2000 – 2014

Ongoing Innovation


International Payroll and HR

In 2000, ADP became one of the first providers of multi-country payroll and HR on a single platform.


The ADP National Employment Report is Born

ADP launched the ADP National Employment Report, which provided a monthly snapshot of the current U.S. employment situation based on actual payroll data. It remains a key economic indicator for the United States economy.

The ADP National Employment Report


RUN Payroll Goes Mobile

To meet the needs of a more mobile workforce, ADP introduced its RUN powered ADP mobile app, to provide access to its small business payroll platform from mobile devices.

ADP’s introduced its RUN powered ADP mobile app in 2009.


ADP Named in 100 Best Companies
for Working Mothers

In 2010, Working Mother® magazine recognized ADP as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.

ADP, one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother® magazine.


ADP Makes Social Impact

In 2011, ADP passed 10,000 followers on Twitter. By 2014, ADP had over 159,000 followers on LinkedIn.

ADP’s twitter page.


Leading the World in Innovation

In 2012, Forbes named ADP one of the world's most innovative companies.

Forbes named ADP one of the world's most innovative companies.

ADP Launches the ADP Research Institute

The ADP Research Institute provides insights to leaders in both the private and public sectors on current and emerging issues in human capital management (HCM), employment and workforce trends. It also houses the ADP National Employment Report, ADP Small Business Report, and ADP National Franchise Report.

ADP launched the ADP Research Institute on ADP.com.

No other company can match the breadth and depth of our aggregate data and analytics. ADP Research Institute studies and insights are very valuable to a business looking for help optimizing the most important investments they make: their investment in people.

Ahu Yildirmaz
Ph.D, Directr of ADP Research Institute


World’s Most Admired Company

In 2013, ADP ranked the top company in Financial Data Services in FORTUNE® magazine's The World’s Most Admired Companies.

ADP named one of The World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine.

Innovating for the New World of Work

ADP announced its second Innovation Lab dedicated to technology development, which is located in New York City’s “Silicon Alley.” At the Innovation Lab, data scientists, anthropologists, economists and HR specialists work on search tools, mobile, social media, user experience and analytics to explore and define the future of the workplace.

ADP’s Innovation Lab is dedicated to technology development.

Our goal is to have highly specialized and creative teams focused on quickly incubating and delivering capabilities that will dramatically increase the value of our HCM platforms for clients.

Mike Capone
CIO, Corporate Vice President of Product Development

  • ADP spent $600 million on Research & Development.
  • ADP Mobile Solutions App became one of the most popular business apps in the Apple App Store.


Continuing to Grow, Fueled by Insight, innovation, and a Commitment to Client Service

In 2014, ADP celebrated 65 years in business, served 620,000 customers in 125 countries, and counted 15 years of having cloud-based software.