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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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Army Vet Mary Legere Joins Accenture Federal Unit as Natl, Defense Intell Managing Director

Mary Legere, formerly a senior intelligence officer of the U.S. Army, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as managing director of national and defense intelligence business at the company’s federal services unit. Accenture said Thursday Legere will aim to bring the company’s digital, mission analytics and agile development service offerings to the defense, intelligence and cyber markets …

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Accenture to Help US Marshals Update Business Processes Under $232M Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will deploy mobile and enterprise data technologies at the U.S. Marshals Service under a five-year, $232 million contract awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center. The company said Tuesday it will help facilitate data accessibility and real-time decision-making at USMS in support of the …

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FBI Selects Accenture for Potential $100M HR Application Services BPA

The FBI has awarded a potential seven-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business for services to modernize existing applications in the bureau’s human resources systems as part of an ongoing digital transformation initiative. Accenture Federal Services said Thursday it will collaborate with the FBI to update the agency’s Oracle-based (NYSE: …

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Accenture Federal Unit Lands Potential $290M TSA Recruitment Support Contract; Ed Meehan Comments

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit has been awarded a potential five-year, $290 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration’s office of human capital recruit between 8, 000 and 10, 000 employees annually. The company said Thursday Arlington, Virginia-based Accenture Federal Services will assist TSA with its recruitment and hiring …

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Accenture Closes Defense Point Security Acquisition to Expand Cyber Defense Portfolio

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its purchase of Alexandria, Virginia-based cybersecurity provider Defense Point Security in a push to expand cyber defense services for the U.S. federal government. The global professional services company said Friday DPS will now serve as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture Federal Services. First announced in October,  Accenture purchased …

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Accenture Subsidiary to Help Manage HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks System

A subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a potential five-year, $81.3 million contract from the Health Resources and Services Administration to operate and maintain HRSA’s electronic handbooks system. Accenture Federal Services will work with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT),  DMI and Avanade as well as use Microsoft-built platforms in efforts to help streamline HRSA grants management processes, Accenture said Monday. The contract …

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NSA Vet Hal Smith Joins Accenture as Intell Practice Managing Director

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Hal Smith, former associate deputy director at the National Security Agency, to managing director of the intelligence practice within the global consulting firm’s federal government subsidiary. Accenture said Monday Smith has held additional intelligence, security and technology roles during his career at other government agencies and commercial businesses. He helped to establish …

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Accenture Purchases Defense Point Security in Federal Cyber Expansion Push

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to buy Alexandria, Virginia-based cybersecurity company Defense Point Security for an undisclosed amount in a strategy to expand the global consulting firm’s cyber defense platforms and services for federal agencies. Accenture said Wednesday DPS will operate as a subsidiary within the firm’s Accenture Federal Services organization. AFS CEO David Moskovitz said …

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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350, 000 …

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