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NCI Awarded Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence Contract with Health and Human Services

GovCon artificial intelligence leader selected to help government revolutionize IT systems and operations

RESTON, Va., July 25, 2019 – NCI Information Systems, Inc.

(NCI), a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, today announced it has been selected to provide intelligent automation and artificial intelligence (IAAI) solutions and services to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program Support Center (PSC). The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract is valued at $49 million over a five-year period of performance.

Through the contract, NCI will compete for task orders that will assist HHS in employing new technology solutions for their modernization efforts. NCI will leverage Shai, its artificial intelligence framework designed specifically for government, to help HHS improve operational efficiencies and big data analytics by piloting, testing and implementing advanced technologies to transform business processes and enhance mission delivery. Utilizing the transformative cognitive capabilities of AI — including intelligent automation, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing — NCI will help HHS expedite business processes, streamline operations, reduce errors and backlogs, and cut costs. “Having worked closely with HHS teams for nearly 20 years, we have a deep understanding of the invaluable services they provide and the extraordinary challenges they face. We are excited for the opportunity to join forces with them to improve services for the American public using the truly transformative technology of AI,” said Paul A. Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI. “Over the past two years, we have gathered leaders in commercial AI as exclusive and strategic partners to enable us to scale humans and shift the workforce from low-value to high-value tasks. We look forward to bringing the power of the Shai framework and our cutting-edge technologies to operationalize AI for HHS, enabling them to execute more mission and achieve the greatest outcomes.” About NCI NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. The company has the expertise and proven track record to solve its customers’ most important and complex mission challenges through technology and innovation — delivering cost-effective solutions and services in areas such as advanced analytics; agile DevSecOps; artificial intelligence; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics; health IT; and hyperconverged infrastructure. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and operates at locations across the globe. For more information, visit or email


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