Workday’s founders crafted a design philosophy that, like most things in life worth doing, is simple to explain but takes patience, care, and ongoing effort to do right. Read the first installment of “Workday’s Technical Foundations,” an interactive eBook that delves into the vision, philosophy, and fundamental principles for Workday technology.
Workday has released its global “Finance Redefined” study, which surveyed more than 670 finance leaders on the future of the finance function and finance leadership. Based on the findings, four priorities will continue to have a significant impact on finance and its ability to support business needs: resilience, intelligence, leadership, and talent.
Business and higher education leaders met in New York to discuss workforce development challenges and the findings of a Workday and Bloomberg Next survey on the emerging skills gap and more. What are organizations doing wrong, and where can they make improvements? Read these three takeaways.
Workday has awarded four academic research grants to Cornell University faculty members in fields related to natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Jon Ruggiero, a Cornell graduate, explains how this collaboration will help further the university's vision of discovery and Workday's core value of fostering innovation.
Workday has joined the Sovrin Foundation—a leader in establishing standards for new blockchain-based technologies—as a Sovrin Steward. Jon Ruggiero, senior vice president at Workday, discusses why we’ve taken this step, the importance of digital trust, and where blockchain fits into the Workday vision.
To help CIOs and other IT leaders assess Workday’s suitability for their organizations, Gartner recently released the “Vendor Rating: Workday” report. According to Gartner, "Workday scores positive in all measures and this is a testament to Workday’s execution on a solid technology, product, and business strategy.”
MoneySuperMarket Group, a member of the FTSE 250 Index, helped UK consumers shopping for insurance, money, and home services products save an estimated £2 billion in 2017. Technology is central to everything the organisation does, and Shawn Ramsay, group operations director, shares how they transformed their existing finance and people systems with Workday.
The Adobe Digital Academy helps nontraditional candidates move into tech careers that offer more earning potential and growth opportunities. Think of it as an apprenticeship for today's world. In this interview, Adobe diversity and inclusion leaders discuss the new talent and perspectives it brings to the company, how they gained internal support for the program, and how it's changing the lives of participants.
There’s a new sheriff in town. With the communication skills of a leader, the data-driven approach of an analyst, and the insights and knowledge of a consultant, healthcare CFOs can become change agents for a better future for their organizations.
Floyd Walterhouse, IT group manager at McKee Foods and 10-time Workday Rising attendee, shares how to get the most value out of Workday's annual customer conference—whether you’re going to be a first-time attendee or you’ve already been to a few.
Jim Shaughnessy, senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary at Workday, explains why now is the time for the U.S. and other countries to adopt privacy laws based on the OECD Fair Information Principles. A law based on the OECD principles will ensure fair treatment of individuals and their personal information, regardless of where they live or with whom they interact.
What are the biggest risks CFOs face? What should they be optimistic about? Ian Bremmer, political scientist, author, and frequent news and talk show guest, shared his insights at our CFO dinner in Washington D.C. Read his thoughts on the rise of China, the G7 and Trump-Kim summits, technology innovation, and how CFOs can best prepare—and make a difference—in today’s turbulent world.
Designit, a Copenhagen-based design firm, knew that a single, unified system for both finance and HR was critical to support its global growth. And given its area of expertise, user experience and design were particularly important attributes. Rasmus Moller Sorensen, executive director at Designit, discusses the company's deployment of Workday and its journey toward digital transformation.
Attracting and retaining the best talent can be particularly challenging in the professional services industry, where firms are looking for people with unique skills and even security clearances. In this interview, Sarah St. Clair, vice president of people services at Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the firm’s people-focused culture and how Workday helps support it.
Focus, precision, and perseverance are essential in golf, and those who create golf equipment must apply the same principles to their innovations. Laura Garrett, SVP of global HR at TaylorMade, shares how the company takes an innovative approach to everything it creates—from great products to employee experiences.
Effectively handling growth means thoughtfully approaching scaling, which is about more than just piling on more people and resources. That can actually slow your professional services' firm down if you don't create sustainable business practices and processes that revolve around consistent, reliable data.
The world of work is evolving, and the skills needed in today’s workforce have changed. With this new reality, Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University (ASU), is guiding the institution’s transformation into one of the nation’s most innovative research universities. In this interview, he shares his views on the future of higher education, the importance of lifelong learning, and the role that technology plays.
Workday has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Adaptive Insights, a leading cloud-based platform for modernizing business planning. With this incredible team and their industry-leading technology unified with Workday, we will accelerate customers' finance and business transformations across the organization through a powerful combination of integrated planning and a complete finance suite of products.
Innovation is critical to the success of our customers and our company, which is why Workday invests big in innovation, recently announcing a $250 million fund for Workday Ventures. Brittany Skoda, who just joined our team as vice president of investments, shares her thoughts on Workday Ventures, the need for diversity in the venture capital community, and why you’d better bring your game if you get the opportunity to golf with her.