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.
CEOs from Cisco, Microsoft, and Nasdaq talk about a year of both tragedy and resilience, why digital technologies are critical to the health of our economy, and why companies must accelerate efforts around social justice and opportunity for all.
By prioritizing the wellbeing of its customers and employees, Prudential plc helps people get the most out of life. Jolene Chen, group head of HR, shares how the company is able to deliver on its value and purpose through a time of change and disruption.
Artificial intelligence (AI) enables business leaders to focus their time on the challenges that really matter. Workday Co-Founder and Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri, Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman, and Fortune President and CEO Alan Murray share their thoughts on how AI will further shape the future of business.
As businesses rebound from the outbreak of COVID-19, the need for agility intensifies. Robert Bloor, group financial controller at Equiniti, describes how his organisation transformed its finance and HR systems to support continuous change.
Read highlights from my conversation with H&R Block CIO Alan Lowden, which took place during our virtual Workday Innovation Summit, about the company’s digital transformation experience and how he defines a true partnership.
We invite business leaders throughout Europe to join us for the Workday Elevate Digital Experience, where you’ll hear from Workday and our customers on how to gain insights, navigate change, and keep your organizations moving forward.
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.
Here’s a quick guide to the new demands of the finance function, what you need to know about financial management systems, and how the right financial system can help companies adapt to a changing world.
Businesses must adopt new skills within their workforces to keep up with frequent advances in technology. Three HR leaders share how companies can stay ahead of emerging tech developments through upskilling and reskilling.
The baby boomer generation is the fastest-growing workforce demographic in financial services. Here’s how the industry can do a better job of leveraging the generation’s wealth of knowledge and experience.
The phrase "disrupt or get disrupted" isn't about choices. For the financial services industry, it's a mantra of survival. Learn more from Deloitte Consulting LLP about the accelerating pace of change and how the finserv industry is keeping up.
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.
Banks that seek to leverage technology more efficiently, but don’t strive to be technology firms themselves, are best positioned to deliver the future of financial services, writes Jerry Silva of IDC Financial Insights.
For years, insurers were squeezing the life out of their legacy systems as a way to avoid high replacement costs. Now, new survey results indicate, insurers realize technology underpins much of their business.
In banking, leaders across the business must take a collaborative approach toward digital transformation by starting wherever they are and meeting the front office, where customers interact, in the middle.
Claire Woolley is head of HR Technology at London-based Travelex, the world’s largest foreign-exchange provider. Woolley discusses business agility, HR innovation, and the company’s plans to stay ahead of its competitors.
To win the battle for talent, the finserv industry must adopt an age-old adage: If you can’t beat them, join them. Finserv companies will gain an edge by leveraging the same attributes that draw talent to the technology industry.
After having spent years on enhancing front-end customer experiences, wise insurance carriers are taking a hard look at the rest of their outdated systems and moving them to the cloud. Read more to learn why.
As the pace of change in technology and business continues to increase, the financial services industry must evolve to keep up. Experts from Deloitte discuss the latest technology trends affecting financial services companies and what leaders need to do to stay innovative.
IFRS 17, which goes into effect in 2021, represents one of the most significant shifts to insurance accounting requirements in 20 years. Workday and Aptitude Software have partnered to create a seamless integration between Aptitude’s IFRS 17 solution and Workday Financial Management to help companies transition to the new reporting standard.
It’s been more than a decade since the financial crisis, which brought with it unparalleled levels of disruption and strict compliance requirements for banks and financial services institutions. However, there is also a fantastic opportunity to continue to grow and thrive—if organizations push digital transformation to the top of their agenda. Gonzalo Benedit shares three important takeaways for financial services companies to consider.
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.
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.
The financial services industry is undergoing enormous change. Business leaders should be asking, “How have our business technologies evolved to keep up with increasing expectations from our internal customers—our employees?”
We spoke with Aon and WeWork about the business impact of their Workday Financial Management deployments, and why organizations shouldn’t replicate their current business models in a new financial management system. Read on for highlights from those conversations.
Many successes can be attributed to CFO-CIO teamwork, yet there's still room for improvement in the way these two roles collaborate. Deloitte Partner Matt Schwenderman provides valuable advice for a stronger partnership between the CFO and CIO.
Workday has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Platfora, a leading provider of operational analytics and data discovery tools that enable companies to visually interact with and analyze petabyte-scale data in seconds. Read more from EVP Mike Frandsen.
There used to be a lot of talk about whether the cloud was secure enough to manage an organization’s financials. Mark Nittler explains why the conversation has shifted from “Why cloud?” to “I’m ready for finance in the cloud—what can it do for my business?”
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.
This week Workday presented Allied Global with our first Workday Inspire Award. This award recognizes outstanding customers that are doing an amazing job of leveraging business insights from Workday to deliver quantifiable results for their organizations.
Last March I wrote about how quickly the deployment took off after selecting Workday—we had converted a full year of historical data and were testing transactions within the first 10 weeks. In my second post, halfway through the deployment, I shared how we were using Worktags to tag keywords and events in our data so we could later report and analyze it in different ways and from different views. In this third installment, I want to share some immediate benefits and changes that we're already seeing or expect to see in the near future.
As our chief accounting officer (CAO), Robynne Sisco manages day-to-day finances at Workday. We asked Robynne to share a bit about her role at the Workday Blog, as well as her unique perspective as a user of Workday's financial management system. Robynne told us that being a CAO isn't all about numbers and accounting regulations—at least not when you're at a company that's redefining finance for the enterprise.
You may have read my post yesterday about the first few months of our Workday Financial Management deployment and what we accomplished in that short time. Today’s post is about Shelter Insurance Companies’ goal for more transparency across our business, which we expect to achieve with the data transparency and analysis capabilities within Workday.
Late last year, Shelter Insurance Companies selected Workday to move our finance operations off legacy technology and into the cloud. We are nearly halfway through and expect to have Workday Financial Management fully deployed in September. Workday invited me to contribute to the Workday Blog, and I’ve taken them up on the opportunity to share our experience with others.