KPMG Forms Business Alliance With Workday To Meet Demand For Enterprise HR And Finance Applications In The Cloud

KPMG Forms Business Alliance With Workday To Meet Demand For Enterprise HR And
                      Finance Applications In The Cloud

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and
advisory firm, announced the formation of a business alliance with Workday, a
leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. The
business alliance will help clients streamline and strengthen their financial
management and human capital management (HCM) processes and operational

"Most leading companies are working to transform their finance and HCM
functions to deliver greater value to the business," said David Williams,
KPMG's U.S. Workday Alliance leader. "By combining KPMG's suite of services
with Workday's enterprise cloud applications, we can jointly help finance and
human resources departments achieve a more strategic, business-driven approach
to accelerate workforce productivity and operational efficiency by providing
executives access to the accurate information they need quickly."

As a leading provider of finance and HCM services, KPMG draws upon the
extensive industry knowledge and deep domain experience of its professionals
to help clients develop transformative enterprise strategies based on
cloud-solution delivery models that position them for competitive advantage by
enabling an agile workforce through web-based technologies. Importantly, KPMG
will assist clients understand how cloud fits into their current technology
environment, how that maps to and enables their overall business strategy.

"KPMG shares Workday's vision to help large, global organizations transform
their finance and HR operations to deliver value back to their businesses,"
said Mike Stankey, president and chief operating officer at Workday.
"Especially as we advance deeper into the market for financial management, we
feel confident that KPMG brings the right combination of expertise and
industry leadership to help our customers achieve their goals."

The alliance with Workday is the latest evidence of the KPMG's growth
strategy. "Alliances help us deliver differentiated solutions, technology
specialization and complementary services that our clients expect from KPMG,"
said S. Singh Mecker, KPMG's head of strategic alliances and go-to-market

KPMG also announced today that it has signed on as a sponsor of Workday Rising
2012, the industry's premier collaboration events for Workday customers,
partners, and employees. Workday Rising is being held Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas.


KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (, is the U.S. member
firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International.") KPMG
International's member firms have 145,000 people, including more than 8,000
partners, in 152 countries.

Contact: Bob Wade


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