Tag Archives: decision making

MCA Wins $68M BPA to Support DHS Management Services; Lisa Firestone Quoted

Lisa Firestone

Managed Care Advisors (MCA) has been awarded an approximate five-year, $68 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide a full range of Workers' Compensation Medical Case Management Services (WC-MCMS) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component agencies, the company reported on Tuesday. MCA will provide a fully integrated solution, including a dedicated 24/7/365 Incident Reporting Hotline.

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Emily Murphy Highlights GSA Data-Driven Progress

Emily Murphy, administrator of the General Services Administration and a 2019 Wash100 awardee, presented about the agency's use of data to inform decision making during the 2019 ACT-IAC ImagineNation ELC conference, FCW reported Wednesday. GSA's acquisition dashboard has so far helped GSA quantify acquisition progress including the Federal Acquisition Service' record-setting performance this year, she noted.

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Sue Gordon: Intell Community Should Expand AI Adoption to Accelerate Data Analysis

Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, said the intelligence community is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to accelerate data analysis, facilitate the decision-making process and keep ahead of adversaries, Nextgov reported Thursday. “We are going to have to make machines integrated into all our processes,” she said Thursday at the Defense One Tech Summit.

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GSA Launches Big Data Mgmt Platform for Open Data & Transparency Goals

The General Services Administration has developed a government big data management platform designed to address data analysis speed and accuracy demand and support the government’s mission to promote openness, transparency and accessibility. GSA said Thursday its Data to Decisions program was recognized at the 10th Annual Red Hat Innovation Awards open source technology event for its …

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Army CIO Robert Ferrell Unveils Strategy to Share, Manage Data

Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell, the Army‘s chief information officer, has introduced a strategy that seeks to facilitate data exchanges on its network as the service branch moves to implement the Common Operating Environment. The Army Data Strategy is based on the Defense Department’s Net-Centric Data Strategy that seeks to improve data access and interoperability across the …

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