NIH taps BearingPoint for data warehouse work

The National Institutes of Health will rely on BearingPoint Inc. to support information systems the agency uses to produce business intelligence reports.

Terms of the contract, worth up to $35.9 million over five years, call for BearingPoint of McLean, Va., to support NIH's Information Enterprise Systems by developing and maintaining a next-generation data warehouse project, known as nVision, that the agency will use to produce reports for its accounting and administrative business systems.

The first year of the contract is worth $6.9 million, according to a company statement. BearingPoint previously worked on an earlier phase of the project awarded in 2001.

The company has developed a host of business intelligence solutions for NIH to help the agency meet its reporting needs for budget and finance, human resources and acquisition management. BearingPoint also developed a solution to track NIH's inventions, patents and licenses, as well as its property holdings, the company said in a statement.

Ethan Butterfield is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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