RESTON, Va.; Dec. 6, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of the prime contractors eligible to compete for services as part of the FBI IT Supplies and Support Services contracting vehicle that has a $30 billion ceiling. The bureau will use the contract to procure IT services specific to its mission. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity vehicle has a one-year base contracting period plus seven additional one-year options.
The FBI qualified Accenture to compete for work in four of five contracting areas under the contract: hardware, software and related services; operations and maintenance; technical and development; and “other,” which includes briefings, process improvements, training and other duties as the FBI determines. The contract is open to all FBI organizations and other U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) agencies that seek to acquire IT services and supplies.
Under the contract, Accenture is eligible to provide the FBI and other DOJ agencies with advanced analytics to support intelligence-led policing and investigation; process innovation via Accenture’s Law Enforcement Center of Excellence
; multi-modal biometrics and large-scale identification solutions; and financial, supply chain and human resources solutions.
“The services we plan to deliver under the contract are aligned with the FBI’s goals of identifying and eliminating redundancies and making the bureau more agile and accountable,” said Jim Stolarski, managing director of Accenture’s Public Safety practice. “We believe that our extensive law enforcement experience will play a key role in the FBI’s efforts toward crime prevention and resolution.”
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 204,000 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$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Its home page is www.accenture.com
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