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Organizations everywhere understand they must do more to take a disciplined approach and prove tangible progress in hiring, retaining, and promoting diverse talent—while also fostering a culturally aware workforce. In a recent webinar, HR leaders discussed how providing real-time data on businesses’ progress can help, pushing leaders to take direct, timely action to create a more diverse workplace.
At Workday, we're continuously focused on meeting the needs of our customer community. Since the inception of Workday, customer service has always been one of our core values. We're pleased to announce Sheri Rhodes will transition from the role of chief information officer to chief customer officer. To get to know her and what excites her about the new role, we sat down with Sheri.
Finance leaders helping to shepherd their companies toward an increasingly technology-enabled digital operating model are demanding more capabilities from their ERP solutions. Addressing five key questions can help enable a smooth transition.
Here at the Workday Blog, members of our Workday community have shared their learnings and insights during a year filled with plenty of challenges, yet also amazing opportunities. Read on to discover our top 10 articles of 2021.
How can companies “walk the talk” to create value for society and improve business outcomes by investing in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts?
Barbara Larson, a finance leader at Workday, joined McKinsey & Company partner Giulia Siccardo and Ann Dennison, executive vice president and CFO at Nasdaq, to discuss this topic and more at Conversations for a Changing World.
Ashley Goldsmith started her human resources career working alongside front-line retail workers, where she learned important lessons on the value of skills, inclusion, humility, and respect. Our chief people officer discusses why we’re investing in skills at Workday, how we’ve supported Workmates through the pandemic, and what it means to have an employee-first culture.
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.
When First Sentier Investors was acquired, company leaders only had six months to stand up an all-new financial management platform. The CFO of First Sentier Investors shares how the company transformed its reporting, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting processes in record time.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the skills businesses will need to thrive in the future? This article looks at how organisations across Europe must embrace the skills imperative and provide continuous development of their workforce to be successful in the post-pandemic world.
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.
Jon Leins, finance and accounting director at global investment bank and advisory firm Stout, explains why his team decided to replace more than 10 legacy systems with Workday in one big-bang deployment—and how its new enterprise management cloud is delivering game-changing efficiencies.
By combining a big-picture perspective of the company’s needs with best practices, Drury Hotels increased collaboration and built a digital foundation for the future. The hotel chain’s executives discuss retiring legacy applications, taking security seriously, and helping employees become even better at what they do.
A provider of local, long distance, and international moving services since 1914, Coleman Worldwide Moving is furthering its financial transformation with data reporting and analytics that drive strategic decision making. Alex Chance from Coleman recently shared insights on creating a holistic picture of the company’s financial performance.