ECS announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $49 million contract vehicle to provide advanced Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions to customers across the federal government.
“Through the IAAI contract vehicle, ECS will support the federal government with critical technologies and new, innovative capabilities,” said John Heneghan, ECS’ senior vice president of enterprise solutions. “We are eager to help HHS achieve operational efficiencies and cost savings in accordance with the BuySmarter initiative,” he added.
The contract, managed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), enables federal agencies to seek targeted procurements in emerging technologies such as blockchain/distributed ledger technology, natural language processing, robotics process automation and machine learning.
ECS will draw on prior experience serving customers including the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
“ECS has a proven history of developing, implementing, and maintaining next-generation technological solutions for our federal partners,” said George Wilson, president of ECS and 2019 Wash100 Award winner. “We are proud to continue to build and support the tools of the future.”
ECS, a segment of ASGN, delivers advanced solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, science, and engineering. The company solves critical, complex challenges for customers across the U.S. public sector, defense, intelligence, and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML providers and holds specialized certifications in their technologies.