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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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