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After working to uncover the mysteries of our solar system’s planets for nearly 15 years, Jim Stratton brought his passion for problem solving to Workday. In this post, our CTO explores what he sees around the corner for Workday and our customers, the challenges we can help them solve, and how guitar playing improves his thinking process.
According to our latest global study, retail organizations are ahead of other sectors in understanding the importance of digital revenue and, more importantly, having the agility to act quickly on opportunities.
Chano Fernandez took on the role of co-CEO at Workday during a year marked by disruption and uncertainty. Read what he has to say about the importance of nurturing company culture, inspiring a brighter work day for all, and how Latin ballroom dancing influences his moves as a co-CEO.
Our report on organizational agility and digital acceleration showed how leading organizations can better position themselves for success—even in the face of extraordinary pandemic-related challenges. With skills and culture cited as key challenges to achieving digital revenue goals, CHROs play a critical role.
By taking a skills-first approach to job roles, organizations can unlock much more agility, ingenuity, and performance in their workforces and create more inclusive job and career advancement opportunities.
Business leaders have become increasingly focused on belonging and diversity across their companies in the past 18 months. In this conversation with Nicole Knott, managing director, Accenture, and an HR expert based in the UK, she discusses the importance of keeping the momentum going.
CFOs need a cloud provider that helps them quickly close their books and report results. Yet they also should be provided with the needed insights to be able to clearly articulate their strategic vision and discuss future growth opportunities. Read our Q&A with Terrance Wampler, general manager, Workday Financial Management.
A new report finds that while employees appreciate the job security many employers have been able to provide during the pandemic, they’re now concentrating on their future career opportunities. Organizations are recognizing that employee growth and development will remain crucial in 2021 and beyond.
CFOs and other finance leaders recognize that future business survival requires greater agility in planning, reporting, and resource-capacity management. And while organizations will employ their own strategy for meeting these goals, a recent survey reveals that most leaders prioritize the adoption of smart technologies and cross-functional skills sharing.
Findings from our Employee Expectations Report 2021 show that the proportion of employee comments on the topic of DE&I has increased substantially. This signals that employees increasingly expect their employers to take a clear stance on DE&I, communicate new initiatives, and listen to every voice at every level.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many employees on the verge of burnout as the lines between their work and personal lives have blurred even more. Our research shows that organizations’ response to employee burnout varies across the world.
A survey of 17,000 workers in nine European markets reveals interesting insights about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their careers. Learn what they said, and how organisations can take steps to improve the employee experience.
Every person should feel valued for the work they do and the unique perspectives they bring. With the VIBE Index, we want to help equip organizations with the tools they need to build stronger, more inclusive workforces.
Lindsey Peterka, co-lead of the Amsterdam chapter of the Women at Workday Employee Belonging Council, discusses the value of speaking up about bias and stereotyping, even in seemingly casual conversations.
The pandemic has created momentum for the remote workforce and there’s no going back, with one study predicting the total percentage of work from home employees will double in 2021. With this big change, one thing is for certain: Decades-old workforce planning processes will no longer work.