Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been awarded a blanket purchase order agreement
(BPA) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that blends core
information technology (IT) services with ongoing and new modernization
priorities for DOE technology systems and infrastructures.
With a potential value of $2 billion and a five-year performance period,
the CIO Business Operations Support Services (CBOSS) contract covers
general IT support, telecommunications, cybersecurity, systems
architecture and engineering, and shared services.
Under the terms of the CBOSS contract, Accenture Federal Services (AFS)
will support DOE’s plan to migrate from an on-premises service model to
a modern, cloud-based IT services model that will incorporate
leading-edge, commercially available products and services. The approach
aims to improve IT flexibility and reduce redundant infrastructure and
commodity services while strengthening the overall security of the DOE’s
“We are honored to partner with the Department of Energy to support
their journey to the cloud and beyond,” said John Goodman, Accenture
Federal Services chief executive. “DOE has clearly charted a new course
to get to the cloud — one where the office of the CIO will embrace
innovative approaches, new models, and emerging technologies to put its
end-user customers at the center. We will use our market-leading
expertise to help the DOE strengthen its IT security environment and
achieve greater flexibility through the cloud to ensure successful
To accelerate DOE’s modernization priorities, AFS will leverage the
newly expanded Accenture Federal Digital Studio, which brings leading
service-design innovation methods and expertise to federal agencies.
Located in Metro D.C., the Studio is devoted to co-creating digital
solutions through a human-centered design approach and delivering better
experiences for customers and the workforce. With its new capabilities
that accelerate applied intelligence solutions and enable rapid
prototyping of IT modernization solutions, the Studio can help the DOE
advance mission outcomes more quickly than what is possible with
To deliver the master scope of work needed for the CBOSS contract, AFS
formed a contractor teaming arrangement (CTA) with Unisys,
Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and Red
River to deliver additional depth and breadth across the full scope
of the CBOSS contract.
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unified communications. It currently operates network operations centers
at more than 20 different federal agencies.
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About Accenture Federal Services
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP,
is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s
federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the
largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms
bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense,
intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
Learn more at www.accenturefederal.com.
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