Human Capital Management Software

An HCM system primed for performance.

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Innovations for the future of HR.

Meet Workday Human Capital Management (HCM). With Workday AI at its core, it's an intelligent, flexible suite of HR applications that work better together.

An unmatched skills intelligence foundation.

Embedded in the core of Workday HCM, Workday Skills Cloud uses machine learning to automatically align talent with opportunities, allowing organizations of all sizes to drive workforce agility at scale. 

Experiences that engage everyone.

From helping you listen to employee feedback to delivering the experiences your people want, we help you keep your workforce happy.

People analytics to guide your decisions.

Our augmented analytics surfaces insights from vast data sets, explaining what’s happening—and why—in stories you can understand.

Automation to make work less work.

We deliver intelligent automation across the entire attract-to-pay process, eliminating manual tasks and empowering your people to be their most productive.

Flexibility to set the right rewards.

Our compensation and benefits tools allow you to form plans that meet the needs of all types of workers. So you can give your workforce the rewards they deserve.

Attract, engage, and retain frontline workers.

Reach new levels of engagement with a seamless workforce and enterprise management solution that leverages AI and machine learning (ML) to help you optimize and deploy frontline worker demand and schedules.

A Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites.

What You Can Do

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Optimize your workforce.

Help your workforce thrive with compensation, payroll, scheduling, time tracking, benefits, and intelligent skills data.

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Empower your managers.

Help your managers lead effectively with insights and capabilities designed to engage their employees.

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Plan and analyze like never before.

Craft a smarter skills-based people strategy. Understand your people, uncover talent gaps, and plan your future workforce.

Human capital management FAQs.

What is human capital management?

Human capital management is the set of practices for measuring, managing, supporting, and guiding people within your organization.

HCM consists of a core HR database, skills intelligence foundation, configuration tooling, process automation, workforce management, recruiting, talent, learning, benefits, and more.

Look for object-oriented data models and systems that infuse best-in-class technology, as well as ones that utilize skills ontologies and personas.

The goal of human capital management is to provide scalable and adaptable tools for businesses to manage, empower, and unlock the potential of their people.

Workday HCM is adaptable, flexible, scalable, and global, and includes Workday Skills Cloud—the world’s most open intelligent skills foundation—to fuel all your data-driven talent strategies.

Get your HCM system up and running today.

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