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XMaLpha Technologies provides XML solutions, analysis, design, education, integration, quality assurance, and implementation of Legislative Solutions, Web Services and Enterprise XML applications.

Here we GROW Again...  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has moved its headquarters to beautiful Indian Shores, Florida (near Tampa / St. Petersburg). Our Minnesota office will remain as a satellite operation. Please contact us on our Toll-Free number: +1.877/965-7526 [877/XML.Plan], or via email: Info@XMaLpha.com if we can be of service.

Devan Shepherd, XMaLpha Technologies, is teaching a series of IIBA approved Business Analysis courses at the University of Minnesota...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Devan Shepherd CEO and Chief Technical Officer of XMaLpha Technologies, developed the original Business Analysis (BA) curriculum for the University of Minnesota (UMN-CCE), and has taught BA classes at UMN-CCE for a number of years. Current offerings include:

  • CBA - Certificate in Business Analysis
    • Available in classroom, or online format
  • Introduction to Business Analysis
  • Managing Business Requirements
  • Data and Process Modeling
  • Facilitating User Acceptance Training
  • Business Process Architecture
  • Technical Writing

If you would like one of these topics, or something similar, brought in-house to your organization, then please contact XMaLpha Technologies for a quote.

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Devan Shepherd, XMaLpha Technologies, continues to teach a variety of popular Web Development courses at Saint Paul College, MN...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more than a decade, Devan Shepherd CEO and Chief Technical Officer of XMaLpha Technologies, has taught classes at Saint Paul College (SPC), and the University of Minnesota (UMN). Here are some recent and current titles:

  • CSCI 1450-91: Web Fundamentals and HTML
  • CSCI 1463-60: XML Programming
  • CSCI 2440-01: Internet Programming 1: Client-Side Development
  • CSCI 1470-91: Web Design
  • CSCI 1410-91: Computer Science & Information Systems

If you would like one of these topics, or something similar, brought in-house to your organization, then please contact XMaLpha Technologies for a quote.

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XMaLpha Technologies Receives 2011 Business Consulting Best of SBest of St. Paul Award - 2010t. Paul Award  

NEW YORK, NY, November, 2011-- XMaLpha Technologies has been selected for the 2011 Best of St. Paul Award in the Business Consulting category. This is the second award earned by XMaLpha Technologies in this category, and marks a significant accomplishment by the firm.

The "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the selection committee identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2010 Award Program focuses on quality.


XMaLpha Technologies Enters Into An Articulation Agreement with the University of Phoenix  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies can now provide training to your organization that is fully recognized for credit by the University of Phoenix. In recognition of the high quality of XMaLpha training, most of its course offerings have passed extensive academic reviews and will earn credit towards a degree at the University of Phoenix. Now, your employees will not only benefit from the latest in knowledge transfer on state-of-the-art topics, but they will also have the option to earn actual credit towards fulfillment of university degree reqiurements.

XMaLpha Technologies Selected to Work with the State of Montana on its Legislative Technology Systems Project  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a new contract by the State of Montana to analyze its Legislative processes and systems, and provide an implementation plan for new Legislative technology solutions. This three-phase project focuses on a wide variety of legislative processes that underscore the work the Legislative Services Division of the State of Montana.

XMaLpha Technologies Receives 2010 Best of SBest of St. Paul Award - 2010t. Paul Award

NEW YORK, NY, June 8, 2010 -- XMaLpha Technologies has been selected for the 2010 Best of St. Paul Award in the Business Consulting category.

The "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the selection committee identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2010 Award Program focuses on quality.

XMaLpha Technologies Provides Quality Assurance to State of Oregon for its Bill Drafting System Project  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a new contract by the State of Oregon to provide quality assurance during the development of its bill drafting application. XMaLpha Technologies worked with an in-house team of professionals to create a comprehensive specification of bill drafting requirements. XMaLpha is now assisting management with oversight and quality assurance during the build phase of the solution. 

XMaLpha Technologies Offers 5-day Business Analysis Certificate through the University of Minnesota
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has partnered with the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education (UMN CCE) to provide an open-enrollment, 30 hour certificate in Business Requirements Analysis that is recognized by the IIBA. "Successful projects begin with clearly defined requirements that trace to specific business needs. Increasingly, organizations rely on the Business Analyst to make this happen. The Business Analyst serves as the liaison between non-IT employees who have a business problem to solve and the IT team who provides the technical solution. The Business Analyst must be tech-savvy, must be able to build consensus, and must be a great communicator as these two sides of the company often speak very different languages." For further details on this and other course offerings, please follow this link to the XMaLpha Technologies Contact form. An overview of the course can be found on the UMN CCE Website. These classes are also available in other locations and to organizations seeking in-house training. A partial list of other XMaLpha classes are available on the XMaLpha services Webpage.

XMaLpha Technologies continues to teach a variety of new classes for Government Technology Conferences  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been working with eRepublic, host of the Government Technologies Conference (GTC) since 2001. GTC holds numerous events in a variety of key locations throughout the United States. XMaLpha provides full-day and multi-day training sessions to GTC attendees on Introductory and Advanced XML topics, Introductory and Advanced Java, .NET, Web Services, Business Analysis, Business Information Technologies, Software Quality Assurance, Migrating from Legacy Systems, and many other topics. For further details on these and other course offerings, or to develop a custom training program for your own organization, please follow this link to the XMaLpha Technologies Contact form.

XMaLpha Technologies Assists the State of Nebraska Legislature with Bill Drafting Automation  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a contract to provide consulting services and software development in the State of Nebraska. XMaLpha will help the internal team by developing software in support of automated multi-channel bill drafting publications, and sophisticated legal mark-up, including page and line numbering enhancements to Legislative documents. The very strict markup business rules that characterize Legislative documents are quite unique and beyond the "out of the box" capabilities of most editing tools on the market. In addition the significance of preservation of Legislature-specific annotation and markup, page and line numbering, and other unique structural components throughout the complex workflow involved in the drafting and enactment of new laws requires careful planning, design, handling, and implementation. XMaLpha Technologies, with its long track record and expertise in Legislative automation, continues to be selected by State, Local, and Federal agencies involved in the creation, amending, and publication of documents for the parliamentary process.

XMaLpha Technologies Supports Angel Flight  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Devan Shepherd, CEO and Chief Technical Officer of XMaLpha Technologies, is also a commercial pilot and FAA Certified Flight Instructor. Mr. Shepherd and other members of XMaLpha Technologies, have joined Angel Flight in support of its mission to match passengers in need with qualified pilots who donate their time, aircraft, and fuel at no cost to transport patients to health care facilities and for other humanitarian purposes. To learn more about this very worthy cause, please follow this link to the Angel Flight Central Web page, http://angelflightcentral.org/.

XMaLpha Technologies Continues to Assist the State of Oregon with its Bill Drafting System Project  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a new contract to provide additional consulting services, technical, project management, facilitation, mentoring and knowledge transfer expertise for the Oregon Legislature’s Technology Transition Program.

XMaLpha Technologies Heads up the LINC Development Project for the State of Iowa  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a contract to provide consulting services, technical, project management, facilitation, mentoring and knowledge transfer expertise in the State of Iowa. The LINC project will ensure a transition from legacy systems to an integrated single solution for the Iowa Legislature.

XMaLpha Technologies to Continue Assisting the State of Kansas Legislature with its KLISS Project
XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded a contract to provide consulting services, project management, training, and implementation expertise to the State of Kansas Legislature in support of its Strategic Legislative Information Systems and Architecture Project. Please see the official press release for full details.

XMaLpha Technologies to Continue Automating the State of Minnesota Legislature
XMaLpha Technologies has been awarded an 18 month contract renewal to provide consulting services, training, programming, database design, and implementation expertise to the Minnesota Legislature as part of its ongoing automation efforts. Consultants at XMaLpha have helped design and build a completely automated bill drafting solution in Minnesota which is slated for a fall 2005 implementation. Please see the official press release for full details.

XMaLpha Legislative Solutions™ Visit the XMaLpha Legislative Solutions™ Website
With the recent acquisition of XML Planning Group [Press Release], XMaLpha has extended its XML Legislative Practice to focus on the provision of services to various State and Federal Agencies migrating from legacy systems to XML. The proprietary methodologies that XMaLpha has employed for years in other fields for document analysis, design, systems integration, legacy conversion, and implementation have now been adapted to the Legislative market as XMaLpha Legislative Solutions™.

To learn more about this and other practice specialties, please visit our services page. To discuss how we might be assist with your XML project, you can reach us via phone, email, fax, or by completing our Web contact form.

Why XML?
XML is all about eXtensibility! Whether you are championing a new era of electronic publishing and content management, designing sophisticated e-commerce solutions, or delving into interoperable scientific data exchange, XML offers an opportunity to create an industrial-strength, self-describing, fully interoperable data-driven solution. XML, offers a family of specialized technologies that coexist in an elegant symbiosis, in a variety of architectures, on a multitude of platforms. XML used in the context of almost any technology stack, provides unsurpassed media and platform independence. The rich interoperability that is characteristic of XML, makes it ideally suited to delivery of data to an infinite array of user agents, including applications, browsers, Web-enabled wireless devices, and tools we have not even conceived of yet. XML has become the ultimate enabling technology at this stage in the Internet evolution.

Those who really explore the nature of XML, find that in many cases, the tools at their disposal are built in vocabularies expressed in XML syntax. By mastering XML, one is learning a family of specialized technologies that coexist in an elegant symbiosis, in a variety of architectures, on a multitude of platforms.



About XMaLpha Technologies
(http://XMaLpha.com):
XMaLpha Technologies has extensive experience in XML automation, Web Services, systems integration, and the development of robust, industrial-strength, applications. As experts in analysis, design, and implementation, the talented consultants at XMaLpha understand data integration using XML. XMaLpha can show you how XML can provide a totally extensible, easy-to-learn, and richly featured universal format for structuring data and documents that can be exchanged efficiently over the Web using .NET, Java, and other interoperable technologies. Whether your needs call for business-to-business solutions, sophisticated Web Services, Content Management Systems, end-to-end integration with legacy data, structured dynamic content generation, or training on the latest XML technologies, XMaLpha can help.

 

For More Information, Please Contact:
Katherine Shepherd, COO
XMaLpha Technologies
Ph: +1.877/965.7526
Fx: +1.413/832.5554
eMail: Kathy@XMaLpha.com 
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