November 21, 2013
Accenture Qualifies for $65 Million Blanket Purchase Agreement with U.S. Social Security Administration
ARLINGTON, Va.; Nov. 21, 2013 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) has selected Accenture Federal Services as one of three prime contractors to provide specialized advisory and assistance support services under a five-year, multiple-award, blanket purchase agreement (BPA). The BPA has a $65 million ceiling.
Accenture can provide services in all four areas of the BPA:
  • Strategic Technology Planning – IT strategy planning and analysis, technology evaluation support, and project development and planning
  • IT Management and Support – Technology management, project management, risk management, and service-level agreement monitoring
  • IT Related Business Support Services – Business decision and capital planning and consulting services
  • Systems Security Advisory Services – Systems security, independent validation and verification, and risk analysis
“SSA’s commitment to providing outstanding citizen service and operational excellence is vital to people depending on the agency,” said Ed Meehan, who leads Accenture’s U.S. federal civilian agency work. “We are committed to delivering innovative solutions to help the agency meet changing  and evolving citizen needs.”
Accenture also supports the SSA under the Information Technology Support Services Contract (ITSSC), implementing emerging technology solutions and applications designed to improve the SSA’s service delivery capabilities to current and future beneficiaries.
Accenture Federal Services is a U.S. company, with offices in Arlington, Va., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP. Accenture’s federal business serves every cabinet-level department and 20 of the largest federal organizations, with clients at defense, intelligence, public safety and civilian agencies.
Learn more about Accenture’s work with federal agencies  and its global program, Delivering Public Service for the Future.
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 275,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is
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