Tennis and acting made them famous, yet Serena Williams and Reese Witherspoon have also built businesses that advocate diversity and inclusion—and at times faced adversity in the process. Learn more from their conversation on purpose-driven entrepreneurialism.
Ethan Carlson, vice president at Alight Solutions, discusses the strong correlation between continuous planning and business agility, how technology enables planning, and why organizations are empowering people beyond the finance team with planning capabilities.
CFOs are always looking for new ways to mine value, and data is often an untapped treasure chest. Eric Noren from Accenture shares how CFOs in the technology and media industries can gain better insights from data—including some innovative examples.
The world’s most successful companies are led by those who’ve gained the trust of their workforces. Leadership experts Frances Frei and Anne Morriss discuss how to develop trustworthiness, and the steps businesses can take to develop more diverse leadership teams.
Alfa’s head of information systems shares what it’s like leading IT for a global fintech company. As a full suite Workday customer, he also shares how the company is using our solutions to guide its digital transformation journey.
How can women grow their careers in technology, and how can companies draw more women into tech careers and, ultimately, leadership roles? Chris Byrne, senior vice president of global operations at Workday, shares her views on these topics and more.
Sharing is what transforms a group of individuals into a thriving community. Here's how you can share your Workday Rising experiences in social media, and keep informed of Workday news throughout the week.
Tyrena Castro, HR director at Dell, plans to attend her fourth Workday Rising in October. Castro shares tips for networking and session coverage, and what she and her teammates gain most from the conference.
Frans Johansson—author, speaker, and CEO at The Medici Group—has made it his life’s work to help businesses understand how they can accelerate innovation and growth through diversity. Read our interview with Johansson.
Why does the cloud make perfect sense for a mid-market manufacturing company? Paul Wright, CIO at Accuride Corporation, discusses that and more in this podcast. The vehicle components company now has most of its systems in the cloud, including financials, HR, manufacturing, and productivity. Take a listen.
CFO Christa Davies shares insights from her experience overseeing some of Aon's largest acquisitions, including the importance of cultural fit. She also shares her thoughts on managing risk in today’s world, and the data-driven insights gained by having finance and human resources data on a single cloud platform.
Did you miss the Innovation Keynote at Workday Rising? Or maybe you were there but want to revisit the highlights. We've trimmed the 90-minute keynote down to a 15-minute, news-packed highlights video. Take a look!
This week, Workday launched a new global brand campaign centered on how we’re a finance, HR, and planning partner like no other. At the heart of the campaign is a commercial featuring pro golfer Phil Mickelson as a “business caddie.” Workday Chief Marketing Officer Christine Cefalo shares how the campaign came to life, why every company needs a “business caddie,” and where to experience the campaign across the globe.
Diversity and inclusion is about helping people become comfortable enough to have a dialog about their experiences—including times when they have felt like an outsider, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Read our profile of Taylor to learn how she advocates for value, inclusion, belonging, and equity for all (VIBE), shaped by her own experiences encountering and confronting biases.
Business and higher education leaders met in New York to discuss workforce development challenges and the findings of a Workday and Bloomberg Next survey on the emerging skills gap and more. What are organizations doing wrong, and where can they make improvements? Read these three takeaways.