VA is latest to turn to Palantir as agencies hone real-time coronavirus surveillance systems
The nearly $5 million contract covers a subscription to the Gotham data-sharing software. The Veterans Health Administration will use it to track and analyze COVID-19 outbreak areas.
Agencies need better ‘consistency’ to move faster in pandemic response, Federal CIO says
Suzette Kent applauded many of the changes agencies have made to face the coronavirus, but said more collaboration is key to continued success.
HHS cites coronavirus ‘urgency’ in speedy Palantir contract awards
The department cited the "unusual and compelling urgency" of the pandemic in awarding two HHS Protect system contracts without competition.
Inside the HHS system informing White House coronavirus decisions
The Department of Health and Human Services' CIO shop developed HHS Protect in nine days and continues to scale the platform used by hundreds of officials, including Dr. Deborah Birx.