Businesses must continue to accelerate their journey to become agile, digital enterprises that are primed to respond to unseen challenges. On 18 November, Workday Industry Insights EMEA will bring together a cross-section of industry experts who will share valuable insights on thriving in such uncertain times.
The acceleration gap was already emerging prior to the pandemic, but the past year tested every organization’s ability to respond. Based on our work with thousands of customers worldwide, we’ve found seven imperatives businesses need to thrive in the “next normal.”
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.
The tech, media, and entertainment industries are changing by the minute with some changes sparked by the pandemic and others accelerated by it. Let’s take a look at the transformation and what it means for the future of these industries.
Finance leaders from Equiniti and Netflix share how they pivoted to virtually operating their company’s financials when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and how they’re better preparing for future disruption.
With a greater spotlight on social injustice over the last year, organizations are re-examining how they can build greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Michael Pilnick, executive vice president of global human resources at First Advantage, discusses how the company is evolving its culture to create inclusivity for all.
Trust in the workplace is built through actions, not words. Bob Saccullo, director of people operations at Blackbaud, shares how the company has been able to maintain two-way trust between leadership and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When we look back on 2020, we’ll likely regard it as the year digital transformation reached escape velocity. Jim Stratton, chief technology officer at Workday, expects big leaps in these technology areas this year.
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.
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.
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.
Workday’s President and CFO Robynne Sisco and CIO Sheri Rhodes share insights on why the finance and IT partnership is more crucial than ever, including how they collaborated in the early days of COVID-19.
At this week’s All Raise VC Summit 2020, female/non-binary investors are gathering virtually to discuss how to create a more equitable future for all. Betsy Bland, vice president and managing director of Workday Ventures, shares how our portfolio companies are helping to elevate people and reduce barriers to opportunity.
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.
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.
Following the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) decision in the “Schrems II” case, some wondered what it would mean for cross-border data transfers and whether they remained valid. Upon more analysis, they remain intact—with some caveats.
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 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.
These difficult times have brought greater exposure to widespread social inequality, and in the working world, a huge opportunity divide. Learn how programs such as Workforce Week are making a difference.
At Workday, we’re taking action to examine how we value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE) for all. That includes steps to accelerate progress within our own company, and $10 million in donations we’re making to support social justice causes.
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.
How can women grow their careers in technology, and how can companies draw more women into tech careers and, ultimately, leadership roles? Chris Byrne, senior vice president of global operations at Workday, shares her views on these topics and more.
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.
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.
Every company wants to be a tech company to a certain degree. More than most industries, tech and media's goals are often next-door neighbors, and these two powerful industries are embracing opportunities to learn from each other.
This year, we’ve significantly expanded the number of industry-specific sessions we’ll have at Workday Rising. Here’s a sample of some of the stories our customers will share about successes in their industries.
Mark Chamberlain, vice president of global sales operations at software company Ivanti, shares what he's learned about growing through acquisitions, the importance of planning, and what it's like to spend time on both the finance and sales sides of the house.
Artificial intelligence (AI), especially machine learning, promises to transform the enterprise as we know it. But just how close is AI to widespread adoption? Read this discussion about AI and machine learning with Workday's Joe Korngiebel and tech leaders from two U.K.-based companies, AstraZeneca and Global Radio.
In early 2018, we launched the $250 million Workday Ventures fund. As we reflect on the past year, we want to share several broad themes related to our investments in portfolio companies. Here's one: they support a strong, inclusive future.
There’s a gender imbalance in technology product design, development, and management. What can companies do to recruit and retain more women? How can women grow their careers in tech products? Watch and learn from product leaders at Intuit, New Enterprise Associates, and Workday.
David Clarke is a technology visionary, with a keen ability to see future opportunities and the confidence in his vision to convince others. Yet he is also a scholar of the past. Read our profile of Senior Vice President David Clarke, who leads the team responsible for driving the foundational technology decisions that power and support all Workday applications.
At a recent Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner hosted by Workday, Lynn Christensen, senior vice president of product development, led a conversation on how to innovate and find creative solutions to work problems.
Success comes from building a star team, not a team of individual star players, writes Workday CIO Diana McKenzie. This begins with understanding the strengths of each individual on your team and making sure there's a good mix of attributes each player brings to the table.
This summer, 20 high school girls have joined Workday for 300 hours of instruction in software design and development. Leah Gilliam, vice president at Girls Who Code, discusses what the girls and participating companies find most rewarding about the summer mentoring program.
Workday is taking a big step forward by opening up our platform to customers and a broader ecosystem of partners, independent software vendors, and developers. Read more from Workday Co-Founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri.
Holger Mueller, vice president and principal analyst at Constellation Research, talks with host David Clarke, senior vice president of technology development at Workday, about characteristics of the cloud that are most critical for the enterprise, why CFOs are embracing the cloud, and why data benchmarking is important for businesses.
Income inequality continues to grow, and California’s Bay Area serves as the poster child for this problem. During Workforce Week May 15-19, Workday employees volunteer their time to mentor others seeking roles in the tech sector that offer thriving wage careers, rather than survival wage jobs.
The iPod and eventually the iPhone made the Walkman obsolete, and consumers have shifted from personal productivity software to the Internet. Yet these innovations didn’t drive change—they resulted from a convergence of changes including new customer demands. Now we’re seeing a similar pattern in the world of enterprise software.
While many CIOs can have all of the passion, eloquence, and skills to be a transformational CIO, the first and most important step is to show how well they're delivering on the core elements of the job. Workday CIO Diana McKenzie explains what it means to be brilliant at the basics.