Top 10 Workday Podcast Episodes of 2022

Throughout the year, we invited some of the best minds in business to discuss how to navigate change and build a brighter future. Pop in your earbuds and check out our top Workday Podcast episodes of 2022.

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the sound of our Top 10 Workday Podcast episodes of the year. In 2022, we invited some of the best minds in business—across many industries and functions—to discuss how to navigate change and build a future that supports people, innovation, and a better world for all of us.

Here’s our list of the top Workday Podcast episodes of 2022, in no particular order. Enjoy!

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Transformative Events and Navigating Change

Kevin McDonald has guided media conglomerate The E.W. Scripps Company through more than 20 transformative events. He shares lessons learned and practical tips for navigating mergers, IPOs, and more.

How People and Culture Drive an Organization’s ESG Success

People—perhaps the most important elements of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transformation—are often overlooked. Andrea Walsh, global ESG and sustainability leader at consulting firm Korn Ferry, talks about how business leaders can help enable successful ESG initiatives.

Netflix Drives Business Impact With Workday Extend

For 24 years, Netflix has been on the cutting edge of innovation. Vinod Mahalingu, senior integration architect at Netflix, shares how the streaming service and production company leans on its developers to enable modernization.

“Supplier diversity is critical in healthcare supply chains because we serve an incredibly diverse population," says Berri Heinz, director of supplier diversity at Prisma Health.

Why Supplier Diversity Is Mission Critical for Healthcare Organizations

Berri Heinz, director of supplier diversity at Prisma Health, shares insights on the importance of supplier diversity for healthcare organizations, patients and providers, and our communities at large.

Understanding the Finance Role in ESG Transformation

As organizations around the globe continue to ramp up ESG efforts, the finance function is already taking the lead in creating and evaluating underlying processes. Brigham McNaughton, a partner at PwC, talks about ESG trends and what role finance plays.

Reviewing the State of Engagement in 2022

Creating the right conditions for employees to thrive is a key component of organizational success. Dr. George Margrove, senior principal psychologist for Workday Peakon Employee Voice, provides an overview of how the employee experience is evolving in 2022.

Navigating Crises Through Developers

Brandon Fahey, the Workday Extend functional lead at Otis Elevator Co., shares how the company is using Workday to enable agility and swiftly respond to change—including how it supported its Ukrainian workers after conflict broke out in the country in 2022.

"We’re looking at things like establishing continuity, ending inefficient processes, and the way that we can make data-driven decisions," says Jennifer Klein, director of human resource management systems at WSU.

Modernizing Washington State University’s HR and Finance Systems

Washington State University (WSU) recently launched a modernization project with Workday to update its outdated and disjointed legacy systems. WSU’s Gerik Kimble and Jennifer Klein discuss how the project helped them make data-driven decisions, improve transparency, and streamline inefficient processes.

Hacking Bureaucracy to Drive Change in Government

Making change happen can be difficult, especially within the federal government. Marina Nitze, former CTO of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, advocate for foster care reform, and author of the new book “Hack Your Bureaucracy,” discusses how she helped solve seemingly impossible challenges in governmental and private organizations to create lasting change.

Revenue Forecasting for Services Firms: A Key for Growth

More than half of professional services firms can’t forecast project revenue beyond six months. Workday’s Mark David and Justin Joseph share insights into how organizations can get revenue forecasting right, even when business is anything but usual.

Interested in learning more? Read our “Top 10 Workday Blog Articles of 2022,” covering topics that are just as important to business leaders now as the day they were published.

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