CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that the Company has become a Workday Services Partner, enabling it to help education and healthcare customers deploy Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Student (beginning with Workday Student Recruiting). Workday (NYSE:WDAY) is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
“Higher education and healthcare face unprecedented economic and competitive pressures. These challenges are creating a more intense focus on improving administrative functions through the application of better business process design and technology,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “Huron is pleased to become a Workday Services Partner. Our alliance with Workday provides us with exciting new opportunities to help our clients generate meaningful improvement and efficiency in their operations.”
The agreement with Workday is a critical part of Huron’s expanding cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) strategy. As the marketplace increasingly views the cloud as integral to enterprise system strategies, Huron is preparing for an increase in related deployment services.
“As trusted advisors to universities, academic medical centers, and healthcare organizations, we are excited to offer consulting services on Workday’s cloud-based financial management, human capital management and student applications,” said Laura A. Yaeger, executive vice president, Huron Education. “We understand the unique process, organizational and regulatory complexities that universities must embrace to successfully deploy cloud-based applications such as Workday.”
“Huron has an excellent track record of helping education and healthcare organizations leverage and maximize their technology investments,” said Randy Hendricks, president, Education and Government, Workday. “We are excited for them to join the Workday services partner ecosystem, and we look forward to the value and expertise they will bring to our mutual customers to help them transition to the cloud.”
Huron Education is also a sponsor of Workday Rising 2014, Workday’s annual gathering of customers, prospective customers, partners, and employees. Workday Rising is being held November 3-6 in San Francisco.
About Huron Education
Huron Education is the premier provider serving the unique needs of the higher education industry. Our team of professionals, each with extensive knowledge and experience in the business of higher education and academic medical centers, delivers comprehensive services to the industry and partners with institutions to improve business performance across the enterprise. Our professionals draw from their experience working in the strategic, financial, operational, and regulatory aspects of higher education to develop and implement the most effective consulting and software solutions. Huron Education has helped more than 90 of the nation’s top 100 research universities improve their performance so they can continue their traditions of extraordinary achievement. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/highereducation or follow us on Twitter: @Huron.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.