Tags: Workday

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…

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…

Amazon selects Infor for logistics business

Charles Phillips revealed that Amazon has selected Infor GT Nexus to assist its growth as a logistics business. Phillips commented “Amazon selected GT Nexus for transport management as they build out their fulfilment business this is a strategic partnership since amazon will have a major influence on the fulfilment and logistics of consumer and business…

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…

Amazon replaces PeopleSoft with Workday

Workday has announced that Amazon has begun implementation of its Workday platform. The agreement to use Workday was signed in October 2016. The announcement that they are starting to roll out the solution has positive implications for both companies. Workday will replace Oracle PeopleSoft at Amazon. Recently Oracle announced it was going head to head with Amazon in…

Hotelbeds transforms HR with Workday

Hotelbeds recently completed the first phase of their Workday implementation. This is part of a major IT plan to move much of the groups data into the cloud. They recently announced that 60% of the groups data had moved to the AWS cloud platform and expect the project to complete the process within three years. Enterprise Times caught…

Workday shares suspended for Walmart deal

Workday was forced to file a form 8-K yesterday, revealing it had signed a major deal with Walmart (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: NYSE:WMT). The form briefly stated: “Workday, Inc. (“Workday”) announced that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a worldwide retailer, has purchased a subscription to Workday Human Capital Management, Recruiting, Learning and Planning. Workday is not updating its…

City of El Paso drops PeopleSoft for ADP

ADP has announced the city of El Paso is to switch to ADP Vantage HCM. The previous solution PeopleSoft, was reliant upon paper processes and a multitude of spreadsheets. This is despite continued re-investment into the software. What the city of El Paso wanted was a fully automated solution that integrated all the main HR…