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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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Riva Announces SVP Promotions, Appointment as Part of Leadership Team Expansion

Riva Solutions

Steve Loving and David Callner, vice presidents at Riva Solutions, have been promoted to senior VPs of corporate operations and technology solutions, respectively. Aside from the promotions, Riva also announced the appointment of Randy Bloxsome, who holds more than 25 years of professional experience, as SVP of finance and accounting as part of company's leadership team expansion in response to major contract awards won in 2020, Riva said Wednesday.

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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 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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Executive Spotlight: Christopher Copeland, AFS Managing Director & CTO

Christopher Copeland Managing Director

Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his promotion to the CTO role. AFS announced Copeland’s appointment in Sept. 2020, where he will develop the company’s future-looking technology vision and strategy and oversee AFS’ focus on IT modernization and transformation. 

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Executive Spotlight: Vince Vlasho, AFS’ Defense Portfolio Lead, on Cloud Migration, ERP Systems, DEAMS

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Vince Vlasho, Defense Portfolio lead for Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. “Cloud is a strategic priority for Accenture Federal Services. I'm keenly focused on is supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) in its continued migration to the cloud."

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AFS Wins $90M Contract to Develop Cloud-Based Common USAF ERP Infrastructure; Vince Vlasho, Susan Lawrence Quoted

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, the company announced Wednesday. AFS will manage the USAF's existing information technology (IT) infrastructure and support the service branch’s development of a cloud-based platform to host its ERP functions.

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Accenture’s George Franz, Kristen Vaughan: DoD Needs Highly Skilled Workforce to Achieve Cyber Resilience

George Franz Cybersecurity Lead AFS Natl Security Unit

George Franz and Kristen Vaughan of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a joint opinion piece published Wednesday on C4ISRNET that there are four steps that could help Department of Defense organizations advance workforce development to improve their cyber resilience and one is assessing the talent they will need in the next five years.

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