Plan your future workforce today.

Collaborate with key stakeholders to create effective talent plans, identify skills gaps, and optimise how to close them. Workday Adaptive Planning for the workforce gives your organisation the tools needed to build skills-based, dynamic workforce plans and put those plans into motion.

Strategic Workforce Planning Software

Quickly visualise your people data, surfacing insights, trends, and related costs.

Switch between planning scenarios at any organisation level.

Find the best combination to close skills gaps, from hiring, to developing, to transferring in, to outsourcing.

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Model your ideal workforce.

Workday Adaptive Planning for the workforce enables you to optimise your workforce structure and quickly adapt to changing requirements.

  • Model transfers, planned hires and attrition to get an accurate picture of your workforce down to the skills level.
  • Plan with a flexible, multidimensional view that maps to your business.
  • Compare multiple driver-based, what-if scenarios to create optimal workforce plans.
  • Incorporate global and localised business drivers into your forecasts.

Build better plans, together.

Foster collaboration and transparency among finance, HR, and hiring managers.

  • Equip managers and administrators with easy-to-use planning tools to map hiring strategies to business initiatives.
  • Share plans with business leaders and people managers to get their feedback and buy-in.
  • Plan using a familiar spreadsheet experience.
  • Compare plan to actuals and identify ways to course-correct as a team.

Keep everyone on track.

Workday Adaptive Planning for the workforce gives you the tools to manage the processes and accountability of everyone involved in the planning process.

  • Assign, manage, and track planning tasks at the individual or cross-functional level.
  • Share notes and comments in planning cells to spur collaboration.
  • Allow managers to review and approve budgets and plans with built-in workflows. 


Seamlessly integrate data from any source.

Enrich your planning cycles by automatically integrating transactional data from any source system.

  • Plan, analyse, and report using data from Workday, third-party HCM, CRM, ERP systems, and benchmarks.
  • Rely on continuous data feeds for an exact picture of your workforce. 
  • Leverage open APIs and a robust integration framework to easily manage integrations.
  • Seamlessly drill back to transaction and related data within Workday.

Analyse and adapt.

Quickly identify opportunities to better align with workforce changes in your business.

  • Create interactive dashboards and visualisations to monitor and drive business performance.
  • Connect your planning data to Microsoft® Excel, PowerPoint, and Word to update reports.
  • Evaluate costs, see unfilled positions, and break down the composition of your workforce.
  • Analyse coverage and close talent gaps so you can meet your goals.