ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions in the D.C. area, announced it was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Agile coaching to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enable the successful implementation of its next generation web-based applications. The Services for Enabling Agile Delivery (SEAD) BPA extends over five years and has a total ceiling value of up to $300 million. Excella will provide hands-on expert coaching that will enable Agile delivery across DHS and its components.
“This award will drive DHS’ adoption of Agile principles and practices to further modernize its digital strategy,” said Dave Neumann, Partner at Excella. “Our industry-recognized Agile thought leaders create powerful solutions for federal agencies, and are excited to partner with DHS leaders to create transformative applications that uphold the agency’s charge to keep the homeland secure.”
The Excella Team will provide enterprise, technical, and process coaching services to increase agility throughout the organization and create a culture of continuous improvement. Excella’s Agile Coaches will also take a non-prescriptive approach to their coaching efforts while drawing on their extensive expertise using Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), LeSS (Large Scale Scrum), Scrum@Scale, as well as DevOps and DevSecOps, to deliver custom solutions.
Excella’s Agile Coaches have delivered successful solutions for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Census Bureau, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). Excella’s Agile thought leaders are featured at international and national conferences and events, including Agile2018, and regularly host events and training at the firm’s headquarters in Arlington, VA.
Excella is an Agile technology firm and transformative partner to Washington, DC’s leading organizations. Since 2002, federal agencies, prominent brands and trailblazing non-profits have turned to Excella to transform bold ideas into elegant technology solutions. We believe technology exists to solve challenges and evolve thinking – we help organizations harness this power to make real progress. Learn more at www.excella.com.