G2X TAKE: Cognosante, armed with nearly three decades of experience providing technology solution and business process outsourcing to Government health agencies, recently added this 5-year task to provide software development, and ongoing sustainment of VATAS for approximately 500,000 employee timesheets per payroll period, along with a hosting environment and a web environment to support VATAS training modules. This task was competed on T4NG, drawing one other bid.
- A sources sought notice for VATAS and draft SOW released last year can be found here.
- Cognosante has been very busy bolstering their executive leadership team of late, to include recruiting James Gordon to serve as President, a new position for the Company; adding Douglas Neff earlier this year as their new CIO; recruiting business trasnformation leader Chad Thyes as a VP & General Manager; and adding former VA Deputy Portfolio Director, Joe Nay, last Fall where he joins former DoD/VA Interagency Program Office and VA Technical Acquisition Center lead, Steve Schliesman, the current Vice President & General Manager for Military & Veterans Health at Cognosante.
- Led by CEO, Michele Kang, Cognosante was rated as one of the Federal Health consulting firms creating a BUZZ.
- M&A: Cognosante jumped into the VA T4NG game in a big way in late 2016, when they Acquired T4NG Prime awardee, Business Information Technology Solutions (BITS) as a move to expand their Military and Veterans Health IT Business. Details Here.