Workday and Aviva

Aviva is the world’s sixth largest insurance group, serving 53 million customers across the UK, Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. It is the largest insurance services provider in the UK and one of the leading providers of life and pensions products in Europe. Aviva’s main business activities are long-term savings, fund management, and general insurance, with worldwide total sales of £45.1 billion and funds under management of £379 billion at 31 December 2009.

  • Had different versions of the traditional vendor’s software running on various regional servers, making maintenance difficult and costly.
  • Could not scale the legacy provider’s software into a global, company-wide system that could be adapted to all markets, which was necessary to gain visibility into key data.
  • Software had no self-service functionality, so HR was burdened with many transactional tasks and couldn’t focus on strategic company initiatives.
  • Workday Human Capital Management
  • A single, global system-of-record that provides self-service capabilities and allows operational effectiveness across regions.
  • With software-as-a-service (SaaS) there is no need to do major, time-consuming upgrades.
  • Intuitive, easy-to-use interface for manager and employee self-service.
  • Anticipated 40 per cent to 50 per cent cost reduction once legacy systems are decommissioned.
  • Replaced more than 74 HR systems with a single system-of-record where all data can be easily accessed and reported on.
  • Managers and employees will be provided self-service as well as improved insight, decision-making, and collaboration across the global workforce.
  • With a talent management solution, managers have a greater understanding of the aspirations, capabilities, and costs of their organisations, which helps to improve employee engagement and retention.