DataSource Wins IRS Contract

Jul 27, 2000, 01:00 ET from DataSource, Inc.

    SILVER SPRING, Md., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a software
 development company that specializes in e-Commerce/e-Gov solutions and N-
 Tier/distributed technology, announces that it has won a 5-year contract to
 provide Information Technology services to the Internal Revenue Service, the
 Treasury Department and Treasury Bureaus.
     DataSource, along with several other companies, was selected to provide
 services as part of the Treasury Information Processing Support Services-2
 (TIPSS-2) Contracts.  DataSource will offer services in telecommunications
 support, organizational management and software development.
     According to the IRS Office of Procurement, the "high-performing and
 quality" companies that were selected will have the opportunity to "develop,
 design, and modernize vital Treasury and IRS systems."  The IRS will be the
 primary user of the TIPSS-2 contracts, which will support its ongoing tax
 systems and other information processing and business management needs.
     DataSource provides software development, systems integration and network
 services to commercial and government clients.  As part of its strong
 corporate commitment to providing highest quality services, DataSource is
 independently certified at Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Level 2, a measure
 of quality assurance for software providers, and expects Level 3 later this
     DataSource has grown nearly 7,000 percent since it was founded by
 President and CEO Pamela Hopkins in 1994.  Ms. Hopkins's leadership recently
 won her a 2000 Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst & Young.  Visit
 DataSource at

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