Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of DayNine, a leading global Workday consulting and deployment services provider with vast expertise in helping organizations transform their employee experience and financial management systems to better navigate change and drive growth. The acquisition extends Accenture's already strong position in Workday and provides new value for clients. "We are pleased to welcome the leadership and talented professionals of DayNine to Accenture," said Saideep Raj, managing director, Cloud First Applications, Accenture. "As more and more organizations seek to modernize their employee experience and financial management systems, the scale and capabilities of our combined Workday certified workforce will be invaluable for clients as they transform their organizations." As part of this acquisition, approximately 400 DayNine professionals with more than 1,250 Workday certifications have joined the existing Accenture Workday group working within the Accenture Cloud First Applications team. The Accenture DayNine group, which is led by DayNine CEO and co-founder Tim Ramos, is now the largest certified workforce in the Workday ecosystem across all phases of Workday deployment. DayNine, headquartered in Pleasanton, CA and with 14 additional offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia, was founded in 2009 with an exclusive focus on Workday. It has since grown to be a leading global Workday Services Partner. About Accenture 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 approximately 384,000 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. Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. Accenture's Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on over 20,000 cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 31,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.