March 14, 2016
Accenture to Provide London Metropolitan Police Service with Application Management Services
Supports MPS’ adoption of digital technologies, including mobile and analytics solutions
LONDON; Mar. 14, 2016 – The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as the Application Management Services provider to MPS. In this role, Accenture will help the MPS increase its use of digital technologies, including mobile and analytics solutions, while also facilitating increased digital interaction between police and citizens. The contract, secured after a competitive tendering process, is for five years, with options for one-year extensions.
“As part of our integrated multi-supplier delivery model, Accenture will help us to move to a more-modern, flexible IT environment, enabling us to reduce costs and improve the technology available to help our officers serve the public,” said Chris Naylor, Digital Policing lead at the Metropolitan Police Service. “Accenture has strong industry experience and recognizes the importance of collaboration and cross-supplier integration to help deliver next-generation police services. We look forward to working closely with Accenture in managing our applications and introducing new, innovative solutions.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Accenture will help the MPS manage its core information technology applications, including enhancing core applications and rationalizing the application portfolio. The work will be delivered from the Accenture Delivery Center in Newcastle, which is part of the Accenture Global Delivery Network, and from a location in London. Approximately 60 new technology roles will be created in Newcastle as a result.
Allan Fairley, managing director of Accenture’s Public Safety business in the United Kingdom, said, “Our team looks forward to working with MPS to deliver technology transformation and to assisting the force achieve its vision for digital policing in London in the years ahead.”
Learn more about Accenture’s global Public Safety business and Delivering Public Service for the Future.
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