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 and data analytics expertise to the Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO) in the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at HHS to help fight fraud, waste, and abuse of federal healthcare. The Technical and Analytical Services to Support OIG Data Management and Use BPA extends over five years and has a total ceiling value of $20 million.
The Excella team will provide services for implementation, integration, and support for data management, analytics, and enterprise decision-making. Excella will help empower OIG to use data proactively and become a model for using data and improve program efficiency and effectiveness. Specifics services include:
- UX Design, Business Analysis, Development and Integration
- Advance Analytics Support
- Data Management and Quality
- Change Management & Communications
- Agile Coaching, Portfolio Management, and Implementation
- Program Management Support & Governance
- Release Management and Post-Implementation Maintenance Support
- Application Support
“OIG’s Office of the Chief Data Officer supports a dynamic mission, and as the federal healthcare portfolio changes, fraud, waste and abuse are becoming more sophisticated and complex,” said Jimmy Benani, Federal Industry Practice Lead at Excella. “These factors are driving the need for more integrated operations across audits, evaluations, investigations, and legal functions as well as across regions. Excella will enhance OIG’s visibility and access to data, which will improve the speed of decision-making and the ability to optimally align resources. We are elated to have the ability to continue to support the critical mission of HHS OIG’s OCDO, whose work recently supported the largest health care fraud takedown in history in June 2018.”
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.