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Accenture Appoints Julie Spellman Sweet Group Chief Exec for North America

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Julie Spellman Sweet — general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) — will take the role of group chief executive for the company’s North American business on June 1. Accenture said Monday Sweet will continue as a member of the global management committee and succeed Stephen Rohleder, who will retire from the company by ...

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Accenture Awarded $966M to Extend Financial Aid System Services Work

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Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has been awarded a $966 million contract to continue its operations and maintenance services for the Education Department’s federal financial aid system. Accenture Federal Services will continue to perform system operations, customer service, application maintenance and hosting support on the Common Origination and Disbursement system ...

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Report: Defense Dept EHR Contract Competition Down to Three Teams

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The Defense Department has set a competitive range for its potential $11 billion Healthcare Management System Modernization contract to narrow down the list of competing teams on the program to three, Nextgov reported Monday. Frank Konkel writes the Pentagon established the range in a presolicitation notice issued Thursday to maintain its plan to issue a contract award by June 2015. ...

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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push

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The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal ...

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PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

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The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today,” David Wennergren, senior vice president ...

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David Moskovitz: Accenture to Continue HealthCare.gov Support Under New CMS Contract

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will continue providing IT support for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace and the HealthCare.gov website under a new five-year contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services worth $563 million. The company said Monday it will extend support for the website’s enrollment, eligibility check, form generation, transition, plan update, inquiry resolution and other ...

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Jerry Briggs to Lead CACI’s Healthcare, Litigation, Enterprise IT Business; Ken Asbury Comments

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Jerry Briggs, a 30-year veteran at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as executive vice president and business group manager for the healthcare, litigation and enterprise information technology markets. CACI President and CEO Ken Asbury said Monday that Briggs’ business experience will help drive the company’s efforts to deliver investigation and litigation support, and healthcare ...

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Omar Abbosh Named Accenture’s Chief Strategy Officer; Pierre Nanterme Comments

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Omar Abbosh, senior managing director of growth and strategy for the resources operating group of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief strategy officer starting March 1. He will succeed retiring Shawn Collinson and lead Accenture’s growth and strategy organization, the company said Monday. Abbosh will ...

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Vince Vlasho: Accenture to Help Navy Use Electronic Mobile-Based System for Shipyard Maintenance

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Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will develop a mobile-based system to upgrade maintenance processes at U.S. Navy shipyards as part of a potential three-year, $16.3 million contract. The company said Tuesday the program seeks to maintenance operations with the electronic technical work documents system that utilizes mobile devices to relay work instructions and ...

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Accenture to Extend Healthcare.gov Support for 6 Months

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a six-month contract extension to continue helping the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services maintain the federal health insurance exchange portal, Modern Healthcare reported Tuesday. Virgil Dickson writes Accenture originally won a one-year, \$90 million contract for technical support of Healthcare.gov and is scheduled ...

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