NIH Awards Capgemini Government Solutions LLC IT Portfolio Management Contract for the Center for Scientific Review
Capgemini to provide comprehensive, collaborative approach to streamline, align, and enhance National Institutes of Health (NIH) capital planning and investment control
Herndon, VA (PRWEB) November 2, 2008
Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, a member of the Capgemini Group, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, a prime contract to serve as the IT Portfolio Manager for the Center for Scientific Review (CSR).
Capgemini Government Solutions LLC will provide strategic program planning and leadership alignment approaches proven successful with other Federal Government clients, as well as many Fortune 500® companies, incorporating strategic alignment, demand management, and program management processes.
The Center for Scientific Review chose Capgemini due to a combination of the firm's qualified Integrated Program Support framework, unique Collaborative Business Experience approach to working with clients, and the quality of work delivered to other Federal Government agencies. For decades, Capgemini has worked with public sector organizations to develop IT strategies, implement technology platforms, refine organizational processes and support change management initiatives. As a result of the current initiative, NIH CSR expects to should gain a robust IT portfolio management capability, including a center of excellence, associated governance model, and enhanced processes.
"In our experience at Capgemini, we have found that the most critical success factor in mature portfolio management processes is developing a compelling strategy with clear goals and measures of success," says Val Lyons, President and CEO of Capgemini Government Solutions LLC. Capgemini brings leading practices, a collaborative approach and proven tools and methods to help NIH CSR utilize scarce IT resources to complete its mission of managing its IT portfolio."
The Center for Scientific Review serves as the portal for NIH (as well as other components of HHS) grant applications, and is responsible for reviewing grants for scientific merit, organizing peer review, and study sections. CSR's mission has remain unchanged since 1946: to provide NIH grant applications fair, independent, expert and timely reviews, free from inappropriate influences, so that NIH may fund the most promising research. Capgemini's IT Portfolio Management methodology, collaborative approach, and compelling team will help CSR achieve its objectives and mission.
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working - the Collaborative Business Experience - and through a global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to offer the right resources in the right location at competitive cost. Present in 36 countries, Capgemini reported 2007 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs over 86,000 people worldwide.
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About Capgemini Government Solutions
Capgemini Government Solutions LLC is committed to working with government clients to ensure they are successful in their strategic, tactical and transformation initiatives. Capgemini helps organizations create sustainable value by employing innovative business process improvement strategies and applied solutions that utilize a unique method of engagement: the Collaborative Business Experience (CBE). By providing public and private sector experience, best practices, and proven tools and methodologies tailored for the U. S. government's unique requirements, we help clients build knowledge and capabilities as we work together to drive transformation agendas. With a dedicated core team of professionals in Herndon, VA, Capgemini Government Solutions was formed in 2002 to offer U. S. Government agencies deep transformation, consulting, and IT expertise.
More information is available at http://www. capgemini-gs. com (http://www. capgemini-gs. com)