Booz Allen Hamilton wins $15.8 million GIS contract as part of a...

Booz Allen Hamilton wins $15.8 million GIS contract as part of a US public health program

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US: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) have awarded a $15.8 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government, to provide GIS services for their Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program (GRASP).

GRASP aims at promoting the use of geospatial technology to improve public health. It provides GIS support across CDC and ATSDR. The five year contract has been awarded to provide GIS analysis, research and geospatial statistics; remote sensing imagery analysis, cartographic design and production; GIS application design, development and maintenance; GIS database design, development, management, and maintenance; GIS data-gathering, training, and support; GIS systems integration; GIS training; and GIS project management.

Source: online.wsj.com