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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 to Buy Federal Health IT Contractor ASM Research; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has inked a deal to acquire defense and federal healthcare contractor ASM Research Inc. for an undisclosed amount as Accenture looks to generate new opportunities in the military health market with customers including the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Fairfax, Va.-based ASM is an …

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Christine Bailey Joins Accenture As Deputy Federal CFO

Christine Bailey, a former chief financial officer at L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) MPRI division, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as deputy CFO for its federal services subsidiary, GovCon Wire has learned. Bailey joined MPRI in June 2011 as senior vice president and CFO, holding responsibility for the division’s financial planning, …

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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 Assembles Federal Business Advisory Board; Kay Kapoor Comments

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed five former federal officials to Accenture’s newly formed federal advisory board, Accenture announced Tuesday. Accenture said the board will meet quarterly and advise the company’s federal services unit on the federal market, industry trends and business strategies. Kay Kapoor, managing director of Accenture’s federal practice, …

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Accenture-Led Team Wins Potential $2B DOE IT Support BPA; John Goodman Quoted

An industry team led by Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit won a potential five-year, $2B blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of Energy implement a cloud-based framework for information technology services. Accenture said Monday it teamed up with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Unisys (NYSE: UIS) and Red River to accelerate DOE’s …

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Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Ethical AI at Accenture, Discusses National AI Initiative

Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Ethical AI for Accenture, is in Washington D.C. this week to consult with the White House about the American AI Initiative that originated from an executive order by President Trump in February. While in town, Chowdhury took time out of her schedule on Tuesday to attend …

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Accenture to Develop Web-Enabled ERP System for Air Force HR Processes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 28, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business will work to update the U.S. Air Force’s personnel management operations under a potential $49.4M task order for the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Accenture Federal Services will deploy a …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino Discusses IT Modernization Challenges Following Report

Accenture reported on Monday that the IT modernization of U.S. federal agencies has accelerated in 2018, but still faces significant challenges. The State of Federal IT 2018 report revealed that only 47 percent of IT decisionmakers believe their efforts contributed to mission agility. In addition, only 39 percent transform mission …

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