Accenture, incorporated in Ireland, is said to be the largest consulting firm in the world. It offers management consulting, technology and outsourcing services to leading companies, organizations and governments to help them enhance how they deliver services. Accenture combines federal, state and local government experience with commercial leading practices to deliver solutions that generate high-performance results.
Accenture divides its practices into five main operating groups -- communications & high tech, financial services, health & public service, products, and resources -- that serve more than 40 industries. The company includes Accenture Defense Industry Group (formerly Maxim Systems Inc.).
Accenture, the DHS ninth-ranked contractor, is the prime contractor for the $10 billion US-VISIT program. The information technology-based program involves the integration of multiple databases used by the federal government to track travelers and terrorists. It is intended to track the entry and exit of foreign nationals at airports, seaports and border crossings.
With more than 190,000 people serving clients in over 120 countries, Accenture generated net revenue of $21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009. Accenture's clients include 96 of the Fortune Global 100 and three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
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$10 billion to $50 billion
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- Management consulting and administration
- Air and satellite operations
- Border control
- Ground force operations
- Human intelligence
- Law enforcement
- Naval operations
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