Mary Hayes Weier

Mary Hayes Weier

Mary Hayes Weier is senior managing editor, corporate content at Workday, and is responsible for editorial content and social media programs.

Mary joined Workday in 2010 as an award-winning journalist with 20 years' experience covering business and technology. Prior to Workday, she spent 15 years at InformationWeek in a variety of writing and editorial management roles. Mary closely covered enterprise software and cloud computing and reported on Workday beginning with its launch in 2006.

Mary has served on expert panels and as a judge for Women In Technology's Leadership Awards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from San Jose State University.

Workday Blogs - Cloud

Why SaaS Trumps Traditional Software for Large Global Rollouts

April 11, 2011 by Mary Hayes Weier on Cloud

I occasionally hear this doubt about SaaS: "How can a SaaS company handle a large, global software rollout? Isn’t that a job for an ERP giant?" It’s natural to have questions about a new software delivery model, but this is among the most misguided doubts about SaaS—and where a key benefit of SaaS is often overlooked.  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - Cloud

Not Even Partisan Politics Can Hinder the SaaS Delivery Model for Payroll

December 13, 2010 by Mary Hayes Weier on Cloud

As politicians continue to debate the proposed Bush-era tax cuts extension—with no guarantee of Congressional approval before the cuts expire—payroll administrators are worrying about finding a huge mess after ringing in the New Year.  Read Entire Blog >>

Workday Blogs - Innovation

Interview With Workday Labs Director Joe Korngiebel

November 9, 2010 by Mary Hayes Weier on Innovation

The term “Enterprise 2.0” has evolved over the years from the original idea of using blogs and wikis in business, to incorporate that very powerful thing we call social networking. TechWeb is hosting the “Enterprise 2.0 2010” conference in Santa Clara, Calif., this week, where the focus is on technologies that “liberate the workforce from the constraints of legacy communication and productivity tools like email.”  Read Entire Blog >>