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Octo Wins Seat on Cutting-Edge, $49M IDIQ to Provide Artificial Intelligence Solutions to the Federal Government

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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