August 10, 2015

Accenture Introduces a High Velocity Talent and HR Solution Designed for Fast, Simplified Implementations of SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite

NEW YORK; August 10, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching a High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite. High Velocity Talent and HR is a fully functional and ready-to-use preconfigured solution built on a foundation of Accenture’s global experience and leading practices on SAP SuccessFactors. It is designed for fast deployment with predictable results at a reduced cost, and high flexibility to be tailored to clients’ needs. High Velocity Talent and HR can generally be implemented in as little as three months, helping clients easily move processes into the cloud and accelerating time to value.

Driving simplicity with a comprehensive global offering, High Velocity Talent and HR goes beyond configuration to include complete end-to-end project deliverables intended to successfully support all aspects of the implementation lifecycle of SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite.

“Digital technology drives the decentralization of talent management as an HR activity – knocking down silos and blurring boundaries,” said Christophe Mouille, global managing director of SAP business, Accenture. “HR and associated technologies are now seen as the foundation of an agile business. High Velocity Talent and HR can be used as an accelerator or a complete end-to-end solution, offering our clients flexibility while still covering essential functionality.”

High Velocity Talent and HR is designed to help clients easily modify scope by including add-ons to requirements, and to lower risk with a highly predictive solution and Accenture’s leading business processes and proven methodology.

“Our clients are constantly looking for ways to reduce cost and risk, and gain speed when it comes to implementing cloud solutions,” said Mike Ettling, president, HR Line of Business, SAP. “We expect this new offering to help provide all the necessary standardization to more quickly and efficiently implement SAP SuccessFactors solutions.”

Accenture’s dedicated HR Transformation practice comprises thousands of HR, talent management, HR service delivery and change management professionals who bring consulting, technology and outsourcing capabilities to clients located in more than 40 countries. Accenture’s Human Capital Management Services for SAP is recognized by SAP as one of the largest system integrators globally delivering SAP SuccessFactors solutions for clients with mature HR processes and complex global requirements.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is

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