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Kahnawake tests out new dollar-tracking program


David Acco stands before a projector screen showing off a new software system he hopes will answer critics of First Nations financial management. After spending the majority of his adult life around software and IT, Acco's latest project has been to develop an accounting program intended specifically for Indigenous communities. The result is the Native Economic Management System. It was created by Acco, co-founder of the native consulting firm Acosys Consulting Services Inc., and the economic-development commission in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake.

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Acosys Breaks New Ground – Montreal Gazette Article


For aboriginals searching for work off the reserve, it can be a rocky, frustrating path. One Montreal company has made smoothing that road its prime directive by providing meaningful experience and business education for First Nations people. Acosys Consulting is an aboriginal-owned company founded in 2006 by labour lawyer Julie Lepage and business analyst and project manager David Acco. More than 70 per cent of its staff are Native employees and it won the Toronto Board of Trade Business Excellence award in November.

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Acosys Consulting Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Announce $8.4M Contract Win


Ottawa, Ontario September 27, 2019 –The Government of Canada has awarded an $8.4M contract to the contractual joint venture Acosys Consulting Services Inc. and PwC Canada, to provide Project Management Services to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). The Contract will enable Acosys and PwC Canada to supply ESDC with qualified project management professionals (project executives, project managers, change management consultants and risk management specialists) for a 3-year period, with the option to extend the contract for an additional 2-year period. ESDC delivers a range of important social programs and services to Canadians on behalf of the federal government. Acosys Consulting Services Inc. is a 100% Indigenous owned information technology (IT) and business services consulting firm providing high quality, cost effective professional resources and solutions to clients across Canada. Acosys is currently serving clients in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Vernon BC and Nanaimo, in addition to the federal government in Ottawa. Acosys has worked with PwC Canada as its joint venture partner for Tier 1 and 2 Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) opportunities with the federal government since March 2016. Together the firms have won and successfully delivered several projects over the last 3 years. PwC Canada’s public sector practice includes a dedicated team of professionals who are supporting Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) by bringing insights, a collaborative approach, and fresh perspectives to help the department achieve its mandate and transform how it serves Canadians for the future. “We are excited for the opportunity to deliver value to ESDC through this important contract with our partner PwC Canada. This award comes at a particularly exciting time in our company’s growth, as we are expanding on many fronts. We appreciate the Federal Government’s continued support and commitment towards Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous people and communities on and off reserve.” David Acco, President Acosys Consulting Services

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