Accenture wins US Air Force contract

Accenture, along with IBM, Deloitte Consulting, Lockheed Martin and Grant
Thornton will implement the US Air Force’s new Defense Enterprise Accounting
Management System (DEAMS).

The five year contract to design, build and implement the Oracle e-Business
Suite solution is worth $79m (£45m) to Accenture.

It is one of two pilot programs designed to transform finance and accounting
systems and deliver new processes to improve financial visibility.

The DEAMS program will use the Department of Defense’s new Standard Financial
Information Structure which provides a comprehensive common business language
that supports information and data requirements for budgeting, financial
accounting, cost/performance management, and external reporting across the

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