Tag Archives: AFS

Nilanjan Sengupta Named Applied Intelligence CTO for Accenture Federal Arm

Nilanjan Sengupta, a managing director at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been promoted as chief technology officer of the applied intelligence practice within the company’s federal services subsidiary, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Friday. He will be responsible for Accenture Federal Services’ convergence efforts in cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence and automation technology …

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Executive Mosaic Announces 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, will proudly present the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and prominent award in all of GovCon, to the 100 distinguished executives who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement and vision. 

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets IARPA Imagery Analysis Research Contract; Bryan Rich Quoted

A subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate analysis of geospatial imagery under a potential four-year contract with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. The company said Thursday Accenture Federal Services will work with Element84, I2R, Boston University, Cornell University, MIT, North Carolina …

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Four Companies Win IARPA Contracts Under Imagery Analysis Automation Research Program

IARPA

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded contracts to teams led by Accenture Federal Services, BlackSky Geospatial Solutions, Kitware and Systems & Technology Research to support a research program that aims to automate search and analysis of multisource satellite imagery. A test and evaluation team for the Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program assessed and selected the awardees through a broad agency announcement.

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Accenture Federal Arm, Mitre Help VA Implement Colmery Act IT Updates; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie Secretary Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services and Mitre have helped the Department of Veterans Affairs update information technology systems for processing education benefits for military veterans. The Veterans Benefits Administration and its two industry partners performed software development, integration, testing, communications and training work as part of Colmery Act implementation efforts. “These IT changes improve our ability to deliver education benefits to GI Bill students.” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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GovConWire to Host Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum TODAY at 12:30 PM EST; Learn About Event Speakers

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

During GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and IT modernization across federal agencies. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Expert Panel to Discuss DoD Strategies at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1 will feature an expert panel, composed of federal and industry leaders across the government contracting sector. The panel will address the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and information technology modernization across agencies. To register for the Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Talks Minerva Engineering Acquisition, William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator; ODNI Appoints Steve Vanech; Pamela Powers Discusses VA EHR System Deployment; DoD, Navy Zero-Trust Efforts

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. NNSA said Friday Gordon-Hagerty, who received Senate confirmation in February …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm to Help Modernize Gov’t Retirement Savings Platform

Accenture Federal Services

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has received a contract from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to help update information technology infrastructure for the government’s retirement services program, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Kyle Michl & Chistopher Copeland Discuss AFS’ Partnerships & Innovation

Kyle Michl and Christopher Copeland AFS

Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), and Kyle Michl, chief innovation officer (CINO) and the defense technology account lead with AFS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding their new roles with the company, as well as where AFS will expand its offerings moving forward. 

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