Expanding Global Capabilities, Enterprise Business Processes and Business Intelligence
PLEASANTON, CALIF. – April 1, 2009 – Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources (HR), Payroll and Financial solutions, has delivered a broad range of new capabilities in Workday update 7, all built to support the needs of complex, global enterprises deploying a new HR system-of-record. As always, Workday handles upgrades for customers and all customers have made the transition to update 7.
Workday delivered new capabilities to support global enterprises:
Workday delivered an enhanced public API:
Workday significantly expanded workflow and business process automation capabilities:
Workday has extended its built-in Business Intelligence capabilities:
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Workday now has more than 75 customers spanning from mid-sized organizations to Fortune 500 global enterprises. More than 40 customers are in production.
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“Workday continues to deliver the important functional and architectural capabilities required by complex, global organizations that place process and business rule agility central to their business strategy,” said Naomi Bloom, managing partner at Bloom & Wallace. “Not only does the multi-tenant SaaS model provide faster innovation at a lower initial and ongoing cost, but Workday has also leveraged a flexible object model and related enabling tools to deliver software that is capable of handling the dramatic changes in regulatory requirements for HRM and Payroll that I expect we’ll see over the next few years. Any company looking strategically at their core HRMS options should be looking at Workday.”
“Workday update 7 provides the functionality that customers need to go into production worldwide, making this another important milestone in our development efforts,” said Aneel Bhusri, co-founder and president of Workday. “The pace of innovation we have achieved via Workday’s development platform and SaaS model means we’ve been able to deliver major innovations to our customers, including Workday Payroll, our enhanced API and even mobile solutions like Workday for the iPhone much more quickly than traditional, on-premise systems. Workday will deliver three major updates to our solutions in 2009, with each one delivering major new capabilities to our customers. That pace of innovation, combined with the lower costs associated with our SaaS model, deliver amazing value to Workday customers.”
Workday delivers a new suite of modern, SaaS-based applications for managing global organizations. Workday now has 75 customers spanning in size from mid-sized businesses to the Fortune 500.
Workday update 7 supports the needs of complex, global enterprises. Workday now offers support for eight languages overall including new employee and manager self-service support for Brazilian Portuguese and simplified Chinese, along with employee self-service support for German and Italian.
Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources and financial management, providing new levels of business agility for a fraction of the cost of buying, deploying and maintaining legacy on-premise systems. More than 100 customers, spanning mid-sized organizations to global Fortune 500 businesses, have selected Workday. Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Financial Management use modern, standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information about Workday, please visit www.workday.com.
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