Tags: HCM

Workday lifting off in Canada

Workday recently held Workday Elevate in Toronto, Canada. The one day conferences are held across the globe demonstrating Workday’s strengths in different markets. This was the first of thirteen elevate events for 2017. The next will be held in New York on May 2nd. The International Trade Administration ranks Canada first for its cloud computing market…

Workday to revitalise Target HCM

Workday has announced that the retailer Target has selected Workday to replace its human resources systems. This is a project that was initially shelved by CIO Mike McNamara when he first arrived at Target in June 2015. Commenting in StarTribune he identified three main weaknesses:“Target had outsourced too much of its tech talent. Its systems…

LCS consolidates on Oracle HCM Cloud

Oracle has announced that Life Care Services (LCS) has selected Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud. This was probably not a competitive win for Oracle as LCS deployed the HRM component of E-Business Suite back in 2013. Cloud offers a solution to expansion Just a few years after deploying an Oracle HRM solution why are LCS looking…

ADP adds Harri to alleviate turnover crisis in Hospitality

Harri and ADP have announced the integration of their software to help companies reverse the growth of employee turnover in hospitality and leisure. Turnover in hospitality jobs has increased in each of the last six years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While still below the peak of 80.7% in 2007 it has now…

Accenture to offer HCM on SAP Cloud

Accenture has signed an OEM agreement with SAP to offer Accenture HCM solutions on the SAP Cloud platform. It is initially offering a number of solutions “as-a-Service”. This includes data conversion and migration, test data and optimisations, data validation and monitoring and HR Document generation. The applications within these solutions are built to enhance SAP SuccessFactors and are…

Sage acquires Fairsail

Sage announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fairsail. The announcement comes a few days after Fairsail revealed impressive results in 2016 with revenues of £10 million. We speculated back then that Sage might acquire the cloud HCM company. It has happened sooner than we predicted but perhaps Sage felt that they needed…

Success for cloud HCM around world

SAP has announced that announced the addition of several new companies to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM solution in the last quarter. The diversity of locations shows that SAP is leveraging its advantage of presence within these countries over its rivals. Asia SAP SuccessFactors was boosted by the addition of Chow Sang Sang, a jewelery retailer…

BP drills down to Workday abandoning SAP HR

In a brief announcement Workday announced that BP will implement Workday Human Capital Management including Workday Time Tracking. This will replace the legacy SAP system currently used by them. It is a blow to SAP SuccessFactors as another upgrade goes astray. BP has more than 79,800 staff working across 70 countries globally. It is looking to…

Workday is rising with record growth and big customer wins

Workday posted record revenues in the fourth quarter driven by subscription revenues up 35% year on year to $436.7 million. Full year total revenues were also up 35% to $1.57 billion. Aneel Bhusri, CEO is now looking towards $2 billion in revenues for 2018. Robynne Sisco, Chief Financial Officer, Workday commented: “As we look ahead to fiscal…

Areas chooses ADP to cure benefits headache

ADP has announced that Areas USA has selected their Benefits Administration solution for its 2700 employees across the US. With employees spread over 166 locations including 9 airports and 2 highways, Areas is already reporting significant benefits for its employees. Resource heavy benefits administration headache The benefits landscape is growing increasingly complex. Areas found that both employees and HR professionals…