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Workday Inc. White Papers

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Whitepaper: Configure or Customize?

With Workday, business systems can be quickly configured to fit the business-meaning the configuration happens without the need for programmers, professional services, or consultants. In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: 10 Critical Requirements of a Successful Cloud Application

Growing interest in cloud computing has prompted almost every enterprise software vendor to claim it's "in the cloud." However, in the industry's rush to fulfill demand, some vendors may skip requirements that are essential. Read this whitepaper to learn the 10 critical requirements of any successful cloud application.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: Real CIOs of the Cloud

As cloud computing becomes the dominant technology of this decade, today's CIOs are the catalysts for change. This whitepaper published by Techweb features two technology leaders discussing their cloud strategy.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance

The Big Data revolution is here, and with it comes unprecedented opportunities for gathering and analyzing data. Insights from information that only recently was too difficult to store, search, or understand--especially with legacy systems and tools--are now driving innovation and strategic decision making across many progressive companies. Big data is no longer the sole prerogative of marketing, sales, and product development. HR and finance organizations are tapping into its potential and beginning to realize its value. Read the research report, The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance, from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to learn how Big Data is changing the way business gets done any why it should matter to you.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: Workday User Experience

When an organization redistributes responsibility to all employees, a business culture based on real information and informed decisions is the result. Read the whitepaper to find out how the Workday user experience is singularly focused on extending access to every user while ensuring simplicity is always at the forefront

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: The Real SaaS Manifesto

Due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, Software-as-a-Service has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. This whitepaper defines the key terms every company should know, understand, and evaluate when considering a SaaS vendor for their business.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: The Continuous Innovation Advantage of SaaS

This report defines the next generation system of record, outlining the changes and challenges with current technology and how continuous innovation has become critical for "new" systems of record. The result: SaaS-based ERP solutions now offer a compelling advantage for companies looking for more flexible and innovative workforce management.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Forrester Report: The ROI of Software as a Service

Read Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM). The report confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.


 

Whitepaper: Redefining Enterprise Software Whitepaper

Companies are recognizing that to stay competitive, they must change the way they manage their most valuable resource--their people. In this whitepaper you will learn what changes are impacting business and human capital management today and how the HR department and its resource management systems need to respond.

Sponsor: Workday Inc.