The Accenture Workday Business Group is a leading Workday Education, Government and Nonprofit services partner with significant project experience deploying Workday HCM, Payroll, Financials, and Student functionality. We’ve been serving public sector, higher education and nonprofit organizations since 2010, and we’ve expanded our team and bolstered our capabilities with the acquisition of the Workday practice from Sierra-Cedar.
With in-depth specialization and decades of experience in public service, Accenture is uniquely positioned to guide organizations through their transformation projects, tailoring each journey to their specific needs.
"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
View the on-demand sessions where we brought together innovative higher education institutions to share insights from their digital transformation journeys and how they successfully harnessed the winds of change.
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. View recording.
Student Innovation breakout session
The University of Mississippi Medical Center and Worcester Polytechnic Institute share how they have improved the student experience. View recording.
Transformation powered by Workday
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.
Creating an intuitive student experience that changes the way students navigate their college experience.
Hear from our experts and get their insights on the most pressing issues.
"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
The 2021 Workday Partner Industry Innovation Awards honors select Workday Services Partners for their innovation, expertise, and commitment to bringing industry innovation to customers while extending key Workday solutions.
Accenture was selected for its Workday Prism Analytics Accelerator for Public Sector. This solution provides public sector clients with an industry-focused package of data discovery and an accelerated path to unlocking the power of their data, while emphasizing collaboration and knowledge transfer. Deploying the Workday Prism Analytics Accelerator helps reduce costs and free up resources.
"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