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

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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 to Acquire Platfora

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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 Launches Learning: Brings Video to the Enterprise

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Enterprise Learning workday workday learningThe Learning Management Systems (LMS) marketplace is over $3 billion in size, and includes hundreds of platforms to help companies manage all aspects of their employee training. The problem is that. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Customers Share Favorite Workday Rising Moments

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At Workday Rising this week, you told us you loved reconnecting with longtime friends. And you told us you were very excited to hear the news about Workday Learning , Workday Planning , Workday Student , Workday’s strategic partnership with Microsoft , and more.

Talking Vertical: Workday’s Approach to Industries

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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 Foundation Sharpens Focus on Workforce Development

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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.

Workday Community Voices: Rolls-Royce Deploys Global HR System Overnight

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But that’s exactly what Workday customer Rolls-Royce did in October 2015, when the business deployed a cloud-based HR system covering employees across 46 countries. “In all honesty, Workday didn’t sell to us, the other customers did. Workday doesn’t compromise on that.

Top 10 Workday Blogs of 2015

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The list features Workday customers, industry trends, and profiles of incredible people. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Workday Blogs of 2015: Video: Workday Rising 2015 News Highlights. This video captures highlights from Workday Rising 2015 in September in Las Vegas.

Video: Workday Rising 2015 News Highlights

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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.

Workday Publishes its 2015 Global Impact Report

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At Workday, we take great pride in providing our customers with enterprise applications that help them tackle some of today’s most complex business challenges. Our Global Impact Report details Workday’s sustainable business practices and the efforts we are taking to make a positive difference for our customers, employees, the communities in which we operate, and the environment. The health of the Workday culture is as important today as it was when we were founded.

Generation Workday: A Look at Workday’s Future Leaders

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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.

Why Workday is Winning in Retail

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Workday is winning in retail with some of the biggest brands joining our customer community. Whether this technology is meant to empower employees with more engaging tools, enable new approaches to win the hearts and minds of customers, or execute new business strategies to increase the bottom line, retailers need systems like Workday to keep up with the pace of disruption. So, why are the world’s biggest retailers looking to Workday? Workday is that system.

Breaking down the 6-hour workday: do costs outweigh benefits?

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The post Breaking down the 6-hour workday: do costs outweigh benefits? John Maynard Keynes famously predicted a ubiquitous 15-hour workweek by the year 2030 — a direct result of technological advances, he claimed.

Workday Acquires Upshot, Strengthens Data Science Expertise

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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.

Celebrating Growth and Community at Workday Rising Europe 2016

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We’ve just wrapped up a fantastic week here in Barcelona at Workday Rising Europe 2016. Having the opportunity to sit down with our customers to understand their experiences and challenges, and bring them up to date with what’s coming next from Workday, is one of the highlights of my year.

Workday Worksheets: Introducing Spreadsheets for Today’s Collaborative Workforce

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Worksheets offer a cloud-based, collaborative spreadsheet built directly into the core of Workday’s technology platform. At Workday, we realized there had to be a better way. That’s why I’m excited to announce Worksheets, the first native spreadsheet experience for enterprise cloud applications that officially launched today with the availability of Workday Planning. Can I import my existing spreadsheets into Workday? What are some use cases for Worksheets in Workday?

Workday Learning: Putting the Person in Persona

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That’s why we decided to approach our Workday Learning product through the eyes of the people who will use it. At the beginning of our Workday Learning journey we talked with people we believe will want to use the tool to lead richer, more successful professional lives. Users won’t need to know which personas they fit into to use Workday Learning. The post Workday Learning: Putting the Person in Persona appeared first on Workday Blog.

Workday CFO: Why Workday is Among the First to Adopt the New Revenue Recognition Standard

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Today Workday announced the adoption of the new revenue recognition standard , ASC 606, on the first day we were permitted under the new rules and a full year before our required implementation in 2018. As Workday’s CFO, I want to address a few key points on why we adopted early and how were able to accomplish the change so quickly. Why was it important to Workday to be an early adopter? First and foremost was the value that we thought we could bring to Workday customers.

Video: Our Favorite Moments from Workday Rising Europe 2015

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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!

3 Key Strengths of Workday Payroll for France

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These are three strengths of Workday Payroll applications that empower payroll professionals every day. Today we are introducing Workday Payroll for France, which extends to France the same control, flexibility, and insight that we have delivered with our payroll offerings for the U.S.,

Workday Student Admissions: Gaining Control of the College Application Deluge

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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.

Workday Achieves Highest and Furthest Overall Position for Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision in Gartner Magic Quadrant

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Today marks an exciting milestone for Workday: We have been named a leader in Gartner’s first-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Human Capital Management Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises. The Gartner document is available upon request from Workday.

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

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Ashley Goldsmith is chief human resources officer (CHRO) at Workday, with global responsibility for all human resources functions, internal communications, and the Workday Foundation. As Workday’s HR leader, a big part of Goldsmith’s job is to help ensure that Workday retains its strong workplace culture—a culture that’s gained it both regional and national recognition. You’ve been at Workday for a little more than a year now.

Q&A: Getting to Know Workday CFO Robynne Sisco

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As Chief Financial Officer at Workday, how does Robynne Sisco think about balancing our company’s goals of culture, growth, and profitability? The post Q&A: Getting to Know Workday CFO Robynne Sisco appeared first on Workday Blog.

Belated Comments On Workday’s 2-27-2017 Earnings Call

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Workday’s latest earnings call, on 2-27-2017, caught my attention primarily because of what the financial analysts didn’t ask. I was ready for some very specific questions about one initiative which goes to the heart of Workday’s ability to onboard customers better/faster/cheaper and to provide similar ongoing support throughout the continuous implementation which is foundational to achieving SaaS’s innovation benefits.

Our Journey Toward a More Diverse Workday

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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.

3 Takeaways on Workday Planning

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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.

How Virgin Cruises is Setting a Course for the Future with Workday

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To help the company prepare for its bright future, Virgin Cruises selected Workday, including Workday Financial Management , Workday Human Capital Management , and Workday Planning , to create a technology foundation that reflects the values and spirit of the Virgin brand during a period of rapid growth and innovation. “We are really excited about this opportunity for Virgin to come together with a company like Workday and show why innovation matters.”

Video: Top 3 User Experience Takeaways from Workday Rising 2015

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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.

Workday Community Voices: Managing Change at the University of Chicago

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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.

An Inside Look at Workday Learning: Reinventing How Employees Learn

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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.

Employees Speak Out: What Makes Workday a Great Place to Work?

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For the second consecutive year, Workday has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune. So we thought we’d pose a few questions to employees such as, “How would you describe Workday in one word?” appeared first on Workday Blog.

Workday Introduces Learning: A Fresh Approach To The LMS Market

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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.

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

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Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. We’ve always been committed to pay parity and do not have a gender wage gap at Workday. Our Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith and her team regularly conduct company-wide gender pay analysis using reporting capabilities in the Workday system, as do many of our customers. The post Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge appeared first on Workday Blog.