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Accenture Gets FedRAMP Clearance for Cloud-Based Data Analytics Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit has secured provisional authorization for its platform-as-a-service cloud technology under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Accenture Insights Platform for Government offering with moderate-impact level authorization works to provide federal …

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Accenture Grant to Help Expand Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and awarded $2.5 million to fund a university program that seeks to provide learning and employment support to service members leaving the military, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company …

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Accenture/Salesforce Sponsored Study Shows Need to Address Access to Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) have found through a survey that 49 percent of adults in the U.S. prefer to interact with government and access services via websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The companies jointly commissioned the Governing Institute study, which also …

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John Goodman to Succeed David Moskovitz as Accenture Federal Business CEO

John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business over the past five years, has been promoted as the unit’s CEO in a move that takes effect Nov. 20. He will succeed David Moskovitz, who will help with the Accenture Federal Services leadership transition through Aug. 31, 2018 and then …

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Army, Booz Allen Vet Susan Lawrence Joins Accenture Natl Security Practice

Susan Lawrence, formerly a senior vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) defense market group, has been named a managing director within the national security practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business. The 40-year U.S. Army veteran will help Accenture Federal Services’ clients develop and implement mission support and …

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Army Vet George Franz Appointed to Lead Accenture Defense & Security Business Initiatives

George Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general and former operations director of the U.S. Cyber Command, has joined Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of defense and security business initiatives. Accenture said Tuesday Franz will provide cybersecurity and adaptive technology expertise and work with federal clients to help them …

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Coalfire, GSA Vet Dave McClure Joins Accenture as Federal CIO Advisory Director

Dave McClure, formerly chief strategist of cybersecurity at Coalfire’s federal business, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as director of the federal chief information officer advisory practice. Accenture said Thursday McClure will work to advise federal CIOs on modernization strategies and digital transformation efforts that seek to build …

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Biniam Gebre Joins Accenture as Federal Mgmt Consulting Group Lead

Biniam Gebre, formerly a partner at management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, has been named managing director of the management consulting group within Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business. Accenture said Wednesday Gebre has previously worked with multiple agencies and financial institutions to help them increase operational or organizational performance. “Biniam’s expertise as …

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Accenture Closes Phase One Buy in Federal Cloud Market Push

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up its acquisition of Alexandria, Virginia-based federal government cloud services provider Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum. Both companies first announced the deal in June and Accenture said Tuesday it made the acquisition to expand its Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and cloud offerings in the federal market. It marks Accenture’s seventh Salesforce-related …

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Accenture Eyes Federal Cloud Portfolio Expansion Through Phase One Purchase

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Alexandria, Virginia-based Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand the global management consulting and professional services contractor’s Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) capabilities and cloud platforms for U.S. federal agencies. Accenture said Wednesday it will integrate Phase One into the Accenture Federal …

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