Accenture Assembles Federal Business Advisory Board; Kay Kapoor Comments

Kay Kapoor, Accenture Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed five former federal officials to Accenture’s newly formed federal advisory board, Accenture announced Tuesday. Accenture said the board will meet quarterly and advise the company’s federal services unit on the federal market, industry trends and business strategies. Kay Kapoor, managing director of Accenture’s federal practice,...

Accenture Reports 13% Increase in 1Q Health, Public Service Revenue

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has reported financial results for the first quarter of its 2012 fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2011. The company reported its health and public service operating group pulled in $1.1 billion in net revenue during the first quarter of fiscal 2012, compared with $932 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, an increase of 13 percent. New bookings for the first quarter of fiscal...

Accenture to Improve Fed Energy Regulators’ Financial Management

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a five-year contract worth $10.8 million with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to provide Oracle’s PeopleSoft application hosting and support services. Accenture will expand and upgrade existing software applications to enable the commission to access, interpret and organize information. The goal is to improve efficiency by transforming information into...

Accenture to Stabilize Air Force System Integrator on $12M Contract

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) will continue to provide post-production support to allow a U.S. Air Force stystem integrator to achieve system stabalization. The company won a $12,122,447 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable contract modification for the work. The contracting activity is Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail

Accenture to Design Naval Business Processes, Improve Financial Management on IDIQ Order

The U.S. Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) a three-year contract to assess and design standard financial business processes with all of its major commands. The Navy said the award is key to its office of financial operations’ plan to sustain audit readiness. The Navy’s financial improvement program aims to improve the accuracy, timeliness and reliability of financial...

Accenture Added to $1.1B DoJ IT IDIQ

The U.S. Justice Department has selected Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) as one of 20 contractors to provide IT services under its $1.1 billion ITSS-4 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. ITSS-4 has a six-month base contracting period with six one-year extension options. The IT support services task orders will include IT planning, program support, systems configuration...

Accenture to Stabilize Air Force Enterprise Accounting Management System

Accenture Federal Services, L.L.C (NYSE: ACN)., Reston, Va., is modifying a $7,081,501 firm-fixed-price contract for the U.S. Air Force‘s defense enterprise accounting management system. The system is designed to allow the U.S. Transportation Command, Air Mobility Command, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and Air Force to reduce and ultimately eliminate reliance on legacy stove-piped...

Accenture to Join S&P 500 Index; Nanterme and Craig Comment

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced that Standard & Poor’s will add Accenture’s common stock to the S&P 500 Index after the close of trading July 5. “We are very pleased to join the S&P 500,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s CEO. “It is an important recognition of our continued focus on driving growth through technology leadership and industry differentiation, as well...

Accenture Wins $17M Air Force Contract for Advanced Command and Control Services

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a 24 -month, $17.2 million contract to conduct risk reduction and prototyping for advanced command and control services. The company will develop advanced decision support services, information exchange and system interoperability. Its prototype solutions design will improve decision making in the command and control process and assist with risk...

Partners Accenture, SAS to Develop Analytical Products on 3 Continents

After two years of talks, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAS will jointly establish innovation centers on three continents to develop analytical capabilities and products for a host of markets. “We are partnering with SAS to create a new business analytics practice and develop new products,” said Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme. “New predictive analytics provide more useful intelligence....