ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been awarded a contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to modernize, enhance and maintain over 70 TSA enterprise applications using Agile and DevOps software development practices.
The contract, which has a one-year base and three one-year options, is worth a total of $64 million. It calls for AFS to provide a range of IT services led by Agile development teams in the TSA’s existing technology environment while supporting the transformation of its core IT applications. AFS is a pioneer in applying Agile methodology and tools to enterprise programs to help federal clients modernize and transform their technology.
“This contract demonstrates the strong partnership between AFS and the TSA,” said Kate Abrey, who leads AFS’ work with the TSA. “We provide Agile support services across the U.S. government for numerous other agencies with wide-ranging missions. We’re pleased to be able to use this approach to help the TSA modernize its technology infrastructure, create value faster and respond more readily to change.”
The TSA, a Department of Homeland Security agency, also recently awarded AFS a $290 million, five-year contract to support its Office of Human Capital (OHC) in the hiring and recruiting of 8,000 to 10,000 employees a year. AFS also provides services under the TSA’s Technology Infrastructure Modernization program.
Accenture Federal Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, a U.S. company, with offices in Arlington, Va. 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.
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