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.
It’s no longer a question of whether to adopt cloud applications, but how to migrate to them from on-premise systems. In a global study conducted by CIO.com, IT leaders from midsized to enterprise-level companies reveal the benefits gained from migrating to the cloud, practical steps for the migration, and best practices. Read the report to learn more.
At Workday, we’re always considering what we can do to help address the planet’s sustainability challenges. Learn how we're bringing the same commitment to Workday Rising—which we're hosting at one of the most sustainable venues in Las Vegas—by offsetting 100 percent of the emissions from travel, reducing and eliminating waste, and offering low-impact food choices.
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.
There's an "upskilling movement" underway in the U.S., involving thousands of companies and organizations. Jaime Fall explains what's behind the movement, the return-on-investment companies have seen by upskilling their workers, and how businesses and educators can work together more closely to develop upskilling partnerships and programs that work.
We’re excited to announce that once again, Workday has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises. We believe this reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering a financial management system that helps our customers manage risk, identify new opportunities, and keep pace with change.
There’s a lot of buzz these days about the outlook for tomorrow’s talent. Global companies and higher education institutions talk about the skills gap, the impact of intelligent technologies on jobs, and staggering college loan debts. Here's how we can bring together different members of our community to establish a clear path forward.
When it comes to innovation, many financial organizations focus solely on optimizing the customer experience. Yet firms must evaluate their internal systems with just as much scrutiny. Learn how the right technology can enable your employees, improve business performance, and help keep data secure.
Improving workplace diversity is top of mind for HR professionals today. Yet to understand if organizations are truly making a difference, we need to look at the data. Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, discusses how the conversation around diversity data is shifting and the insights she's gleaned with Workday’s diversity dashboard about our own workforce.
Today’s pay-for-performance model is based on the belief that people who perform should get paid more, but research shows that the relationship between pay and performance isn't so simple. Learn why it's important to consider both extrinsic and intrinsic motivation when setting employee compensation to ensure an engaged and productive workforce.
In this episode of Behind the Cloud, Workday Chief Privacy Officer Barbara Cosgrove talks with host David Clarke about the main principles of GDPR compliance, Workday’s role in supporting our customers’ compliance, and the skills and capabilities needed to ensure data privacy.
Last October, Workday announced the availability of Workday Prism Analytics, providing self-service tools across the entire analytics process. Today, Workday Prism Analytics has moved into primetime with the introduction of data discovery, a new way to build reports and explore your data visually in Workday. Learn more in this interview with Pete Schlampp, vice president of Workday Analytics.