New Hire Brings Expertise in Business Analysis and Technical Requirements Definition

Fulton, Md. — March 5, 2013 — DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (, an affiliate of Quality Associates, Inc. specializing in consultation and architecture planning and design for Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, today announced the hiring of Kurt Ponting as Business Analyst. Ponting brings over 5 years of experience in business analysis and technical requirements definition to the DocPoint Solutions team.

Ponting’s knowledge and experience includes project management, analysis, technical writing, database construction and more. He holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma and is conversant in the Agile SCRUM methodology for overall project maintenance. Prior to joining DocPoint Solutions, Kurt worked as a Deputy Project Manager at Pelatron Inc., a leading technical and engineering services firm. Previously at Pelatron, he served as a Technical Writer. Before that, he was a Project Control Analyst at Government Services IPT.

Kurt Ponting, Business Analyst, DocPoint Solutions, said, “DocPoint Solutions employs a business strategy that should be more commonplace in our market: talking to customers and thoroughly understanding their needs prior to any sort of solution development. Such approach helps build that solid foundation of trust so necessary for customer satisfaction and future growth. This philosophy, combined with my personal emphasis on clear communications, will make working at DocPoint Solutions a gratifying experience.”

Martin Hardy, Director of Technology and Solutions, said, “DocPoint Solutions is pleased to add Kurt Ponting to our operations team, thereby increasing our business analysis capabilities. Kurt holds an enviable track record in successfully bridging the gap between technical and nontechnical users, especially when defining a project’s technical requirements. With his background, the DocPoint Solutions’ operations team will better serve its current and future customers.”

About DocPoint Solutions, Inc.

DocPoint Solutions is a Microsoft Partner with Gold Competency specializing in implementing, training and supporting Microsoft Office SharePoint and its integrated product suite. With a focus on ECM and document capture, DocPoint provides comprehensive consultative services and support to a wide range of federal, state and local governments as well as private and commercial enterprises. DocPoint is an approved SharePoint Deployment Planning Service Provider.

By combining state-of-the-art solutions with document management expertise and innovative systems design and integration approaches, DocPoint Solutions helps clients attain greater effectiveness and productivity. The company is located in the heart of the Washington, D.C.– Baltimore technology corridor in Fulton, Maryland. For more information, call 301-490-7725; visit