Workforce Capacity Planning

Optimise your workforce capacity.

Workday Adaptive Planning Workforce Planning Dashboard showing headcount, new hires, terminations, trends and bottom-up position and job management plans.


Build your best workforce.

Our software helps you meet business demands by enabling you to allocate the right people at the right time across projects, departments and locations.

  • Powerful modelling engine
  • Unlimited driver-based scenarios
  • Bottom-up operational inputs to adjust plans

Model your optimal workforce.

Workday Adaptive Planning Workforce Planning capacity plan dashboard.

Build flexible workforce capacity models.

Plan the allocation of available skills in your workforce across business units and facilities to meet your key operating needs and strategic goals.

Adjust built-in drivers, assumptions and seasonality.

Track key drivers and benchmark best practices – across stores, production sites and geographies – to determine the right mix of talent, FTE and contingent workers.

Identify and share top staffing strategies.

Share drivers and assumptions across all locations or projects to enable better company-wide modelling and performance.

“Workday is a strategic partner for HR and our business units. We can now find all employee data to support our daily processes and business.”

Ensure your capacity supports your mission.

Ensure your capacity supports your mission.

Powerful modelling.

Our software provides powerful modelling, shared data, dashboards, visualisations and workflow to handle your workforce plans – no matter how complex.

Driver-based scenarios.

Assumptions and business drivers power your models so you can easily adjust key operational levers and make better decisions, faster.

Operational inputs to plan.

Weigh bottom-up operational inputs against corporate plans with timely demand signals that trigger recalibration.

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Bring planning and execution together.

For your workforce plans to be effective, you need to pull timely people data from your HCM system. Workday Human Capital Management automates this effort. With HCM and planning in a unified system, you can analyse your talent needs, identify how to fill them and put your plans into motion.


See how continuous planning works.

Try Workday Adaptive Planning.