We have the privilege of providing a place for members of our community to share their experiences and expertise here on the Workday Blog. Here are some of our favorite and most popular stories of the year.
Carrie Varoquiers reflects on Workday's impact in 2019 in creating economic opportunity for all, and shares three ways business leaders can diversify their workforces and join the Opportunity Onramps movement in the year ahead.
Read about the Innovation Keynote, featuring our Co-Founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri, and some of the highlights from our Executive Programme that took place on Wednesday at Workday Rising Europe in Milan.
Welcome Workday community to Milan! Here’s a look at what’s already underway at the conference, including recaps from our Retail and Hospitality and our Financial Services and Insurance Summits on Tuesday at Workday Rising Europe.
Workday has entered into an agreement to acquire Scout RFP, a leading cloud-based platform for strategic sourcing and supplier engagement. The acquisition of Scout RFP will help accelerate Workday’s ability to deliver a comprehensive source-to-pay solution with a best-in-class strategic sourcing offering, elevating the office of procurement in strategic importance and transforming the procurement function.
The usefulness of Workday Cloud Platform stems from the innovation, evolving business needs, and creativity of the Workday ecosystem—the growing community of users and developers across customers and services and software partners.
In today’s edition of the Workday Rising Daily, we recap a discussion with DeRetta Rhodes, senior vice president and head of human resources for the Atlanta Braves and provide highlights from Thursday morning’s Workday Inspiration Keynote.
At Workday Rising, we're unveiling the Workday and Year Up Internship Training Program. This new Opportunity Onramps program marries our customers’ desire to make a positive social impact with their talent needs.
Companies are focused on the concept of belonging, to create workplaces where people feel included and psychologically safe to be their most authentic selves. Here’s how Workday is doubling down on belonging, diversity, and inclusion.
Workday is changing the naming convention and schedule of product releases to make it easier for everyone to understand the timing of Workday’s planned releases, and to better accommodate business timelines.
At Workday Ventures, we find new, cutting-edge solutions that are complementary to Workday offerings and useful for our customers. Here's a look at our portfolio companies, which you can learn more about at Workday Rising.
Jim Shaughnessy, who has moved into the role of executive vice president, Corporate Affairs, chats with Rich Sauer, who has joined Workday's legal team as executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary.
VIBE stands for “value inclusion, belonging, and equity for all." At Workday, we recently brought those words to life by spending a week at offices across the globe learning more about how to VIBE every day.
Frans Johansson—author, speaker, and CEO at The Medici Group—has made it his life’s work to help businesses understand how they can accelerate innovation and growth through diversity. Read our interview with Johansson.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and support women in their roles as caregivers. Ashley Goldsmith reflects on being a “sandwich generation” caregiver—simultaneously caring for elderly parents and children—and shares tips and resources.
We've joined Bloomberg, Cox Enterprises, Gap Inc., and Salesforce to pioneer the first clean energy deal of its kind. Learn how this uniquely collaborative investment in a new solar farm will provide electricity to Workday data centers and much more.
Our CIO Diana McKenzie has decided to pursue some long-time personal passions and will be departing Workday in April. We are excited to share that Sheri Rhodes will join the Workday family as our new CIO. Read more from Workday Chief Operating Officer Jim Bozzini.
Workday's European headquarters is in Dublin, and we're thrilled to be named the best large workplace in Ireland in 2019. Our commitment to workplace culture in Ireland has done more than win awards—it’s improved our business. Read more from one of our longtime leaders in Dublin, Chris Byrne.
We're very honored to be ranked #4 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. This recognition is about all of our 10,000+ Workmates across the globe, who nurture our special culture. Our Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith shares more, including a short video where several Workmates share their moments that mattered.
Every employer has a responsibility to support the wellbeing of the whole employee, including recognizing mental health needs, supporting their physical and nutritional health in fun and engaging ways, reducing stress, increasing joy, and much more.
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.
Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. Here are some of the things we’ve been doing to help close the opportunity divide, and look forward to accomplishing even more at Workday and within all the communities we’re a part of in 2019.
Chris McCane is a senior associate business systems analyst at Workday and a graduate of our Career Accelerator Program (CAP), a paid internship that helps military veterans transition into civilian careers. McCane discusses his military experience, what he learned from the CAP program, and the unique perspectives military veterans bring to the business world.
To quote poet and environmentalist Wendell Berry, “The Earth is what we all have in common.” Erik Hansen, senior sustainability manager at Workday, shares three takeaways from the Global Climate Action Summit. That includes Workday's joining of the Step Up Declaration alongside 20 other tech companies, and how we'll participate as part of the coalition.
Mental health issues do not discriminate: Approximately one in five individuals experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. Watch our panel discussion to learn how to reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
This week, Workday launched a new global brand campaign centered on how we’re a finance, HR, and planning partner like no other. At the heart of the campaign is a commercial featuring pro golfer Phil Mickelson as a “business caddie.” Workday Chief Marketing Officer Christine Cefalo shares how the campaign came to life, why every company needs a “business caddie,” and where to experience the campaign across the globe.
Diversity and inclusion is about helping people become comfortable enough to have a dialog about their experiences—including times when they have felt like an outsider, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Read our profile of Taylor to learn how she advocates for value, inclusion, belonging, and equity for all (VIBE), shaped by her own experiences encountering and confronting biases.
Workday was recently ranked number one on the 2018 Great Place to Work “Best Workplaces for Women UK” list, medium-sized business category. We spoke to Carolyn Horne, regional vice president of UK, Ireland, and South Africa at Workday, on how the company supports women in the workplace, Workday’s culture, and her advice for other organisations.
Innovation is critical to the success of our customers and our company, which is why Workday invests big in innovation, recently announcing a $250 million fund for Workday Ventures. Brittany Skoda, who just joined our team as vice president of investments, shares her thoughts on Workday Ventures, the need for diversity in the venture capital community, and why you’d better bring your game if you get the opportunity to golf with her.
Millions of active job seekers in the U.S. struggle to find positions that offer thriving wages and meaningful work. At Workday Opportunity Onramps yesterday, participants gathered to share ideas and solutions to this serious problems. In addition, companies including Google, LinkedIn, Okta, PwC, Salesforce.org, Symantec, Walmart, and Workday announced new initiatives.
We’ve all heard about the problem of the “skills gap.” Yet Byron Auguste, CEO and co-founder of Opportunity@Work, is convinced there are plenty of unemployed and underemployed people with great skills. In this interview, Auguste discusses what's wrong with today's hiring processes and what employers can do differently.
All of us have purpose and passion for something. At Workday, some of us have channeled our purpose and passion into improving the environment. In this Q&A, Erik Hansen, senior sustainability manager at Workday, shares what participants love about the Workday Green Team program, why it’s important to appoint local leaders, and what team members around the world are doing in celebration of Earth Day.
Workday recently celebrated workplace diversity and culture at Great Place to Work’s summit, where participants shared stories about problems they faced, how they discovered them, and what changes they decided to make for the better.
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.
Workday's public policy agenda is determined by how well a particular policy empowers our customers and our employees. Jim Shaughnessy shares six policy areas Workday will focus on this year: intelligent technologies/AI, blockchain, free flow of data, privacy, cybersecurity, and inclusion.