Implementing an efficient C4I materiel development model to help transform the Army's global network

AcquisitionBusiness ProcessProgram Management | DoD | Defense

Challenge

The Army is challenged with acquiring and implementing Enterprise-wide IT capabilities and services across multiple Combatant commands. Project Manager Installation, Information, Infrastructure, Communications and Capabilities (PM I3C2) manages a global portfolio as a critical part of the Department of the Army's initiative to transform its IT Enterprise into a single, cohesive force deployment enabler.  

Our Approach

Octo provides worldwide (U.S., Korea, Europe, Southwest Asia) full acquisition lifecycle support expertise - from developing acquisition strategy through sustainment. Leveraging agile acquisition engineering concepts to develop performance based strategies and establish a repeatable and efficient process for mission execution. Octo is enabling the Joint Information Environment for the Army.  

Results

Octo supported a wide-ranging portfolio of contract actions of varying complexity and scope for new Army C4I capabilities valued at over $1.7B in 2012 alone. Octo also introduced business process improvement methods that resulted in process optimization yielding approximately 33% improved acquisition cycle time.