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Former ECS VP Aaron Faulkner Named Accenture Federal Cyber Practice Lead

Aaron Faulkner, former vice president of cybersecurity at ECS, has been named head of the cyber practice within Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal subsidiary. The more than 18-year industry veteran will oversee efforts to design, build and deliver cybersecurity offerings to federal civilian and defense customers in his new position, Accenture said Monday.

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Accenture’s Federal Subsidiary Adds Former NOAA Chief Kathryn Sullivan to Board of Managers

Kathryn Sullivan, a retired NASA astronaut and former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has joined the board of managers at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. “We welcome her experience and insight as we continue to evolve our company and help our clients stay ahead of their changing mission needs," said John Goodman, chief executive of AFS and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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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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Ed Meehan Named Guidehouse Aerospace & Defense Lead; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Ed Meehan, formerly chief operating officer at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has joined management consulting services provider Guidehouse as aerospace and defense segment leader. He will oversee the company’s growth strategy and introduce innovative measures, commercial practices and new capabilities to the customer base, Guidehouse said Tuesday. Meehan’s “focus …

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Ian McCulloh Named Chief Data Scientist at Accenture Federal Services; Bryan Rich Quoted

Ian McCulloh, formerly a chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named chief data scientist within the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. Bryan Rich, head of the analytics and applied intelligence practice at Accenture Federal Services, said in a statement …

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Interior Dept Adds 3 Companies to Oracle Federal Financial System Support IDIQ

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal business, Creoal Consulting and i360technologies have been selected by the Interior Department to compete for Oracle Federal Financials accounting system support task orders under a potential seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Accenture Federal Services will vie for task orders worth up to $120M to provide OFF system support services …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets $501M USDA Cloud Migration Support Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a potential 10-year, $501.2M contract to develop a cloud computing system for the Agriculture Department based on SAP HANA database technology. Accenture Federal Services will support installation, configuration, transition and hosting of USDA financial operations enterprise in an enterprise-grade cloud environment, the company said Wednesday. AFS is …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Wins $2.5B SEC IT Support IDIQ Spot; Elaine Beeman Quoted

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has won a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5B contract to provide information technology services to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said Monday it looks to support the agency in the application management and development, information security, business services delivery, data management, technology …

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