The Social Security Administration’s Contract with Compuware CorporationCompuware provided SSA with software maintenance and license upgrades for various Compuware mainframe and distributed software products. Compuware software products are essential to SSA’s day-to-day mainframe operating environment.
</p>In September 2009, SSA awarded a $54.2 million, 5-year (base year plus 4 option years), firm-fixed-price delivery order contract, SS00-09-31564, to Compuware. The delivery order performance period was September 30, 2009 through September 29, 2014. Our objective was to (1) ensure the Social Security Administration (SSA) received the goods and/or services for which it contracted with Compuware Corporation (Compuware); and (2) review the services provided by Compuware and the related costs charged to SSA for adherence to the negotiated contract terms and applicable regulations.