Discover how Workday’s innovative platform empowers organizations to adapt and thrive in the future of work, while fostering co-innovation, partnerships, and community collaboration.
Workday Inc., a renowned leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, is celebrating remarkable global customer momentum at the Workday Elevate Singapore event. With more than 10,000 customers worldwide utilizing the Workday platform, which incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the company continues to thrive in the future of work. Workday’s growth opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in Singapore, are gaining significant traction.
In an address during the event, Paul Henaghan, the President of Asia Pacific and Japan at Workday, expressed his excitement about the achievement, emphasizing the company’s commitment to fostering empathetic relationships with customers and actively listening to their needs. Workday’s customer milestone reflects their belief that innovation thrives through collaboration with customers, Workday teams, trusted partners, and a peer group focused on driving improvements in processes and operations.
Workday Elevate Singapore underscores the value of co-innovation, partnerships, and communities. The event showcases the accomplishments and successes of Workday’s customers in Singapore, highlighting how the Workday Enterprise Management Cloud seamlessly integrates financials and HR in a unified, cloud-based system enhanced by AI and ML. Some of the prominent companies featured at the event include Air Liquide, CDL, Sime Darby, SIM, and Razer.
Yee Lin Chong, the Head of HR Digital Solutions, APAC, Air Liquide, emphasized the significance of technology in transforming their workforce to stay relevant and competitive. Air Liquide, a global leader in the industrial gases and gas technology services sector, recognizes AI as a key enabler for future growth. By partnering with Workday, they aim to leverage data and innovation to gain a comprehensive understanding of their workforce needs and seamlessly manage talent across their 11,000-strong workforce located in 13 APAC countries.
Amidst economic uncertainty and evolving business demands, organizations require the right tools to accelerate their digital transformation efforts effectively. According to Henaghan, Workday’s platform, powered by AI and ML, provides an intelligent digital backbone for customers, enabling them to manage their most valuable assets—their people and their finances.
Workday has been at the forefront of delivering AI and ML capabilities to customers for nearly a decade. Their platform-first approach allows for rapid integration of new ML features into applications. With millions of users engaging with dozens of applications on the same platform, ML continuously improves at an accelerated pace.
At the core of Workday’s unified data system lies a robust infrastructure that handles an immense amount of customer data—over 60 million users and 600 billion transactions annually. By leveraging a tenanted model, Workday can construct customized models for customers in specific regions or industries through federated learning, while ensuring privacy and adhering to regulatory guidelines.
One exemplary manifestation of ML’s influence on organizational strategies is the Workday Skills Cloud. More than half of Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) customers worldwide utilize the Skills Cloud to manage talent and facilitate skills development. With over five billion skill uses since its launch five years ago, the Skills Cloud exemplifies ML’s role in helping companies adopt skills at scale and pace.
To enable customer success, Workday emphasizes its partner ecosystem, which aims to expedite time to value and address organizations’ evolving needs through innovation, joint go-to-market strategies, and an expanded services network. Partners such as Accenture, ADP, Alight, AWS, Collaborative Solutions, Deloitte, IBM, Ramco, and Shearwater are actively involved in sponsoring Workday Elevate Singapore, contributing to the overall success of the event and reinforcing Workday’s commitment to collaboration and co-innovation.
Workday continues to revolutionize the enterprise cloud applications landscape by leveraging AI and ML to empower organizations, enabling them to navigate the ever-changing world of work and drive growth, all while prioritizing customer satisfaction.