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Case studies

"Being engaged in such a transformative and significant initiative, while meeting our benchmarks and financial commitments, has been truly rewarding, and Accenture has been a key part of that."

— PATRICIA PATRIA, Chief Information Officer, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

By the numbers


Workday E&G practitioners


Workday deployments as prime contractor


Accenture E&G clients live on Workday (82) or in progress.


Number of colleges/universities Accenture has helped deploy & optimize Workday.


Workday Student projects live or in progress.


Number of remote ‘go-lives’ in 2020 and 2021.


Number of Financials projects live or in progress.


Accenture Workday government clients.


Workday government clients, where a partner was involved, included Accenture.

Accenture's Workday Higher Education Forum

Thought leadership keynote by visionary leaders

Workday and Accenture address key areas of focus for Higher Ed including architecting technology and the democratization of IT. View recording.

HCM and Finance breakout session

GA Tech, MiraCosta College, Northeastern, Ohio State and UMMC discuss the future of work and how they are transforming Higher Ed.

Transformation powered by Workday

Financial Management

Putting finance at the center of data and analytics to gain insights that improve productivity across the organization and unlock new value.

Human Capital Management

Delivering seamless workforce experiences with integrated HR & talent solutions, from benefits to payroll, to recruiting to learning and beyond.

Workday Student

Creating an intuitive student experience that changes the way students navigate their college experience.


"Our partnership with Accenture provided the critical expertise we needed to transition to Workday..."

— KAREN NIPARKO, Former Chief Human Resources Officer – City and County of Denver, Colorado

Awards & recognition

Previous webinars

Improved budgeting and forecasting with Workday

Hear how Yakima County used Adaptive Planning to provide greater insight into its budget process and human resources management. View the webinar.

Everyone is a Technologist

Join our panel of university leaders to discuss their perspectives around how to activate technology with Higher Ed employees. View the webinar.

Workday Value Realization and Optimization

Hear from industry leaders how they are leveraging every possible avenue to create a greater return on their cloud investment. View the webinar.

Workday Analytics & the City and County of Denver

See examples of how Denver is using Workday Prism Analytics and the benefits of actionable data. View the webinar.

Workday Adaptive Planning: Government & Higher Ed

Join this session about how Workday Adaptive Planning has become an essential tool to navigate challenges organizations face today. View the webinar.

Accenture design framework for Workday

Achieve transformation powered by Workday

"Our remote Workday implementation is going so well! It is a pleasure each day to work with such great talent from the Accenture consulting team. Together we are working hard, staying focused, meeting deliverables and finding time to laugh a little."

— ALAN VANDERBURG, Consultant Manager, Tulsa County, Oklahoma

What we think

Navigating seismic change in the public sector

Register to view this joint report by Accenture and Workday on how cloud-based systems can help government agencies.

Our leaders

Ryan R. Gaetz

Managing Director – Consulting, Accenture Workday Education & Government Lead

Mary Sheffield

Managing Director – Accenture Workday Government, North America

Amy Mejstrik

Managing Director – Accenture Workday Education & Government

Jeff Yazdi

Managing Director – Technology, Accenture Workday, Talent and Delivery, Global

Matt Luby

Associate Director – Accenture Workday Higher Education, North America

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