Defense, education, human services, health, immigration, justice, postal and revenue sectors
January 19, 2017

FBI Selects Accenture Federal Services to Support HR System Modernization

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 19, 2017 – The FBI has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a seven-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with a $100 million ceiling for the provision of application services and the continued introduction of digital solutions to further enhance the bureau’s human resources (HR) systems capabilities. 
January 11, 2017

ONC Releases Accenture’s Draft White Paper on Patient-Generated Health Data

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released for public comment a draft of a white paper developed by Accenture Federal Services (AFS) identifying opportunities and challenges in the capture, use and sharing of patient-generated health data (PGHD) in health care delivery and research.
January 09, 2017

Canadian Citizens Want to Be Consulted by Government to Determine Future of Services, Accenture Survey Finds

TORONTO; Jan. 9 – Canadians want their government to consult with them directly when determining future enhancements to government services, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Accenture, which asked Canadians to rank top priorities for the future of government services.
 
December 22, 2016

TSA Chooses Accenture Federal Services to Help Hire Workforce of the Future

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 22, 2016 2016 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been selected to support the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Office of Human Capital (OHC) in the hiring and recruiting of 8,000 to 10,000 employees a year.
December 08, 2016

Eight Startup Semifinalists Selected for the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

NEW YORK and LONDON; December 8, 2016 – Giving people with disabilities the power to control objects with their minds, automating breast health monitoring and a wireless injectable device for connected drug delivery services are among the innovative technologies being developed by the eight semifinalists selected for the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge.
December 02, 2016

Accenture Completes Defense Point Security Acquisition, Bolsters Cybersecurity Defense Services for U.S. Federal Agencies

Arlington, VA; Dec. 2, 2016 – In a move designed to extend its advanced cyber defense and response service capabilities in support of the U.S. federal government, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Defense Point Security LLC (DPS). DPS is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture Federal Services (AFS). Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. 
November 17, 2016

Employer Penalties for Health Insurance Mandate Expected to Reach $31B for 2016, Accenture Finds

CHICAGO; Nov. 17, 2016 – New research from Accenture estimates that total employer penalties related to the health insurance mandates from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) are expected to reach $31 billion for 2016, nearly 50 percent above original estimates. 
November 16, 2016

Accenture Again Named to ‘Winner’s Circle’ by HfS Research for Excellence in Population Health and Care Management

CHICAGO; Nov. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has once again been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ of HfS Research’s Population Health and Care Management Business Process Services Blueprint Report. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture ranked as the overall leader in execution, with strong delivery, client relationships and scale and breadth of services.  
November 15, 2016

Emerging Technologies Like Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning and Internet of Things Help Revolutionize Public Sector Agencies, Accenture Report Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Nov. 15, 2016 – Advanced analytics and other emerging technologies are revolutionizing the way governments and public service agencies are trying to address citizen demands, helping to overcome persistent challenges such as regulatory compliance, outdated legacy IT infrastructures and organizational cultures, according to a new research report from Accenture.
November 02, 2016

Accenture to Assist Finnish Immigration Service Deliver Digital Transformation Program

HELSINKI; Nov. 2, 2016 – Accenture will help the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) deliver its Smart Digital Agency program, which is designed to enable the digital transformation of the agency’s operations. The program will improve the overall customer experience and introduce innovative digital self-service options for citizens accessing services related to immigration, residency, refugee-related matters and Finnish nationality.