CFOs and other finance leaders recognize that future business survival requires greater agility in planning, reporting, and resource-capacity management. And while organizations will employ their own strategy for meeting these goals, a recent survey reveals that most leaders prioritize the adoption of smart technologies and cross-functional skills sharing.
Finance leaders from a variety of industries came together at a recent Fortune CFO Collaborative event to talk about the critical role of the CFO in a post-pandemic world. Read more for the highlights.
We’re delighted to announce that Workday has been recognized as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises. We’ve continued to invest in our unique architecture and intelligent data foundation to ensure our customers have the robust analytics and automation they need to respond to a changing world.
The pandemic brought a large dose of uncertainty. But as many in the healthcare industry were still reacting to the initial blow, Vera Whole Health quickly pivoted to deliver its advanced primary care model with increased telehealth services.
The retail industry has gone through decades worth of changes since the start of the global pandemic, and retail CFOs are moving fast to ensure their companies are adapting and thriving. Experts from KPMG and Workday talk about this and more on the Workday Podcast.
The pandemic has created momentum for the remote workforce and there’s no going back, with one study predicting the total percentage of work from home employees will double in 2021. With this big change, one thing is for certain: Decades-old workforce planning processes will no longer work.
When Germany-based HelloFresh needed to ensure it could remain nimble and make informed decisions quickly, it turned to Workday Adaptive Planning. This agility has become especially important during a time when meal kits have emerged as a popular alternative to restaurant dining and grocery shopping.
The post-pandemic world, when it arrives, will transform many aspects of business as usual. As a result, CEOs will turn to finance leaders who not only have accounting experience, but also wider operational backgrounds and a broader mix of business experience.
If we’ve learned anything from 2020, it’s that agility must be at the center of business planning. Leaders from Microsoft and G6 Hospitality talk about how they’re embracing continuous planning in times of disruption.
As businesses seek to rebound from the global pandemic, the rise of intelligent automation will change the way organizations operate forever. This article examines how technologies such as machine learning will reshape the office of the CFO.
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.
Grocery stores couldn’t close their doors to change to the new way of operating in a pandemic. But they’ve adapted quickly and tapped into the positive force of innovation to keep feeding households everywhere.
Leaders need good quality data to make real-time decisions and steer their businesses on a path to normality. This article looks at three key insights finance leaders should be delivering to the business, and why they are so important today.
When finance leaders were cast into the chaos caused by the global pandemic, many discovered that in the face of economic tumult, the ability to operate with agility is exactly what’s needed to prevent their businesses from capsizing.
Due to the massive amount of disruption in the retail industry this year it’s somewhat futile to try and predict how the holiday season will turn out, so let’s talk about how it’s unfolding so far and how retailers are preparing for the busiest weeks.
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.
As the global pandemic unfolded, tech companies made quick changes to business models, and invested time and resources in the fight against COVID-19. We talk to a tech and media expert from Accenture about how the industry is playing a key role in this critical time.
The COVID-19 pandemic likely exacerbated what we found in our global study, conducted before the crisis: The majority of professional services businesses experience competing challenges moving to real-time planning.
Mike Chapman, managing director of media and entertainment at Accenture, joins us to talk about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on media and entertainment companies and how the industry is looking to the future.
Technological advances, ever-increasing customer expectations, and smarter, data-driven decision-making put pressure on finance teams to find new ways to operate with agility. But how do you plan in a way that allows you to respond to such events, from the predictable to the unlikely?
Having the tools for data-driven decision making enables organizations to plan, pivot, and build strategic partnerships that support business continuity, growth, and changes in the healthcare industry.
The traditional work environment may never return. In this two-part podcast, Slack’s head of people, Dawn Sharifan, joined us to discuss remote workforce management in a crisis and the new world of work.
As organizations try to make sense of an economic landscape that continues to evolve, business planning becomes more important than ever. Kinnari Desai, senior director of corporate finance at Workday, discusses scenario modeling and the importance of agility in planning.
More than 2,500 attendees joined us for our virtual Adaptive Live conference. Read on for the highlights, including how our customers are using Workday Adaptive Planning to adapt to a rapidly changing world, and where we’re investing to ensure our planning platform keeps pace with the demands of your business.
Our team of finance professionals shares tips for dealing with revenue shocks and workforce and capacity planning when income is hard to predict, and strategies for emerging from this pandemic in a position of strength.
Workday Vice Chairman Tom Bogan, who led Adaptive Insights through to its acquisition by Workday, discusses the urgent need for agility in today’s environment and how it impacts an organization’s longevity.
We're sharing guidance from some of our strategic partners—Accenture, Collaborative Solutions, KPMG, Mercer, OneSource Virtual, and PwC—on how to strengthen operational resilience during times of crisis.
Which areas should finance leaders focus on to best guide their businesses through these challenging times? In a two-part webinar series, we’ll examine scenario planning, closing the books remotely, cash and liquidity management, and more.
It’s unclear how long the COVID-19 pandemic will impact businesses and the economy. Learn three critical planning processes finance teams should deploy to help their companies succeed during times of uncertainty.
In our study on organizational agility, we identified a group of leading organizations who have embraced agility in order to successfully transform their business for digital revenue growth. See how the CEO can keep the C-suite inspired for better business results.
New technologies and the power of machine learning are disrupting the way businesses plan. Bhaskar Himatsingka, senior vice president of technology at Workday, discusses what it all means for organizations.
What’s so powerful about the Power of One? In two new videos, Workday product and technology leaders drill down into what one source of data means for our customers, and explain how a single system gives customers the ability to plan, execute, and analyze in ways they never could before.