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Our Technology

What makes Workday technology different?

At Workday, we believe that enterprise applications should deliver the latest innovations, be easy to update, intuitive and engaging—all while maintaining the highest standards of security.

And as new technologies emerge, such as machine learning and conversational UI, we can integrate them immediately. With Workday, innovation is built in.


One experience.

Wouldn’t it be great if your enterprise applications were fun and easy to use? We think so. That’s why we give all of our customers the same engaging experience across every device.

  • Support new technologies and features without needing extra tools or technical expertise.
  • Access insights anytime, anywhere, to help your organization succeed.
  • Work how you like to work with a consumer-friendly user experience.

Suggested Resources:

Video - One Experience

Interactive Experience - A Day in the Life

Blog- Workday’s New Design System: A Canvas for Innovation

One source for data.

With a single system for finance, HR, planning, and analytics, everyone is working from the same data. The result? More collaboration and better decisions.

  • Make decisions and take immediate action with contextual insights.
  • Empower your teams with real-time, consistent analytics.
  • Use data discovery, collaborative worksheets, and granular controls to harness the collective wisdom of your workforce securely.

Suggested Resources:

Video - One Source of Truth

Report - Tech Strategies for HR and Financial Analytics

Demo - Insight and Action

One security model.

All data is protected by a single configurable security model. And as you make changes in the system, the changes update instantly, with security and permissions fully intact.

  • Rest easy knowing always-on auditing and comprehensive data privacy and controls protect your information.
  • Safeguard your processes and data, and distribute data safely with one security model.
  • Use flexible controls to secure your business based on your unique needs.

Suggested Resources:

Video - The Value of One Security Model

Report - Demystifying Cloud Security

Datasheet - Workday Security

One community.

At Workday, we value the partnership we have with our customers. With everyone on the same version of our software, our vibrant community can share ideas, learn best practices, and collaborate on innovations that enhance our product.

  • Influence the direction of our products—40 percent of our features come from customer ideas.
  • Share best practices that can be implemented immediately with peers in other organizations.

Suggested Resources:

Video - One Community

Infographic - One Community. Endless Collaboration.

Blog - It Takes a Community: The Power of One with McKee Foods