Pete Schlampp, vice president of Workday Analytics, interviews R. “Ray” Wang, founder and chairman of Constellation Research, and author of the book, "Disrupting Digital Business." Wang reveals what business leaders should be thinking about when it comes to the accelerating evolution of enterprise analytics.
Ashley Goldsmith, chief people officer at Workday, shares ideas and action plans for organizations to consider as they look to make their work environments more diverse and inclusive—many of which Workday is already doing or plans to do in the near future.
The CIO has an incredible opportunity to take the lead on developing a data strategy that results in the best decisions for customers and the business. Workday CIO Diana McKenzie shares lessons learned about guiding a successful data strategy.
In the second part of this blog series, we look at two other areas that are critical to advancing analytics in the finance function: strategic business partnership and leadership. Read more to learn how CFOs can keep moving their organizations forward on the advanced analytics journey.
While financial services firms have innovated their front office with new technologies to meet rising customer expectations, they may have overlooked the needs of their internal customers—their employees. With the right strategy and systems to make sense of information, organizations and their employees can turn valuable finance and HR data from a collection of facts into actionable insights.
Data-driven HR is as much a journey as a destination. “You will always find something there that you didn't know," says Josh Bersin, principal, Bersin by Deloitte. Find out more in the final installment of our four-part Josh Bersin video series.
The fourth post in Betsy Bland's "Finance and the Tech Foundation" blog series explains why a finance system's underlying technology architecture is critical to gaining the needed data for relevant and timely business decisions.
CFOs are increasingly adopting self-service analytics to get the insights that will help them drive their organizations forward—and to help their business partners make decisions better aligned with financial goals.
Many successes can be attributed to CFO-CIO teamwork, yet there's still room for improvement in the way these two roles collaborate. Deloitte Partner Matt Schwenderman provides valuable advice for a stronger partnership between the CFO and CIO.
Gridcraft, a Boulder, Colo.-based company Workday acquired last year, developed a data analytics tool that uses the spreadsheet look-and-feel and functionality. The result? Non-technical users can more easily identify and analyze useful data from different enterprise application repositories.
Midsize organizations have a unique advantage over large companies—agility. Yet capitalizing on new opportunities requires effective business planning, and this is not typically an area where the mid-market excels. Learn how to quickly adapt to change in part two of a three-part blog series.
Companies are awash in a sea of data, but short on ways to quickly turn that data into information they can act on with confidence. At Workday, we’re extending our customers’ ability to gain more from their data with two new products, Workday Benchmarking and Workday Prism Analytics. Read more from Pete Schlampp.
Today’s CFOs have an eye on more than just the bottom line. They are watching the horizon, predicting what’s coming, and charting the course ahead. In this two-part blog series we examine three areas that are critical for advancing analytics in finance, starting with the core technology foundation.
The legacy approach to analytics is broken, with transactions separated from analytics systems. Derek Butts, Workday’s vice president of product strategy, explains how one source of truth can give companies actionable insights and business agility.