Justice, Accenture in debt-collection outsourcing deal

The Justice Department has awarded Accenture Ltd. a contract potentially worth $54 million to construct a new, integrated debt collection system.

Under the contract, Accenture of Hamilton, Bermuda, will consolidate multiple legacy systems into an integrated system. The management and technology consulting firm also will operate and maintain the system.

The Justice Department and all of its component agencies, including the U.S. Attorneys Offices, tax and litigation divisions, and the offices of the chief finance officer and CIO, will use the system.

Roseanne Gerin is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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