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Is your annual review process driving value or just creating more work? A recent Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Workday found that while executives across the globe aspire to build performance management programs that drive both employee engagement and business value, few have succeeded. Join this session to hear research highlights and learn how continuous performance enablement can drive competitive advantage. Hear from GM and Illumina about how these companies are reshaping feedback and performance.Business Leader Forum David K. Johnson - Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
The buzz is loud, but not necessarily clear: AI and machine learning dominate today’s headlines, but most organizations are still trying to understand how to incorporate this new wave of intelligent technologies into their overall strategies to move the business forward. In this session, Joe Korngiebel, CTO at Workday, and James Ross, CIO for Global Functions & Digital Hubs at GE, discuss how this technology evolution is reshaping the employee experience.Business Leader Forum James Ross - CIO Global Functions & Digital Hubs, GE
Privacy is front and center for business leaders who are focused on exploring new technologies and policies that must incorporate privacy protections both internally and externally. This means preparing for a rapidly changing regulatory and technological environment—and incorporating machine learning and AI to make better use of their data. Hear from Cameron Kerry, senior counsel at Sidley Austin LLP and former general counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum as they discuss how organizations can navigate a path forward when it comes to data privacy.Business Leader Forum Jules Polonetsky - CEO, Future of Privacy Forum
To create better job opportunities for all, prepare for the impact of emerging technologies on the workforce, and more effectively fill vacant roles with the right people and skills, organizations must focus on creating an environment that offers the skills training and learning opportunities required to help new and current employees advance in their careers. In this session, Jaime Fall, director of UpSkill America at the Aspen Institute, shares insight into today’s upskilling movement and the positive impact it can have on an employee’s career track and an employer’s bottom line. Joining the discussion is Jon Kaplan, VP of Training and Development for Discover Financial Services, sharing details on his company’s innovative new program that is providing thousands of Discover employees with the opportunity to earn a fully paid college degree.Business Leader Forum Jaime Fall - Director, UpSkill America | Economic Opportunities Program, The Aspen Institute
Finance leaders play a critical role in driving digital transformation. As the digitalization of the global economy picks up pace, the ability to analyze and leverage data to make strategic decisions has become more critical than ever. Risks, such as tax regulations or GDPR, put the spotlight on finance and its ability to swiftly access available information to respond to these threats. Join this session to hear how two Workday customers have addressed global risk head-on through visibility across operational and financial data to prepare for potential external volatility and forecast future finance decisions. Learn how HR, finance, and IT teams partner together to drive data transparency and ensure the organization is moving cohesively toward its transformation goals. By redefining their approach to resilience, intelligence, leadership, and talent, today’s finance leaders can play a vital role in transforming the enterprise for the digital age.Business Leader Forum Chanda Pepping - VP, Finance Technology, Unum
Join industry thought leaders to see how they are leveraging diversity and inclusion (D&I) to drive belonging, innovation, and endless possibilities. This session focuses on how experts are looking beyond diversity hiring to create supportive and inclusive cultures. Leave the session with a better understanding of how D&I is evolving, the ways in which leaders are addressing the increasing complexity in this space, and what companies are doing to stay ahead of the game.Business Leader Forum Lesley Slaton Brown - Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
Marisa Santisi, principal of HCM Digital Strategy and Delivery at Booz Allen Hamilton, shares how the company's quest to enhance innovation by transforming its infrastructure lead to Workday. As a consulting company, Booz Allen Hamilton's people are its business, so enabling staff with a modern, mobile system across the globe was key. Booz Allen Hamilton went live on Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Recruiting in December 2016.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Marisa Santisi - Principal of HCM Digital Strategy and Delivery, Booz Allen Hamilton
Yolanda O'Brien of 3M shares how the company looked to Workday to go beyond the basics of HR for its 90,000 employees and 30,000 non-employees in 97 countries worldwide. After going live on Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Recruiting, and Workday Payroll for the U.S. in 2016, 3M has advanced the strategic HR model it set out to create with a technology platform that enables mobile accessibility, services centers, and direct access.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Yolanda O Brien - HTR Technology and Services Leader, 3M
Andy Sisk, auditor-controller of Placer County, California, which is home to more than 380,000 people and employs upwards of 2,700, talks about how the county became a Workday customer and shares highlights of its Workday experience. Hear how Workday Financial Management has enabled Placer County to continue to streamline operations, improve productivity, and reduce costs. Also learn why Placer County selected Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Payroll, Workday Procurement, Workday Expenses, Workday Grants Management, and Workday Time Tracking in order to have a single system that increases efficiency and handles a variety of departments and procedures.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Andrew Sisk - Auditor-Controller, County of Placer, CA
University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) provides career-relevant, higher-education opportunities online to professionals and serves more than 90,000 students. Join this session to hear Robin Whitfield discuss how the institution overcame the challenges of working in a newly integrated environment. Learn how UMUC is leveraging Workday to become an employer of choice, and how 6,000-plus employees worldwide use Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management, and Workday Payroll.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Robin Whitfield - AVP, Student Information, HCM and Financial Systems, University of Maryland University College
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center—the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center—has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, it is one of 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment. This healthcare provider has 18,000 employees and a 475-beds hospital in addition to its research center. Join this session to hear how the healthcare provider uses Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Payroll to free employees from administrative tasks so they have more time to focus on what’s important: lifesaving work to treat, and hopefully someday cure, cancer.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Bill Morgan - Vice President, HR Operations & Information Systems, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Join this session to hear about the driving force for TMX to abandon its on-premise installations and seek a cloud-based alternative. TMX provides services encompassing listings, trading, clearing, settling, and depository facilities, as well as technology services for the international financial community. TMX needed a system that could keep pace with the complex and ever-changing environment, and ensure that compliance and security would be accurate. Hear how TMX was able to consolidate four legacy systems to a single platform for finance, HCM, payroll, planning, procurement, recruiting, and time tracking.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Frank Di Liso - VP, Corporate Finance & Administration, TMX
Kohl’s is a leading omni-channel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. Kohl's success is driven by a winning team of approximately 140,000 associates. Join this session with Kohl’s to learn how the retailer changed its people processes to stay competitive. Kohl’s leverages its brand and reputation to recruit thousands of associates each holiday season, and stays focused on engaging, developing, and recognizing great teams. Hear how Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Payroll, and Workday Recruiting give Kohl's the tools to support it across these efforts.Customer Reference Conversation (CRC) Bethany Keller - Director of Corporate HR, Kohl’s
When new Workday features are released, do you have an effective adoption strategy? Do you want to know ways to make it better? Bring your questions and ask our experts in this Q&A session on preparation, tasking, and deployment. Learn how to put the features and functionality of our products and services to work for you.Ask Workday Kathleen Gerhart - Senior Customer Care Analyst, Workday
How do Workday tools fit together to accelerate your business? How do you plan your adoption? Bring your questions to this interactive session. Topics covered include Workday User Metrics (WUM), benchmarking, the adoption toolkit, and change management.Ask Workday Andrea Justus - Principal Services Program Manager, Workday
Join this session to hear how Thermo Fisher manages the feature releases and weekly service updates in the Workday adoption module. Get best practices on how to align the adoption dashboard and customize fields and reports to specific business requirements.Breakout Session Christian Suykens - Project & Workday Release Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Have you ever wondered how you can translate all the great Workday ideas you’ve got into something measurable, and more importantly, actionable? Join this session for ideas on how to start converting your roadmap into reality using the adoption planning feature in Workday. Learn how Warner Music, Chipotle, and Ryan LLC have used adoption planning and other tools to maximize their Workday investment, and how you can facilitate faster deployment wins, too.Breakout Session Rhiannon Lawler - HRIS Director, Warner Music Group
Just because your team is small doesn’t mean you can’t do big things with Workday. Whether it’s initial deployment, rolling out new features, or defining your change management and communications strategy, a lean internal support team can sustain and optimize Workday. Join Pepsi-Cola and Toyota Financial Services for tried-and-true tips that helped these organizations add functionality, tackle reporting, and maximize the value of Workday update functionality with minimal resources.Breakout Session Betty Holdvogt - HR Technology Manager, Toyota
Learn how you can leverage the Customer Success team at Workday to get the most value from your Workday products and services. From project checkpoints to guidance on tools, services, and adoption strategy, this session focuses on the critical elements to success post go-live. Plus, get reality checks from current customers.Breakout Session Sarah Couch - Manager, Global Customer Success Field Enablement, Workday
Workday Community is a great tool to help you successfully use Workday for day-to-day tasks as well as for more-complex projects. But where do you start? What information and resources are available for your role and how do you find them? How do you leverage brainstorms to influence Workday? Join this session for a guided tour of Workday Community. Learn effective search methods and how brainstorms are evolving to get innovations live faster. Take this opportunity to network with your peers as well.Breakout Session Charlene Cuenca - Product Manager, Workday
Regardless of the size or goals of your organization, driving excellence and adoption of Workday is key. Whether you want to collaborate with partners or become a self-sufficient Workday pro, we have training designed to fit your needs. Attend this session to hear from Workday and our customers about how they leverage training to drive excellence within their organizations.Breakout Session Justin Nakisher - Sr. Services Program Manager, Workday
Global deployments. Newly combined companies. A full-suite, big-bang approach. What does it take to successfully deploy Workday in a large enterprise? Join our conversation with Salesforce, Adventist Health, and Caribou Coffee/Einstein Brothers on topics ranging from how to deal with limited resources and tight timelines to governance, adoption, and integration challenges. Leave with a deeper understanding of what deploying Workday looks like on a global scale.Breakout Session Jill Aleshire - VP, Strategic Initiatives, Coffee and Bagel Brands
Whether you’re new or experienced with Workday, you'll enjoy this conversation with Taylor Made and Braun. Join this session to hear how these organizations tackled important business challenges and improved Workday functionality in a post-production environment. This session is especially helpful for companies with fewer than 3,500 employees or a limited team to manage Workday. Learn how to keep up with constant innovation and maximize capabilities. Take advantage of this chance to reimagine best practices for your business.Breakout Session Amber Hagen - Director, Total Rewards, TaylorMade Golf Company
Want to improve the use of functionality, end-user adoption, tenant optimization, and more? In this session, learn how usage metrics in Workday can help increase the value of your Workday subscription. Watch a demo from the product team that shows the power of usage metrics and usage metric benchmarks, and the value customers are getting out of the data.Breakout Session Kathryn Lane - Director, Workday and HRIS Business Services, Human Resources, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Come learn about best practices, planning, and strategies for Workday product performance and upgrade testing. Get specific examples on what types of testing have been planned and executed, as well as a comparative review of the Workday release announcement file with the "What’s New in Workday" report. Hear from Aerie Pharmaceutical on how to achieve top performance using UI-interactive tasks, web services, reports, prompts, and jobs.Breakout Session Michael Tomcho - Workday Project Manager, Aerie Pharmaceuticals
Now that you are live on Workday, how do you handle all the input from employees? How do you decide what to work on? Strong, flexible governance is the answer, but it’s difficult to achieve. Find out how Land O’Lakes and Allergan have invested in data quality and created efficient business processes through Workday.Breakout Session Robert Nyhan - Director, HR Technology, Allergan PLC
You’ve deployed Workday—now what? How do you roll out new capabilities and manage product updates? Building an ongoing business-enablement model is key to success, whether you’re an established technology leader or an agile start-up (or both). Join this session with Workday customers Dell and TMX as they walk you through their approaches. From resource models to prioritizing updates, learn how to leverage the full set of tools and services Workday has to offer.Breakout Session Melanie Laidlaw - Senior Program Manager, TMX
Join Sierra-Cedar and its client panel to hear about the benefits of going live with Workday—from improved efficiencies and enhanced customer service, to organizational transformations and more. Sierra-Cedar also shares tips and best practices from its experience with more than 100 Workday deployments, including the first Workday Student go-live.Breakout Session Roberta Gordon - Director, Workday Services, Sierra-Cedar, Inc.
Join Alight Solutions in this session to hear best practices and thought leadership on how to realize your Workday business case through insights and analytics gained within your own Workday tenant. Understand the benefits of maximizing user adoption and optimizing the value out of Workday that will make your CFO smile.Breakout Session Tracey Pilch Thoendel - Workday AMS Solutions Leader, Alight Solutions
Come hear the deployment story of Indian River State College, the first end-to-end go-live of Workday Student. Learn how and why Indian River State College became first in line to deploy, the major milestones completed, what worked well, and lessons learned along the way.Breakout Session Paul O Brien - VP of Institutional Technology / CIO, Indian River State College
Christiana Care achieved its first four-day close last November—five months after going live. Join this session to hear how Christiana Care leveraged efficient Workday Financial Management features, including daily bank reconciliation, to organize steps for a quicker close. Hear how the organization applied “lean thinking” to close procedures with automation and built-in reviews in Workday.
Workday is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.Breakout Session Alyssa Pietrobono - Accounting Manager, Christiana Care Health System, Inc.
Join this session to hear about University of Rochester’s experience in adopting the new lease accounting standard ASC 842, and how Workday Financial Management was instrumental in facilitating the transition.
Workday is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.Breakout Session Katherine Nguyen - Manager for Financial Systems Support Operations, University of Rochester
Are you interested in creating dashboards in Workday Financial Management to surface key metrics up to your executive team and other roles within the organization? Join this session to learn how CapTech has used dashboards to present finance and project metrics to various roles within the company. Leave with an understanding of why dashboards are the perfect solution to distribute financial reports with security, a single source of truth, historical data, and real-time access.Breakout Session William Gibson - Workday Administrator, CapTech Ventures
Many organizations are in the process of or have plans to conduct procurement transformation efforts. Join this session to hear from a Workday customer on their successes and lessons learned from using Workday Procurement to plan their transformation. Hear about their experiences with collaborative planning efforts across finance, procurement, and IT.Breakout Session Lisa Koch - Assistant Director, UR Financials Support, University of Rochester
Join this session to learn how finance leaders and analysts can unlock the power of worksheets for self-service collaborative reporting and analytics. Watch a live product demo with relevant financial examples to learn how to share interactive spreadsheets with live Workday data that can be easily updated for your business transformations. By importing your existing spreadsheets and combining multiple sources of Workday data, you will start to see your financials in a new way.Breakout Session Poornima Farrar - Senior Product Manager, Workday
The audit is your main path to understanding the Workday transactional system of record in "human-readable" form. At its best, the audit can help a company prove compliance or understand behavior at a very granular level. Learn best practices for auditing in Workday, and hear about the roadmap for audit and controls in Workday Financial Management.
Workday is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.Breakout Session Jennifer Izzarelli - Principal Product Manager - Audit, Workday
Hear firsthand from Etsy on the steps taken to design its ITGC environment, including considerations for designing access controls, managing risk associated with customizations, and considering change management in Workday.
Join this session to learn about how your organization can streamline the procure-to-pay process with Workday Procurement, and key product capabilities that help optimize indirect purchasing. Hear from a Workday customer about how they utilize several self-service functions to empower employees and maintain a lean accounts payable function.
Hear from a Workday customer about the time and money saved by processing supplier invoices with Workday. This session also explores best practices for managing various supplier invoice scenarios and improving your accounts payable process.
Interested in what the Workday team is doing to enhance the user experience for Workday Financial Management? Want to learn more about the new home page, inventory enhancements, centralized resource management, personalized system navigation, and more? Join this session to learn about the exciting innovations happening for both mobile and web to help make Workday more configurable, personal, and efficient for your users.Breakout Session Chad Greer - Product Manager, UI Platform, Workday
Net income, profit margin, revenue per employee…just a few possible metrics that can be deployed to key stakeholders using the financial executive scorecard. Attend this session to learn how easy it is to set up a financial scorecard with key financial metrics. Hear from Workday customer Johnson Brothers about its experience implementing its own financial scorecard and metrics.Breakout Session Laurel Doherty - Project Manager/Workday Finance Admin, Johnson Brothers Liquor Company
When it comes to analyzing financial and operational data, Workday Prism Analytics is powerful. In this session, learn how Shelter Insurance is leveraging Workday Prism Analytics to create and distribute financial insights in ways that weren't possible before. See why data discovery is a game-changer for financial and operational analytics.Breakout Session Mark Stinson - Director of Corporate Accounting, Shelter Insurance
Looking to streamline your bank reconciliation process? In this session, we dive into best practices, tips, and tricks for reconciliation. Topics include maximizing automation, accelerating manual processes, tailoring the bank statement reconciliation dashboard, and leveraging reconciliation reporting.
Are you using spreadsheets and PDFs as your primary cash management tool? If you answered yes, then it's time to get into cash management in Workday. This session highlights recent features, such as bank signatories, bank fee analysis, and cash forecasting, that can move you from insecure, stale spreadsheets into the cloud.
The ability to process payments is a critical part of any business. Learn how the unified Workday settlement framework streamlines your payments processing across your entire organization. Hear firsthand from a customer about their experience in leveraging settlements in Workday to power their business.
Learn about the many features currently underway for core accounting, tax, and business assets, and get a sneak peek into our vision for machine learning, Worktalk, and more.
Join this session for a detailed review of Workday Revenue capabilities that help your organization conquer the assessment, transition, and execution of the new revenue standards.