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Wednesday, 17 March 2010

IT Matters - £10M Accenture Deal

The Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union (11 March 2010) states that HMRC has singed a £10M deal with Accenture to improve the capabilities of its in house IT development team, IMS Solutions Development and Delivery (SDD).

Accenture will support "the transformation of SDD into a highly effective IT development and delivery organisation" and "improve the quality, availability and delivery of SDD developed applications/services".

The value of this contract (which has a fixed and variable portion) was initially estimated to be in the range of £18M to £36M. The variable portion could not be estimated at the time of publication of the contract award.

Therefore the final value of this contract is £10M, which is the value of the fixed price portion of this contract.

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  1. I hope they send someone in to see what is needed and not just use the specs from the HMRC managers.

  2. Och aye the noo!18 March 2010 at 01:43

    Yeah, because the only specs the HMRC managers are interested in are rose-tinted ones!