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Accenture to acquire Agilex to enhance Digital Capabilities and Agile Delivery for the U.S. Federal Market

Monday, Feb 09, 2015
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Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has agreed to acquire Agilex Technologies, Inc., (Agilex), a provider of digital solutions for the U.S. federal government. The acquisition will enhance Accenture’s digital capabilities in analytics, cloud and mobility for federal agencies. It also will add agile delivery expertise to further advance AFS’s ability to deliver rapid value to its clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to regulatory review and other customary closing conditions.

“We designed Agilex, from the start, to fundamentally change how government uses technology to execute its mission. By joining forces with AFS, Agilex can scale its capabilities more rapidly to have an even bigger impact across government”

“Acquiring Agilex will help AFS further solidify our position as an innovative leader in the federal market. Combining our digital capabilities and agile methods will accelerate our ability to help clients harness the power of emerging digital technologies and rapid, predictable systems deployment for the federal government’s most complex challenges,” said David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services chief executive.

Agilex focuses exclusively on the unique mission and IT requirements of federal agencies and is recognized for its industrialization of agile development methodologies, its digital capabilities and its consistent delivery of rapid and measurable results. The company currently serves a number of federal departments and independent agencies, such as the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security and Commerce. A privately-held company, Agilex was recently named a 2014 Greater Washington Government Contractor of the Year.

“We designed Agilex, from the start, to fundamentally change how government uses technology to execute its mission. By joining forces with AFS, Agilex can scale its capabilities more rapidly to have an even bigger impact across government,” said Agilex Vice Chairman and cofounder Jay Nussbaum. “AFS is respected for taking on the government’s most challenging missions and is valued in the federal sector for its ability to deliver client value, impact and results.”

“We see digital technologies fundamentally changing the way that government organizations operate and interact with citizens, patients, employees, suppliers, partners and other stakeholders,” said Mike Sutcliff, group chief executive, Accenture Digital. “By acquiring the unique agile development and digital capabilities of Agilex, AFS is enhancing its ability to help federal clients make the digital transformation journey and improve services and outcomes.”

Accenture Federal Services is a U.S. company, with offices in Arlington, Va., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP. Accenture’s federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations with clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

Learn more about Accenture’s work with federal agencies, its global defense work, and Delivering Public Service for the Future.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US $30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

Accenture Digital, comprised of Accenture Analytics, Accenture Interactive and Accenture Mobility, offers a comprehensive portfolio of business and technology services across digital marketing, mobility and analytics. From developing digital strategies to implementing digital technologies and running digital processes on their behalf, Accenture Digital helps clients leverage connected and mobile devices; extract insights from data using analytics; and enrich end-customer experiences and interactions, delivering tangible results from the virtual world and driving growth. Learn more about Accenture Digital at www.accenture.com/digital.

About Agilex

Agilex is a privately-held provider of mission and technology solutions to the national security, healthcare and public sectors. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Agilex serves a number of the cabinet-level federal departments, including the Departments of Defense, Health & Human Services, Homeland Security, Justice and Veterans Affairs; members of the intelligence community; and a number of independent agencies, such as Amtrak and the United States Postal Service. By bringing together Agility with Expertise, AGILEX helps clients Realize the Value of Information®.

 

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