As we look ahead to Workday Rising in October, it’s a great opportunity to reflect on some of the takeaways from last year’s event. Here are three things we learned from a great slate of speakers on leadership, innovation, and the importance of staying agile during times of change.
As the oldest media business in the world—founded by King Henry VIII in 1534—you might not associate Cambridge University Press with the idea of HR transformation. But with 2,723 colleagues across 50 offices in 40 countries, the organisation knew it was time to make a change. Cathy Armor, director for people at Cambridge University Press, shares how they moved from dated HR systems to a single, unified system with Workday.
At Workday, we’ve worked hard to understand our healthcare customers’ challenges and support them in meeting their business goals. Today, Workday is honored to be named Best in KLAS in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) by KLAS Research. Workday was also recognized as a Category Leader in Talent Management.
In this episode of "In Good Company," Meredith Coughlin, assistant dean of enterprise systems at Indian River State College, and Sean Hanna, analyst of student systems at the University of Rochester, discuss the current challenges higher education institutions face as the traditional path to degree completion has evolved.
Workday was ranked highest in HRMS vendor satisfaction and user experience by HR and IT practitioners and leaders in the Sierra-Cedar 2017–2018 HR Systems Survey. We’re honored by the results of this survey, which “stands alone as a global benchmark of HR technology adoption and the value achieved from the use of these technologies,” according to Sierra-Cedar.
Through a text and video experience, we share with you a story about Patagonia, a Workday Customer. Dean Carter, head of shared services, discusses the company's unique culture, and steps it takes to ensure employees don't have to choose between their families and careers.
Dealing with rapid growth is the kind of problem most organizations want to have, but it also requires more resources to meet demand, including talent. Learn how Inalfa Roof Systems has changed its approach to supporting and growing its workforce.
Business leaders are most concerned about talent. How important are culture and workforce diversity to helping organizations meet their talent goals? Cardinal Health CHRO Carole Watkins shares her thoughts in Workday Community Voices.
Last fall we introduced Workday Student Recruiting, the first application as part of Workday Student. We’ve worked closely with colleges and universities to design this offering and have developed a deep understanding of the pressures they face to get student recruiting right.
In the book “College Unbound,” author Jeff Selingo observes that if online dating sites can “help two people fall in love based on a short questionnaire, we should be able to design a better method for matching students with colleges.” Selingo’s observation highlights one of the biggest challenges that higher institutions face today: recruiting the right students.
Workday today announced Workday Insight Applications, a brand new approach to business analytics. Workday's Dan Beck, vice president of technology products and Adeyemi "Ade" Ajao, vice president of technology strategy, answer five questions about how the applications work─and the talent and technology behind them.
When vendors begin to sound the same and any one of them can claim a business process is simple, intuitive, or seamless, companies need to ask a few fundamental questions to cut through the marketing talk and see differentiation in action: “Can you show it? How elegant is the experience? And how much of our own time and resources are required to achieve it?” We hope Product Spotlights start to answer these questions. So take a look at a few favorites across HR and finance, and stay tuned as we’ll share more throughout the year!
As our chief accounting officer (CAO), Robynne Sisco manages day-to-day finances at Workday. We asked Robynne to share a bit about her role at the Workday Blog, as well as her unique perspective as a user of Workday's financial management system. Robynne told us that being a CAO isn't all about numbers and accounting regulations—at least not when you're at a company that's redefining finance for the enterprise.