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VA Technical Reference Model v 23.5

Colectica Designer
Colectica Designer Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Colectica Designer documents data collection, survey specification, and dataset descriptions for statistical analysis. This technology allows users to manage statistical metadata, design surveys and questionnaires, publish documentation, import existing metadata, and export data. Colectica Designer can be used with Colectica Repository and Colectica Portal in large organizations to provide advanced data management functionality.

Note: This technology includes a built-in repository that allows users to work with projects on their local computer. Additionally, this technology includes functionality for publishing projects to a server running Colectica Repository. The Colectica Repository can use either a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database, PostgreSQL database, or Oracle Database to store data. Projects saved to the Colectica Repository may then be accessed via the Colectica Portal.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v21.3
Decision Date: 03/04/2021
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Colectica
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/04/2021).