SOURCE: Workday, Inc.

Workday, Inc.

February 18, 2015 05:00 ET

Alexander Mann Solutions Moves HR to the Workday Cloud

World's Leading Talent Acquisition and Management Services Company Supports Continued Fast Growth With Workday HCM for Greater Scale, Workforce Insights, and Anytime, Anywhere Access to Data

PLEASANTON, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2015) - Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that Alexander Mann Solutions, the world's leading provider of talent acquisition and management services, has selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Expenses. With Workday, Alexander Mann Solutions will further move its HR operations to the cloud, streamlining worldwide operations, gaining deeper visibility into its global workforce, and empowering employees to easily access information and take action from any device.

Headquartered in central London, Alexander Mann Solutions supplies expert talent acquisition and management outsourcing and consulting services to multinational companies, enabling them to better attract, engage, and retain top talent. Operating in over 80 countries and employing close to 3,000 employees, the company has grown at a significant rate each year, with plans to double in size over the next three years and expand heavily into other geographic areas. To support future business plans, Alexander Mann Solutions needed an HR system that could scale with fast growth, provide easier access to data, and deliver deeper insights into its workforce, 40 percent of whom work remotely at client sites. With Workday, Alexander Mann Solutions will gain flexibility, speed, and real-time access to insights about its people, empowering management with current data to make more informed decisions.

Workday HCM will enable Alexander Mann Solutions to:

  • Standardise HR processes worldwide, streamlining operations to create greater efficiencies and productivity throughout the business.
  • Provide managers with deep visibility and insights into their teams, which are often spread across multiple continents, enabling them to better measure performance, recognise top talent, and align skill sets with roles.
  • Access analytics such as cost, current and projected capacity, and capability gaps across different geographies and business structures for more robust workforce planning.
  • Empower employees with access to relevant information and the ability to perform tasks from their mobile devices. For example, employees and managers will be able to capture or approve expense reports directly from their mobile phones.
  • Leverage continuous innovation from Workday's development on a single code line delivered in the cloud.
  • Communicate, collaborate, and connect with other Workday users around the world through the Workday Community, gaining access to knowledge and training on best practices in HCM.

Comments on the News
"Our people are the foundation for success at Alexander Mann Solutions. With Workday, we will empower them with a modern and mobile experience that can help them stay focused on our customers," said Sheena Cartwright, chief people officer, Alexander Mann Solutions. "As the company continues on a fast growth trajectory, we will also have a technology foundation that can evolve and change while delivering unprecedented insights into our workforce to help guide decisions into the future."

"As momentum continues to grow in the UK, we are excited to see industry leaders like Alexander Mann Solutions choose Workday to modernise talent management and give them a technology foundation that will support their growth strategy," said Chano Fernandez, president EMEA, Workday. "With a remote global workforce spread over multiple continents, Alexander Mann Solutions will gain greater insight into its people, strengthening teams, and giving leadership the insights they need to make decisions."

About Workday
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Hundreds of organisations, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.

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