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Accenture in the “Winner’s Circle” again for Workday Services

Discover why HfS Research Positions Accenture in the “Winner’s Circle”.


Accenture is positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the second HfS Blueprint Report: Workday Services 2016 for its excellence in both execution and innovation.

The report, which assessed 16 major partners for Workday, recognized Accenture as a global services leader offering full capabilities across the Workday services value chain. Noting that Accenture is “focused on delivering transformative business outcomes from its Cloud First Applications team, the report highlighted the following qualities of Accenture: quality of account management team, engaging clients and developing communities, incorporating feedback, geographical scale and tools development.

HfS Blueprint Grid: Workday Services 2016
Discover the Accenture excerpt of the HfS Blueprint Report: Workday Services 2016 [PDF]

“We are proud to be recognized for our strength in innovation and excellence in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ of this HfS report for the second consecutive time,” said Saideep Raj, Cloud First Applications lead at Accenture. “This is a testament to the collaborative work we do with clients to help transform finance and HR with Workday. Accenture has implemented some of the world’s most complex and far reaching Workday solutions, enabling more than 2 million employees.”

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Our Strengths

Accenture strengths highlighted in the report include:

  • Breadth and Depth of Capabilities: Accenture provides the full range of services to support Workday HCM and FM applications, supported by a Global Delivery Network. Accenture has made strategic acquisitions and partnerships to strengthen cloud capabilities and/or enhance Workday offerings. Implementation and management services teams work together to share knowledge and enhance client experience.

  • As-a-Service Strength: Accenture is evolving its Workday services offerings to deliver in an as-a-Service model. This includes a keen focus on client business outcomes, and the inclusion of intelligent automation, analytics and actionable insights, and security and digital services.

  • Talent: Accenture’s talent development strategy supports team members to achieve functional, technical, domain and consultative expertise as well as the ability to bring thought leadership to the market and clients. Such retention programs are clear differentiators.

  • Client Feedback: Clients commend Accenture’s skills in change management and ability to deliver on time and on budget

About the HfS Blueprint Report

HfS Research is the leading independent analyst authority and community for the global business services and outsourcing industry. HfS serves the research, governance and strategy needs of business operations and IT leaders across finance, supply chain, human resources, marketing, and core industry functions. The firm provides insightful and meaningful analyst coverage of the best business practices and innovations that impact successful business outcomes, namely talent development, process automation and outsourcing, global business services frameworks, mobility, analytics and social collaboration. HfS applies its acclaimed crowdsourced Blueprint Methodology™ to evaluate the performance of service providers in terms of innovating and then executing against those business outcomes. Its home page is