Accenture bags DWP contract


Accenture bags DWP contract

Karl Flinders

Accenture will provide management, development and support for Department of Work and Pensions customer-facing applications.

The DWP has signed a total of five contract lots for its transformation agenda, which includes significant budgetary cuts. IBM, Capgemini and HPhave been contracted.

Accenture will develop, integrate, implement and maintain applications. It will also provide technical consulting and IT support. Atos will be the main sub-contractor and will provide a range of application development and maintenance services.

The contract is worth between £50m and £70m a year and includes Universal Credit applications.

Mark Lyons UK managing director for Health and Public Service at Accenture said the contract will help DWP drive significant and sustainable cost savings.

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