Army awards enterprise systems work

The Army has awarded a five-year, $188 million contract to BearingPoint Inc. to provide consulting services to the enterprise solutions center operated by the Army Communications-Electronics Command.

Under the contract, BearingPoint of McLean, Va., will furnish consulting services related to systems engineering, software development, enterprise resource planning and service-oriented architecture projects.

One of the company's first tasks will be to support the program office for the joint medical information systems of the Tricare Management Activity. Tricare is the health care plan for those serving in the military, retirees and their families. The program office supports full lifecycle development of health care systems, including design, development, testing, evaluation and deployment.

William Welsh writes for Washington Technology, an 1105 Government Information Group publication.

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