV/Software Solutions Development. This certification is a testament to Privasoft’s proven track record of developing and marketing packaged software solutions based on Microsoft technologies.

The AccessPro (TM) Suite is Privasoft’s collaborative case management solution for managing information disclosure processes, serving to streamline decision making, speed up case resolution and enforce compliance.

Microsoft Certified Partners must pass a rigorous technology accreditation which gets reviewed annually to allow Partners to retain their Microsoft Certified status. To earn this status, Privasoft also had to demonstrate a portfolio of real-world customer experience.

“Microsoft Certified Partner status is only attained by some of the most skilled and innovative technology providers in Canada,” said Lora Gernon, Director of Partner Group, Microsoft Canada Co. “We are pleased to add Privasoft to this esteemed group and look forward to their continued commitment to the case management software space and impact on the Canadian partner ecosystem.”

“Privasoft is pleased to announce our Microsoft Certified Partner status,” stated Stephen Davis, Engineering Manager at Privasoft. “We believe that our partnership with Microsoft adds value to our existing capabilities; bolstering our ability to continue to provide our clients with best-of-breed technology solutions.”

As a Microsoft Certified Partner, Privasoft can deliver many additional benefits to customers including working with an organization who’s knowledge and proficiency are recognized by the world leader in IT products, streamlining technology certifications and gaining access to the knowledge and tools provided by this affiliation.

About Privasoft

Privasoft provides software and services to automate case management in public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government. They rely on Privasoft to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Microsoft Certified Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON, Herndon, VA and Brentford, Middlesex. For more information please visit http://www.privasoft.com.

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Information Commissioner?s Office Gives Special Praise to Privasoft Customers

Information Commissioner’s Office Gives Special Praise to Privasoft Customers











Ottawa, ON (Vocus) April 16, 2010

Privasoft is proud to announce that the departments that were cited for exemplary performance in this year’s Information Commissioner’s annual report on Access to Information are customers of Privasoft. All the departments that received special mention use Privasoft products to manage their case loads.

In speaking notes published on the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada’s website April 13, 2010, Interim Commissioner Suzanne Legault stated that of the departments evaluated, the “…top performers have really demonstrated the recipe for success that others should emulate.”

Legault went on to highlight exemplary departments, specifying: “Both Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Department of Justice Canada achieved a perfect score… Three institutions achieved greater success than in the previous reporting year. The Canada Border Services Agency and Public Works and Government Services Canada had an above average performance…”

Privasoft is committed to delivering software solutions that help ATIP teams meet compliance objectives while achieving operational success. These are just a few of our latest showcase customers.

About Privasoft – (http://www.Privasoft.com)

For nearly 20 years, Privasoft has been delivering software and services to automate case management in the public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government. They rely on Privasoft to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Microsoft Certified Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON, Arlington, VA and Brentford, Middlesex.

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Privasoft Earns Silver Competency in the Microsoft Partner Program

Privasoft Earns Silver Competency in the Microsoft Partner Program











Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011

Privasoft (http://www.privasoft.com/), a well known provider of case management and redaction software solutions to public organizations with legislative compliance requirements is proud to announce that it has earned Microsoft® Silver Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competency. Achieving this rigorous standard is further evidence of Privasoft’s capability and commitment to the creation of leading-edge technology, based on the Microsoft platform.

In order to achieve this, Privasoft successfully met Microsoft’s judicious testing requirements and submitted several customer references as evidence of custom off-the-shelf (COTS) deployment in various organizations.

This accomplishment further confirms Privasoft’s technical competency and strategic vision to align with industry leaders and be at the forefront of technology to best serve our customers.

“Our partnership with Microsoft enables us to find innovative technology solutions to solve business problems and keep the acquisition and operational costs low for all customer sizes.”

    Phaneendra Rao, Director of Marketing and Product Management

With Silver ISV/Software competency, Privasoft gains access to a wider variety of Microsoft tools and support for Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Windows 7 operating system and Microsoft cloud services. These additional resources will help to simplify and shorten the development cycle for new features, ultimately resulting in more robust and powerful tools for Privasoft clients.

About Privasoft – http://www.privasoft.com/

Privasoft provides software and services to automate case management in public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government.

Privasoft clients rely on the ability to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Silver Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competency Microsoft Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON (Canada), Herndon, VA (USA) and Brentford, Middlesex (UK). For more information, please visit http://www.privasoft.com

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Privasoft 2010 Scholarship Awards Presented at University of Alberta

Privasoft 2010 Scholarship Awards Presented at University of Alberta










Ottawa, ON (Vocus) July 27, 2010

Privasoft, a world leader in specialized software for freedom of information (FOI) process automation, is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Privasoft Scholarship for Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate Program (IAPP) at the University of Alberta.

Each year, scholarships are awarded to the two students with the highest academic standings completing the IAPP Certificate Program with the Faculty of Extension, Government Studies.

For 2010, congratulations go to Jennifer Marks of Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Promotions and Tracy Hoskins of Research in Motion. Both students displayed excellent academic performance and leadership skills. They will be valuable assets to the FOI community as a whole.

Previous winners include Brian Perry, Jeffrey Meyer, Mary Penny, Andrea Hare, Kathryn Smerechinskiy, and Judy Boufford.

To learn more about the Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate Program at the University of Alberta go to: http://www.extension.ualberta.ca/govstudies/prog-iapp.aspx

About Privasoft

For nearly 20 years, Privasoft has been delivering software and services to automate case management in public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government. They rely on Privasoft to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Microsoft Certified Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON, Arlington, VA, and Brentford, Middlesex.

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Heenan Blaikie and Privasoft Announce the Annual ?Hot Issues in Access to Information Conference?

Heenan Blaikie and Privasoft Announce the Annual “Hot Issues in Access to Information Conference”











Ottawa, ON (Vocus) April 16, 2010

The Annual “Hot Issues in Access to Information Conference” will be held on April 28, 2010 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm in Ottawa, Ontario. The event will focus on the Access to Information Act (ATIA) and the access to information aspects of the Privacy Act (PA). It will offer ATIP and other access to information professionals the opportunity to hear from experts in the field.

The conference is being presented by the legal experts at Heenan Blaikie and sponsored by Ottawa software company Privasoft, who have come together to bring the ATIP community tips from the ATIP trenches that will help them manage a successful and efficient ATIP operation.

ATIP coordinators and access to information professionals will want to attend this event to learn about the latest issues in ATIA from industry experts. Speakers will include Edith Cody-Rice, Senior Counsel with the CBC and Ross Hodgins, Senior Advisor in the Office of the Information Commissioner.

The event will kick off with a light lunch during registration, followed by a discussion on the recent developments in access to information exemptions. Attendees will learn about the latest advancements with Access Impact Assessments and proactive disclosure, along with what records may be the subject of an access request as a result of the recent fallout from the Prime Minister’s Agenda case and the latest decisions on delay. All attendees will receive an information package with written materials from the event.

For additional details, including location and advanced registration information, visit: http://www.privasoft.com/site/Company/Hot-Issues-In-Access-to%20Information-2010-registration.html

About Heenan Blaikie – (http://www.HeenanBlaikie.com)

Heenan Blaikie LLP are leaders in the area of access to information and privacy law. They regularly give advice to institutions and entities governed or affected by this legislation and have produced an Electronic Guide on Ontario’s and the federal government’s access and privacy legislation, available at http://www.accessprivacy.ca. Since its inception in 1973, Heenan Blaikie has become one of the leading law firms in the country. With an outstanding track record in business law, labour and employment, litigation, taxation, entertainment law and intellectual property, Heenan Blaikie delivers comprehensive legal advice and innovative business solutions to clients across Canada and abroad from their offices in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, and through strategic alliances that allow them to be a constant presence in Paris and Singapore.

About Privasoft – (http://www.Privasoft.com)

For nearly 20 years, Privasoft has been delivering software and services to automate case management in the public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government. They rely on Privasoft to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Microsoft Certified Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON, Arlington, VA and Brentford, Middlesex.

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Privasoft President Shafique Shamji Appointed to the Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors

Privasoft President Shafique Shamji Appointed to the Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors











Ottawa, ON (Vocus) July 27, 2010

Privasoft, a world leader in specialized software for access to information and privacy (ATIP) process automation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shafique Shamji, Privasoft President, to the Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors. Shamji has been the President of Privasoft (http://www.privasoft.com) since 2008, and has the Board appointment until 2013.

“I am looking forward to this opportunity to serve our community.” Mr. Shamji said, as he expressed his enthusiasm for the position. “I appreciate the chance to help ensure the Ottawa Hospital’s core values are maintained in all dealings, and look forward to the challenges this position will bring.”

The Ottawa Hospital, one of Canada’s largest acute care hospitals, is governed by a voluntary Board of Governors. The Board of Governors reviews the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of the hospital. Additionally, the Board is tasked with ensuring that the hospital is properly using the resources available to best serve the health needs of the community.

Privasoft has operated in Ottawa for close to twenty years, serving the Government of Canada along with provincial and municipal governments to help improve process efficiency by automating their access to information operations.

About Privasoft – http://www.Privasoft.com/

For nearly 20 years, Privasoft has been delivering software and services to automate case management in public sector and regulated industries. Privasoft customers must comply with legislative, regulatory and internal requirements and are represented in health care, law enforcement and all levels of government. They rely on Privasoft to capture, analyze, track, process and report on case work related to information disclosure processes. Privasoft is a Microsoft Certified Partner with offices in Ottawa, ON, Arlington, VA, and Brentford, Middlesex.

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