|[December 10, 2012]
Accenture Selected to Implement New Human Services Eligibility System for State of Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa --(Business Wire)--
(NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the State of Iowa following a
competitive bid process to replace its 35-year-old human services
eligibility system. The contract has a six-year base period that runs to
2018, with four one-year extension options.
Accenture (News - Alert) will implement the Human
Services suite of products from Accenture Software to support the
state's efforts to meet upcoming federal guidelines, improve customer
services, reduce technology costs and integrate eligibility processes
across a number of human service and health programs. The products
include the Accenture
Public Service Platform, the Accenture
Benefits Management System and the Accenture
Citizen Self-Service Portal.
"Iowa is seizing a great opportunity to build a more integrated
eligibility system, to better meet the needs of citizens. The system
will improve program integrity, increase productivity of staff and
reduce long-term IT costs," said Julie
Booth, Accenture's managing director for human services for state,
local and provincial government in North America.
"The public sector is under pressure to find smarter ways to operate and
deliver services, and Accenture Software and this project is geared to
meeting that challenge," said David
McCurley, who leads Accenture's public sector software business.
The project will leverage a range of Accenture's capabilities and
expertise in human services, including management consulting and systems
integration, in addition to the Accenture Software applications and
Learn more about Accenture's human services solutions and focus, Empowering
Services, Improving Lives, and Accenture
Software for Health and Public Service.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company with over 257,000 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$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page
Accenture Software combines deep technology acumen with industry
knowledge to develop differentiated software products. It offers
innovative software-based solutions to enable organizations to meet
their business goals and achieve high performance. Its home page is Accenture
Software. For more information about Accenture Software for Public
Service, please visit www.accenture.com/publicservicesoftware.
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