Accenture Buys Headspring


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired the consulting practice of Headspring, a Austin, Texas-based cloud native and platform engineering services firm.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by President, CEO and Founder Dustin Wells, Headspring provides a broad range of cloud services including platform architecture, engineering, modernization and product management.
Founded in 2001 and with approximately 90 employees in the U.S. and Mexico, the firm serves public and private sector clients across numerous industries, including energy, financial services, government and nonprofit. 

Headspring’s consulting team of skilled professionals with accreditations in cloud engineering and cloud native services will join Accenture Cloud First, enhancing Accenture’s platform engineering capabilities in working closely with hyperscalers. Headspring’s broad and comprehensive suite of services includes:

  • Platform Engineering, including cloud native platform architecture and development from the foundation to the experience layer,
  • Platform Modernization, including re-platforming and cloud migration, code transformation, visual redesign, and integration modernization,
  • Platform Architecture, including re-architecting platform foundations to support the new platform architecture, and
  • Product Management, including overall assessment and analysis of pain points based on scaled severity, frequency of occurrence, time inefficiency, risk of inaccuracy and technology bottlenecks.