Banks and insurers need to know how unprecedented disruption impacts customer behavior, and consequently, the business. This article, the first in a two-part series, explores why combining operational and finance data is essential for business insights.
Digital transformation comes in different forms, and for many organizations, “rip and replace” isn’t an option. Barbara Larson explains how Workday’s enterprise finance solution empowers finance teams to deliver business insights and strategic planning within multi-system environments.
Disruption is no longer a dark cloud on the horizon. It’s present and fully accounted for, and banks are transforming their planning operations with agile solutions so they can chart a course for growth—no matter what weather lies ahead.
The second installment of our global survey, “Organizational Agility At Scale: The Key to Driving Digital Growth,” found that the pandemic has forced business leaders the world over to take a hard look at what they’re doing right, and what needs improving inside their own organizations.
Technological advances, ever-increasing customer expectations, and smarter, data-driven decision-making put pressure on finance teams to find new ways to operate with agility. But how do you plan in a way that allows you to respond to such events, from the predictable to the unlikely?
Workday’s Greg Pryor recently chatted with Marcus Erb, vice president of data science and innovation and Matt Bush, culture coaching lead at Great Place to Work, to discuss the data science behind being a great place to work for all, under all circumstances.
We’ve launched three new solutions—fueled by machine learning and other advanced technologies—to empower companies to create hyper-personalized employee experiences, respond faster, and better understand their workforces.
How do you measure the quality of the employee experience within your organization? Workday’s Phil Willburn, head of people analytics and insights, discusses how deeper insights into your own data can help improve that experience.
Many companies have mergers and acquisitions (M&A) on their radar in 2020. Robynne Sisco, co-president and CFO at Workday, identifies key factors for M&A success based on our own experiences acquiring Adaptive Insights and Scout RFP.
The traditional view of data is no longer a fit for the changing world of business. Just like how the printing press accelerated the dissemination of knowledge, modern innovations have furthered the power of data.
In the webinar, “Best in Class KPIs: Benchmarking Your Professional Services Business,” Jeanne Urich, managing director of SPI, shares compelling data from her company’s 2019 Professional Services Maturity Benchmark.
Almost all companies produce far more data than they can analyze, and for quite a while, Workday’s goal has been to help companies extract valuable insights. Today, we’re pleased to announce Workday People Analytics, a new application that will give executives, organization leaders, and HR business partners a view into the most critical trends in their workforce, and an understanding of the most likely drivers of those trends.
Effectively handling growth means thoughtfully approaching scaling, which is about more than just piling on more people and resources. That can actually slow your professional services' firm down if you don't create sustainable business practices and processes that revolve around consistent, reliable data.
When it comes to innovation, many financial organizations focus solely on optimizing the customer experience. Yet firms must evaluate their internal systems with just as much scrutiny. Learn how the right technology can enable your employees, improve business performance, and help keep data secure.
Last October, Workday announced the availability of Workday Prism Analytics, providing self-service tools across the entire analytics process. Today, Workday Prism Analytics has moved into primetime with the introduction of data discovery, a new way to build reports and explore your data visually in Workday. Learn more in this interview with Pete Schlampp, vice president of Workday Analytics.
Data security became front and center in 2017, and organizations that collect personal data are held to an even higher standard. Learn how a cloud approach, coupled with a "culture of security," can help healthcare providers keep data safe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A greater focus on actionable insights, employee engagement, and supply chain management is prompting more healthcare organizations to move to cloud-based enterprise systems. Learn more from Workday's healthcare customers in Keith Lohkamp's blog.
Workday's new Data-as-a-Service extends the analytical power of Workday in an innovative new way. Most importantly, our customers told us they need real-time, drillable information that delivers the kind of business benchmarks required in today’s world.
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.
Today we introduced Workday Professional Services Automation (PSA), a new solution I am very excited about. Here are some of the questions I've received from customers, prospects, and partners about Workday PSA and how it's differentiated.
In the book “College Unbound,” author Jeff Selingo observes that if online dating sites can “help two people fall in love based on a short questionnaire, we should be able to design a better method for matching students with colleges.” Selingo’s observation highlights one of the biggest challenges that higher institutions face today: recruiting the right students.
At Workday’s 7th annual Predict & Prepare, a panel of industry experts discussed how individuals and organizations should best prepare for 2015 in the areas of finance, human resources, and technology. While they didn’t agree on everything, panelists did find areas of common ground. Chief among them was the growing opportunity to use data to gain insights.
Mohammad Sabah has always been searching for answers. As a child he spent hours piecing together clues in detective novels, and as he grew older he took a personal interest in the study and comparison of world religions.
Workday today announced Workday Insight Applications, a brand new approach to business analytics. Workday's Dan Beck, vice president of technology products and Adeyemi "Ade" Ajao, vice president of technology strategy, answer five questions about how the applications work─and the talent and technology behind them.
At last year’s Workday Rising our Co-Founder and Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri announced our plans to offer Workday Big Data Analytics. Earlier today, Aneel announced during his Workday Rising 2013 keynote address that Workday Big Data Analytics is now available as part of our latest update, Workday 20. The timing is very fitting, and not just because it’s our annual customer conference.