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Welcome to the Workday Rising Daily! Every day this week, we’ll deliver stories and photos that showcase what’s happening this year at Workday Rising in Orlando. Executive Symposium at Workday Rising: How AI Makes Prediction Cheaper.

Mobility Metrics That Matter

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Visibility and transparency can only be achieved by tracking data and the associated metrics, which ultimately translate into accurate reporting.”. A focus on ‘experience metrics’ is becoming commonplace in our daily lives, and this extends to a relocating employee’s experience,” says Woelfel.

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24 HR Metrics that can Make a Difference in Your Business Today


What are Human Resource Metrics? By using Human Resource metrics. Employing human resource metrics in your business is a great way to measure the progress (or demise) of your HR actions. Why HR Metrics are Important? Metrics vary from one company to another.

5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement


Nevertheless, there are five key metrics to help you measure employee engagement. One challenge this metric presents is understanding what level of turnover is natural for your company. Short “pulse” surveys of ten or fewer questions are most effective, as they take little time to fill out and don’t overly disrupt an employee’s workday. The post 5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement appeared first on Reflektive.

Sustainability at Workday Rising


At Workday, we’re always considering what we can do to help address the planet’s sustainability challenges. This year we are bringing the same sustainability commitment to Workday Rising. We’ll achieve this by supporting sustainable development projects through the purchase of carbon credits: each carbon credit represents the removal or avoidance of one metric ton of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The post Sustainability at Workday Rising appeared first on Workday Blog.

Three Ways to Get More Out of Workday in 2018


At Workday, we have a yearly goal that never changes. We want everyone across your workforce to know which Workday features will make their lives easier and their jobs more productive. Here are my top three picks for how your organization can get more out of Workday in 2018: 1. Try Workday Adoption. We are continuously innovating at Workday, with every update delivering new features and capabilities. That’s why we recently began offering Workday Adoption.

How Workday is Doubling Down on Data and Analytics


At Workday, we’ve designed all of our products to give customers more visibility—into their workforces, financials, recruiting pipeline, and more. We’re extending this visibility with two new products, Workday Benchmarking and Workday Prism Analytics. Let’s dive a little deeper into how both these new offerings extend the power of Workday’s built-in analytics to help our customers gain even more insights into their data.

Supporting Workday Customers on Their Diversity Journeys


At Workday, we strongly support diversity—our chief people officer Ashley Goldsmith recently discussed ways to create more diverse and inclusive work environments, and we’re inspired to see many of our customers adopting initiatives to foster supportive and inclusive company cultures. In Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), we have multiple features customers can configure for their diversity and inclusion (D&I) approaches and programs.

Getting the Most Out of Workday: Vision, Empowerment, and Support


There’s nothing more energizing than walking around Workday Rising and hearing about all the amazing ways our customers are using Workday. One question I often get from our customers is, “How can we leverage Workday to help us stay ahead of all the changes in the market and in our business?” The good news is, as a Workday customer, you already have the solutions you need to be both agile and adaptive. Community customers Workday Company News workday rising

Workday Podcast: Building the World’s Largest Collaborative Data Community


Brett Hurt, the co-founder and CEO of, talks with Leighanne Levensaler, Workday’s senior vice president, corporate strategy, and managing director and co-head, Workday Ventures, about how the smart use of data changes a company’s culture, the early days of e-commerce, and how has created the world’s largest collaborative data community. Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: Building the World’s Largest Collaborative Data Community.

Vinnie Mirchandani: Why Midmarket Customers Love Workday


The post “Why Midmarket Customers Love Workday” originally appeared at the Deal Architect blog.). I think even more impressive will be the transaction volumes of two recently signed Workday customers, Amazon and Walmart.

What’s New in Workday Analytics: A Q&A With Pete Schlampp


We talked to Pete Schlampp, general manager, Workday Analytics, about these challenges, how product advancements from Workday are helping customers glean better insights from their data, and to get an update on Workday People Analytics, our first augmented analytics offering. . What is Workday introducing to address these different categories of delivering insights? How do Workday products support the most advanced approach, augmented analytics? .

Workday to Acquire Platfora


We’re excited to announce that today Workday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Platfora , a leading provider of operational analytics and data discovery tools that enable companies to visually interact with and analyze petabyte-scale data in seconds. First, the acquisition mirrors our strategy of acquiring companies that have technologies we can build as part of the fabric of Workday. Our customers have made it clear that they want to bring more data into Workday.

Workday Podcast: Getting in on the Act with Active Planning


I talked to Kerman Lau, vice president of financial planning and analysis at Adaptive Insights, about active planning: what it is, why it matters, and what successful planning looks like. Listen on SoundCloud: Workday Podcast: Getting in on the Act with Active Planning. Listen on Apple Podcasts: Workday Podcast: Getting in on the Act with Active Planning. You can find other Workday Podcasts here. A few days before we were going to go public, Workday acquired us.

Workday Unveils Data-as-a-Service Based on Customer Demand


During today’s Workday Rising Executive Keynote, Workday leaders unveiled plans to deliver Data-as-a-Service (DaaS). They explained how the time is right to deliver a service that extends the analytical power of Workday in an innovative new way—and most importantly, our customers have been asking us for this service. We sat down with Workday’s SVP of User Experience Joe Korngiebel to discuss this exciting new initiative and the possibilities for Workday customers.

Workday’s Corporate Sustainability: Measuring Up to Our Commitments


At Workday, our approach towards environmental stewardship continues to focus on reducing our carbon footprint, investing in renewable energy, and working in partnership with our employees and other organizations to support a low-carbon economy.

Workday Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises


We couldn’t be more pleased that for the third year running, Workday has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Human Capital Management Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises. Your success will always be a core value at Workday.

Workday Community Voices: Louis Salamone, CFO at CityMD, on the Need for Speed


To support its rapid expansion and growth, CityMD chose Workday for its financial management, human capital management, and payroll needs. He recently sat down with us in New York, where CityMD is headquartered, to discuss how the CFO role is changing and how the company is leveraging Workday. Workday Financial Management has been key, as we can quickly set up a new entity, with all the accounting infrastructure in place, for each new location. Is that why you chose Workday?

Would a 6-Hour Workday Be Better?

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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.

The Wonders of a 6-Hour Workday

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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.

Business Leadership Tip: Take Advantage of Workday’s Built-In Dashboards


I’d like to share a business leadership tip with our Workday customers about some of my favorite tools for using data to help meet these goals. They’re called dashboards, and they come built into your Workday applications. I use dashboards in Workday Financial Management to instantly see critical information such as financial spend versus budget, and progress toward monthly and quarterly cash collection goals.

Workday Podcast: How CFOs Can Forge an Analytics-Driven Culture


Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: CFOs Forge an Analytics-Driven Culture. I’m Greg Thomas from Workday. Today on the Workday Podcast we’ll talk about finance analytics. To come back to this research that [Workday] did, we surveyed about 700 or so finance organizations around the world. If you use Workday in your organization, what should they be looking for in the community? Again, I look at what the Workday platform provides to a CFO.

Gaining Deeper Insights into Workday’s Workforce with Diversity Dashboards


Carin Taylor , who recently joined Workday as our chief diversity officer, knows this problem all too well. We sat down with her to discuss how the conversation around diversity data is shifting, issues with the old ways of leveraging data, and how Workday’s diversity dashboard features have given her vital insights into the state of our own workforce. How are you currently using the Workday diversity dashboard features? What opportunity excites you most about Workday?

Workday Receives Top Healthcare Ranking for Second Year in a Row


Workday is committed to supporting technology innovation in healthcare and delivering strong customer satisfaction, so we’re proud to announce that for the second year in a row , we’ve been named Best in KLAS in enterprise resource planning (ERP) for Workday Financial Management , Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), and our Workday Supply Chain Management solutions for healthcare. Workday understands what keeps me up at night as a CFO.

Using Data to Improve the Development Process at Workday


Workday has made a continuous investment to be a data-driven business. Upon joining Workday three years ago, Jim made a major improvement to our understanding of the performance experienced by our customers by looking broadly at our application log data held in a system we call Stats Warehouse (SWH). Specifically, Jim analyzed performance for thousands of Workday transaction types across all of our customers for a period of two months.

Research Preview: Unlocking Organizational Agility to Drive Digital Growth


New metrics may also be required to supplement traditional financial metrics to truly understand the impact of digital strategies on the organization. In fact, just 25 percent of all respondents say their organization has made significant progress establishing performance metrics to measure digital revenue growth performance. Going to Workday Rising ? The post Research Preview: Unlocking Organizational Agility to Drive Digital Growth appeared first on Workday Blog.

Customer Success Means Average is Never Good Enough


At Workday, we’ve discovered that an effective customer success program transitions customers from an average vendor relationship to a strategic partnership. A strategic partnership helps us meet your expectations both before and after your deployments, so that you get the most out of your Workday investment. As a Workday customer, you’re part of something bigger than the cloud services trend. You’re part of the Workday community.

Announcing Workday People Analytics Leveraging the Strength of AI, Machine Learning, and Augmented Analytics


Almost all companies produce far more data than they can analyze, and for quite a while, Workday’s goal has been to help companies extract valuable insights from their data. Starting with our built-in reporting and analytics, and then with the introduction of Workday Prism Analytics and Workday Data-as-a-Service , as the sheer volume, velocity, and variety of data grows, we’ve expanded our offerings to help our customers take full advantage of their data.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Will the new ISO standard prompt companies to begin voluntarily reporting an assortment of human capital metrics? Richard Branson Thinks the 9-5 Workday Grind Will Disappear (Entrepreneur). Tags: Human Resources, HR Metrics.

Organizational Agility and the CFO: Finance Leading From the Front


Three quarters of CFOs believe that their company’s approach to strategy enables them to respond to external market shifts, according to new global research from Workday—but there’s still much work to do on the journey to organizational agility.

A New Approach to Enterprise Planning: Perspectives from Customers


We’ve heard about these challenges from our customers over the years, and this week, Workday launched Workday Planning. Workday Planning is the first planning, budgeting, and forecasting application that unifies financial and workforce planning in one system when combined with Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM). What unique opportunities do you see with Workday Planning?

Results From Our Global Research: The Future Belongs to the Agile


At Workday Rising last week, thousands of professionals gathered to peer into the future of the changing world of work. A global survey commissioned by Workday queried 988 C-Suite executives and leaders, a third of whom have finance leadership roles, about organizational agility. Most organizations, however, aren’t in a position to report such promising metrics—and it appears relying on slow, inefficient planning processes is at least partly preventing them.

How Self-Service People Analytics Helps Us Tell a Better HR Story


One of the things that differentiates Workday from legacy HR systems is the Power of One , which has a number of benefits including access to real-time data to help you guide the business with agility and insight. This is what we’ve set out to achieve with Workday Prism Analytics , which will bring together both Workday and non-Workday data in a self-service tool that empowers users to access workforce insights when they need them.

Heading to the cloud? Learn from this company’s speedy trip

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Workday. Operational metrics: Systems lacked alignment and access to key operating metrics, and their reporting capabilities lacked real-time visibility into financial and HR performance. To close the sale on time, the divested unit had to transition to a stand-alone platform in just 13 weeks, while implementing the full suite of Workday products, including HCM, Payroll, and Financials. A strong PMO and an engaged vendor, closely managing the Workday roadmap.

Last Week in Talent - May 15, 2017


And finally, ask yourself how well you really know job-seekers , consider hiring people with these three weaknesses and read a bunch of software engineer’s describe their average workday. Recruiting Metrics Data talent acquisition

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Q&A with Aon and WeWork: How an Agile Financial Management System Impacts Their Businesses


We recently hosted a small group of industry analysts and customers at our latest Workday Technology Summit. While there, we had the opportunity to talk to Christopher Klimek, vice president of global finance and HR technology at Aon plc, and Mike Hite, director or finance technology at WeWork, about the business impact of their Workday Financial Management deployments, and why you shouldn’t replicate your current business model in a new financial management system.

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Shelter Insurance Brings HR, Financials, and Analytics Together, part 2


In part one of this blog series, Mark Stinson, director of corporate accounting at Shelter Insurance, shared how the company has transformed its HR processes with Workday Workday Human Capital Management and gained new insights into its business by having both finance and HR on a single, cloud-based system. Your team has embraced Workday Prism Analytics. In addition, our goal reports looked at 12-month moving metrics versus our true year-to-date actuals.