Defense, education, human services, health, immigration, justice, postal and revenue sectors
September 20, 2016

ASM Research Awarded $286 Million Contract to Help Support VA IT Service Desk

FAIRFAX, Va.; Sept. 20, 2016 – ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the National Service Desk (NSD) – a key component of the Department’s MyVA strategy for improving VA employee experience across the enterprise. The contract has a nine-month, $36.5 million base period with three, one-year options. The contract value is capped at $286 million.
September 15, 2016

Accenture Launches HealthTech Innovation Challenge to Foster Technology Innovation In the Healthcare Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 15, 2016 –- Accenture today announced the creation of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge which brings together leading-edge startups with prominent life sciences and health companies to tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges including access, affordability and transparency.
September 14, 2016

UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 14, 2016 – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 13, 2016

Majority of Canadians Would Work for Government, Accenture Survey Shows

TORONTO; Sept. 13, 2016 – A majority of Canadians would consider working for the civil service in Canada, lured by the promise of good pay and a stable career path – but many have expectations around state-of-the-art workplace technology and a stable work-life balance which must be addressed in order to attract and retain them, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
September 13, 2016

Accenture Receives FedRAMP Certification for Its Federal Cloud ERP Offering

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 13, 2016 – The U.S. Federal government has awarded Accenture Federal Services FedRAMP certification for the Accenture Federal Cloud ERP solution, determining that its enterprise resource planning solution is compliant with federal security requirements.
September 12, 2016

Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt to Lead Accenture Federal Services’ Cybersecurity Practice

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 12, 2016 – Ira “Gus” Hunt, former chief technology officer for the CIA, has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) to lead its cybersecurity practice, which offers its clients a portfolio of key cyber capabilities including strategic consulting, data-centric security technologies, secure transition to the cloud, and operational security such as cyber hunt and incident response.
September 08, 2016

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries Selects Accenture to Support Export Strategy Execution

TOKYO; Sept. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide management consulting services for Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in support of its 2016 Export Strategy Execution Project.  The project aims for early achievement of the government’s goal of expanding annual exports of Japanese agricultural, forestry and fishery products and foods to about ¥1 trillion by 2020.
September 08, 2016

Accenture Federal Services Awarded U.S. Veterans Affairs T4NG Technology Services Contract

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 8, 2016 – Accenture Federal Services has been selected as an awardee for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) technology modernization contract. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract supports the Department’s MyVA transformation effort to improve the way the VA serves veterans and has a base ordering period of five years and one five-year option period, with a potential value of up to $22.3 billion.
August 31, 2016

Accenture Technology Vision 2016 Identifies Five Trends Critical to Digital Success for U.S. Federal Agencies

ARLINGTON, Va.; Aug. 31, 2016 – The digital revolution is dominating and transforming the work of the U.S. federal government, and those federal agencies that develop a people first approach will stand out in an increasingly digital world that is delivering bigger and better citizen experiences, according to research from Accenture Federal Services. The Accenture Technology Vision 2016 identifies five emerging technology trends – fueled by the people first approach – that are key to the federal government’s digital success. 
 
July 26, 2016

Accenture Opens New Digital Studio to Advance Design and Innovation Performance for U.S. Government Clients

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 26, 2016 – Building on Accenture Federal Services’ (AFS) long track record of helping government agencies address complex, high-impact challenges, such as healthcare.gov and studentloans.gov, AFS has launched the new Accenture Federal Services Digital Studio in Washington, D.C., to focus on the next big challenge for government: radically improving the engagement of citizens and employees.