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.
Neil Gribben, vice president of accounting and control at hospitality and leisure company Belmond, met with Workday’s Tim Wakeford to discuss how finance has pushed forward with digital acceleration during the pandemic.
As businesses across Europe take the first tentative steps toward normality following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, attention is now turning to how to prepare for the future. Finance leaders from Workday customer companies discuss resilience, digital transformation, and some of the lessons learned.
Companies must think beyond a “lift and shift” of their current ERP system to the cloud. Instead, they must uplift and re-shift their systems and processes to align with achieving business goals in the digital age. That’s why Workday, as an enterprise management cloud solution, is different.
The pace of business is even faster now as companies plan for life after COVID-19. What's trending today becomes tomorrow’s disruption—and tomorrow’s disruption will eventually define a new way of working.
Although environmental, social, and governance issues aren’t simple, Brian Moynihan advised CFOs in a recent Fortune event to approach ESG metrics in a way that is straightforward, calculable, and deliverable.
Shift happens—again and again. Yet to succeed in an ever-changing business environment, financial services industry CFOs must drive better decision making and flexibility by uniting operational and financial data in an enterprise management cloud.
The evolving role of the CFO means that rising finance leaders must now be fluent in technology and human relationships. Panelists at a Fortune virtual conversation shared their unique approaches to leadership.
Finance leaders say they’re bullish on their companies, and want to improve environmental, science, and governance (ESG) reporting and diversity and inclusion efforts, according to PwC’s latest Pulse Survey.
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.
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.
A recent Deloitte report finds high quality data is a top priority for a vast majority of business leaders, but deploying the right solutions is its own challenge. A recent webinar examines real-world examples of what digital transformation can achieve.
Rakesh Duggal, senior manager at Deloitte, connected with Annette Melatti, Workday’s senior director, solution marketing for the office of the CFO, to explore the trends shaping the future of finance and to discuss how finance leaders can incorporate them into their everyday work.
We’re delighted to announce that Workday has been recognized as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises. We’ve continued to invest in our unique architecture and intelligent data foundation to ensure our customers have the robust analytics and automation they need to respond to a changing world.
Finance leaders from Equiniti and Netflix share how they pivoted to virtually operating their company’s financials when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and how they’re better preparing for future disruption.
The post-pandemic world, when it arrives, will transform many aspects of business as usual. As a result, CEOs will turn to finance leaders who not only have accounting experience, but also wider operational backgrounds and a broader mix of business experience.
As businesses seek to rebound from the global pandemic, the rise of intelligent automation will change the way organizations operate forever. This article examines how technologies such as machine learning will reshape the office of the CFO.
Even during a pandemic, many forward-thinking businesses have continued with their digital transformation initiatives. Yael Leblanc, group finance transformation director at Veolia, a global environmental services company headquartered in France, discusses why the shift to a new finance system proceeded as planned despite the global lockdown.
Leaders need good quality data to make real-time decisions and steer their businesses on a path to normality. This article looks at three key insights finance leaders should be delivering to the business, and why they are so important today.
When finance leaders were cast into the chaos caused by the global pandemic, many discovered that in the face of economic tumult, the ability to operate with agility is exactly what’s needed to prevent their businesses from capsizing.
As businesses rebound from the outbreak of COVID-19, the need for agility intensifies. Robert Bloor, group financial controller at Equiniti, describes how his organisation transformed its finance and HR systems to support continuous change.
As the business world shifts toward recovery and the concept of a new normal, agility is fast-becoming priority number one for finance teams. Here, we take a closer look at four elements of finance agility and how businesses should be thinking about them today.
The pandemic has accelerated long-standing business trends and forced leaders to take a hard look at priorities. Here’s how the partnerships between finance and HR are playing out amid the coronavirus crisis.
Having the tools for data-driven decision making enables organizations to plan, pivot, and build strategic partnerships that support business continuity, growth, and changes in the healthcare industry.
As organizations try to make sense of an economic landscape that continues to evolve, business planning becomes more important than ever. Kinnari Desai, senior director of corporate finance at Workday, discusses scenario modeling and the importance of agility in planning.
Here’s a quick guide to the new demands of the finance function, what you need to know about financial management systems, and how the right financial system can help companies adapt to a changing world.
This article is the first in a series that examines the macro trends forcing business leaders to rethink some of their most fundamental approaches, and explains how the CFO can play a pivotal role in guiding the business through this turbulence.