Lockheed Martin announces DIMHRS team
- By Joab Jackson
- May 10, 2002
Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., has finalized the major players for it team competing for what will be the largest government personnel and pay system ever implemented, the company announced May 8.
Lockheed Martin's team includes Affiliated Computer Services, Dallas; Deloitte Consulting, New York; and Resource Consultants Inc., Vienna, Va. It also includes InfoReliance Corp., Fairfax, Va.; Intersect Technologies Inc., Tucson, Ariz.; the University of New Orleans and "several small Louisiana technology businesses," according to the announcement.
Lockheed Martin will be competing against teams led by other major integrators, including PwC Consulting Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda; IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y.; Northrop Grumman Corp., Los Angeles; and Computer Sciences Corp., El Segundo, Calif.
The Defense Integrated Military Human Resource System, known as DIMHRS, sprang from a 1997 Defense Department initiative to develop a fully integrated personnel system to handle all active and reserve components of the armed services.
Using software from PeopleSoft Inc., Pleasanton, Calif., the system will support 3.1 million service personnel and will replace 81 legacy systems. Integration work may run to $1.5 billion, industry officials said. The request for proposals was issued on April 16 and bids were due May 15.
PwC Consulting is leading a team that includes Electronic Data Systems Corp., Plano, Texas, and PeopleSoft implementator CoVision Inc., Herndon, Va.
IBM's team includes American Management Systems Inc., Fairfax, Va.; CACI International Inc., Arlington, Va.; and TRW Inc., Cleveland.
Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.