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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.
Chano Fernandez took on the role of co-CEO at Workday during a year marked by disruption and uncertainty. Read what he has to say about the importance of nurturing company culture, inspiring a brighter work day for all, and how Latin ballroom dancing influences his moves as a co-CEO.
Clark Construction strives to hire and retain the best people available—locally when possible—while giving them the tools and flexibility to perform their best every day. Two of the company’s IT and HR leaders talk about the importance of mobility to company performance, as well as to staffing and retention, during these challenging times for the industry.
We commissioned Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to test the idea that a faster speed of digital transformation has become the new normal. Our global study found that not all digitization efforts are created equal.
Our report on organizational agility and digital acceleration showed how leading organizations can better position themselves for success—even in the face of extraordinary pandemic-related challenges. With skills and culture cited as key challenges to achieving digital revenue goals, CHROs play a critical role.
While Doug Robinson didn’t reach his childhood dream of playing in the NFL, he brings his strong teamwork ethic to leading our global sales team here at Workday. Read how Robinson got his start in the business, what makes him excited about Workday’s future, and what he thinks makes our people so special.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a world of work where remote and hybrid options are quickly becoming the default. Using our employee voice platform, we've ascertained the key problem areas for communication during such a change—and how to mitigate them.
By taking a skills-first approach to job roles, organizations can unlock much more agility, ingenuity, and performance in their workforces and create more inclusive job and career advancement opportunities.
At Workday, we’re hyper-focused on meeting the needs of our customer community and innovating to support the needs of their workforces. At times, however, customers have a unique set of needs that are different from what we’re delivering for our broader customer base. That's why more than a year and a half ago, both Workday and Amazon mutually agreed to discontinue Amazon’s Workday Human Capital Management deployment, with the potential to revisit it in the future.