Chuck E. Cheese’s, a Leader in Family Dining and Entertainment, Leapfrogs Yesterday’s Technologies with Workday’s Cloud-Based Solutions
PLEASANTON, CALIF. - April 19, 2012 - Workday, Inc., the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, and CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CEC), a leader in family dining and entertainment, today announced that CEC Entertainment has selected Workday's solutions to manage its financial processes and a workforce of approximately 17,000 employees. With Workday, CEC Entertainment advances directly to a modern, unified SaaS system for financial management, HR, and payroll, bypassing the era in which traditional on-premise systems were the only choice for large enterprises.
As a unified SaaS-based system for financial management, HR, and payroll, Workday provides to CEC Entertainment:
Workday Financial Management provides CEC Entertainment with:
Workday HCM offers CEC Entertainment:
Workday Payroll provides CEC Entertainment with:
Comments on the News
"By selecting Workday, our company was able to leapfrog yesterday's on-premise technologies with a system that will support our business now and in the future," said Tiffany Kice, executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer at CEC Entertainment. "The way Workday designed its system from the ground up, with features such as built-in business intelligence, auditing and controls, an incredibly intuitive user interface, and great mobile device support, demonstrated to us that Workday is uniquely positioned to best meet our business needs."
"With Workday, CEC Entertainment gains a unified, scalable and user-friendly solution that will grow with its business," said Dave Duffield, Workday co-founder and co-CEO. "It's exciting to see forward-thinking enterprises like CEC Entertainment completely bypass older generations of technology by embracing modern, cloud-based financial management and HR systems."
About CEC Entertainment
For more than 30 years, CEC Entertainment has served as the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment and the place "Where A Kid Can Be A Kid." The company and its franchisees operate a system of 557 Chuck E. Cheese's stores located in 48 states and eight foreign countries or territories. Currently, 507 locations in the United States and Canada are owned and operated by the company. CEC Entertainment and its franchisees have the common goal of creating lifelong memories for families through fun, food and play. Each Chuck E. Cheese's features musical and comic robotic entertainment, games, rides and play areas, as well as a variety of dining options including pizza, sandwiches, a salad bar and desserts. Committed to providing a fun, safe environment, Chuck E. Cheese's helps protect families through industry-leading programs such as Kid Check. Chuck E. Cheese's aims to promote positive, lifelong memories inside and outside its stores. In addition to providing a fun entertainment experience for millions of families across the world, Chuck E. Cheese's has donated more than $6 million to schools and nonprofit institutions through its fundraising programs. For more information, visit chuckecheese.com.
Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll, and Financial Management solutions designed for today's organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 280 customers, spanning medium-sized organizations to Fortune 50 businesses, have selected Workday. Visit us at www.workday.com.
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