Video: Workday Rising 2015 News Highlights


Workday Co-Founders Aneel Bhusri and Dave Duffield were joined onstage by other leadership team members at Workday Rising 2015 to celebrate 10 years of shared successes with customers, employees, and partners.

Video: Workday Community Reflects on Favorite Moments from Workday Rising 2015


A big thank you to our customers and the rest of the Workday community who joined us in Las Vegas last week for Workday Rising 2015! See you at Workday Rising Europe at the Convention Centre in Dublin, Dec.

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – February 2015

HR Bartender

I must admit I’m looking forward to the Internet blowing up (figuratively, not literally) on March 14, 2015. The Chief Happiness Officer blog is reporting that March 31, 2015 is International Quit Your Crappy Job Day.

Video: Top 3 User Experience Takeaways from Workday Rising 2015


User experience continues to be a true passion for us here at Workday. Workday Rising provides us with a great opportunity to continue to connect, learn, and grow with our customers, and we are already hard at work thinking about what we’ll next deliver together.

5 Microlessons from HR Innovators at Cornerstone Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

After three days' worth of talent management trends and takeaways at Convergence 2015, our brains are brimming with fresh ideas about the new world of work.

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Top 10 Workday Blogs of 2015


As we bring 2015 to a close, and look to an exciting year ahead, we’ve pulled together some highlights from the blog based on the most read and shared as well as a few staff favorites. The list features Workday customers, industry trends, and profiles of incredible people.

Video: Our Favorite Moments from Workday Rising Europe 2015


In Dublin, a glowing blue and orange hashtag floating on the River Liffey welcomed members of the Workday community to Ireland’s capital for Workday Rising Europe 2015. See you at Workday Rising Europe 2016 the week of November 14 in Barcelona!

ICYMI: Daniel Pink, Company Culture and the Mobile Imperative at Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

Following a fantastic lineup of talent management experts (not to mention a rock star) on the first day of Convergence 2015 , we continued the conversation today with more inspiring use-cases, insightful trends and best practices for empowering people in the new world of work.

Introducing Workday Next: A Spotlight on Workday’s Tech Advancements and Investments


Today we launched Workday Next , a new initiative that serves as the hub for information and stories about our technology advancements, as well as the experts and up-and-comers behind them. Here’s a little background on what Workday Next is and why we decided to roll out this initiative.

Workday Rising Daily: Welcoming the Workday Community


Welcome to the Workday Rising Daily! Every day during our annual customer conference this week, we’ll post a daily news report on what happened at Workday Rising. Tennis star Andre Agassi started his inspirational Kickoff Keynote discussion at Workday Rising by paying homage to the city that came together in the face of tragedy one year ago. Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers talks about building a winning team at Workday Rising.

Workday Foundation Sharpens Focus on Workforce Development


When Workday established the Workday Foundation in 2013 with a stock gift, our early thinking about the Foundation’s mission centered on these intrinsic principles: Reflect the company’s founding values. Workday has matured since its inception, and so has the Workday Foundation.

Talking Vertical: Workday’s Approach to Industries


John Webb, VP of industry strategy and alliances at Workday, leads a team that works with customers and product teams to develop industry-specific features and applications. How does Workday support the specific needs of customers across different industries?

Workday Introduces Learning: A Fresh Approach To The LMS Market

Josh Bersin

Workday introduced Workday Learning, the company’s new solution for learning management (LMS), career development, video content. A shoe just dropped in the talent management marketplace.

Announcing the 3 Finalists for Workday’s Inspire Award


Before we gather as a community at Workday Rising 2015 in Las Vegas next week, we want to share the stories of three innovative companies nominated for Workday’s Inspire Award. This award recognizes customers that are using Workday deployments in ways that inspire us all. We’ll announce the winner next week at Workday Rising! Abbott eliminated many manual processes with its Workday deployment.

Workday Student Admissions: Gaining Control of the College Application Deluge


Workday announced today that we are helping colleges and universities address this issue with Workday Student Admissions , which was developed with substantial input from more than 20 higher education institutions.

Generation Workday: A Look at Workday’s Future Leaders


on a Thursday, and a break room at Workday’s headquarters in Pleasanton, California is packed. The 200 people in attendance are members of Generation Workday and they’ve come to hear software engineering manager Kevin Jarvis talk about Workday’s object model. It’s 6 p.m.

An Inside Look at Workday Learning: Reinventing How Employees Learn


Workday announced today its intent to build Workday Learning. Why build Workday Learning? The timing is perfect for Workday to meet this demand. Levensaler: And that’s exactly what we’re building with Workday Learning.

Workday Rising Europe 2015: Growth is a Beautiful Thing


It’s been a fantastic week here in Dublin with more than 1,100 Workday customers, partners, and employees at Workday Rising Europe 2015. I’ve been learning more about our customers’ experiences, and sharing with them what’s coming next from Workday. From its beginning in the US 10 years ago, Workday has grown into a large company serving customers worldwide. Recognising our Workday Rising Europe customer event on the River Liffey in Dublin.

The Workday Altitude Hackathon: 24 Continuous Hours of Innovation and Collaboration


Last month, a group of Workday customers, partners, and employees competed in a challenge that encourages innovation, collaboration, and the consumption of probably a little too much caffeine and junk food: the Hackathon at Workday Altitude. Workday Altitude Hackathon 2015.

5 Places You’ll Find Workday and Our Customers at HR Technology Conference & Expo 2015


This annual event is always abuzz with the HR community’s creativity and energy, and a favorite among those of us who attend from Workday. In the meantime, here are five places where you can hear from our customers and learn more about Workday at HR Tech: Organizations need better talent insights to keep their strong cultures intact as they grow their businesses. Join us at the Workday booth and for customers panels in the Expo Hall. Workday booth. Workday booth.

Workday Community Voices: Managing Change at the University of Chicago


Mike Knitter, interim associate vice president at the University of Chicago, shares his tips and thoughts on change in today’s Workday Community Voices. By selecting Workday we skipped multiple generations of technology, moving from paper-based processes to a cloud-based administrative system.

Workday Acquires Upshot, Strengthens Data Science Expertise


Now, they’ve brought Upshot’s talent and IP to Workday, following Workday’s acquisition of the small company last February. Former Upshot co-founders, Joseph Turian and Thomas Kim, are putting their data science and analytics expertise to work at Workday.

5 Questions on Workday Professional Services Automation


Today we introduced Workday Professional Services Automation (PSA), a new solution I am very excited about. Here are some of the questions I''ve received from customers, prospects, and partners about Workday PSA and how it''s differentiated

Our Journey Toward a More Diverse Workday


Today, Fortune ranked Workday #6 on its list of the “ 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity.”. At Workday, we are focused on creating an environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves. Members of The Talented TENTH, an employee group at Workday.

Q&A with Liz Dietz: How Workday Supports New Learning Models for Education


In a Q&A with Liz Dietz, vice president, student strategy and product management at Workday, we discuss the disconnect between education and occupation, the rise of a new learning model called competency-based education, and how Workday intends to support it with Workday Student.

Would a 6-Hour Workday Be Better?

HR Daily Advisor

Some believe that the 8-hour workday is an arbitrary number of hours to work—one that needs adjusting. A number of companies in Sweden are switching to the 6-hour workday. An 8-hour workday was not set based on scientific evidence of maximized productivity.

4 Questions on Tackling Retention Problems with Workday Talent Insights


Workday''s Dan Beck, SVP of technology products, and Leighanne Levensaler, SVP of products, answer four questions about Workday Insight Applications, Workday''s focus on employee retention, and what customers can expect next

The Wonders of a 6-Hour Workday

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor we discussed the history of the 8-hour workday and some beliefs about how it might be modified with great success. Today we’ll look at the potential benefits of the 6-hour workday. Potential Benefits to a Shortened Workday. Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

3 Takeaways on Workday Planning


Today we announced plans to deliver Workday Planning , a new application that represents a significant step forward in our vision, and one that will have a big impact on both our Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) customers. This is where Workday Planning changes things. To help shed some light on Workday Planning and how it’s differentiated, I wanted to share three key takeaways: Our customers asked and we listened.

Smackdown: Workday vs Successfactors


Here I’ll break down two of the giants of the talent management software world to show you the nuance between Workday and Successfactors. Workday. Rated 4 of 5 stars by over 50 reviewers, Workday is a popular software that’s out here trying to do it all.

Top 50 HR Twitterati – 2015


Jennifer McClure (@JenniferMcClure) May 22, 2015. — Matt Buckland (@ElSatanico) June 6, 2015. link] — Reid Hoffman (@reidhoffman) May 15, 2015. CEO [link] — Ted Coiné (@tedcoine) June 5, 2015. William Tincup (@williamtincup) June 3, 2015. VC with Greylock who is also co-founder and joint CEO of Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud solutions for HR.

A Successful Formula: Shorter Workdays, Happier Employees, Bigger Profits

TLNT: The Business of HR

In America, we take the fewest vacation days of any developed nation, work more than 40 hours a week on average, and 28 percent of that time is spent just dealing with emails.

Workday’s Customer Satisfaction, and How We Measure It


So when we started from scratch with Workday, it wasn’t just to build better enterprise applications, it was to create a better customer experience. As Workday has grown into a global company, we’ve worked hard to maintain our passion for high customer satisfaction. In fact, for the last several years customer satisfaction has been part of our company-wide incentive plan so all employees have a vested interest in maintaining this important part of Workday’s DNA.

Lynn Christensen: Leading Workday Applications Development with Purpose and Passion


Christensen, who serves as senior vice president of applications development at Workday, thrives on setting goals and reaching them, no matter how challenging the journey. Christensen oversees development of all of Workday’s cloud-based enterprise applications.

Is the 6-Hour Workday Finally Here?

Compensation Cafe

This opening paragraph of a recent Fast Company article couldn’t fail to catch my eye: “The eight-hour workday hasn't changed much since Henry Ford first experimented with it for factory workers. What’s a normal workday in your organization?

The Business Case for Culture: Interview with Workday’s Ashley Goldsmith


Ashley Goldsmith is chief human resources officer (CHRO) at Workday, with global responsibility for all human resources functions, internal communications, and the Workday Foundation. Earlier this month, Goldsmith was named to the San Francisco Business Times’ list of “The Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business 2015.”. You’ve been at Workday for a little more than a year now. I was a big fan of Workday already. How does Workday compete for Bay Area talent?

Video: CTO Stan Swete on How Workday’s Technology Evolves to Stay Modern


Embracing continuous change has been part of Workday’s culture since the beginning. In this video, CTO Stan Swete talks about how Workday is able to continually update its technology foundation, delivering to customers the latest innovations and new levels of scalability.