The platform effect, when enterprises create innovative ways for buyers and sellers to match supply to demand, is rewriting the rules of how companies operate and how business gets done. At the heart of the platform effect are technology and media companies.
In the latest Workday podcast, discover how one of the world's largest entertainment and record label companies finds, engages, and retains its employees at a time when the battle for talent makes it really tough.
As the oldest media business in the world—founded by King Henry VIII in 1534—you might not associate Cambridge University Press with the idea of HR transformation. But with 2,723 colleagues across 50 offices in 40 countries, the organisation knew it was time to make a change. Cathy Armor, director for people at Cambridge University Press, shares how they moved from dated HR systems to a single, unified system with Workday.
When it comes to a successful reinvention of HR, few companies have done it as well as Netflix. In this video, Patty McCord, former chief talent officer at Netflix and mastermind of the most famous slide deck on culture in recent business history, shares her thoughts on how to hire in a much more strategic way.
At Workday Rising, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute and former Chairman and CEO at CNN, spoke to a group of senior executives about the role of leadership in nurturing innovation and collaboration. This blog covers the takeaways from their discussion.