Accenture Federal Services said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission awarded a contract to it, to create an improved user experience for SEC.gov, the agency’s public-facing website.
The $17.9 million contract is part of an ongoing effort to modernize the site, will be done under a five-year.
According to a press statement, Accenture will also provide content management user training and operations and maintenance for the site under the contract.
Moreover, Accenture will provide visual style updates and other improvements to help make the agency’s websites more flexible, informative, easier to navigate and secure.
“The SEC is at the forefront of digital strategies and modernization and, with enhanced web content and document management capabilities, the agency will continue to demonstrate its commitment to delivering high quality user experience,” said Elaine Beeman, who leads Accenture’s work with federal civilian agencies.
SEC.gov is one of the federal government’s busiest websites, with more than 562 million page views every month.
Through SEC.gov, investors use the Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval (EDGAR) system to search more than 21 million disclosure documents.