Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced that it has signed a global
original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP)
to offer its human capital management (HCM) applications on SAP® Cloud
Platform. The OEM agreement allows organizations to easily access
leading Accenture HCM applications that are purpose-built for the SAP
SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution and powered by SAP
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Accenture's HCM solutions help companies adopt a more strategic approach to human resources, using SAP Cloud Platform to deliver complex global transformation and talent management solutions (Photo: Business Wire)
HCM solutions are now also available as Software as a Service (SaaS)
subscriptions that include SAP Cloud Platform, allowing organizations to
easily scale up or down depending on business needs. Organizations can
take advantage of a single subscription-based agreement and benefit from
premium Accenture services for upgrades, administration and broad
functionality without the need to develop platform expertise.
SAP Cloud Platform is SAP's enterprise Platform as a Service with
comprehensive application development services and capabilities. It
empowers businesses to extend, integrate and build new enterprise-ready,
cloud-based applications - all without the requirements of maintaining
or investing in on-premises infrastructure.
Accenture HCM applications for SAP SuccessFactors solutions include:
"This offering from Accenture illustrates our belief in the 'power of
many'," said Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors. "We want our
partners focused on making our customers more successful by introducing
options that help ease and speed the move to the cloud. Accenture
continues to deliver on this joint goal."
Used by more than 1,800 companies in over 45 countries, Accenture
Human Capital Management Software is a suite of software
complementary to SAP software for human resources and payroll that helps
reduce implementation timelines, simplify upgrades, reduce operational
costs and enable even higher performance in SAP solution environments.
Accenture's Human Capital Management Software for SAP solutions helps
companies adopt a strategic approach to human resources by delivering
global transformation and talent management solutions based on SAP
software, refocusing the HR function from transactional to strategic
programs that deliver critical capabilities for business success.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network -
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than
120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world
works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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