Robbins-Gioia, Inc. Wins $5 Million Implementation Contract With Coopers & Lybrand Supporting The United Kingdom's Ministry Of Defense.ALEXANDRIA Alexandria, city, Egypt
Alexandria, Arabic Al Iskandariyah, city (1996 pop. 3,328,196), N Egypt, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is at the western extremity of the Nile River delta, situated on a narrow isthmus between the sea and Lake Mareotis (Maryut). , Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 1996--Coopers & Lybrand, UK has selected Robbins-Gioia, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robbins-Gioia, Inc., to provide implementation and program management expertise to the Ministry of Defense's (MoD) CAPITAL Program.
Robbins-Gioia will ensure that the Accounting and Budgeting Program is delivered on time and within budget. The contract was awarded on May 8, 1996 for five years with an estimated value of $150 million. Robbins-Gioia's services are worth approximately $5 million.
CAPITAL is a program under which the Ministry of Defense will implement the UK Government's Resource Accounting and Budgeting initiative. The program requirements include a complete overhaul of the MoD's accounting, financial management, and management planning processes and will encompass both annual and forecast planning. The expected results are greater integration of the various financial and planning activities, better management of information, and improved decision-making decision-making,
n the process of coming to a conclusion or making a judgment.
n a type of informal decision-making that combines clinical expertise, patient concerns, and evidence gathered from at all levels within the UK's Armed Forces. It is one of the largest people and processes change management programs ever attempted in a government entity.
Mark Stanton, Senior Partner, Coopers & Lybrand, when asked why they chose Robbins-Gioia, stated, "Due to the complexity and scope of this project we needed the "best in the class" implementation services provider to ensure success for the MoD's CAPITAL program. They possess deep project and program management skills, and have proven themselves time and time again."
Services provided by Robbins-Gioia include program planning and control, configuration management, task order management, risk and financial management, and the application of its Executive Information Management (EIS (1) (Executive Information System) An information system that consolidates and summarizes ongoing transactions within the organization. It provides top management with all the information it requires at all times from internal and external sources. ) system.
John Gioia, president & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. commented, "We are proud to be part of the solution team for the CAPITAL Program and look forward to the success of this program for the Ministry of Defense."
Coopers & Lybrand, supported by Deloitte & Touche, is leading the consortium to act as Accounting Systems Integrator An individual or organization that builds systems from a variety of diverse components. With increasing complexity of technology, more customers want complete solutions to information problems, requiring hardware, software and networking expertise in a multivendor environment. and to assist with the development and roll-out of the CAPITAL project. Apart from Robbins-Gioia, Ltd., which is assisting the overall management of this highly complex project, other members of the consortium include Sequent (Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., Beaverton, OR, www.sequent.com) A computer company founded in 1983 by 17 ex-employees of Intel that specialized in multiprocessing systems for the client/server environment. Computer Systems Ltd., Racal-Datacom Ltd., and Logica UK Ltd., who is providing the technological expertise to help install and integrate up to 80 separate financial management information systems across the Ministry of Defense; and Peritas Ltd. and ATC ATC Air Traffic Control
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The team will ensure that existing programs, such as the Procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases. Executive's ASPECT program and the RAF Logistics Command The Royal Air Force's Logistics Command was formed on 1 April 1994 and its role was to provide logistics support to the RAF. The formation of Logistics Command resulted from the Governments's PROSPECT study which was aimed to achieve a 20% reduction in the UK armed forces' Systems, will seamlessly integrate with the new CAPITAL program.
Robbins-Gioia Inc., headquartered in Alexandria, has been providing proven implementation services to government and Fortune 500 companies since 1980. Using the R-G triad approach of skilled professionals, proven processes, and automated au·to·mate
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1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.
2. tools, the company helps businesses worldwide maintain a competitive edge in an ever-changing marketplace.
For more information, please call 703/548-7006, or write 209 Madison Street, Alexandria, Va. 22314, or visit the company's home page at http://www.rgalex.com.
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