November 28, 2016

Accenture Helps Clients Accelerate Implementation of SAP SuccessFactors with the Accenture High Velocity Talent and HR Solution

FirstEnergy, TNT among companies benefitting from Accenture solution to improve digitally enabled HR processes

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2016 – A year after its launch, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that its High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite continues to gain momentum and help clients in all industries accelerate implementation of SAP SuccessFactors at a reduced cost and with increased flexibility.

There are now more than 10 clients across the U.S, Canada, and several countries in Europe, and in industries including in chemicals, energy, oil & gas, and consumer goods that have used High Velocity Talent and HR to achieve fully functional SAP SuccessFactors human capital solutions more quickly and at a lower cost. This includes:

“Accenture’s High Velocity Talent and HR solution helped us take a more strategic approach to human resources and human capital management,” said Malcolm Pickup, global learning director, TNT. “Working with Accenture and SAP, we were able to turn a potentially complex and time-consuming project into a successful initiative that aligns our human resources processes with our business goals.”

The Accenture solution was recently updated to include new functionality in numerous SuccessFactors modules: Employee Central, Learning Management, Recruiting Management, Performance and Goals Management, Succession Planning, Compensation and Variable Pay, and Jam. The solution is now also integrated with Accenture Clone and Test for Cloud and HR Audit and Compliance Tool. 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 is disrupting corporate human resources functions in a positive way, opening up new opportunities that require collaboration, insight, agility and speed to implementation,” said Arvind Mathur, managing director and lead for SuccessFactors business at Accenture. “Our High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP SuccessFactors helps companies shift the focus from configuration and transactional activities to strategic and performance-enhancing HR activities that are critical for business success.”

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. 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.

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.

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