Strategic Workforce Planning Software

Align your workforce plans with your workforce strategy.

Strategic workforce planning dashboard in Workday Adaptive Planning software.


Deliver agile plans that contribute to your goals. 

Mapping your organisation’s workforce plans to strategic goals is only the starting point. To adapt to change, you need to link your operational workforce plans to your workforce strategy. Workday lets you do just that.

  • Powerful workforce plans

  • Unlimited scenario modelling

  • Strategic goal mapping

Summary of strategic workforce planning actions dashboard in Workday Adaptive Planning software.

Workforce plans that work – no matter what.

Build powerful workforce models to handle complexity.

Plan your workforce with multidimensional models that map everything – from financial goals and strategic initiatives to how you run your business.

Plan for internal and external organisational change.

Meet future demand and strategic objectives for restructures, mergers, acquisitions and ongoing talent needs.

Link operational workforce plans to strategy.

Collaborate with recruiting and HR partners to hire and develop the talent you need. Weigh bottom-up operations against top-down plans.

"Once we have captured all the input from our department and business leaders, corporate finance and HR rely on Workday Adaptive Planning to work closely together to gather all the approvals they need and ensure that they have a budget to hire against."

Bring strategy and workforce planning together.

Bring strategy and workforce planning together.

Powerful modelling.

Maintain a consolidated workforce model that works across your enterprise and is tailored to how your organisation is run.

Unlimited scenarios.

Use multiple scenario models to compare workforce capacity to talent availability so you can make better decisions about hiring, reskilling and upskilling.

Dashboards and reporting.

Shared, role-based access to dashboards and ad hoc reporting means stakeholders can contribute to stronger plan outcomes. 

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Surface all the talent insights you need.

Build your workforce plans with real-time talent data from Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Reporting and Analytics. Incorporate non-Workday data for additional context or apply augmented analytics to uncover people trends you might have missed.


See how continuous planning works.

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