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Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract to Modernize U.S. Air Force’s Personnel System

January 24, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 24, 2019--Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract to modernize the payroll, leave-management and core human resources functions that serve more than 600,000 U.S. Air Force men and women. The Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System (AFIPPS) task order has an estimated value of $49.4 million over a three-year base performance period.

Under the terms of the contract, Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will develop a web-enabled enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that integrates many of the existing personnel and pay processes into a single unified ERP system. Working in close collaboration with the AFIPPS Program Management Office and Functional Management Office, AFS will implement an intuitive, agile and secure system that provides accurate and timely information and reduces cost of ownership across system operations.

“The AFIPPS contract demonstrates the Air Force’s commitment to modernize its business practices and provide enhanced support for today’s service members and their families,” said George Batsakis, who leads Accenture Federal Services’ work with military services. “We’re honored to help the Air Force advance its innovation agenda and support HR modernization to better support the people who serve our nation.”

Accenture brings to its work for the U.S. government vast private- and public-sector experience with complex ERP systems integration, including two of the five largest Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) payroll implementations to date. Accenture has also conducted thousands of ERP implementations for both government and commercial clients, including more than 1,500 Oracle ERP implementations for, among other programs, the Air Force DEAMS program and the Defense MilPay Office Entitlement Calculations modernization.

About Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations. Learn more at www.accenturefederal.com.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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CONTACT: Jane Norris

Accenture Federal Services

+1 571 414 4475

maryjane.o.norris@accenturefederal.com

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