Booz Allen Hamilton wins $674M DOD contract
McLean-based Fortune 500 firm will support growth of data analytics platform
McLean-based Fortune 500 global management consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. was awarded a five-year, $674 million contract from the General Services Administration to maintain and support the growth of the Department of Defense’s Advana data analytics platform.
“In response to increasingly advanced threats from global adversaries, the Department of Defense has placed a clear priority on enabling ready access to data and analytics across its enterprise so its teams can make faster, smarter decisions that benefit their business, operations, and mission,” said Leslie DiFonzo, an executive vice president at Booz Allen, in a statement. “We are proud to take part in helping the Department of Defense continue the meteoric growth of the Advana platform by providing full lifecycle IT support, data engineering and analytics capabilities.”
Under the contract, Booz Allen will provide services to DOD utilizing data engineering, artificial intelligence and machine learning operations, data visualization and cloud computing.
Led by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Advana integrates hundreds of DOD business systems, ranging from financial and medical data to personnel and logistics information, into one platform accessed by more than 20,000 users across 42 DOD organizations.