November 1, 2019 – Credence successfully accelerated the migration of the fourth application, PPML, under the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) hosting support contract. PPML is a database of procurement process models developed, used, and shared by the DoD Components. Process models contained in the PPML are available to registered users for adaptation and reuse, subject to compliance with any existing proprietary rights assertions. By using the provision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing resource, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Credence migrated PPML to the AWS GovCloud environment one month ahead of schedule.
October 29, 2019 – Credence is pleased to announce our recent contract award to continue providing the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) Conversion Sustainment Program Engineering Support Services. We will continue to provide engineering services, project management, technical expertise, and logistics support to develop and build the MH-65E Low Rate Initial Production aircraft; accomplish MH-65E Full Rate Production; sustain MH-65D conversion/production; and implement aircraft conversion and sustainment upgrades/changes.
Our personnel have been pivotal in supporting the Short Range Recovery (SRR) Conversion Sustainment Program for years, repeatedly delivering excellence and value through superior project management and technical expertise. Credence’s personnel will maintain this level of service excellence to ensure the Coast Guard achieves its mission capabilities including saving lives, enforcing our nation’s laws and treats, and protecting our ports and natural resources, through “state-of-the-market” assets.
Credence looks forward to continuing our partnership with the USCG to successfully sustain and modernize mission critical aviation equipment.
October 28, 2019 – Credence, under the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) hosting support contract, successfully completed the migration of the third application, FedMall, one week ahead of schedule. FedMall is an eCommerce ordering system for the DoD, Federal, State, and authorized local agencies to search for and acquire products from government reserves and commercial sources. Buyers have access to more than 29 million individual items of supply, including centrally managed DoD and General Service Administration (GSA) assets, as well as Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products. FedMall has approximately 110,000 registered users, 732 commercial suppliers, 53.3 million commercial items, and processes millions of orders annually. Credence, using the provision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing resource, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), migrated FedMall to the AWS GovCloud environment.
October 23, 2019 – Credence is honored to be awarded the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program certificate for their commitment to recruit, hire, train, and retain Veteran employees. In order to obtain the certificate Credence underwent training to educate members of the company on the transition process for a Veteran to join the workplace, and how to best leverage their skills/experiences in their new role.
In the last twelve months Credence has hired 180 Veterans, bringing our total number of veteran employees to over 285. With this certificate Credence pledges to continue hiring Veterans and engaging them in our company’s mission.
October 18, 2019 – Credence successfully accelerated the migration of the second application, CLS, under the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) hosting support contract. CLS provides Enterprise-wide support for clause selection for the creation of solicitations and contracts. The primary function of this service is to allow for consistent inclusion of provisions and clauses into procurement documents. The goal of CLS is to improve the integrity of contracts developed by providing a centralized, web-based, intelligent business logic clause-generating service. By using the provision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing resource, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Credence migrated CLS to the AWS GovCloud environment two and a half months ahead of schedule.
October 17, 2019 – Credence is proud to deliver efficient architecture and design services at the HUD Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), resulting in increased responses to business needs, increased quality of service, and decreased costs. Over three years, Credence has served as a partner to HUD by establishing the continuous integration / continuous delivery pipeline to deliver systems into the HUD Azure Cloud. As part of Credence’s commitment to optimizing service through best practices, Credence implemented and deployed the HUD enterprise service bus (MuleSoft) and developed the technical standards and guidelines to ensure secure, web services interoperability across HUD systems and partners. To meet the contract’s purpose of “actionable architecture,” Credence implemented the HUD Enterprise Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) currently supporting multiple HUD systems and designed and tested a high availability architecture for the next release of this enterprise capability. Part of the work has included implementing the HUD Enterprise Intake Service – a generalized, multi-tenant service for the secure ingestion of form data (JSON) and single or bulk attachments supporting submissions.
Through these efforts, Credence reaffirms its commitment to serving HUD’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.
October 11, 2019 – Under the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) hosting support contract, the Credence team successfully migrated the PALT system three weeks ahead of schedule. Using the provision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing resource, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Credence migrated the PALT system to the AWS GovCloud environment. The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act required the creation of two new data collection tools: the PALT tracker and the Protest Tracker. The PALT tracker is essential to ensuring that DoD contracting processes are efficient and timely, and the Protest Tracker will measure costs incurred to the Department through solicitation and contract protests.
August 8, 2019 – Credence is proud to be a newly-awarded OASIS Small Business Pools 4, 5a, 5b, and 6 contract holder. Throughout the past five years on OASIS Small Business, Credence has built a strong portfolio consisting of program management, cyber and security, engineering, human capital, logistics, and many other service areas in support of US government agencies. Currently, with more than 50 prime task orders under OASIS, Credence looks forward to new and exciting opportunities under this Research and Development (R&D)-focused Pool 4 contract.
For additional information on this contract, please contact OASIS@credence-llc.com
July 3, 2019 – Credence is excited to be supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to further enhance and modernize the Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) hosting system. Using the provision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), the PIEE hosting system makes it possible for many procurement systems across government agencies to have better capabilities for integration between agency systems to support procurement. By partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Credence will provide implementation of a new AWS GovCloud environment and migration of applications to support hosting and storage needs. Credence will manage and maintain the infrastructure and use Agile development processes to provide software development and testing. Other key elements of Credence’s custom solution will include providing and updating standardized procedures for lifecycle management; Impact Level 5 authorized security; Native Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities; Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC); Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps); Software-as-a-Service (SaaS); Data-as-a-Service (DaaS); and Reference-Architecture-as-a-Service (RaaS) capabilities in one common environment.
May 29, 2019 – Credence is excited to announce the recent award to support GSA’s Federal Marketplace (FMP) initiative. Credence will provide program support to FMP’s Initiative as part of the GSA Agency Reform Plan (ARP), which will create an acquisition experience to simplify buying and selling in the Government. By providing program management, user experience, performance and data management, and change management services, Credence will help streamline GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules program while maximizing value from legislation and policy reform and also supporting broader access to the government marketplace. Our team will work to modernize technology and will partner with commercial e-Commerce providers to allow agencies to procure commercial off the shelf (COTS) items.
We look forward to working with GSA to continue focusing on human-centered design principles and customer-focused approaches to provide a modern government buying experience.