joined the community in Jan 2015
Attn: Matthew Sidorick
128 Elizabeth Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Sunstrata develops intranets, extranets, and other custom web and database applications that translate your work processes directly into a centralized, online resource. An unlimited number of users can securely manage information from within the office, at home, or across the country. We specialize in information management solutions for: - Human Resources - Program Data Collection - Project Management - Membership and Grants Management - Events and Attendance Tracking - Websites and Content Management With a Sunstrata solution, you can: - Maintain processes and workflows you already have in place - Import data from spreadsheets and other disconnected documents - Consolidate forms and reports into a single, always-on location - Reduce data-entry errors with required fields and custom form validation - Keep your IT infrastructure – no new hardware or software requirements - Adhere to your security strategy with individual user accounts - Simplify ownership with no per-user, per-record, or other ongoing license fees - Customize a relationship with us for any system upgrades and expansions
Services Offered: Database Development, Web Application Development, Intranets, Extranets, Custom Development, HRM, CRM, ERM
Tagged: Expert, Experienced, Onshore
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, generates approximately $900 million in revenues. They have established a presence around the world, employing over 5,300 people in nearly two dozen countries on four continents. Sunstrata designed the Matthews intranet website with a myriad of content management and administration tools, file downloads, and general company information. Any employee can self-register for a user account and browse or download information appropriate to his or her geographic location and position within the company. - The performance review process is fully completed online – including all factors and ratings, as well as signatures and administrative reports. - Managers can submit merit-based payroll changes to HR, and HR administrators can approve the changes or send them back to the manager. - Employees can access comprehensive handbooks and policy manuals customized to their employee type and position in the company. - Numerous file libraries contain template documents, reports, and benefit information for users to review and download anytime when needed. - The system presents new hires with job-orientation videos and tracks employee viewership. - Employees can enroll themselves in programs such as scholarships, travel, and wellness. - Employee suggestion tools track ideas and ensure proper manager evaluation of them.
Calgon Carbon Corporation is a worldwide organization, and the leader in the activated carbon industry – currently offering carbon technologies used in over 700 distinct market applications from purifying air and drinking water, to purifying foods and pharmaceuticals. Sunstrata put the paper and spreadsheet-based Calgon Carbon performance management process online for its managers and employees around the globe. - Managers can create detailed performance plans for employee review, and the elements of each plan are validated for completeness per HR specifications. - Completion of introductory, mid-year, and annual performance appraisals are tracked automatically within the system. - Employees can self-register for their own user account with existing payroll data. - Human Resources administrators can run aggregate reports on employee performance data as well as the status of the overall process from year to year. - The system allows employees to log in using their existing Active Directory accounts. - Various file libraries provide supporting documentation for managers to download such as policies, meeting scripts, and worksheets.
Allegheny County Department of Economic Development helps existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Allegheny County, PA by developing financial incentives and improving infrastructure. Sunstrata consolidated and upgraded the department's legacy MS Access databases and spreadsheet tracking tools to a single, enterprise-scale intranet and project management system. - Project teams can create, assign, and track the completion of tasks related to each project. - Custom fields can be created based on the type of project and its particular funding sources. - Project budgets are tracked to ensure funds are used appropriately and within dollar limits. - Each project has a separate file library and image gallery. - Project teams can be established to ensure proper editing controls over project records. - Project and contact associations with municipalities, department divisions, and governmental bodies are tracked. - Communications about any project or organization – phone calls, emails, meetings, etc. – can be logged directly within the system.
The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) is a special purpose area-wide unit of local government that supports and finances regional assets in the areas of libraries, parks and recreation, cultural, sports and civic facilities and programs. Sunstrata developed a grants management system for this grant-making organizations. The system has a separate applicant and administrative portal so that grantees can submit and track their applications online, and the organizations can manage all applications comprehensively from a single location. - Funders can define their own grant types, select when to make each available to accept online applications, and make rules about what type of applicant is eligible to apply. - Applicants can create a single profile and then use it to create applications for different types of grants, or for the same type of grant every year. - Funders can create custom tasks for applicants to complete, such as uploading a file, or providing a narrative description or single piece of information like a dollar amount or number. - The systems can be configured to solicit information from grantees at both the application stage and later at the grant stage during follow-up activities. - The systems include administrative tools for managing different funds and distributions made from them to grantees, tracking donations made to funds, and allowing board or committee members to review applications and make comments.