General Dynamics Information Technology Awarded $241 Million Multi-Cloud Contract by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), announced today it has been awarded a new contract by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide cloud services and software tools. The Cloud Products and Tool (CPT) task order holds a total estimated value of $241 million, on a one-year base period with three one-year options.

GDIT announced today it has been awarded a new contract by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud services and software tools.

GDIT will procure cloud services and implement a mature multi-cloud environment designed to deliver critical healthcare services to tens of millions of Americans through applications such as and CMS operates one of the largest public clouds in the federal government, and the new instances procured under CPT will include Amazon Web Services public cloud and GovCloud, and Microsoft Azure Government.

“We look forward to continuing our 40-year partnership with CMS

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The Value Of Synchronized Planning With Contract Manufacturers

By David Vallejo, SAP

In a previous story, I explored the advantages of synchronized planning for supply chain resilience in an age of disruption. The basic theme in that blog was one of digitally enabled planning processes that support the insight, collaboration, and supply chain agility needed to synchronize plans across long-term, mid-term, and short-term time horizons. The implied scenario was one in which the organization owns the execution phase – meaning that the company itself does the manufacturing.

Contract manufacturing is different

One relevant question is: What about contract manufacturing? How does synchronized planning apply to companies that outsource their manufacturing?

Take for instance, the high-tech industry. Most companies that make computers and other high-tech devices are essentially design and brand owners who work with oversees partners to build the products they sell. For these companies, their relationship to execution

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AECOM awarded design contract to modernize U.S. Air Force Academy’s historic Sijan Hall

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District selected the firm to design the renovation of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s 700,000-square-foot Sijan Hall, which is located just north of Colorado Springs, CO. The dormitory is situated in the campus’s Cadet Area, which is a National Historic Landmark District. This will be the first modernization project at Sijan Hall since it was built in 1968, with the design encompassing residential, academic, courtyard, and recreational spaces.

“AECOM’s strong in-house multi-disciplinary capabilities and track record of technical excellence positioned us as a trusted partner to help modernize the cadet experience,” said Lara Poloni, AECOM’s president. “With more than 20 years of project experience at the U.S. Air Force Academy, we understand that it plays a vital role as both an active military installation and

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New product development ventures in contract manufacturing

So, you’ve been in business with your contract manufacturer for over a year now. You have been through a lot with the firm: vetting and contract negotiation, quality auditing, development and startup of a new product, and finally the better part of a year managing production/sales through a pandemic. Your contract manufacturer has shown over the year it is dedicated to making a quality product for you, along with good communications, quarterly product reviews and a solid Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-certified quality program. You’ve obviously got a good thing going with your contract manufacturer, so what’s next? How about working with it to develop new products?

New product development is one of the best ways to deepen a brand owner/contract manufacturer relationship. It involves collaboration, innovation and a level of trust that is the hallmark of a good relationship. If you have gotten to the point where you are

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Contract Life-cycle Management Software Market to Get a Boost From the Adoption of Cloud-based Contract Life Cycle Management

The global contract life-cycle management software market size is poised to grow by USD 1.86 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 20% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Contract Life-cycle Management Software Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).

The global contract life-cycle management software market is driven by the fact that companies all over the world are increasingly adopting cloud-based systems owing to various benefits such as limited requirements for hardware infrastructure, less

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