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Clutch has just announced the Clutch 100, a list of the 100 highest-performing service providers across the globe. These award winners represent the top-performing firms on their site regardless of service line.

We are honored to be named a member of the Clutch 100 for Sustained Growth for 2020! The top 100 sustained-growth companies are ranked based on their absolute revenue growth rate from 2016 to 2019. It is an honor to be listed on Clutch as #78 in the top 100!

“We are thrilled to have been chosen as one of the leading Big Data Consultants two years in a row!” – Theresa Backus Dunn, Director of Marketing

Based in the heart of Washington, DC, Clutch is a B2B market research firm. Their team independently interviews the past clients of companies listed on their site. This direct feedback ensures that all of the verified reviews on Clutch add value for the reader.

“The Clutch 100 growth lists represent the top service providers based on revenue growth over the years,” said Clutch Founder Mike Beares. “Their recognition is only possible because of their willingness to participate and their commitment to delivering the best services to their clients.”

We are grateful for every one of our wonderful customers who made this possible by leaving us reviews on Clutch. Here is what they had to say about working with us.

“Their attention to detail and knowledge of the product is very strong. We’re always learning something new from them and they provide a lot of valuable input.” – Financial Systems Officer, Legislative Branch

This award and our perfect 5-star rating were made possible by all of our wonderful clients!

To learn more about us and our previous project, read the reviews left by clients on our Clutch profile. Ready to get started on your next project, contact us.

cBEYONData is announcing that Dyson Richards has joined our leadership team as Chief Executive Officer. Dyson Richards applies three decades of experience and skills building federally focused IT and consulting companies to continue to enhance cBEYONData’s reputation as a leading product development and professional services firm. Dyson works with customers, government leaders, strategic partners and cBEYONData’s practitioners to align corporate offerings with the evolving needs of our current and future clients. Dyson served in the U.S. Navy where he operated nuclear power plants aboard the USS Enterprise. After 8 years of service, he leveraged his Navy roots in the government contracting industry serving in roles of increasing responsibility at Newport News Shipbuilding, Keyfile Corporation, Vredenburg, American Management Systems (AMS), RGS, USfalcon, and Xcelerate Solutions. Dyson holds a M.S. degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and a B.S. degree from The New School in New York.

With this announcement, Dave Schmidtknecht is also named the new Chief Solutions Officer. Dave Schmidtknecht has over 30 years of technical and management experience in the Information Technology industry and is responsible for setting long term sales and delivery strategy for cBEYONData’s suite of products and solutions.  In his new role of Chief Solutions Officer, Dave will focus on leading the development, sales, and customer success of the CFO Control Tower and BAS solution lines.   The recent sales success and list of prospects continue to grow at a rapid pace requiring a dedicated executive to support to these solutions.  Dave will focus on providing a strong vision for the CFO CT line of solutions in addition support our CFO CT customers and delivery teams. Dave is a recognized leader in business analytics and federal financial management and has a long track record of managing a number of successful firms.  Prior to founding cBEYONData, Dave worked as a Vice President at Data Management Group, Controller at Collaborex and, Practice Lead at Noblestar.  Dave has his CPA and PMP and holds a M.S. degree in Finance and B.S. degree in Accounting from Strayer University.

We are excited about the future of cBEYONData and will continue to grow and innovate, with the mission of supporting our customers.

We are pleased to announce that cBEYONData will be sponsoring and attending the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) 2020 Technology & Transformation Summit (TTS) on November 18th! Our team will be hosting a “virtual booth”, where we can virtually talk with attendees, answer questions and also outline our services and solutions.

While we are excited to sponsor TTS 2020, we cannot wait to hear from incredible speakers and leaders and learn about the latest in the digital transformation of government, as well as the Innovation Challenge award winner!

From the Technology & Transformation Summit website:

This event will bring more than 1,300 government leaders and industry experts together to discuss how IT innovation, workforce as an enabler, security and cloud are transforming mission delivery.

Digital transformation is now, more than ever, a major focus for federal, state and local governments in performing their missions more efficiently and effectively.

Don’t miss out! Register to attend today and don’t forget to say hello on November 18th!

We are pleased to announce that cBEYONData has been named one of the Best Small & Medium Workplaces™ 2020 by Fortune and Great Place to Work. cBEYONData recently became a “Great Place to Work Certified” company, where our employee’s completed a survey to submit, and found cBEYONData to be an excellent workplace. With this certification, cBEYONData was available to be named on the “Best Small and Medium Workplaces” list from Fortune.

cBEYONData was ranked #12 out of 100 companies in the USA, and we are extremely proud of this accomplishment. We are very grateful to Fortune and Great Place to Work for this honor, but also extremely grateful to our employees, who have provided 100% positive feedback about our company culture and workplace environment.

See the full Fortune Best Small & Medium Workplaces 2020 list here and be sure to check out our company profile to learn more about our company review and what our employees are saying about us!

Our team at cBEYONData has some exciting news to announce! Our CEO was notified that Clutch has awarded us as one of the top big data consultants for 2020! Investing in your business is more important now than ever, which is why we’re honored to be listed as one of Virginia’s best big data consultants for 2020 by Clutch!

“We are thrilled to have been chosen as one of the leading Big Data Consultants two years in a row!”

Clutch is the world’s leading B2B ratings and reviews platform! Located in the heart of the historic DuPont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC, Clutch has a dedicated team that independently verifies each and every review that they conduct with verified clients from around the world. Clutch, and their sister company listing site The Manifest, are the gold standard for ratings and reviews for B2B service providers, which is why we’re incredibly honored that we’re found on Clutch’s 2020 research as one of the best big data consultants in all of Virginia!

We love to show off our stellar rating on Clutch! We have received a perfect score of 5.0-star reviews from our satisfied clients, a testament to our consistent quality work.

In a recent review, the program manager of a federal agency praised our data warehouse architecture.

We’re incredibly excited to be listed amongst Virginia’s top big data consultants for 2020 by Clutch! Please contact us today to see how you can join our many satisfied customers today.

We are excited to be featured as one of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 for 2020! The annual Washington Technology Fast 50 is a list to highlight the government sectors fastest growing small businesses. We ranked 45 out of the 50 that made the list, with an impressive 80+ companies looked at to be placed on this list.

For more information about the process of selecting the companies, the ranking process, and a full intro on the Washington Technology Fast 50, check out this post from Nick Wakeman on the Washington Technology website.

From the Washington Technology website:

We rank the fastest-growing small businesses in the government market by their compound annual growth rate from 2015 through 2019. The annual rankings are a showcase for the government market’s fastest-growing small businesses. Explore the Fast 50 to learn more about these companies.

Head to their website to see the other companies named on the list, and their ranking!

We are honored to be named one of the “75 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington” for 2020, by Washington Business Journal. The annual Fastest Growing Companies award ranks 75 companies by average revenue growth, and cBEYONData is excited to be featured on this list with other amazing companies. At the Washington Business Journal virtual awards ceremony on October 21st, cBEYONData was ranked #60 of the 75 companies nominated for this award.

From the Washington Business Journal website:

While the Washington Business Journal has been highlighting these companies for years, 2020 marks the third year that Data Editor Carolyn M. Proctor has compiled a List of just privately held companies for the awards program. The qualifications? Companies must be locally headquartered and independently owned with no parent company as of the date our survey process ended. Revenue for the companies also had to grow for each of two consecutive years between 2017 and 2019. Each company’s revenue had to total at least $2 million in 2017 and at least $10 million in 2019.

Read the rest of the article here.

cBEYONData Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Washington DC

cBEYONData is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring and attending the 2020 Shared Services Summit virtually this year. This year’s conference is a collaborative endeavor between ACT-IAC (American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council) and the Shared Services Leadership Coalition.  The virtual summit will be September 16th-17th and will feature government and industry leaders with expertise in shared services. We are proud to partner with ACT-IAC and Shared Services Leadership Coalition in their goal of “Keeping Shared Services in the forefront as we look to transform government“.

Register to attend today!

From Shared Services Leadership Coalition:

The Summit is the biggest and most important event of the year for the Federal shared services community.  We’re expecting government and industry leaders from across the “CXO” communities (HR, FM, IT, acquisition, etc.) with common interests in shared services. Topics will include:

  • Progress and advancements in enterprise shared services 
  • Building more robust partnerships between government and industry
  • Re-skilling labor: from low value to high-value work
  • What’s next for government shared services

From American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council:


  • Provide success stories and experiences that can assist attendees in doing things better, faster and cheaper
  • Demonstrate to attendees what is available and possible with Shared Services
  • Obtain one or two actionable activities that can be shared and executed at the office in a short period of time
  • Share experience of all professional communities such as Human Resources, finance, logistics, training, information technology, security, grants management, health, customer experience


  • You will have a clear understanding of what Shared Services is and what is happening in Shared Services across government
  • You will know who the players are in government and industry
  • You will have a clearer understanding of what is ahead for shared services
  • You will know how you can support Shared Services NOW

cBEYONData Sponsoring and Attending 2020 Shared Services Summit - cBEYONData Events

We are excited to announce that cBEYONData has been awarded the distinction of a 2020 Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute! It is an honor to receive this certification, recognizing cBEYONData as an employee-validated great workplace. Our certification came from positive employee feedback, where 100% of employees at cBEYONData say it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. The employee feedback was collected with the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey.

Review our Great Place to Work profile and feedback on our profile.

While we are pleased with this certification, we will continue to strive to provide the best workplace possible for our employees, as our leadership understands that a company’s employees are its most important and valuable asset. At cBEYONData, we strive to be the employer of choice in business intelligence (BI), data analytics and business automation solutions by providing top-level benefits, a training/professional education program, and an atmosphere for personal and professional growth. cBEYONData’s culture combines challenging work with a professional, respectful, collaborative, and exciting environment.

Thank you to Great Place to Work for this honor! Please be sure to visit their website, to learn more about this certification, and how your company can become a Great Place to Work!

Great Place to Work - cBEYONData Has Been Awarded Certification

The cBEYONData team is going to be attending the Association of Government Accountants PDT 2020 virtual event, July 20–22! PDT is AGA’s premier training and networking event. This year’s plenary speakers are going to be excellent, we cannot wait to hear from Alison Levine, Leon Logothetis, Gene Dodaro as well as the other speakers on the agenda

Along with attending, cBEYONData will be sponsoring a virtual booth with CEO Dave Schmidtknecht and VP Michael Huffman and available to answer questions. Be sure to register to attend and stop by to say hi!

From the AGA website:

AGA’s Professional Development Training (PDT) brings together a broad audience of more than 2,000 federal, state and local government financial professionals, including federal agency and state/local government CFOs, inspectors general, government accountants, auditors and financial professionals from the private sector.

PDT offers educational sessions over three days of training. Participants can earn up to 21 hours of NASBA approved continuing professional education (CPE) credits and/or 20 Professional Development Units (PDUs). Participants gain skills and knowledge to help them become effective leaders, learn strategies to improve performance in a cost-constrained environment, share best practices, find solutions to shared challenges, and learn from top government financial management leaders and industry experts.

Register to attend today!

AGA PDT 2020 Virtual Event