ROME; Mar. 1, 2016 – The Italian Ministry of Interior has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide IT services under a four-year contract. Accenture will provide application development and maintenance services to help the Ministry evolve the Italian voting system (Sistemi Informativi Elettorali - SIEL). The contract was secured following a competitive European Union wide public tendering process.
Accenture will provide digital support services to the Ministry during national, regional and municipal elections, and during national referendums. Accenture will also assist to build new application models (as instructed by the Ministry) for a new information system to be deployed during general elections in Italy.
“Accenture has significant experience working with public service clients around the world, helping them meet the challenges of managing large complex IT projects,” said Franco Turconi, who lead’s Accenture’s Health & Public Service business in Italy. “We are pleased to have been chosen for this project and will bring our local and global experience to enable technology performance excellence across the Ministry during peak election times. Globally we are assisting our public safety industry clients to evaluate and deploy new digital technologies which can enable process and communication improvements today and into future.”
Accenture has worked with the Ministry of Interior since 2012 and previously provided application development and IT maintenance services for the eAIRE project (Anagrafe Italiani Residenti all’estero), the national register for Italian citizens living overseas.
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