Businesses have to transform. Comfort means standing still, and standing still means falling behind, writes Gonzalo Benedit, president of EMEA and APJ at Workday. For business leaders looking to challenge their comfort levels, Benedit offers three tips for success.
During the Closing Keynote at Workday Rising Europe, performance coach and psychologist Jamil Qureshi discussed his mantra of “act differently, think differently" to maximize the potential of leaders and teams. This can be accomplished by making incremental improvements rather than taking a start-stop approach to change.
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.
Given the critical nature of the work in healthcare, employee engagement should be a business imperative for healthcare leaders. Organizations must foster a culture that encourages meaningful work and increases the discretionary effort of its workforce. Read more from guest blogger Craig Deao.
Success comes from building a star team, not a team of individual star players, writes Workday CIO Diana McKenzie. This begins with understanding the strengths of each individual on your team and making sure there's a good mix of attributes each player brings to the table.
Today we're formally launching the Workday Integration Cloud Platform, marking an important day for Workday, our customers, and our partners. Everyone in the Workday ecosystem can now use a proven set of tools we've developed to build integrations that connect Workday with other business systems and applications.
In 2006, Workday was a tiny HR software startup with one customer. Four years later, on a balmy Tuesday morning in San Francisco, co-founder Dave Duffield spoke to hundreds of Workday Rising conference attendees about the significance of the gathering.
During the Workday Rising 2014 opening keynote, the Workday leadership team shared exciting details around Workday Insight Applications, a set of revolutionary applications for business, financial management, and human capital management leaders based on the latest innovations in data science. Our executives also shared news about upcoming capabilities and products for our Workday Financial Management suite and the availability of the new Workday mobile experience.
It's been an exciting week for us here at Workday, and for our customers too. In this video, we share highlights from "Workday Elevate" in San Francisco on May 6, where our Chairman, Co-Founder, and Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri introduced Workday Recruiting, an application that redefines recruiting and already has been selected by more than 70 customers.
2009 has been another year of milestones for Workday. We’ve now passed the 100 customer mark and in spite of the toughest economic environment in a generation Workday is on track to grow bookings more than 50 percent this year. Customers are not just embracing Software-as-a-Service in large enterprises -- in the past quarter we are starting to hear large companies considering SaaS as a lower-risk option to an on-premise ERP deployment. That’s a huge change in perspective from a year ago.
During a Business Leader Forum at Workday Rising, Sheila Marcelo, CEO at Care.com, sat down with Leighanne Levensaler, senior vice president of corporate strategy at Workday, to discuss changes to the workforce and the implications they have on our society.
HR professionals are always on the hunt for the elusive secret sauce; the practice, process, or mentality that could transform a good corporate culture into a great one. Chinwe Onyeagoro, president of Great Place to Work, discusses what her organization has learned about companies that have high-trust, high-performing cultures.
At Workday Rising Europe in Barcelona, David Coulthard, MBE—one of the most successful British drivers in the history of Formula 1 motor racing—shares lessons learned in racing that business leaders can use to create cultures that encourage mentorship, teamwork, and the pursuit of perfection.
How do you put culture first at a fast growing company? Workday was thrilled to rise to #7 on the “FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2018.” Yet we've also hit some bumps along the way. Workday Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith shares three things we've learned and some new things we're doing—which may be useful for other companies navigating culture ups and downs.
Chris Zook, partner at Bain & Company and co-author of "The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth," says most companies fail to achieve growth targets due to internal rather than external causes. Zook shares what companies can do to recognize and overcome a growth crisis.
I’ve obviously been to many customer conferences, and still, year after year, the Workday Rising conference amazes me with the positive mood that prevails when our customers, partners, employees, and even some prospective customers gather together.
Unilever CHRO Leena Nair, who delivered the Customer Innovation Keynote at Workday Rising Europe, discussed how business leaders can manage uncertainty by bringing the power of humanity back into their organizations. Read more in this recap.