“IST Research, a technology and tradecraft-driven company that addresses real-world challenges within the information environment, today announced it has been awarded a five-year, $66 million contract from the GSA (General Services Administration). Various Government customers will use the company’s innovative Pulse Platform to conduct large-scale citizen engagement around the world, with the goal of giving a voice to some of its most marginalized populations.”
“This sole source, Phase III SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) GSA contract, starting immediately and running through June of 2025, will support operations in the information environment for the special operations and Federal Government community, expanding and extending services across the Federal Government. The contract calls to leverage Pulse to provide monitoring and engagement for organizations around the globe, beginning with the support of SOCAFRICA.”
“The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the need for methodologies IST Research employs around monitoring and engagement. This technology is even more critical—and efficient—in light of the current dangers of and restrictions around air travel and face-to-face encounters…” Read the full press release here.
Source: IST Research Awarded Five-year, $66 Million GSA Contract – July 23, 2020. GlobeNewswire.