August 10, 2018

Accenture Positioned in Winner’s Circle in HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018

NEW YORK; August 10, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the HFS Blueprint for Workday Human Capital Management Services (HCM) 2018 for its excellence in execution and innovation. The report assessed 13 Workday service providers on planning, implementation, and management.

Accenture was recognized for its full range of services that support Workday HCM applications, global resources and scale, ability to tailor solutions for specific industries and business, and overall vision for both Workday services and human resources. The report also noted that Accenture has one of the largest pool of HCM certified consultants which includes more than 1,200 dedicated Workday professionals with more than 2,500 Workday certifications. Accenture was cited as a leading alliance partner in delivering Workday’s newest products such Workday Planning, Workday Prism, Workday Learning and the Workday Cloud Platform.

“As demand for Workday HCM applications grows, Accenture continues to demonstrate excellence in Workday services execution and innovation,” said Khalda De Souza, Research Director at HFS Research. “Accenture’s combined capabilities and industry expertise deliver business value for clients around the world.”

“Our position in the Winner’s Circle is strong recognition of our excellence in delivering innovative Workday solutions,” said Saideep Raj, senior managing director, Global Cloud First Applications at Accenture. “Through our global reach, industry expertise, and continuous investment in innovation we remain committed to helping our clients achieve better HR experiences for their people and maximum business value from their Workday deployments. We’ve continued to build one global Workday practice and look forward to accelerating our work on behalf of clients moving forward.”

Accenture strengths highlighted in the report include:

Jill Goldstein, talent and HR lead for Accenture Operations, added, “Beyond operating as one of Workday’s most strategic and experienced business partners with one of the largest certified Workday workforces, Accenture has deployed approximately 4.9 million Workday seats globally in 30 languages and 100 countries. These projects are delivered through our end-to-end capabilities and reflect our deep understanding of global and local business environments, IT ecosystems, cultures, regulatory requirements and business rules. More importantly, we are now helping clients win in the workplace by designing great employee experiences and treating employees as consumers.”

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