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November 6, 2012 Appirio

Appirio to Speak at Workday Rising on How Cloud HCM Can Create Business Impact

Las Vegas — Nov. 6, 2012 (Workday Rising) – Appirio, a global cloud solutions provider and the world’s leading cloud-powered HCM consultancy, today announced that it is working with a growing number of customers to use cloud-based HCM solutions like Workday to transform HR’s broader impact on the business. Companies like AAA, Ariens Company and Rackspace are just some of the customers using next-generation HCM technology to drive new models of service delivery and transform the HR function.

Today at Workday Rising in Las Vegas, Jennifer Taylor and Jason Averbook from Appirio will be presenting, “How the Cloud Can Transform HR into a Strategic Advisor,” along with Christopher Ford of Silicon Valley Bank and Regina Kramer of Ariens Company. The session, which begins Tuesday, Nov 6 at 3 p.m. PST, will discuss best practices to align Workday with an organization’s strategic initiatives for today and the future.

“In today’s environment of rapid change, our customers understand that their business strategy cannot be separated from their workforce or technology,” said Jennifer Taylor, vice president of Workday cloud services, Appirio. “We are fortunate to work with HR and IT leaders who apply this mantra daily, working closely with us to use the Workday platform to become a more strategic business advisor.”

Appirio recently acquired Knowledge Infusion which marries Appirio’s cloud expertise, technology innovation and global scale with Knowledge Infusion’s deep domain knowledge of HR, talent management and changement management practices.

“As HR becomes more involved at earlier stages in corporate decisions, these organizations must be more agile than ever,” said Jason Averbook, Chief Business Innovation Officer at Appirio and co-founder of Knowledge Infusion, an Appirio company. “The only way this happens is to align your business, workforce and technology strategies with an understanding of how the world has changed, and we are helping people do that every day.”

Appirio offers a comprehensive set of HCM strategy and technology-enabled implementation services that enable HR organizations to transform processes such as recruiting, onboarding, core HR, performance management and employee engagement, from tactical to strategic. Appirio’s suite of services include complete HR and Talent Management strategy services, as well as cloud-HCM focused migration, development and change management services.

Useful Links:

  • Read: Press release announcing Appirio’s acquisition of Knowledge Infusion
  • Read: Data sheet about Appirio Workday offerings
  • Watch: A video on how Appirio and KI want to change the future of work
  • Comment: Jason Averbook’s blog covering CHRO related issues

About Appirio
Appirio is a global technology-enabled services provider, helping companies power their business with cloud, social and mobile technologies from leaders like, Google and Workday. Appirio has worked with more than 400 enterprise customers including organizations like the City of Los Angeles, Facebook, Flextronics, International Hotels Group, Japan Post Network, Ltd., L’Oreal, NetApp, NYU, Starbucks, Thomson Reuters and VMware. Appirio’s technology-enabled professional services are supported by a team of 500+ cloud experts and CloudSpokes, a more than 50,000 person-strong global cloud developer community. The company’s expertise and innovation have been recognized by organizations such as the World Economic Forum, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, Gartner and IDC. Appirio has offices that span the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific, and is backed by Sequoia Capital, GGV Capital and General Atlantic.

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