NIH AWARDS KPMG CONSULTING FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE UNDER CIO-SP2 CONTRACT.
KPMG Consulting, Inc. (Nasdaq: KCIN), one of the world's largest consulting and business systems integration firms, has received an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH "Not invented here." See digispeak.
NIH - The United States National Institutes of Health. ) for Outstanding Performance under the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners II contract, known as CIO-SP CIO-SP Chief Information Officer - Solutions and Partners 2. In its first year as a prime contractor, KPMG Consulting was one of the top three revenue winners among the 48 companies competing under the contract.
Dr. Leamon Lee, Associate Director of Administration at NIH, presented the honor to KPMG Consulting at an awards ceremony hosted by the NIH Information Technology Acquisition & Assessment Center (NITAAC NITAAC National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center ).
"KPMG Consulting has had extraordinary success with CIO-SP2 providing innovative e-Business solutions to defense and civilian agencies. While this is the company's first year as a prime contractor to the CIOSP contract community, KPMG Consulting is already a revenue leader and we look forward to working with the company for the remaining nine years of this contract," said Dr. Lee.
Under the CIO-SP2 contract, KPMG Consulting has received a total of eight task orders from the United States Army United States Army
Major branch of the U.S. military forces, charged with preserving peace and security and defending the nation. The first regular U.S. fighting force, the Continental Army, was organized by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, to supplement local , the Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Health and Human Services, HHS , and NIH, including:
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS HHS Department of Health and Human Services. ) has selected KPMG Consulting as the business advisor and systems integrator to plan and design a Unified Financial Management System (UFMS). The mission of the UFMS is to provide HHS with a single, Web-based financial management system that enables uniform financial management across HHS agencies.
The NIH has engaged KPMG Consulting to continue with current work to develop and maintain the NIH data warehouse. The NIH data warehouse provides business intelligence and reporting for many of the NIH's administrative business functions such as human resources, finance, property management, and travel.
Other defense and civilian agencies have contracted with KPMG Consulting to provide solutions in the areas of chief information officer support; outsourcing; program management support; and integration services.
"The CIO-SP2 contract vehicle continues to enable KPMG Consulting to help federal agencies streamline their operations and better service their constituencies," said Rich Roberts, senior vice president, KPMG Consulting. "We look forward to leveraging our business systems integration experience to help agencies meet the challenges of an evolving technology environment in the years ahead."
In addition, Howard Ady, senior manager, KPMG Consulting, was presented the NITAAC Director's Award for his contributions to develop a successful marketing program for the CIO-SP2 contract.
"It's been my goal to get the message out that KPMG Consulting's CIO-SP2 team can help government CIOs transform their visions and plans into reality, through leadership and technology innovation," said Ady. "I'm honored to have received this award and look forward to another great year."
The CIO-SP2 contract allows federal agencies to purchase information technology products and services in nine key task areas, including CIO CIO: see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
(Chief Information Officer) The executive officer in charge of information processing in an organization. support; outsourcing; IT operations and maintenance; integration services; critical infrastructure protection Department of Defense (DOD) program to identify and protect assets critical to the Defense Transportation System. Loss of a critical asset would result in failure to support the mission of a combatant commander. and information assurance; digital government; enterprise resource planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. ; software development; and clinical support, research, and studies.