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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push

The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal …

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David Moskovitz: Accenture to Continue HealthCare.gov Support Under New CMS Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will continue providing IT support for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace and the HealthCare.gov website under a new five-year contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services worth $563 million. The company said Monday it will extend support for the website’s enrollment, eligibility check, form generation, transition, plan update, inquiry resolution and other …

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Omar Abbosh Named Accenture’s Chief Strategy Officer; Pierre Nanterme Comments

Omar Abbosh, senior managing director of growth and strategy for the resources operating group of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief strategy officer starting March 1. He will succeed retiring Shawn Collinson and lead Accenture’s growth and strategy organization, the company said Monday. Abbosh will …

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Vince Vlasho: Accenture to Help Navy Use Electronic Mobile-Based System for Shipyard Maintenance

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will develop a mobile-based system to upgrade maintenance processes at U.S. Navy shipyards as part of a potential three-year, $16.3 million contract. The company said Tuesday the program seeks to maintenance operations with the electronic technical work documents system that utilizes mobile devices to relay work instructions and …

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OMB, Treasury Vet Gary Glickman Heads to Accenture’s State & Local Gov’t Arm

Gary Glickman, formerly an official at the U.S. Treasury and Office of Management and Budget, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in a strategy consulting role and will work with the firm’s state and local government customers. Accenture said Tuesday that Glickman spent the 30 years prior to the Treasury and OMB in …

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Accenture to Extend Healthcare.gov Support for 6 Months

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a six-month contract extension to continue helping the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services maintain the federal health insurance exchange portal, Modern Healthcare reported Tuesday. Virgil Dickson writes Accenture originally won a one-year, \$90 million contract for technical support of Healthcare.gov and is scheduled …

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Accenture Lands Army ERP Infrastructure Support Contracts

A subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won two contracts with a total $53.1 million value to provide support services for the U.S. Army‘s General Fund Enterprise Business System. The first contract is worth $42 million and calls for Accenture Federal Services to help the branch maintain and operate the …

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Cerner, Accenture, Leidos Join Forces for Pentagon EHR System Competition

Medical information technology firm Cerner is partnering with Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) in pursuit of health IT system work at the Defense Department, Modern Healthcare reported Thursday. Joseph Conn writes the Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract’s total value is estimated to be $11 billion …

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Accenture: 3M US Employees Receive Healthcare Through Private Exchange

A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) says nearly three million people currently receive employer health benefits through a private exchange. Three times as many people are enrolled in private exchanges as last year and the company expects 40 million people to enter private exchanges over the next four years, Accenture …

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Stephen Rohleder Named Accenture North America Chief; Daniel London to Head Health & Public Service

Stephen Rohleder, formerly group chief executive of health and public service at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been appointed to a newly-created role of group chief executive for North America. The 33-year Accenture veteran and member of the firm’s global management committee will lead the company’s U.S. and Canada businesses, Accenture said …

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