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GSA Awards Octo Consulting Task Order to Support Agile Transformation; Thomas Lee, AJ Rowland Quoted

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Thomas Lee
Thomas Lee SVP Octo

Octo Consulting has been awarded the five-year, $11.8 million Joint Product Team Task Order under the General Services Administration (GSA) CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation (COMET) blanket purchase agreement (BPA).

“This is a key win for our GSA team, further demonstrating the valuable work the team has been doing for this customer over the last several years,” said Thomas Lee, SVP of Octo’s Federal and Civilian Business Unit. “We are pleased to continue to support GSA by providing top talent and technology to help them meet mission objectives.”

Under the task order, Octo will provide Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and business and technical architecture for GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) to transform the administration’s System for Award Management (SAM).

In addition, Octo will deliver business, technical and scaled Agile leadership to support GSA’s IAE Agile Release Train, address program challenges and drive business value. Octo will also provide a variety of technologies, partnerships, processes and employees to support the modernization efforts. 

“We are excited to continue our successful partnership with GSA through this contract that enables us to impact the entire IAE program through architecture, governance, DevOps, and Agile process enhancements,” said Octo director for GSA Programs AJ Rowland

About Octo

Octo challenges the status quo, empowering federal agencies to leap IT hurdles by using emerging technologies to create transformative solutions that enable rapid modernization, enhance citizen engagement, and maximize human impact. We continually explore ways to transform IT, producing results vital to national security, intelligence, health care, and more.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges with Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Agile DevSecOps, Cloud Engineering, Open Source, Cybersecurity, and Data Science solutions. Octo enables the government to modernize faster and meet the needs of rapidly changing missions with agility. Our approach is collaborative, and our outcomes are superior.