October 19, 2012 – KSJ and Associates, Inc. (KSJ) was awarded a four year contract valued at $8M by the United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to provide consolidated tools and portfolio management support for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Portfolio Management (PfM) Directorate, now known as the Investment Management, Execution, Control, and Oversight (IMECO) Directorate, Enterprise Architecture Division (EAD), and the Information Management (IM) Division. KSJ will provide support services to use and maintain the enterprise tools sets to collect and analyze data, and manage the Military Health System (MHS) IM/Information Technology (IT) processes and IT investment portfolio. The services will include, but are not limited to, registry and repository maintenance, tool system administration and maintenance, requirements management, and portfolio management support.
The OCIO PfM Directorate provides Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) support to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and CIO Portfolio owners throughout the select, control and evaluation phases of CPIC. The OCIO EAD is responsible for the overall integration and federation of the MHS Enterprise Architecture descriptions that provide context and rules for accomplishing the MHS mission. IM collects, refines, and integrates MHS generated IM/IT user functional requirements, establishes operational and data architectures, and is responsible for the management of MHS data standardization. The OCIO and IM offices work together to manage the MHS IT investment portfolio consistent with the defined requirements, architecture and costs throughout the programs’ lifecycles.
Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, KSJ is a privately held professional consulting firm that specializes in providing information technology management, technical support, and consulting services to the DoD, Federal and State agencies. KSJ has successfully supported the MHS over the past 16 years, and has a strong understanding of healthcare business practices and associated applications.