Tag Archives: RPA

Executive Spotlight: Serco Chairman, CEO Dave Dacquino & Defense Services Business Group SVP Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino and Tom Watson

Dave Dacquino, chairman and chief executive officer of Serco and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Tom Watson, senior vice president of the company's Defense Services Business Group, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding Serco's acquisition of Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (WBB) from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital for $295 million. 

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Maximus’ Raj Parameswaran: Robotic Process Automation a Key Tool to Government IT Leaders

Raj Parameswaran US Federal IT President Maximus

Raj Parameswaran, president of U.S. federal information technology at Maximus, said robotic process automation could help government agencies facilitate the delivery of services to citizens while allowing employees to focus on more complex tasks. “RPA will continue to grow as a valuable tool for government IT leaders because it allows the immediate expansion and scaling of human labor without impacting existing systems,“ Parameswaran wrote in a guest piece published Friday on GCN.

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FEMA Releases RFI for Robotic Process Automation

FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants to identify market sources of robotic process automation technologies that would reduce manual labor and steamline processes within FEMA's Office of the Chief Procurement Officer. FEMA said Wednesday in a SAM notice it seeks information on commercial RPA software, implementation requirements and associated program management work for a potential automation effort.

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DHS Seeks Info on Automation Capabilities for Invoice Processing

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to seek information on potential industry sources that could provide artificial intelligence, machine learning and other automation tools and information technology support services for the financial systems modernization joint program management office. The department's FSM JPMO plans to award a two-year contract for IT engineering and service management, administrative and clerical support and management advisory support services.

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Executive Spotlight: NCI President, CEO Paul Dillahay Discusses $807M GSA DIGIT Task Order Win

Paul Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI Information Systems

Paul Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI Information Systems, Inc. (NCI), and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the company's recent $807 million GSA DIGIT (Digital Innovation for GSA Infrastructure Technologies) task order win. “Our artificial intelligence (AI) solutions have been adopted by our industry and federal customers, which has set us up for a very strong 2021," said Dillahay.

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EY Helps HUD CFO Office Adopt Robotic Process Automation Tech; Irv Dennis Quoted

Irv Dennis CFO HUD

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has enlisted the help of Ernst & Young to simplify the agency's financial management processes through the implementation of robotics process automation technology, Federal News Network reported Monday. Irv Dennis, chief financial officer of HUD and a 36-year EY veteran, said the partnership used RPA to shorten a manual process from 2.6K hours to 65.

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FCC Launches Solicitation for Robotic Process Automation Platform, Services

FCC

The Federal Communications Commission seeks technology and related services to automate repetitive tasks and reduce manual work within the Universal Service Administrative Company, an FCC-supported nonprofit. FCC said Wednesday in a SAM notice it requires robotic process automation services and tool to help USAC meet strategic goals, streamline workflows, lessen operational risk, transition from manual transactional processing and enhance functionality for users.

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Executive Spotlight: Bruce Caswell, Maximus President & CEO

Bruce Caswell President

Bruce Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Maximus, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as enhancing workforce support, developing new technologies and supporting employment services. Additionally, Caswell discussed investments in new technologies, as well as where Maximus will head in 2021. 

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Accenture Federal Arm to Update Case Mgmt System for US Courts Admin Office; Jenna O'Steen Quoted

Jenna OSteen Justice Portfolio Lead AFS

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to modernize the client case-management system of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) System. Under the BPA, AFS will help the AOUSC design, integrate, deploy and support a secure cloud-based client case-management system on a software-as-a-service platform.

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Vertosoft & DataRobot Win OTA to Advance Federal Financial Transactions; Chet Hayes Quoted

Chet Hayes, CTO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft and DataRobot have been awarded an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the Army's Office of Financial Operations and Information and the Office of the Secretary of Defense's (OSD) Comptroller to resolve financial and accounting errors without human intervention. DataRobot will integrate its enterprise AI platform with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to categorize unmatched transactions.

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