April 15, 2021

Accenture Ranked #1 in Execution and Innovation for Workday Human Capital Management Services Market in HFS Research Report

NEW YORK; April 15, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked number one in overall Execution and Innovation in the HFS Top 10 for Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) Services 2021 report.

Accenture’s top position in Ability to Execute was based on being ranked number one in breadth and depth of services, which includes value chain coverage, proprietary tools development, and services and solutions to support specific market segments; and number one in market and team experience, based on number of clients, Workday certified consultants and reference feedback on the strength of resources. Accenture’s overall lead position in Innovation Capability was a result of being number one in strategy and vision, which looked at its investment plans to enhance capabilities, including geographic expansion, partnership and talent development; being ranked number one for vision for and investment in the development of Workday services offerings; and number one for its ability to deliver business transformation, as a result of the adoption of a holistic view and consultative approach to supporting customers’ human capital management transformation journeys.

“Accenture is a strong leader in the Workday HCM services market, and was the top ranked service provider in Execution and Innovation in our research,” said Khalda De Souza, research director at HFS Research, and author of the HFS Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) Services Top 10 report. “Accenture has one of the biggest certified talent pools, backed by continued investment in talent acquisition, motivation and retention. It has also developed business-oriented tools that span design thinking, change management and industry sector solutions. Moreover, Accenture’s customers commend it for its collaboration and partnership capabilities.”

Other Accenture strengths highlighted in the report include:

“Our position in this HFS report reflects the combination of our deep relationship with Workday, our industry and functional knowledge, and our advanced technology capabilities that allow us to help our clients realize the most visionary of transformations with the most practical of operational benefits,” said Gloria Samuels, senior managing director and Accenture Workday Business Group lead. “We remain committed to investing in talent and innovation, pushing the boundaries of the Workday platform to create market-leading solutions that are accelerating our clients’ path to value.”

HFS assessed 11 services providers for the report across Ability to Execute, Innovation Capability, and Voice of Customer criteria, looking at planning, implementation, and management services for Workday HCM, Payroll, and Planning as they relate to HCM, globally.

The HFS Top 10 for Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) Services 2021 report can be accessed here. For more information on the Accenture and Workday relationship, visit https://www.accenture.com/workday

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