Workday and Yahoo!

Yahoo!

"This isn't just about data moving around. It's about knowing who the future leaders are at Yahoo."

Kristen Robinson
SVP of Global HR Programs, Rewards and Operations
Yahoo!

Yahoo!

Case Study Overview

Yahoo! is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. And Yahoo!'s unique combination of Science + Art + Scale connects advertisers to the consumers who build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Challenges
  • An aging, out-of-date legacy system requiring significant investment
  • Bolted-on talent management that was poorly integrated
  • Limited visibility into global workforce
  • Difficult-to-use self-service functionality that employees and managers avoided
  • Time-consuming, inaccurate data analysis

Solutions
  • Workday Human Capital Management, Integration Cloud
  • Single system of record for all global employees, making reporting easier and more efficient
  • Regular updates keep technology current
  • Appealing, accessible self-service provides managers and employees with an accurate, user-friendly view of key data

Results
  • Unified HCM and talent management solution that will never be out-of-date
  • Greater usability driving employee and manager engagement and adoption
  • Single source of truth for global workforce intelligence
  • Actionable insight to help managers make better decisions
  • A more strategic role for the HR organization, which can now function as a genuine partner to the business

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