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Accenture to Purchase Cygni in Enhanced Cloud First Services Push; Karthik Narain Quoted

Karthik Narain Cloud First Global Lead Accenture

Accenture said Monday it has entered into an acquisition agreement with Cygni in an effort to enhance the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First. Cygni is a cloud-native full-stack development firm that provides a broad range of information technology (IT) services. According to Accenture, the terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. 

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Accenture’s George Franz, Ian Fogarty: Agile Product Management Could Help DOD Maintain US Innovation Edge

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Ian Fogarty of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Breaking Defense that the Department of Defense should combine Agile software development with product management to speed up the development of weapons systems and help maintain U.S. edge in innovation and the country's global preeminence. “Done correctly, Agile Product Management achieves the speed and responsiveness to evolving needs provided by agile software development, while also helping to handle the complexities associated with suppliers/providers, large and complex integrations, and a wide ecosystem of stakeholders typically seen in mission critical defense and intelligence systems,“ Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general, and Fogarty wrote.

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Accenture Federal Services CEO John Goodman Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

John Goodman Chief Executive AFS

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, announced on Friday that John Goodman, chief executive of Accenture Federal Services, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for his contributions in the GovCon sector in 2020 and his forthcoming achievements in the year to come. 

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Accenture Federal Services’ Vince Vlasho on Principles US Military Should Consider to Manage Tech Convergence

Vince Vlasho Defense portfolio lead AFS

Vince Vlasho, a senior managing director and defense portfolio lead for Accenture Federal Services, wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on C4ISRNET that there are eight principles the U.S. military should consider in managing technology convergence and maintaining tech advantage in a multidomain battlefield and one is identifying objectives and capabilities needed to achieve them.

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Accenture Federal Arm Wins $50M USPTO Contract for Financial Mgmt System Modernization; Rasha Nahas Quoted

Rasha Nahas, managing director and Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services

Accenture's federal services business has been awarded a five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to operate, maintain and modernize the agency's financial management systems (FMS) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). “We are proud to support USPTO," said Rasha Nahas, managing director and the U.S. Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services.

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Accenture Subsidiary, Appian Partner to Streamline Gov’t Acquisition Process; Aaron Jackson Quoted

Aaron Jackson Digital Platforms Lead AFS

Accenture's federal arm and Appian have teamed up to help defense and civilian agencies simplify the acquisition process with the use of low-code automation technology. Accenture Federal Services is working on delivery accelerators to update Appian's suite of Acquisition Solutions designed to simplify the procurement process in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations.

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Accenture Federal Arm to Update Case Mgmt System for US Courts Admin Office; Jenna O'Steen Quoted

Jenna OSteen Justice Portfolio Lead AFS

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to modernize the client case-management system of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) System. Under the BPA, AFS will help the AOUSC design, integrate, deploy and support a secure cloud-based client case-management system on a software-as-a-service platform.

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Accenture Nominates Beth Mooney to Join Board of Directors; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has nominated Beth Mooney, former KeyCorp CEO, for election to the board of directors at the company's annual general meeting of shareholders on Feb. 3, 2021. “Beth brings exceptionally deep knowledge of the financial services industry from her 40-year career in banking, as well as a valuable perspective from her service on the boards of other large, global public companies,“ said Julie Sweet, Accenture's CEO.

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Accenture Federal Arm to Support Gov’t Retirement Savings Plan Modernization; Elaine Beeman Quoted

Elaine Beeman AFS Civilian Lead Accenture

Accenture's federal arm will develop a platform to automate Thrift Savings Plan processes, offer electronic signature capabilities and help TSP users access services through phone, email, virtual assistant and other channels under a contract with the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. The Recordkeeping Services Acquisition contract awarded to Accenture Federal Services has a transition period of 18 months and four, three-year option terms.

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Accenture Partners With ServiceNow to Launch New Business Group; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture and ServiceNow have partnered under a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement to create a new business group to advance digital transformation that mitigates operational challenges. “By further strengthening our strategic alliance with ServiceNow, we will enable our clients to more quickly embrace change,“ said Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture. “With a move to the cloud, they can reimagine their operations, reskill their employees, and become more sustainable.“

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Accenture Publishes 2020 Cyber Threatspace Report; Josh Ray Quoted

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Accenture announced Monday the release of its 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report. Drawing upon the company's cyber threat intelligence (CTI) capabilities, the report has analyzed the tactics, techniques and procedures of sophisticated cyber adversaries, as well as projected how threats will evolve. we've seen a wide range of cyber adversaries changing their tactics to take advantage of new vulnerabilities,“ said Josh Ray.

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Accenture Launches Brand Campaign With $90M Media Spend; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has launched a new brand campaign, “Let there be change,“ and a purpose that will help clients change business strategy to create more value, the company announced Wednesday. Accenture's campaign will increase the company's annual media spend to $90 million. “In this moment, to emerge stronger there is only one choice: embrace change and ensure that it benefits all,“ said Accenture CEO Julie Sweet.

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