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Excella Awarded DOD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Data Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Development (DRAID) Contract
Arlington, Virginia, May 24, 2022 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, today announced it has been awarded the Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Data Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Development (DRAID) Services Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to accelerate AI adoption across the Defense Department. Through this award, Excella will have the […]
Forbes Recognizes Excella as an America’s Best Management Consulting Firm in 2022
Arlington, Virginia, April 21, 2022 – Excella has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms 2022 for the fourth time. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on March 15th, 2022 and can currently […]
Three Things to Consider for Responsible AI in Government
The use of AI and analytics are crucial for government agencies, who are among the largest owners of data. The benefits of AI are often discussed – operational efficiencies, intelligent automation possibilities and the ability to gain deeper insights from massive amounts of data.
Excella Awarded Digital Innovation and Development (DID(it)), II Contract with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Arlington, Virginia, March 15, 2022 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, has been awarded the Digital Innovation and Development (DID(it)) II contract to support the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Excella has supported the USCIS mission for over six years. Through the DID(it) contract, valued at $116.6 million over five years, Excella […]
Excella Appoints Ruben Marchiani as Vice President and Market Owner of National Security
Arlington, Virginia, February 10, 2022 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, announced the appointment of Ruben Marchiani as Vice President and Market Owner of National Security. Ruben will play a strategic role in leading all aspects of profit & loss management, client service, strategy, and business development to accelerate growth for the firm. “Ruben brings over 29 years of deep insights and […]
Excella Awarded Department of Homeland Security Continued Automation and Enhancements Contract
Arlington, Virginia, January 27, 2022 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, announced it has been selected as part of the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement contract. Under the contract, Excella will provide Agile software delivery, full-stack development, and cloud support. For DHS, IT modernization is pivotal to delivering on […]
Excella to Expand Work with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Chief Data Office
Arlington, Virginia, December 7, 2021 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, today announced it has been awarded a task order with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG), expanding ongoing support across all three divisions within the Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO). Through […]
NIST’s AI Risk Management Framework Must Focus on Ethical AI
Henry Jia, lead data scientist at Excella, share three tips for agencies to responsibly utilize AI and align with NIST’s principles.
Excella Appoints Eddie Morris Vice President of Strategic Pricing
Arlington, Virginia, December 2, 2021 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Eddie Morris as VP of Strategic Pricing and Profitability. In this role, Morris will connect Excella leadership, subcontractors and federal agencies to provide government with seamless access to agile transformation and innovative, responsible AI offerings at appropriate […]
Excella Awarded DOJ Agile Support Services Contract
Arlington, Virginia, October 26, 2021 –Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to provide Agile Support Services for the Spartan Case Management System. Excella will be providing agile coaching and comprehensive testing to support the continued […]
Excella Receives 2021 Industry Innovator Award
October 20th, 2021 – Excella was named one of the winners of the 2021 Industry Innovators Award for building out HHS OIG’s Grants Analytics Portal. The 2021 Industry Innovator Award are part of a broader program known as the Government Innovation Awards, presented by Washington Technology and sibling publications FCW, GCN and Defense Systems.
Audit Attempts to Clean Up Bias
Henry Jia, lead data scientist at Excella, provide his take on the persistent and often invisible problem with bias in AI Algorithms.
How the Pandemic Changed the Government’s Health-Focused Buying
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to shift how health focused agencies prioritize and spend money. NextGov interviews industry leaders on how they’ve seen and experience shifts in the priorities and spending among health focused agencies.
Excella Awarded Navy SeaPort Next Generation IDIQ
Arlington, Virginia, September 14, 2021 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, was awarded a prime position on U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation (Seaport-NxG) multiple-award contract. Prior to this award, Excella was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to research the use of DevSecOps practices and technologies with Naval Control […]
Excella Awarded Contract to Support the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC)
Arlington, Virginia, August 25, 2021 – Excella, a pioneer in Agile technology solutions, today announced it has been awarded a two-year contract with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE)’s Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC). Excella will leverage artificial intelligence and data analytics technology to assist the PRAC in improving transparency and […]
Sandy Gillespie Announced as a 2021 WashingtonExec’s Chief Officer Awards Finalist
WashingtonExec announced its finalists for the 2021 Chief Officer Awards on April 15th. Excella’s Sandy Gillespie was selected as a Chief Operating Officer (COO) finalist. Leading up to the event, WashingtonExec interviews finalists to learn more about their career moments, primary focus areas, career advice and more.