Defense, education, human services, health, immigration, justice, postal and revenue sectors
October 31, 2018

Citizen Comfort with AI Growing, Accenture Study Shows

ARLINGTON, Va; Oct., 31, 2018 – Most citizens are equally or more comfortable using artificial intelligence (AI) for public and private services today compared with 12 months ago, according to findings of a multi-country survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 25, 2018

Accenture Survey Identifies Citizens’ Suggestions for Ways Governments Can Improve Services and Constituents’ Lives

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 25, 2018 – A survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified thousands of suggestions — both practical and optimistic — from U.S. citizens for how government can help make their lives easier.
October 09, 2018

Accenture’s Mary Legere Receives Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, USA (Ret.), a managing director in Accenture Federal Services, has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award. Sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the award recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise.
October 08, 2018

Police Professionals Welcome New Technologies but Require Training and Enhanced Workforce Planning to Reap Benefits, Accenture Survey Finds

ORLANDO; Oct. 8, 2018 – Three-fourths (76 percent) of policing personnel expect that they will need new digital skills to be effective in their roles over the next three to five years, and half (50 percent) are willing to learn new digital skills if they receive the necessary training from their employer, according to findings of a six-country survey released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
October 03, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract from U.S. Department of Agriculture to Build Cloud Solution Based on SAP HANA®

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract to build a new cloud solution for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. The contract, which has an estimated value of $501.2 million over a 10-year performance period, is part of the USDA’s broader modernization effort.
October 02, 2018

Accenture Builds Virtual Reality Game with SAP Leonardo® to Provide More Therapy Options for People with Amputations

SAO PAOLO; Brazil; Oct. 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has built an application on SAP Cloud Platform using SAP Leonardo® technologies and virtual reality to help amputees overcome challenges when confronted with phantom limb pain.
September 20, 2018

Citizen Enthusiasm for Personalized Government Services and Digital Innovation Are on the Rise, Accenture Survey Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; (Sept. 20, 2018) – Enthusiasm for artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to drive heightened citizen expectations for government innovation and personalized services, according to results of a multi-country survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 17, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Wins Position on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ONE IT Contract

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a position on the ONE IT contract – a multiple-award, indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract with a total estimated value of $2.5 billion.
September 12, 2018

Low Consumer “Literacy” of Healthcare System Estimated to Cost $4.8B Annually, Accenture Report Finds

CHICAGO; Sept. 12, 2018 – A new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that half of U.S. consumers are unable to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system on their own and that this low level of health system “literacy” costs the industry an estimated $4.8 billion annually in administrative expenses alone.
September 06, 2018

Accenture Pilots Virtual Digital Assistant with the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland

DUBLIN; Sept. 6, 2018 – Accenture and the Office of the Revenue Commissioners are piloting a voice-driven Virtual Digital Assistant to provide more streamlined tax-related services to Irish citizens. The Virtual Digital Assistant is powered by advanced Artificial Intelligence technologies. Revenue, Ireland’s tax and customs administration, is one of the first revenue agencies in the world to implement a voice-bot service for citizens.