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Accenture Unveils Boston Innovation Hub in Push for Partners’ Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has established a new facility in Boston, Massachusetts, that will serve as an innovation center for partners that seek to transform their organizations in line with the digital economy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the hub is part of …

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Accenture Wins Spot on Potential $500M USDA Shared Services Support BPA; Elaine Beeman Comments

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has secured a position under a potential five-year, $500 million blanket purchase agreement to support a shared services program at the Agriculture Department. Accenture Federal Services is one of nine contractors eligible to compete for task orders to help USDA’s Office of the Chief Financial …

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Report: Accenture to Help CBP Employ 5K Border Patrol Agents Under $297M Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a potential five-year, $297 million contract to help the Customs and Border Protection recruit and employ 5,000 border patrol agents, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. CBP received five bids for the contract that also covers the recruitment of 2,000 customs officers and 500 employees for …

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Accenture Federal Services’ George Franz Earns Army Cyber Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) executive George Franz has secured recognition for his work in cybersecurity as a recipient of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Franz, a managing director of Accenture Federal Services and former director of …

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Ed Meehan Promoted to Accenture Federal Business COO

Ed Meehan, formerly head of safety and citizen services portfolio at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has been promoted to chief operating officer of that same unit. Meehan succeeds John Goodman, who took over as CEO of Accenture Federal Services on Nov. 20, the company reported. He said he …

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Accenture Partners With Quantum Computing Firm to Develop Analytics Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a strategic alliance and placed an investment with quantum computing software developer 1QBit in the former’s effort to advance quantum-based analytics technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the expanded partnership aims to help organizations generate intelligence to address …

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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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