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Accenture‘s federal arm has secured a potential $22.5 million from Washington Headquarters Services to provide warehouse utilization services to the Department of Defense. DOD said Friday it aims to increase the use of storage space in department-operated warehouses up to 75 percent and save more than $575 million through the initiative. Under the one-year base […] More
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2021 — Accenture’s federal services arm will help the U.S. Army move to a unified enterprise resource planning system under a potential six-year, $729 million contract awarded by the service branch’s Communications-Electronics Command, GovCon Wire reported July 28. “This is an important opportunity to help the Army sustain its legacy […] More
Robert Cresanti, who has almost three decades of experience in private and public sectors, has joined Accenture as managing director to lead government relations activities in North America and to serve as head of the company’s global Government Relations Network. In his new role, Cresanti will report to Joel Unruch, Accenture general counsel and corporate secretary, […] More
Accenture has appointed Rick Driggers, a cybersecurity expert and former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency executive, as critical infrastructure cyber lead for the company’s federal business. Driggers brings to Accenture Federal Service over three decades of federal government and military experience and will support development of cybersecurity offerings designed to safeguard critical infrastructure, the company said Wednesday. […] More
Accenture, Avanade, Ericsson and Spirent Communications have joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab as partners that will contribute technical and development capabilities to the lab and support its network of startups. Jim Brisimitzis, general partner of 5GOILab, said in a statement published Monday new founding partners Accenture and Avanade and corporate partners Ericsson and Spirent […] More
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2021 — Novetta is slated to be bought by Accenture’s federal arm from global investment firm The Carlyle Group for an undisclosed amount to support the expansion of Accenture Federal Services’ artificial intelligence, cloud and cyber capabilities, GovCon Wire reported June 2. Novetta’s 1,300 data scientists, software developers and other […] More
ExecutiveBiz had the opportunity to speak with John Goodman, chief executive for Accenture Federal Services (AFS), and Novetta President and CEO Tiffanny Gates following the recent news that the former would be acquiring Novetta back on June 1st. 2021 Wash100 Award recipients Goodman and Gates both highlighted the background of the acquisition, the merging of […] More
Accenture‘s federal business arm has secured space at a university-backed innovation hub for fostering collaborative technology development between communities in Huntsville, Alabama. The new innovation space of Accenture Federal Services located at the Invention to Innovation Center or I²C of the University of Alabama in Huntsville is intended to accommodate collaborative projects with industry experts […] More
Accenture Federal Services announced on June 1 that it agreed to acquire Novetta and Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, said the transaction presents an opportunity for both companies, CRN reported Wednesday. “Teaming with Accenture Federal Services will be an opportunity for both of us,” said Gates. “Not […] More
John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services, said acquiring Novetta will provide AFS access to artificial intelligence, data analytics, cybersecurity, machine learning and other core capabilities that are currently in demand among federal government customers, The Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Accenture’s federal arm announced on Tuesday that it agreed to buy Novetta from global […] More

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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