Federal Government Selects 12 IT Services Firms For CIO Project

The U.S. federal government, through its General Services Administration (GSA), recently announced it had made its decision on the IT services vendors approved its major overhaul of the CIO office known as COMET and which stands for CIO modernization and enterprise transformation contract.

The selected vendors include:

• Booz Allen Hamilton
• CGI Federal
• Collabralink Technologies
• Digital Management
• Incentive Technology Group/Accenture Federal Services (ITG-Accenture CTA)
• Karsun Solutions
• Octo Consulting Group
• REI Systems
• Sevatec
• Techflow
• Unisys Corporation
• Vencore (dba Perspecta)

In parallel, the GSA also awarded four task orders.

• Task order No. 1: Hailey’s COMET: Sevatec won to provide services under the previous procurement known as CAMEO. This task order could be worth as much as $150 million.
• Task order No. 2: Booz Allen won to provide fleet management group support services. This task order could be worth $76 million.
• Task order No. 3: Booz Allen also won to provide cloud services. This was a new contract. This task order could be worth $32 million.
• Task order No. 4: Vencore and ITG won to provide support to the Integrated Acquisition Environment (IAE) organization. Vencore’s portion of the task order could be worth $16 million and ITG’s $17 million.

The GSA began solicitation for COMET in mid-June 2019 with the expectation of setting aside 25% of the awards for small businesses.