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David Rowland Named Accenture Interim CEO; KC McClure Appointed CFO

David Rowland, a 35-year Accenture (NYSE: ACN) veteran, has been appointed to serve as CEO of the global professional services contractor on an interim basis. He succeeds Pierre Nanterme, who resigned the post due to health issues and intends to support his successor in an advisory role, the company said Friday. …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino Discusses IT Modernization Challenges Following Report

Accenture reported on Monday that the IT modernization of U.S. federal agencies has accelerated in 2018, but still faces significant challenges. The State of Federal IT 2018 report revealed that only 47 percent of IT decisionmakers believe their efforts contributed to mission agility. In addition, only 39 percent transform mission …

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Accenture Study Reveals Continued Federal IT Modernization Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 19, 2018 — A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report has found that many federal information technology executives experience continued challenges in their efforts to modernize IT, particularly in the alignment of technology priorities with mission objectives, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday its State …

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General Dynamics, Unisys Vet Kathryn Woodward Named a BD Director for Accenture Federal Services

Kathryn Woodward, formerly senior director of business development at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has been appointed a director of business development at Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit, G2XChange ETC reported Tuesday. She has led GDIT’s efforts to identify business opportunities at the department of Commerce, Interior and Labor, …

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Accenture Federal Services Hires Johns Hopkins APL’s Ian McCulloh as Chief Data Scientist

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has appointed Ian McCulloh, formerly chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as chief data scientist within the company’s analytics and applied intelligence practice, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The U.S. Army veteran, who has also worked as …

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Ian McCulloh Named Chief Data Scientist at Accenture Federal Services; Bryan Rich Quoted

Ian McCulloh, formerly a chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named chief data scientist within the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. Bryan Rich, head of the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture Federal Services, said in a statement …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Mary Legere Receives ‘Gold’ AFCEA Award for Cyber Leadership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2018 — Mary Legere, a managing director at Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business and a retired U.S. Army officer, has received recognition for her leadership, insight and skills in cyber intelligence with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award, ExecutiveBiz …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets $501M USDA Cloud Migration Support Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a potential 10-year, $501.2M contract to develop a cloud computing system for the Agriculture Department based on SAP HANA database technology. Accenture Federal Services will support installation, configuration, transition and hosting of USDA financial operations enterprise in an enterprise-grade cloud environment, the company said Wednesday. AFS is …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Wins $2.5B SEC IT Support IDIQ Spot; Elaine Beeman Quoted

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has won a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5B contract to provide information technology services to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said Monday it looks to support the agency in the application management and development, information security, business services delivery, data management, technology …

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John Fraser Named President of Accenture Federal Services’ ASM Research Subsidiary; John Goodman Comments

John Fraser, formerly an executive vice president of ASM Research, has been promoted to president of the Fairfax, Va.-based subsidiary of Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. He succeeds the retiring Eric Warden, a 25-year ASM Research veteran who assumed the role of president in September 2016, Accenture Federal Services said. …

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