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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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Accenture Gets $54M Modification on Army Financial ERP System Support Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a $53.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to extend its operations and maintenance services for the military branch’s web-based financial and asset management platform. The Defense Department said Monday that Accenture’s federal services business will perform work in Arlington, Virginia through Sept. 30, 2016. Accenture built and implemented the …

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Former Army Surgeon Gen. Patricia Horoho to Head Accenture’s Defense Health Practice

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, a former army surgeon general and head of the branch’s medical command, will join Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) U.S. government services subsidiary on April 6 as leader of the defense health practice. Accenture Federal Services said Wednesday she will oversee the practice’s business strategy, growth and operations-related functions as the subsidiary is a partner …

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Accenture Awarded $73M for Air Force Financial Mgmt System’s Final Development Phase

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary will support the final phase of development work on the U.S. Air Force‘s Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System as part of a 30-month, $73 million contract. DEAMS works to integrate the financial data and processes of the Air Force, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and U.S. Transportation …

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Accenture Vet Mary Finch Joins AECOM as Chief HR Officer

Mary Finch, formerly senior managing director and chief operating officer for global human resources at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined AECOM (NYSE: ACM) as chief human resources officer and executive vice president. AECOM said Thursday she will be responsible for the company’s talent acquisition, employee compensation and benefits, diversity, HR regulatory …

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4, 336, 822, 777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with …

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Accenture Subsidiary to Support VA Info Security Program for $300M

A subsidiary of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will provide support to the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program under a potential four-year, $300 million contract. ASM Research will support IT communications and coordination, vulnerability assessments, contingency planning,  operational infrastructure enhancements and compliance with security and privacy regulations, …

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Accenture Appoints Julie Spellman Sweet Group Chief Exec for North America

Julie Spellman Sweet — general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) — will take the role of group chief executive for the company’s North American business on June 1. Accenture said Monday Sweet will continue as a member of the global management committee and succeed Stephen Rohleder, who will retire from the company by …

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Accenture Awarded $966M to Extend Financial Aid System Services Work

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has been awarded a $966 million contract to continue its operations and maintenance services for the Education Department’s federal financial aid system. Accenture Federal Services will continue to perform system operations, customer service, application maintenance and hosting support on the Common Origination and Disbursement system …

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Accenture Closes Agilex Buy; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has wrapped up the purchase of Agilex Technologies in a move to grow its analytics, cloud and mobility offerings for federal agency clients. David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services CEO, said Thursday the company intends for the acquisition to help “federal clients make the digital transformation …

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