A new special report by Center for Digital Government describes how many state and local governments are living in the dark ages when it comes to their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
2013 is here… And Workday has what you need to get ahead—and stay there. Download Workday’s new Predict and Prepare guide.
What are leading companies doing to realign their business systems to stay ahead of the game? Seismic changes are underway in the composition of the workforce, how workers work, and how departments within organizations work together. More and more organizations are placing their internal systems under the microscope to see if those systems can take the organization to the next level. In this article, you’ll learn the data behind the drivers and get real-life examples on what businesses are doing to achieve their goals.
Are your finance and HR system silos helping or hurting your organization? Read this whitepaper from analyst firm Aberdeen Group to learn about the drivers for unification, including reporting processes, employee management, and more.
The human resources function is undergoing a critical and fundamental transformation. It's clear the old ways of doing business won't work in the new modern global economy. Today, your business needs answers faster than ever before and is looking at HR as the workforce authority for answers.
In this new whitepaper, Naomi Bloom Managing Partner at Bloom & Wallace presents her "travel guide for 'Following The Yellow Brick Road' to effective use of HR technology."
A new special report by Webster Buchanan Research examines the changing shape of the multi-country payroll sector, assessing trends and developments that impact the way organizations tackle the challenges of managing their international payroll operations.
Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance, whether those realities are new government regulations, healthcare reform, business model shifts, or industry upswings and downturns. What are the best steps to take to prepare for these inevitabilities?
In this report, Workday is named a leader among select companies in Human Resource Management by Forrester Research, Inc.
Workday’s Predict and Prepare for 2012 webinar featured four prominent experts in the HR and IT industries: Jason Averbook of Knowledge Infusion, Naomi Bloom of Bloom & Wallace, and R “Ray” Wang of Constellation Research Group. The final panelist, Bill Kutik, technology columnist for Human Resource Executive® and co-chair of the HR Technology® Conference & Exposition, moderated the discussion. For the fourth year in a row, the webinar was an informative and exuberant event. In fact, the webinar was so insightful, we compiled the opinions expressed in the webinar and created a whitepaper, "Predict and Prepare for 2012: Six Predictions from Industry Experts."
A new briefing paper published by Webster Buchanan Research examines the evolution of SaaS in multi-country payroll, explaining the business implications of different approaches and exploring both the potential benefits and concerns. It then examines the potential impact of newer, cloud-based integration techniques on the global strategies of companies.
In this report, we take a deep dive into the evolution of cloud computing technology, identify emerging trends, and hear the exciting implications cloud computing has for the future of service delivery.
This Harvard Business Review Analytic Services whitepaper, sponsored by Workday, focuses on effective management of your human capital and gaining insight into your workforce's skill, knowledge, and experience through technology.
How do HR leaders deliver human resource management at the lowest responsible cost while retaining the best balance of quality, risk, and positive organizational impact? Find out in the complimentary whitepaper, written by Naomi Bloom, Managing Partner at Bloom and Wallace.
Companies switching to software-as-a-service (SaaS) realize the short-term cost benefits over traditional on-premise applications. However, many organizations wonder if the value of SaaS continues.
The contemporary workplace and the contemporary worker are both undergoing profound changes. Companies are recognizing that to meet the resulting challenges and stay competitive, they must change the way they manage their most valuable resource--their people.
With identification, retention, and development of top talent a priority, HR teams are looking for ways to deploy and manage successful Performance Management software programs while helping the organization save money.
Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM) confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.
This white paper explains how Workday has built modern, global enterprise application solutions that effectively transform enterprise business by providing superior information, agility, control, and economics.
When an organization effectively and successfully redistributes responsibility to all employees, a business culture based on real information and informed decisions is the result. The delegation of administrative tasks to employees and managers, enables both HR and IT to refocus their attention to more strategic, bottom line issues. The Workday user experience is singularly focused on extending access to every user while ensuring simplicity is always at the forefront in the execution.
In this report, Brian Sommer of TechVentive, a leading market-strategy and content firm, outlines the reasons SaaS products are well positioned to grow in large enterprises.
Why is it so difficult for HR to demonstrate how it affects business growth and profitability? Find out in this whitepaper, written by Leighanne Levensaler, Workday vice president of Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy.
The U.S. economy has undergone a massive shift—once based in manufacturing, the economy has migrated to services. To win in this environment, companies need to change their thinking. The ability to efficiently and effectively leverage people is what separates the winners from the losers.
Higher education and government organizations are facing unprecedented pressure to reduce costs. The administrative systems in place at universities and governments are contributing heavily to the bottom line with minimal value to show for it. The status quo way is no longer a viable option--it is time to optimize the investment in the people doing the work of your organization.
Over the past year, Josh Bersin, principal analyst at Bersin and Associates, talked with three of Workday's customers about the transformational benefits of adopting a unified HRMS solution.
In this report, Brian Sommer, CEO of TechVentive, a leading market-strategy and content firm, discusses the confluence of new technologies that are opening up massive new opportunities for businesses and consumers SaaS.
This whitepaper outlines how cloud computing can meet the needs of truly global higher education institutions that employ faculty and staff around the world and can handle everything from complex payroll needs to multi-entity organizational requirements.
Do you know as much about your employees as you know about your customers, products, or systems Imagine the organizational transformation that could be possible if HR could provide real-time, actionable insight into the talent of your organization.
Are you aligning the initiatives and work done by your workforce with the evolving strategies of your organization? This whitepaper highlights the importance of continuous alignment and why it's essential to the ongoing success of your company.
Organizations committed to workforce visibility, alignment, and optimization are well positioned to dominate in the new economy. These high-performing organizations achieve their goals via a unified human resource management, performance management, and financial management solution. They are responsive and adaptable to market realities, create a culture that is skilled at optimizing talent, and are ready to outperform their competition.
Legacy financial management systems were not built to provide the kind of visibility and agility required by today's businesses. Sure, they can crank out financial statements, but it is virtually impossible to get real-time operational insight without purchasing and maintaining a huge and complex ERP technology infrastructure
This is not your father’s workforce. Multiple factors are changing the dynamics of today’s business demographics: new technologies, generational changes, and an unpredictable global economy, to name just a few.
Workday’s approach integration is simple: connectivity to other applications and resources should be simple to build, deploy, manage, and evolve over time--a significant and long-awaited change from the cost, complexity, and rigidity of connecting to legacy ERP systems.
With Workday, business systems can be configured to fit the business. This means the configuration happens more quickly and without the need to involve programmers, Workday professional services, or third-party consultants. In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
In recent years, powerful trends have been re-shaping both the idea and the practice of work as we know it, at an increasing pace and in increasingly profound ways. Companies that do not or cannot adapt to this new world of work--"Work 2.0," as some are calling it-risk losing their ability to compete.
In this whitepaper, Workday CTO Stan Swete reviews the current state of enterprise application architecture and presents a prediction on what might come next. In addition, he outlines Workday's vision for Human Resource Management application architectures based on a core system-of-record.
Workday is the leader in enterprise-class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining the lower cost of SaaS with a modern approach to applications. By offering solutions that are less complex, more cost-effective, and simpler to deploy, Workday is transforming business applications altogether.
The flexibility of a system is measured in the ease of the initial application deployment. The agility of a system is measured in its ability to easily adapt post-implementation to the changing needs of the business. This document highlights the flexibility and agility of Workday business-driven configurability versus hard-coded, IT-driven customization required by many traditional ERP deployments.
Read this whitepaper to learn how Workday applies the strict use of open standards, provides complete integration solutions to leading vendors.
Growing interest in cloud computing has prompted almost every enterprise software vendor to claim it's "in the cloud." However, in the industry's rush to fulfill demand, some vendors may skip requirements that are critical to delivering the true benefits of cloud applications.
This paper describes-in three steps-the approach Workday is taking to create the next generation of enterprise business solutions "from the ground up."
New technology and innovation are forcing companies to rethink their ERP strategy. SaaS is now mainstrea--it has emerged as the next generation of technology for companies of all sizes and industries. Learn the reasons why in this informative report.
This report defines the next-generation system-of-record, outlining the changes and challenges with current technology and discusses how continuous innovation has now become critical for any "new" system of record. The result: SaaS-based ERP solutions now offer a compelling advantage for companies looking for a more flexible and innovative path to managing their workforce. Today's reality is that shrinking budgets combined with great demand for workforce insight make it difficult and economically-unfeasible for companies to continue to invest in legacy ERP systems.
The current economic crisis is driving companies to assess their present and planned HR footprint in an effort to identify cost savings and business improvement opportunities.
Due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, Software-as-a-Service has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. This whitepaper will define the key terms every company should know, understand, and evaluate when considering a SaaS vendor for their business.
Challenged by an inflexible financial management system? You’re not alone. Finance executives everywhere are seeing the need for a system that can easily adapt to changing priorities and processes. Ready to learn more?
Many of today’s Financial Management systems trace their heritage back to the '80s and '90s. Since that time, the needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically, but financial systems have failed to adapt at the core.
The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of CFOs and finance leaders who are actively evaluating the risks versus the rewards of the cloud delivery model.