Octo, a member of the Octo Metric Joint Venture (JV) with Metric5, will provide IT modernization and data science solutions for USCIS.
November 9, 2021, Reston, Va. – Octo, the IT modernization provider for the Federal Government and a member of the Octo Metric Joint Venture (JV) with Metric5, announced today it has won a CIO-SP3 SB award to provide IT modernization and data sciences services for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the Predictive Lake Analytics Nextgen eXchange Services (PLANXS) task order. The five-year task order will allow Octo to support development and enhancement of capabilities for advanced analytics and data reporting as well as data brokering for IT systems and applications. Octo Metric will incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), configuration management, advanced DevSecOps, and user centered design among other capabilities and best practices. Octo Metric will also provide architecture design, implementation, and support and legacy operational maintenance alongside user training and change control.
Octo’s General Manager of National Security and Federal Civilian Markets Chuck Schefer said, “Octo has a history of collaborating with USCIS to support the citizenship journey. We are pleased to continue and expand upon this work as Octo Metric, assisting USCIS in transforming its analytical capabilities. USCIS has a large data pool that can be harnessed for decision making, and we’re excited to help them enhance their ability to maximize that ability, as well as enable them to use their data for operational improvement and predictive and prescriptive analytics.”
As part of the task order, Octo Metric will conduct automated testing and deployment activities and advanced data analytics powered by emerging technologies. Octo’s CEO Mehul Sanghani commented, “Working with Metric5 as Octo Metric, we are thrilled to collaborate with USCIS. We’re especially excited to use our data analytics, ML, and AI expertise to forward the USCIS mission. These emerging technologies are critical to meeting USCIS’ objectives as it moves along the path of modernization.”
Octo is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges, enabling agencies to jump the technology curve. We don’t just modernize. We create lasting change through best practices that help agencies implement and integrate at-scale next-generation technology and innovation. With a mission and service first mentality, we provide Agile, DevSecOps, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Cloud, Open Source, and Data Science solutions, collaborating to solve customers’ pressing problems. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo delivers proven technology vital to the intelligence community and health care, defense, national security, and civilian agencies that directly impact our nation. Visit octo.us.