The focus of the digital deal will be the improvement in online communications activities and easy access to information on Census.gov. Accenture said the IT outsourcing contract will be conducted under a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) which has a one-year base with four, one-year options.
Accenture will assist the US agency to make progress in its five-year Digital Transformation Program. Accenture’s IT solutions will improve digital communications, customer analytics and insight, data dissemination and customer interactions and experiences.
Ed Meehan, who leads Accenture’s work with federal safety and citizen services clients, said that the contract builds on the redesign of the website that improved navigation and created an engaging experience to better explore website content.
Census.gov has more than 1 million pages and 46 million annual visits. The Census Bureau collects data through multiple survey vehicles, including the Decennial Census, American Community Survey and Economic Census.
The US-based Accenture Federal Services with offices in Arlington, Va. has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations with clients at defense, intelligence, public safety and civilian agencies.