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Workday Elevate® Digital Experience

UK & Ireland
Tuesday 11 May 2021 | 9:30 BST  

You may have heard good things about our enterprise cloud applications, but what are they really like? Join us at Workday Elevate Digital Experience 2021 to take a closer look and get a window into Workday – our solutions, our services and our community.

We’ll showcase our technology vision, innovation and culture so you’ll clearly see what sets us apart as the only finance, HR and planning system that’s ready for a changing world.

Why should I attend?

Finance

Human Resources

Technology

Join us to learn how to fast-track your digital finance transformation to drive innovation, respond with agility and create a competitive advantage. We’ll also be discussing how you can make smarter decisions by using your data, how scenario planning will help you navigate uncertainty, and why proactive spend management holds the key to improving your bottom line.
The workforce, how and where people work, and the skills you need continue to shift. So how do you adapt to what the future brings? We’ll be tackling all these questions along with many others, including strategies for returning to the workplace; how you can create belonging and diversity within your workforce, and why employee experience is more important than ever.
CIOs and their teams must accelerate their digital initiatives to fuel a resilient business, empower their workforce and harness continuous innovation. Join us to explore why IT should choose architecture built to evolve, why creating an engaging employee experience is more important than ever, and how having unified data will help you make faster – and better – decisions.

Featured Speakers


Natasha Kaplinsky OBE

Newsreader, TV presenter and Journalist


Shivvy Jervis

Futurist and Founder, the FutureScape 248


Michael Cole

Chief Technology Officer
PGA European Tour and Ryder Cup Europe


Lucy Becque

Chief People Officer
Coventry Building Society


Lorraine Culligan

CHRO
Primark


Ian Lynch

Head of People Systems
Primark


Peter Keery

Finance Transformation Director
Veolia UK

 

A look at the day

9:30 | Welcome to the Workday Elevate Digital Experience!


First off, we have an introduction from Natasha Kaplinsky, Journalist, and Michael Douroux, Group Vice President Sales and Country Leader for UK&I. Then we’ll go on to cover the topic of ‘The imperatives of leading for a changing world’ – and how Workday can support you.

9:45 | Neuro-leadership and human perception software


Can our brain chemistry guide how to best engage workforces? And how will emotionally aware software help us thrive? In a high-octane 10 minutes, Europe’s only female, Asian Futurologist, Shivvy Jervis, will cover these two fascinating themes.

10:00 | Customer panel


In today’s changing world, companies are facing unique challenges. This panel, hosted by PGA European Tour and Ryder Cup Europe, Coventry Building Society and Veolia UK, gives you a chance to see how organisations are striving for agility, and how Workday fit into that strategy.

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Technology
Finance
10:30 | Strategy & Vision Session - Accelerate your digital finance journey


Discover the most pressing trends, challenges and opportunities facing business leaders across industries.

Join us to learn how to fast-track your digital finance transformation to drive innovation, respond with agility and create a competitive advantage. Join Neil Gribben, Vice President Accounting & Control, Belmond and Tim Wakeford, VP Financials Product Strategy, Workday for this engaging discussion.

11:00 | Trends & Solution Session


Learn how our finance, HR and planning system is helping organisations solve their top business challenges.

The power to make smarter decisions is in your data

Data – you have lots of it, but how do you make sense of it? Decision-ready finance organisations clearly see opportunities and risks and act with confidence. Join Workday and Deloitte to learn how you can take control of data to safeguard the bottom line.

Set a new standard with frictionless finance

Transformation is no longer optional, and finance has the opportunity to usher in a new era of finance productivity with intelligent automation. Join this discussion with Workday and Accenture to hear how new ways of working are setting a new standard.

 

Navigate uncertainty with scenario planning

Today’s constantly shifting business landscape requires more from finance teams than ever before. Join Workday and Alight to discover how embracing scenario planning enables you to harness the power of ‘what if’ by using a continuous and company-wide planning framework.

Improve your bottom line with proactive spend management

Procurement leaders must work with their peers in finance – not only to help the organisation navigate supply risk, but also to drive value. Discover how a shift to proactive spend management can positively impact your financial results.

11:20 | Hosted Break


Fitness & Wellbeing with Lucy Wyndham-Read

YouTube lifestyle, motivator & fitness expert Lucy Wyndham-Read shares wellness, mobility and nutrition tips for the modern workplace. With over 2.7 million social media followers and 1/4 Billion YouTube views, Lucy provides insights and strategies for better health, whether you’re working from home or returning to the office.

Magic with Nigel Meal

Entertainer to the stars of stage, screen and even Royalty, Nigel Mead has over 100 TV credits to his name, including co-creating TRICKED for the BBC and producing content for The Royal Variety Performance and Britain’s Got Talent. A elite member of the Inner Magic Circle, Nigel will be making magic happen for you, literally in the palms of your own hands!

11:30 | Workday Solution Spotlights


Take a closer look at the solutions we’re delivering to help your organisation meet the moment and lead in a changing world.

Move finance forward with Workday Financial Management

Join us to see how continuous accounting and machine-learning-fuelled processes in Workday help you spend less time on transaction processing and more time on insight and action.

Flexible scenario modelling to plan for what’s next

See how Workday Adaptive Planning can help you replace one-off annual plans with agile forecasts and timely reporting so your organisation can sharpen insight, reduce risk and operate with agility.

Turn data into insight with Workday financial reporting and analytics

Discover how Workday can help you deliver better guidance and become a strategic partner across the organisation with self-service dashboards, reports, and ad hoc analysis that blend the most critical data about your financials, workforce, and operations.

Elevate the spend management stakeholder experience with Workday

Spend management in Workday is elevating the stakeholder experience across the source-to-pay process. Join us to see firsthand how innovative technologies, such as machine learning and conversational UI, are helping customers drive engagement and adoption.

Human Resources
10:30 | Strategy & Vision Session - The changing world of HR


Discover the most pressing trends, challenges and opportunities facing business leaders across industries.

The workforce, how and where people work, and the skills you need continue to shift. So how do you adapt to what the future brings? Join Lorraine Culligan, CHRO, Primark and Mark Judd, VP, HCM Product Strategy, EMEA, Workday for this engaging discussion.

11:00 | Trends & Solution Session


Learn how our finance, HR and planning system is helping organisations solve their top business challenges.

Return to workplace

Join Workday and IBM to learn how HR must lead with visibility, collaboration and adaptability from initial emergency response to bringing employees back to work safely.

Creating belonging and diversity with VIBE™

As diversity and inclusion take centre stage for organisations, join Workday and Accenture to learn how to turn intent into action with the latest technologies for enabling change.

Reskilling and talent optimisation

Workday and Accenture discuss how building a workforce that’s ready for the future requires an investment in current employees, as well as the ability to add resources when needed.

Employee experience management

An employee experience that makes work more personal and productive is paramount in a changing world, and HR has a key role to play. Join Workday and Deloitte to learn more.

11:20 | Hosted Break


Fitness & Wellbeing with Lucy Wyndham-Read

YouTube lifestyle, motivator & fitness expert Lucy Wyndham-Read shares wellness, mobility and nutrition tips for the modern workplace. With over 2.7 million social media followers and 1/4 Billion YouTube views, Lucy provides insights and strategies for better health, whether you’re working from home or returning to the office.

Magic with Nigel Meal

Entertainer to the stars of stage, screen and even Royalty, Nigel Mead has over 100 TV credits to his name, including co-creating TRICKED for the BBC and producing content for The Royal Variety Performance and Britain’s Got Talent. A elite member of the Inner Magic Circle, Nigel will be making magic happen for you, literally in the palms of your own hands!

11:30 | Workday Solution Spotlights


Take a closer look at the solutions we’re delivering to help your organisation meet the moment and lead in a changing world.

Return to workplace

Learn how Workday can help organisations plan for a return to the workplace.

Creating belonging and diversity with VIBE™

Hear how Workday VIBE™ can help organisations identify opportunities to evolve, support the development of diverse talent, and create a culture of inclusion and belonging.

Reskilling and talent optimisation

Explore how Workday uses machine learning to overcome the skills challenge and drive a personalised talent experience.

Workforce optimisation

Learn how Workday can help automate your workforce operations, including time and pay, to help drive operational agility.

Employee experience management

See how Workday creates a data-driven, personalised employee experience that engages employees and increases productivity.

HR service delivery

Hear how Workday helps optimise HR service delivery via self-service and collaborative case management.

Technology
10:30 | Strategy & Vision Session - The changing world of IT


Discover the most pressing trends, challenges and opportunities facing business leaders across industries.

The world is changing fast, and IT is adapting even faster. CIOs and their teams must accelerate their digital initiatives to fuel a resilient business, empower their workforce and harness continuous innovation. Join Till Dorin, Head Group HR IT, Roche and Dr. Jens Krueger, Chief Product Architect, Workday for this engaging discussion.

11:00 | Trends & Solution Session


Learn how our finance, HR and planning system is helping organisations solve their top business challenges.

Business continuity at scale

Workload demands on business-critical systems can quickly move from unpredictable to unprecedented. Join Workday and Accenture to hear how the Workday approach to cloud service delivery ‘just works’, delivering the highest levels of scalability, agility and innovation.

Architecture for organisational agility

Agile organisations more effectively respond to crises and see greater digital growth and continuous innovation. With technology abstracted from application functionality, the Workday architecture is built to scale and evolve, and more easily enables customers to adapt. Join Workday and PwC to learn more.

Creating an engaging employee experience

Providing engaging employee experiences has become one of the top priorities for CIOs. Join Workday and Deloitte to learn how Workday engages to learn how Workday engages employees through purposeful experiences – surfaced when and where they need them – and in context of what needs to be accomplished.

 

The power of unified data

Join Workday and IBM to explore how using a system that can securely unify data to surface insights across enterprise resources – people, finance and operations – enables organisations to gain agility for faster, better decision-making.

11:20 | Hosted Break


Fitness & Wellbeing with Lucy Wyndham-Read

YouTube lifestyle, motivator & fitness expert Lucy Wyndham-Read shares wellness, mobility and nutrition tips for the modern workplace. With over 2.7 million social media followers and 1/4 Billion YouTube views, Lucy provides insights and strategies for better health, whether you’re working from home or returning to the office.

Magic with Nigel Meal

Entertainer to the stars of stage, screen and even Royalty, Nigel Mead has over 100 TV credits to his name, including co-creating TRICKED for the BBC and producing content for The Royal Variety Performance and Britain’s Got Talent. A elite member of the Inner Magic Circle, Nigel will be making magic happen for you, literally in the palms of your own hands!

11:30 | Workday Solution Spotlights


Take a closer look at the solutions we’re delivering to help your organisation meet the moment and lead in a changing world.

How Workday People Experience enables a personal and productive workplace

See how Workday People Experience is reimagining the digital experience for every employee. We explore the Workday experience through the lens of the employee to show how and when we help them feel more connected, productive and engaged.

Part 1: Automate bulk actions and easily share data analysis models with Workday enterprise frameworks

See how Workday enterprise frameworks empower customers to handle large-scale operational tasks and collaborate data models across teams.

Part 2: Automate bulk actions and easily share data analysis models with Workday enterprise frameworks

See how Workday enterprise frameworks empower customers to handle large-scale operational tasks and collaborate data models across teams.

Develop and deploy new business capabilities within Workday

Discover how Workday Extend helps you deliver new, unique capabilities within Workday applications that help boost agility and productivity.

Building machine learning into the core and why that matters

Join us to dig into the details of how Workday is building machine learning into the core of our applications, and why that matters.

12:00 | Conclusion


Natasha Kaplinksy and Michael Douroux summarise the highlights of the day, and key points to take away.

FAQs

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Who can attend Workday Elevate Digital Experience?

Workday Elevate Digital Experience is open to prospective customers. We encourage you to invite co-workers who may benefit from hearing about content for financial management, HR, payroll and technology disciplines.

If you’re an analyst, email the Analyst Relations team with any questions.

If you’re a member of the press, email the Public Relations team with any questions.

Is there a cost to attend the Workday Elevate Digital Experience?

No. We’re happy to be your host, and know this will be a worthwhile event.

When is the deadline to register?

Registration remains open until we are at capacity.

What if I can no longer attend?

The content will be available after the event on-demand, for which you will require your registration. If you want to cancel your Workday Elevate Digital Experience registration, please email us.

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