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Accenture: IT Services IDIQ with U.S. Department of State
August 28, 2012
By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
The State Department’s DME is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle that supports the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ modernization strategy to develop, enhance and maintain the technology tools for the bureau’s major business processes: issuing visas and passports and managing the Office of Overseas Citizens Services, which assists Americans with lost passports and provides other, similar services.
The U.S. Department of State has selected Accenture Federal Services as one of nine prime contractors to provide technical support and consulting services under a $750 million Development, Modernization, Enhancement (DME) contracting vehicle. The DME has a one-year base, with four, one-year options.
Accenture recently was awarded contracts by the State Department to analyze the department’s supply chain and enhance the Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS) that provides materials and services to its global workforce. The ILMS program recently was recognized as an industry best practice.Accenture’s federal business serves every cabinet-level department and 20 of the largest federal organizations. The U.S. federal portfolio spans across clients in civilian, defense, intelligence and public safety agencies.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 249,000 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 $25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31. 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com.