March 16, 2010
HMRC Awards Accenture £10m IT Skills Contract

LONDON; March 16, 2010 – Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a three-year, £10 million contract to strengthen the capabilities of HMRC’s in-house information technology development team.
Under the contract, Accenture will support the transformation of HMRC’s in-house IT development team, known as IMS Solutions Development and Delivery (SDD), into a highly effective IT development and delivery organization and help improve the quality, availability and delivery of SDD-developed applications and services.
Accenture will provide the resources required to meet capacity and skill challenges to enable SDD to meet its strategic aims, customer requirements and expectations. Accenture will develop IT applications that address HMRC’s business needs. Accenture will also train HMRC staff and help them simplify IT processes with the aim of increasing productivity.
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 176,000 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$21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009.  Its home page is
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Mark Radvanyi
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