RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Octo today announced it has been awarded a seat on the $49 million Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. Run by HHS’ Program Support Center (PSC), the IAAI contract seeks to drive innovation into HHS programs using pilots, tests, and eventually implementations of emerging technology solutions across shared services functions. Additionally, HHS will be able to acquire disruptive, breakthrough, incremental, and sustaining technology solutions that are currently difficult to procure.
“We are ecstatic to be able to bring technologies like; Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Natural Language Processing to HHS,” said Sujey Edward, Octo’s Chief Technology Officer. “This is an opportunity for us to deepen our partnership with HHS by bringing cutting-edge solutions to some of their hardest problems.”
“We have implemented these technologies on a number of our programs, including engagements at HHS.” Said Cesar Tavares Senior Director of Innovation and Technology. “Through this vehicle, we can use emerging technologies to enhance innovation at HHS and help the Department cut costs and improve efficiency.”
Octo has supported HHS for more than a decade with a variety of technology consulting services including Agile coaching and software development and infrastructure modernization solutions. On the IAAI contract, Octo will leverage emerging technology solutions developed by its oLabs team to provide Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Robotics Process Automation, Blockchain, and others to create cost-savings and efficiencies across HHS’ business.
About Octo Consulting Group
A premier provider of technology solutions, Octo empowers federal agencies to modernize faster. Our combination of technical innovation and pragmatic execution unleashes new capabilities, bolsters security, and transforms service delivery. We specialize in scalable Agile software development, user experience design, and cloud engineering solutions to improve, modernize, and optimize government IT systems. Known for challenging the status quo and continually exploring new ways to deliver value, our superior outcomes are the result of our collaborative analytical approach and partnering with our customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo builds flexible solutions that evolve as missions change, delivering results that last. Learn more at octoconsulting.com.