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Accenture Federal Services Lands $112M CISA Task Order For FCEB Cybersecurity Support; Aaron Faulkner Quoted

Aaron Faulkner

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) announced on Friday that the company secured a potential, five-year $112 million prime task order by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to protect the Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) systems against cyberattacks.

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Accenture Federal Services to Acquire Novetta; John Goodman, Tiffanny Gates Quoted

John Goodman

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) announced on Tuesday that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Novetta to expand its capabilities and push the limits in advanced artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, cloud capabilities and other emerging technologies vital to the federal landscape in order to help government agencies find solutions and complete their mission goals. 

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AFS Appoints Chris Bjornson As Cloud Practice Lead and Ben Peavy As CIO

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Accenture Federal Services (AFS) announced on Monday that it has promoted two technology executives to support the mission-critical work the company provides on behalf of its government customers. Chris Bjornson has been named cloud practice lead and Ben Peavy has been named chief information officer (CIO).

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Commerce OIG Issues Management Alert on Financial Systems Modernization Program; Frederick Meny Quoted

Commerce OIG

The Department of Commerce’s (DOC) office of inspector general has issued a management alert stating that the Business Applications Solution (BAS) program’s focus on technology may miss business process-related risks. The BAS program intends to modernize the department’s financial applications and processes through the procurement of cloud-based, commercial off-the-shelf software.

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Accenture Federal Services Secures $453M VA IT Contract; Shawn Roman, Charmain Bogue Quoted

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Accenture announced on Monday that its subsidiary Accenture Federal Services (AFS) was awarded a $453 million prime contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve and modernize the VA’s Digital GI Bill Delivery Program. The contract will require AFS to improve the education claims processing and transform other management systems for the VA’s Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Pentagon’s Testing Office Offers Recommendations to Facilitate MHS Genesis EHR System Deployment

Electronic Health Records

A report from the Department of Defense’s (DoD) office of the Director Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) recommends that the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness provide the Defense Health Agency (DHA) with sufficient resources to support continued training, content development and other assistance during the deployment and sustainment of the MHS Genesis electronic health records system.

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AFS Wins US Navy Task Order to Support Enterprise Transformation; Vince Vlasho Quoted

Vince Vlasho, Defense Lead of Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture, has been awarded a five-year, $38 million task order to help the Department of the Navy drive an enterprise transformation strategy. “We’re honored to help the Department of the Navy manage its digital, data and IT services so they can focus critical resources on mission-specific requirements,” said Vince Vlasho, who leads Accenture Federal Services’ Defense portfolio.

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VA Wraps Up Implementation of IT Updates for Vet Education Benefits; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) rolled out information technology updates to enable the processing of education benefits. "As VA works to modernize processes, this milestone is an important step in our digital transformation journey — merging people, procedures and technology," said Robert Wilkie, secretary at VA and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner.

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NuWave Solutions, AFS Partner on Subcontract to Support ONI; Brian Frutchey Quoted

Brian Frutchey

NuWave Solutions has been awarded a subcontract to work with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) on the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) to support the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) “The Accenture / NuWave team will help ONI provide decision superiority by improving the sensitivity to a commander's risk tolerance and mission priorities,” said NuWave EVP, Brian Frutchey.

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