PDS Announces New Director of Information Technology
Cloud technology expert T.J. Fortmann to streamline operations
BLUE BELL, Pa., January 24, 2018—PDS named T.J. Fortmann Director of Information Technology, adding expertise in IT and DevOps to its Information Technology and Hosting Operations department. Fortmann will focus on streamlining PDS’ hosted and SaaS operations by implementing the principles of continuous delivery and continuous integration.
“T.J. has a clear understanding of the management issues faced by a small IT department serving large organizations,” stated Steve Fitzgerald, Vice President of Services. “He has just the right combination of experience, expertise and personal qualities to lead PDS’ IT efforts for the betterment of our customers.”
Fortmann’s decades of experience are vast and varied, spanning both large and small company experiences in IT and hosting. He comes to PDS from McKesson Health Solutions where he served as Director of Technology and R&D Services. In this role, he managed staff while developing consensus across multiple departments and product lines.
“I’m thrilled to join the PDS management team,” said Fortmann. “By unifying our approach to the software development lifecycle and creating new automation tools, we will continue to improve PDS’ hosting services for our customers.
A leader in the HCM software development business for over four decades, PDS® provides a full range of professional services to a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and Canada. PDS' Vista solution provides a feature-rich and completely integrated recruiting, human resource, benefits administration, payroll, time and attendance and workforce management software application that enables organizations to focus more on strategic issues and less on administrative activities. In addition to core HCM functionality, Vista® offers flexibility with self-service capabilities, an English-language query tool, analytics and workflow automation which can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud. Founded in 1974, PDS is a privately-held company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa. For more information on PDS or the Vista solution and services, visit www.pdssoftware.com.