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Richmond Biz Sense noted that Family Lifeline recently launched their new website, with a modern look with a user-friendly interface. Impact Makers helped create the website pro bono, providing 514 volunteer hours and $56,000 worth of investment over 10 months. Family Lifeline is one of Impact Makers’ community partners. more

quote1Amazon Web Services (AWS) published a case study on Impact Makers’ project with MedStar Health. Impact Makers used AWS to support a new digital presence for MedStar. The collaboration with AWS provides a state-of-the-art platform that is highly secure, scalable and cost-effective.

MedStar Health is a large healthcare provider in the Baltimore/Washington metro area with 10 hospitals, 250 outpatient centers, 6,000 physicians and 30,000 associates caring  more

The 2013 Governor’s Technology Awards were presented at COVITS (Commonwealth of Virginia IT Symposium) on September 9, 2013.

In the category “IT as Efficiency Driver – Government to Government” the winner was the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for the Elevated Review Workflow project. The Impact Makers project team leveraged Kanban to enable DMV to achieve the efficiencies that the award recognized. more


National Public Radio (NPR)’s “All Things Considered” featured an in-depth story on health care reform in which they interviewed Impact Makers’ client Sheryl Garland about the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and the Virginia Coordinated Care program. Impact Makers  Principal Consultant Ben Smith is actively supporting the Coordinated Care program and many other efforts that Sheryl is responsible for at the health system. more

Governing, a leading online and print publication for state and local governments, featured an article on the use of Kanban by two of Impact Makers’ clients: the Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  The columnist interviewed the IT directors for each agency, Rick Davis with DOC and Dave Burhop with DMV, to learn how project work flow and visibility had improved via Kanban. Impact Makers worked with both agencies to kick-off the use of Kanban and facilitate training for employees. more


On May 9, 2012 RichTech held their 17thAnnual Technology Stars Gala with a sold out crowd of more than 600 people in attendance. At the event, Impact Maker’s client the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) received the Technology Innovation Developer Award. DHCD’s win represents the first time a state agency has won a RichTech award. more