DataSource Wins Growth, Business Practice Awards

Silver Spring Company No. 5 on FastTrack List

Oct 03, 2000, 01:00 ET from DataSource, Inc.

    SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a software
 development company that specializes in eCommerce/eGov and N-Tier distributed
 technology, has placed No. 5 on a list of the 50 fastest growing companies in
 the Washington metropolitan area. DataSource posted revenue growth of nearly
 1,700 percent over the past three years.
     DataSource was also recognized as a winner in the "Global Best Practices"
 competition, which honors companies "that are implementing extraordinary
 business processes to achieve a competitive advantage."  Both awards are part
 of the annual "FastTrack" program sponsored by Arent Fox, Arthur Andersen,
 Riggs Bank and the Washington Business Journal.
     DataSource provides custom software development, systems integration and
 network services for commercial and government clients.  Specializing in
 eCommerce/eGov solutions and N-Tier technology, DataSource expects to have a
 product offering in the eCommerce arena in early- to mid-2001.
     DataSource has grown at a rate of nearly 7,000 percent since it was
 established in 1994.  The company prides itself on providing highest-quality
 products and services and is one of few businesses its size that are
 independently certified CMM(R) (Capability Maturity Model) Level 2, a measure
 of quality assurance for software developers.
     Founder, president and CEO Pamela Hopkins was recently named a 2000
 Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, LLP, in honor of her strategic
 leadership and guidance of the company.  To learn more about DataSource,
 please visit

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