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The Baltimore County Public Schools

Date Range:

October 2012 – Present

Project Brief:

Application Development and Quality Assurance

Full Contract Details:

The Student Tracking and Registration System (STARS) is a child accounting system developed by the Baltimore County Department of Information Technology exclusively for Baltimore County Public Schools. The STARS System is implemented on distributed layered or tiered component model architecture based on industry standards and best practices. The STARS System is implemented using a Web Farm methodology that provides an automated load balancing environment.

SONA is supporting Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) with ASP.NET development and Quality Assurance services. Our staff analyze business requirements documents and develop designs to meet the business needs of BCPS while considering complete integration to the current IT architecture and bench marked performance requirements.

We develop web-based applications using VB.NET and JavaScript. SONA staff creates SQL Server stored procedures to implement logic in the database. We optimize complex database queries to perform within the tight standards of the application. SONA staff plan and execute tests that demonstrate that the new development meets the requirements. We create SQL Scripts and ad-hoc programs to generate test data as needed. SONA services include:

  • Application Development
  • Quality Assurance