Workday and Flex

Headquartered in Singapore, Flex is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering, and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer digital, industrial, infrastructure, medical, and mobile OEMs. A US$33.6 billion company, Flex helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents.

We knew that we needed a system that provided ease of use and scalability, not just from a user standpoint, but also in terms of building analytics and making better decisions for the company.

Mike McNamara


  • Global reporting was tedious, manual, and not always accurate.
  • Due to many acquisitions, 80 different HR systems existed, which were extremely difficult to manage.
  • Various locations acted more like independent entities—separate processes and systems that didn't talk to other parts of the company was inefficient.
  • Workday Human Capital Management
  • Single system-of-record for all global employees, making reporting much easier and efficientcost savings, and continuously innovative technology.
  • Self-service empowers managers to have an accurate view of their organization, visibility into how much their employees cost, and what their employees are working on.
  • Subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery offers reduced up-front investment and cost savings, and empowers the IT organization to be agile.
  • 80 HR systems replaced by a single system.
  • 30 percent reduction in total cost of ownership compared to a packaged solution from a traditional vendor.
  • Freed up HR from transaction-based processes, allowing them to focus on strategic projects to the business and provide data to business leaders to help make data-driven decisions.