Exhibiting vast expertise in skills such as Agile software development and improving IT infrastructure, Octo was strongly favored by the Defense Health Agency.
Next-gen IT federal service provider, Octo Consulting Group declared on 11th Oct 2018 that the firm had been awarded with a multiple year contract by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) worth approximately $25 Million to give the DHA services of support for their information technology needs, in particular for the Research and Development Directorate for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. The firm will deliver a complete IT service project on designing and standardizing operating processes, and optimizing development time through the use of Agile software development practices.
The Research and Development Directorate of the DHA aims to optimize the treatment for traumatic brain injury and psychological health with collaboration from the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs. The imperative need for high performance, information technology services, and better educational information for the military health system overall.
Octo Consulting Group will provide their support services for the Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCOE) and the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. The team at Octo has extensive experience on providing services for a wide spectrum of support processes. In tandem with Agile techniques, the firm will also make use of state-of-the-art techniques for prioritization, along with tried and tested methods of program management.
The services provided by Octo are anticipated to enhance the DHA’s information distribution mechanisms, modernization of system infrastructure, and at the same time significantly reduce costs for the DHA. Octo aims to provide support services related to numerous information technology verticals such as cybersecurity, program management, infrastructure management, information management, end user services, desktop services, web services, and information technology enterprise services.
In addition, Octo will follow practices that are prescribed according to a number of ISO standards including 2000, 9001, and 27001, to provide an accepted level of services and enhanced efficiency, while including the DHA’s needs, completing its requests in a timely manner and raising production speed without it affecting quality or security in any way.
Being of an integrated nature, the DHA and the Research and Development Directorate can effectively support and use a wide portfolio of information technology tools and shared services that work jointly towards their mutual goals.