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Digital Transformation
What, no crystal balls? Public Trust moves to dynamic forecasting
Financial planning can be challenging in the best of times, but planning in a crisis takes it to another level. 
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Gartner
Workday releases its Q3 2021 financial results
As a result of the strong showing, the company says it raising its fiscal 2021 subscription revenue guidance to a range of US$3.773 billion to $3.775 billion.
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Machine Learning
Workday announces data management and ML solutions
Now commercially available, Workday Accounting Center keeps up with the ever-increasing volume of operational data and turns it into accounting and insight faster and more efficiently, the company says. 
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Digital Transformation
COVID-19 driving a new two-speed financial environment for CFOs to navigate
The two-speed phenomenon is a direct result of how, like so many business executives, CFOs were plunged into uncharted waters by the unexpected onslaught of the virus.
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Human capital management / HCM
Case study: MECCA has HCM makeover with Workday
The phased HCM makeover began in 2017, when the company made the decision to launch a three to five-year program to digitalise its human capital management technology so that it could simplify everyday requirements for its team members and enable them to self-serve. 
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Workday
How universities can tackle COVID-19 challenges with digital agility
Over the past two years, the higher education sector had endured challenging headwinds, having to cope with an environment where enrolments were down and facing planned faculty consolidations. 
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Digital Transformation
A/NZ firms endure DX agility struggles through pandemic
"Those organisations that see the crisis as an opportunity to transform and accelerate the digitalisation of their businesses will emerge stronger and more relevant in the future."
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Human Resources / HR
How Workday's HR tools helped McMillan Shakespeare weather the COVID storm
"If we didn’t have the right tools in place, we wouldn’t have had the level of agility to give our executive team the data they needed to make such rapid workforce decisions — or text people within five minutes to provide them with critical information."
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Workday defines its commitment to local NZ businesses
We spoke to Workday Australia and New Zealand managing director and vice president Stephen Jack about the company’s local operations across New Zealand.
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Human Resources / HR
Workday expands HR offerings for workforce optimisation
Workday has this week released several new HR offerings designed to assist organisations with optimising their workforces in the post COVID-19 environment.
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Planning
Planning – the critical task for CFOs in unpredictable times
How robust planning can help finance leaders steer their organisations through COVID-19 and beyond.
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Human capital management / HCM
Flinders University conducts major overhaul of IT systems
"This latest step in our digital overhaul is another example of Flinders University not only challenging the status quo in the tertiary sector, but becoming leaders in embracing technology to advance excellence."
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Microsoft
Microsoft partners with Workday to prioritise enterprise planning in the cloud
"As businesses adjust and adapt to changing business environments, the need for real-time planning capabilities is accelerating."
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Human capital management / HCM
Salvation Army helps community; Workday helps Salvation Army
 In 2019 the organisation transformed its human capital management processes with the deployment of a Workday HCM solution.
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Digital Transformation
Opportunities and warnings revealed in Workday survey
New technologies such as cloud platforms, AI and machine learning are disrupting the finance function among Australian and New Zealand companies.
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Digital Transformation
Interview: Workday explains the five 'digital deadlocks' of DX
Because many organisations have no roadmap to guide them, they are facing a more difficult journey than they should – and it’s down to a multitude of challenges, called ‘digital deadlocks’.
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Digital Transformation
7-Eleven completes first chapter in digital transformation strategy
The Workday Human Capital Management platform enabled a fundamental change of the way 7-Eleven operates, capturing people data in a single database.
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Accounting
Workday unveils strategic new products, customer win and appointment for APAC operations
HR leaders are now under more pressure than ever to effectively manage and develop their people as they encounter a new world where technology is reshaping every job.
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Human capital management / HCM
Oracle named Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites
It takes the honour for the fourth consecutive year among three other contenders.
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Digital Transformation
Opteon transforms with Workday’s HCM and Financials suite
Opteon’s rapid growth and integration of 18 businesses resulted in a number of systems being utilised across the organisation.
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Human capital management / HCM
Sumitomo Chemical chooses Workday to bring HR vision to life
With Workday HCM, Sumitomo Chemical will unify a wide range of the company’s HR functions in one single system.
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Human capital management / HCM
Why data is the key to Finance/HR collaboration
Looking at a key part of the digital transformation puzzle for large organisations.
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Cloud
Finance execs struggle with lack of real-time data, says Workday
A new report from Workday suggests that large enterprises are increasingly looking to move their finance systems to the cloud.
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Fintech
Exclusive: Why cloud is the answer to finance woes
"The cloud allows finance professionals to consolidate disparate systems and processes and retire legacy hardware systems."