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InformationWeek Webcast: Sony Pictures, Nicholas Carr and Workday Discuss the Switch to SaaS and Cloud Computing

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2009) - Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Cloud Computing have rocketed to popularity in the enterprise, bringing significant cost savings as well as new levels of innovation to business applications. Join InformationWeek's Fritz Nelson April 23rd for an online panel discussion about the opportunities and decision factors for CIOs as they consider SaaS and Cloud Computing within their technology and business strategy.


-- Andy Schlei, vice president, DCIO for Corporate Information Technology at Sony Pictures

-- Nicholas Carr, author of "The Big Switch" and "Does IT Matter?"

-- Aneel Bhusri, president and co-founder of Workday, Inc.

-- Fritz Nelson, executive producer, InformationWeek / Techweb

When: Thursday, April 23, at 1p.m. PDT. To participate in the event, please register here.

What: InformationWeek Editor Fritz Nelson will moderate a discussion covering:

-- The ongoing shift to Cloud Computing and SaaS;

-- How CIOs and organizations should consider SaaS in their IT planning; and

-- The short- and long-term implications of major technology shifts and their impacts on how we do business.

About Workday

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

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Contact Information: Media Contact Information Christine Cefalo Workday (925) 951-9260

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