For U.S. federal agencies looking to attract and retain talent and modernize human resources operations, moving to the cloud is the logical choice. Learn more about how to empower employees, make HR a more strategic partner, and bring predictability to budget cycles.
Companies are increasingly being asked—and expected—to report on progress against environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations. Giulia Siccardo, associate partner at McKinsey and Company, joins the Workday Podcast to discuss trends in ESG, the evolving need to report on it, and what it means for C-suite leaders.
Digital transformation is more than just deploying new technology—it’s rethinking how you operate your entire organization. Florida Gulf Coast University CIO Mary Banks discusses how the school’s own transformation is enabling the leadership team to make better decisions that impact costs, productivity, and success.
Now more than ever, we understand how critical mental health is to our overall wellbeing. Two Workday leaders—Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer, and Ben Carter, vice president of total rewards—discuss the importance of destigmatizing conversations about mental health, what organizations can do to support their employees’ wellbeing, and the theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, Mental Health in an Unequal World.
Workday leaders Pete Schlampp, executive vice president of product development, and Jeff Gelfuso, chief design officer, talk about why a consumer-like user experience in the enterprise is more important than ever.
Tom Stewart, chief knowledge officer at AchieveNEXT, discusses key insights from the global “2021 CFO-CHRO Sentiment Study,” including what’s top of mind for finance and people leaders in the coming year.
What does it mean for a beauty company to scale new systems worldwide, and how can an organization strategically plan for the challenges that arise once the deployment dust has settled? Tina Hutchinson, director of Workday operational excellence at Avon, shares her experience.
CSA Group set out to digitize its financials and reporting processes and unlock new levels of productivity. Hitesh Laxman, director, financial process improvement at CSA Group, and Lynn Hurley, senior vice president, finance consulting, Collaborative Solutions, share learnings from the professional services company’s digital transformation journey.
The disruption of the pandemic affects tech, media, and entertainment companies in many different ways, and the office of the CFO is adapting through it all. On this episode, our guest is Liz Brittain, CFO of cybersecurity company HackerOne.
So much has changed in retail since the pandemic began, but not everything. Chris Cameron, managing director at Deloitte Consulting, joined us to talk about the always-important role of retail frontline workers.
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.
When teams build upon each other's diverse ideas, the results can be powerful. Frans Johansson, author and CEO of The Medici Group, reflects on why it’s so vital for business leaders to embrace diversity and inclusion.
In this podcast, we're joined by Harlina Sodhi, CEO and co-founder of Believe In Yourself, a community of human development leaders and practitioners with the shared goal of innovating around culture, coaching, and diversity.
Keith Lohkamp, senior director, healthcare industry strategy at Workday, talks with Ray Wang, principal analyst, founder, and chairman at Constellation Research, about technology trends and strategies healthcare organizations are adopting to keep up with industry standards and adapt in the changing world of healthcare.
Employee engagement remains a top priority for HR leaders throughout the pandemic, but managing that with a distributed workforce can be challenging. On this Workday Podcast episode, Deep Mahajan, senior director of people development and culture at technology company Nutanix, shares insight into how her organization is keeping up with employee engagement regardless of where they are.
Many professional services firms are looking for top talent with new skill sets to meet their clients’ changing needs and help them prepare for future disruption. Jeanne Urich, managing director at Service Performance Insight, reflects on 2020 and shares where firms currently rank in the talent maturity model benchmark.
Sarah Richardson, vice president of IT change leadership at Optum, and Joe Wilson, chief technology officer for North America at Workday, discuss how healthcare IT is evolving, the importance of alignment across business functions, and how communication is key for effective digital transformation.
In this episode we're joined by Meghan Gerhardt, professor of management and leadership at Miami University, who discusses what it means when different generations meet in the workplace and why mutual mentorship is essential.
Does the on-demand model work for the finance function? Matt Schwenderman, principal global Workday finance lead at Deloitte, and Scott Van Valkenburgh, global alliances and channels lead at Genpact, share how Finance-as-a-Service helps CFOs accelerate digital finance transformation.
What does the future workplace look like at VMware? Amy Gannaway, vice president of global compensation, benefits, and HRIS, discusses how the company is supporting its employees’ productivity while prioritizing their overall well-being.
During times of disruption, it’s critical for businesses to have the right skill sets to be able to quickly respond and adapt. Trenton Cycholl, vice president of business technology at Citrix, shares how machine learning can help companies close the skills gap.
David Swanagon, head of HR and analytics for technical service at oil and energy firm Saudi Aramco, shares his experience with people analytics, workforce planning programs, and dealing with the ever-shifting working world.
Ravi Ravishanker, CIO at Wellesley College, and Derek Wolf, vice president of customer success at Alchemy, a Workday services partner, tell us how three colleges worked together to better adopt a new technology platform.
Due to the acceleration of automation, manufacturing organizations are facing rapidly changing skills requirements. Tina Seashore, leader of global rewards at Oshkosh Corp., and Jeff Riccono, customer success lead at Mercer, discuss how digitization is presenting both opportunities and challenges for the manufacturing workforce.
Human resources workflows are the lifeblood of organizations. Kerry Smith, director of people and organizational development at the British Heart Foundation—and recipient of HR Magazine’s Most Influential Practitioners award—shares how her organization improved the health of its culture.
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.
The payroll function is becoming a more strategic partner in order to support business strategy, data compliance, employee engagement, and more. Colin Brennan from Alight Solutions discusses this shift and what it means for organizations and their employees.
CFOs are always looking for new ways to mine value, and data is often an untapped treasure chest. Eric Noren from Accenture shares how CFOs in the technology and media industries can gain better insights from data—including some innovative examples.
The world’s most successful companies are led by those who’ve gained the trust of their workforces. Leadership experts Frances Frei and Anne Morriss discuss how to develop trustworthiness, and the steps businesses can take to develop more diverse leadership teams.
Your organization can’t transform without change management, but rolling out such an initiative can be overwhelming. Two senior leaders from Huntington National Bank share best practices on how financial organizations can build a business case and framework for change management.
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.
On today’s Workday Podcast, we examine the role AI and ML play in economics and the intricate relationship between human, machine, and society at large. Ajay Agrawal, co-author of “Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence,” joins Workday Executive Vice President of Technology Sayan Chakraborty to discuss the AI landscape and how it has changed since the book’s publication.
Like other essential businesses, Schnuck Markets had to become more agile during the global pandemic. Becky Fitzpatrick, director of human capital management, explains how the supermarket chain was able to quickly ramp up hiring and use technology to increase communications with customers.
Janet Duliga, chief administrative officer at the fabric and craft retailer, discusses how the business quickly shifted its operating model to meet the demand for do-it-yourself personal protective equipment.
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.
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.
Consumer packaged goods companies are under enormous pressure to innovate at a fast pace. Max Just, global director of business intelligence at Coca-Cola, discusses how the company is using machine learning to connect the future of work to new opportunities for its internal talent pool.
How should businesses be thinking about IT security in the current climate? Workday's North America CTO Archana Ramamoorthy discusses cybersecurity, the concept of “zero trust,” and why businesses need to stay one step ahead of the game.
In times of hypergrowth, it can be difficult for companies to stay nimble. Chris Skinner, CEO at TopBloc, shares how his professional services firm was able to remain agile through a time of rapid growth.
Bill Gosling Outsourcing, like many businesses, had to quickly pivot from brick-and-mortar offices to a virtual workforce when the pandemic hit. Joel MacCharles, vice president of learning and innovation, shares what his organization has learned so far.