Apps Run The World

ZS Associates Digital Transformation Initiatives

Apps Run The World

Discover the latest digital transformation initiatives being undertaken by ZS Associates and its business and technology executives. Each quarter our research team identifies the applications that are being used by ZS Associates from public (Press Releases, Customer References, Testimonials, Case Studies and Success Stories) and proprietary sources.

Since 2010, our global team of researchers has been studying ZS Associates software purchases, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions for ZS Associates propensity to invest in new Enterprise Applications such as Analytics and BI, Collaboration, Content Management, CRM, EPM, ERP, HCM, ITSM, PLM, PPM, Procurement, SPM, SCM or Treasury and Risk Management systems.

The research results are being incorporated int our Customer Database which has over 100 data fields that detail ZS Associates IT roadmap and budget, latest software purchases, implementation status, partner involvement, and decision-makers.

About the Customer

ZS is a sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, staff augmentation, and technology firm headquartered in Evanston, Illinois that provides services for clients primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. 

Scope and Challenges

Working with Accenture, ZS deployed SAP HANA Cloud Platform to allow the ® customization of the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central solution and to enhance ® ® scalability and security. It also deployed Accenture HR Audit and Compliance as a service to help ensure clean data and establish a strong foundation for analytics. Now data can be audited and corrected without help from IT, enabling more proactive and efficient HR to support the most precious asset at ZS – its people.


• Assure accuracy and confidence of core human capital management data, especially during a core company transformation

• Allow flexibility in the core operating model while sustaining data integrity

• Increase compliance with data accuracy requirements and reduce risk to the organization


• User of the SAP® ERP application and SAP SuccessFactors solutions

• Proven and trusted partnership with Accenture for rapid software implementations and ongoing guidance and support

• Cloud-based IT platform that provides scalability and security for HR operations

Outcome and Implications


• Extended the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central solution with SAP HANA® Cloud Platform

• Deployed Accenture HR Audit and Compliance as a service to help ensure clean data and establish a strong foundation for analytics


• Ability to easily audit and correct data

• Greater confidence in company data, enabling a more proactive approach to using data on an ongoing basis

• Fewer resources required to report across multiple data sets

• Greater IT agility and flexibility

1560 Sherman Ave
Evanston, 60201 , IL
1 847-492-3600
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Enterprise Software & Cloud Applications Purchased by ZS Associates

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SAP Legacy Applications SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Human Capital Management HCM n/a Accenture 2016 2016
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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at ZS Associates

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