Tag Archives: USAID

Booz Allen Execs on Change Management Misconceptions in Federal IT Modernization

Three Booz Allen Hamilton executives said there are five myths about change management in government information technology modernization and the first notion that should be debunked is that change management should concentrate on end users. “Successful change management requires a whole cultural change that goes beyond end users to encompass the entire stakeholder community – from your delivery teams and business units to your end user community,” Booz Allen’s Juli Dixon, Ben Marglin and Andrew Mason wrote in an FCW article published Thursday.

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USAID Taps AECOM for Amazon Conservation Project; John Vollmer Quoted

The U.S. Agency for International Development‘s South America Regional office in Peru has awarded a potential five-year, $23.5M contract to AECOM to help protect the Amazon rainforest from harmful infrastructure and extractive efforts. Under the Amazon Promotion of Best Social and Environmental Management Practices initiative, the company will work to …

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CGI Helps USAID Adopt Hybrid Cloud IT Infrastructure

CGI has helped the U.S. Agency for International Development transition USDA’s information technology infrastructure to a hybrid cloud computing environment in an effort to comply with the White House’s Federal Cloud First Policy. The company said Tuesday used its Unify360 suite of IT management tools and services to migrate more than 900 agency physical …

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ICF to Continue CDC Public Health Surveillance System Support

ICF has won a potential three-year, $20 million task order to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update a cloud-based public health surveillance system. The company said Thursday it will provide technical expertise and support services for the surveillance, information management, technology, data management and analytic tools of the agency’s BioSense platform. The recompete …

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USAID Seeks Info on Correspondence Tracking Systems

The U.S. Agency for International Development has submitted a request for information on systems used to track correspondence documents. USAID is in need of a system that would automatically receive and categorize solicited and unsolicited correspondence, and notify officials for feedback and approval, the agency said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice. …

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Tetra Tech to Support USAID’s Water Supply & Sanitation Efforts in Uganda

Tetra Tech has received a potential five-year, $32 million contract to provide technical expertise for a U.S. Agency for International Development program that seeks to expand water, sanitation and hygiene services across Uganda. The company said Tuesday it aims to assist Uganda’s government in efforts to increase household access to sanitation and …

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Leidos, Immunovaccine Expand Malaria Vaccine Devt Partnership

Leidos and biopharmaceutical company Immunovaccine have expanded a partnership to develop peptide-based vaccines against malaria. The U.S. Agency for International Development and Leidos selected a vaccine delivery formulation based on Immunovaccine’s DepoVax platform for further research and development through a contract extension, Immunovaccine said Tuesday. USAID issued the new contract after the two companies completed …

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Tetra Tech to Support USAID Clean Energy Programs in Central Asia

Tetra Tech has received a four-year, $24 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from to support the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s efforts to accelerate adoption of clean energy services throughout Central Asia. The company said Thursday it will assist USAID and the agency’s Central Asian country partners to implement sustainable energy services in the region …

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