PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2009) - Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources (HR) and Financial solutions, today announced that McKee Foods, a leading provider of snack foods including Little Debbie® Snack Cakes, is using Workday to manage HR and Payroll for its 6,500 U.S.-based employees.
- Workday replaced an aging on-premise HR and Payroll system that no longer met the company's needs and had become increasingly expensive due to growing hardware, upgrade and maintenance costs.
-- McKee Foods is achieving significant cost savings from its Workday solution through
- Elimination of much of the IT infrastructure required to support on-premise HCM and Payroll;
- Shifting operations toward more paperless business processes, while still enabling employees to access pay slips online or via shop-floor kiosks;
- Streamlining processes and delivering easy-to-use manager and employee self-service.
-- Workday has published a case study outlining McKee Foods' selection of its HCM and Payroll solutions.
-- McKee Foods recently participated in a webinar titled "Workday Payroll, Built for the Enterprise."
Comments on the News
"McKee Foods selected Workday as our HR and Payroll system of record because the product and technology are superb, but also because of Workday's unwavering commitment to our success as a customer," said Mark Newsome, senior corporate HR manager for McKee Foods. "That commitment has been proven out through every step of the deployment process. With Workday, McKee now has the most modern, innovative HR and payroll system available -- a platform that will support our company for many years to come."
"McKee Foods has been a rock solid partner throughout the development of Workday Payroll, and I'm personally excited to see such a great group of people achieve success with our solutions," said Dave Duffield, Workday CEO and chief customer advocate. "Workday has delivered a world-class, SaaS-based HCM and Payroll suite that offers customers a real alternative to expensive, complicated on-premise systems. We couldn't have come so far so quickly without the amazing support and commitment of customers like McKee Foods."
Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for 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 80 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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