BearingPoint to help Marines improve business functions
- By William Welsh
- Oct 22, 2008
BearingPoint Inc. will help the Marine Corps Headquarters manage its information resources and improve the efficiency of business processes under a five-year, $22.3 million contract.
BearingPoint will furnish information management services on a task-order basis. Through the task orders, the company will support and enhance systems and applications that will enable the Marines to comply with the Defense Department's established budgeting and planning processes.
The management and technology consulting company, based in McLean, Va., also will advise Marine Corps headquarters on how to improve processes by using strategies such as Lean Six Sigma. In addition, the company will manage and support a suite of systems that operate the Marine Corps' programs and resources portal.
In the course of its work, BearingPoint will support several key technologies that will be used to improve Marine Corps' processes, including custom-built applications that use Oracle Database, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Cognos business intelligence software.
BearingPoint ranks No. 28
on Washington Technology's 2008 Top 100 list
of the largest federal government prime contractors.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.