Accenture and Avanade Named Sitecore’s Global Partner of the Year

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been named Sitecore’s Global Partner of the Year. This award is given to the highest performing partner worldwide and recognizes the companies’ achievements at every stage of the Sitecore journey, including product expertise, capabilities in co-selling, and customer solution delivery.

In addition to being named the 2021 Global Partner of the Year, Accenture and Avanade also received an award for Excellence in Solution Delivery in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Accenture and Avanade were recognized for demonstrating true regional coverage in delivering successful customer engagements and working on significant projects across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Asia.

“It’s an honor to be awarded Sitecore’s Global Partner of the Year, which speaks to our commitment to help clients reimagine their business through digital experiences,” said Rockwell Bonecutter, managing director and Technology Ecosystem lead at Accenture. “Our industry and technology experience, combined with Avanade’s innovation and technical expertise, enable us to design exceptional customer experiences that deliver value to our clients.”

“We are thrilled to be named Sitecore’s Global Partner of the Year and to be recognized for our excellence in solution delivery,” said Anthony Wickham, global Digital Marketing lead, Avanade. “The awards underscore our successful partnership with Sitecore, combined with Accenture’s industry acumen, to jointly develop innovative, experience-led digital solutions that help our clients build meaningful engagements with their customers.”

“This is the ultimate accolade for Sitecore Partners,” said Owen Taraniuk, Sitecore SVP Global Partners. “And it represents an exceptional level of achievement Accenture and Avanade have made as a Sitecore Partner.”

About the Sitecore Partner of the Year Awards

Sitecore’s Partner of the Year Awards are designed to celebrate the time and investment Sitecore partners put into discovering, exploring and selling Sitecore products. It’s an opportunity to recognize partners who are central to helping Sitecore create exceptional experiences for customers across the world. More information can be found about the Sitecore Partner Awards at: https://www.sitecore.com/Blog/Digital-Transformation/Sitecore-Partner-Awards-2021-winners

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 44,000 professionals in 25 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Accenture Federal Services Wins $729M U.S. Army Enterprise Resource Planning Contract

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $729 million contract to help the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) transform multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems into a single, consolidated model to improve efficiency, enhance readiness, and reduce costs.
 
AFS will support the Army Shared Services Center (SSC) with organizational change management, agile development, and quality assurance, among other capability support functions.
 
“We look forward to helping the Army move toward a unified ERP supported by innovative approaches and industry best practices,” said Vince Vlasho, senior managing director of Accenture Federal Services’ Defense portfolio. “This is an important opportunity to help the Army sustain its legacy systems yet enhance modernization through advanced technologies, such as automated enterprise services.”
 
AFS has supported the Army on other advanced technology initiatives, including a cloud-based payroll and accounting project known as the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Non-Appropriated Fund Integrated Financial Management System.
 
“We’re excited to partner with SSC on its transformation journey,” said retired Army Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, deputy director of Accenture Federal Services’ Defense portfolio. “AFS will bring proven commercial capabilities with our understanding of the unique needs of the military to define and optimize processes and achieve productivity improvements.”
 
The contract runs for six years.
 
About Accenture Federal Services
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company headquartered 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 global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.