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

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 effectiveness.

"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 partnerships.

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.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com), 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
KPMG LLP
201-307-7482
robertwade@kpmg.com

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