Workforce Planning

Help your workforce flex with the future.

Workforce planning dashboard showing bar graphs for skills analysis.

What You Can Do

Build workforce plans as agile as your business.

To keep up with business priorities and uncover new opportunities, you need planning that can keep pace. 

That’s why Workday Adaptive Planning empowers HR, finance, and business leaders to collaboratively plan—and quickly put those plans into action.


  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Head-count planning
  • Compensation planning
  • Skills planning
  • Talent planning
  • Talent acquisition planning
Workday Adaptive Planning’s Continuous Talent Planning dashboard showing KPI for filled vs open positions, cost of workforce, skills gap, and more.

Workforce planning that supports all you do.

Model your workforce dynamics.

Model hiring, transfers, and retention plans with driver-based assumptions and see the cost impact instantly. Factor in global or local business drivers that can affect your staffing plans.

Align your workforce plans with your business goals.

Identify how best to attract, hire, and retain top talent. You can also see how to close skills gaps across business units and functions. Then collaborate to turn your workforce plans into actions.

Keep a pulse on your talent needs.

Intuitive dashboards and reports let you monitor costs, view open positions, and break down your workforce by any number of dimensions—then quickly course-correct as business conditions change.


An even smarter way to plan.

By bringing HR and planning together, Workday enables you to  model, forecast, and budget your workforce all from the same unified data core. It’s never been easier to gain actionable insights for better decision-making and building smarter plans.


shorter planning cycle times.*


improvement in productivity.*

*Based on average results from Workday Adaptive Planning users.

“As we see our business scaling around the world, I see our workforce planning environment scaling along with it.”

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