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Sapient Government Services acquires consulting firm

Sapient Government Services has acquired OnPoint Consulting, strengthening Sapient’s presence in the government space and further extending its innovation capabilities with government, nonprofits and non-governmental organizations.

Arlington, Va.-based OnPoint Consulting was founded in 1994 and works to develop, modernize, secure and operate the technology solutions for government agencies, and has a number of federal clients including the Energy, State, Transportation, Treasury, Defense, Agriculture Departments.

The deal brings to Sapient include infrastructure, cybersecurity, workforce productivity, micro-application development and managed security operations.

“As technology rapidly reshapes the human experience, both at home and at work, governments, nonprofits and NGOs are looking for partners to help drive the innovation necessary to respond to these shifting requirements,” said Alan J. Herrick, president and CEO of Sapient.

“The environment in which the federal government must evolve is transforming very rapidly. Public service institutions must learn to operate in an increasingly-connected world,” said Teresa Bozzelli, head of Sapient Government Services. “Sapient Government Services has a long history of helping our clients navigate complex and shifting environments.

KippsDeSanto advised OnPoint on the transaction.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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