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Accenture Moving NSF Financials To Cloud Computing; Ed Meehan Comments

Accenture Federal Services has won a five-year, $24.4 million contract to transition the U.S. National Science Foundation’s financial accounting system to a cloud computing environment. The company plans to host the agency’s 25-year old system in a shared service environment and use commercial-off-the-shelf software for the project, Accenture said Thursday. …

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Accenture To Update USDA Food Safety Data System; Ed Meehan Comments

FSIS is responsible for overseeing labeling and packaging of meat, poultry and egg products in the U.S. Ed Meehan, head of Accenture’s federal civilian agency portfolio, said the company will help FSIS protect the country’s food supply infrastructure. “Federal agencies are faced with the challenge of transforming and improving how …

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Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme Adds Board Chairman Title

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) CEO Pierre Nanterme has succeeded William Green as chairman of the board of directors, effective Friday. Green, whom Nanterme succeeded as CEO in January 2011, retired from the company. “I am honored to take on the additional role of chairman, ” Nanterme said “I want to thank …

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Accenture Wins $250M to Develop Identity Mgmt System for TSA; Ken Lawhorn Comments

Accenture Federal Services has won a $250 million contract from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to create identity management and credentialing system processes for individuals working at sensitive and secure areas in the U.S. transportation system. According to a company statement, the contract has a five-year term, during which Accenture …

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John Goodman Named Accenture’s Interim Federal Lead

John Goodman, managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) defense and intelligence business, has been tapped to lead the company’s federal business on an interim basis, Nick Wakeman of Washington Technology reports. The company confirmed to Wakeman that Kay Kapoor, former managing director and chief executive of the federal business, has resigned from …

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Accenture Wins Spot on $750M State Dept. IT Contract; Amy Tener Comments

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a $750 million prime contract with the U.S. Department of State to deliver technical support and consulting services to the agency, the company announced today. Accenture received the award along with eight prime contractors under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Development, Modernization, Enhancement contract vehicle The DME contract, with …

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