BigBear secures lead role on Army digital transformation program / Dan

This is a second franchise program the company can tout with this particular customer.'s vision and goal is to be is the lead integrator, and in its own words the "conductor," of the many artificial intelligence tools that federal agencies want to adopt.

Less than two years after its public listing, now has a second franchise program to tout after its selection as the single provider for an Army program focused on digital transformation and integrated resource management.

The company will proceed onto phase two of the Army Test and Evaluation Command Integrated Mission Management System program under a nine-month, $7.7 million Other Transaction Authority contract announced Wednesday.

ATEC's main goal for the AIMMS program is to adopt a cloud-based platform that replaces a set of legacy IT systems and leans heavier on automation. The command wants more democratized access to data, collaboration tools and analytics in a more unified manner.

“By implementing our no-code/low-code solution to replace legacy systems, is making data more accessible, understandable, and secure," Ryan Legge, president of integrated defense solutions at, told WT. "This helps the U.S. Army progress toward achieving its objective of becoming more data-centric, optimizing decision intelligence capabilities, accelerating digital transformation, and supporting the Army’s overall readiness.”

The command is also using AIMMS as a means to combine project and portfolio management, content management, workflow management, application integration and business intelligence functions.

Columbia, Maryland-headquartered's other major effort for the Army is a prime contract to build an enterprise-wide intelligent automation platform for giving senior leaders a more holistic view of the branch's global force structure.

Phase two of the Global Force Information Management system implementation is ongoing with a focus on migrating a prototype into the Army's enterprise cARMY cloud computing environment.'s main teammates for the GFIM program are Deloitte, Appian and Ignite IT.