More than 50% of the Retail Organizations in the Fortune 500 Are Using Workday to Help Accelerate Digital Transformation Efforts
Workday Introduces New AI/ML-based Demand Forecasting to Help Retailers Drive More Accurate, Cost-Effective Schedules and Further Elevate the Frontline Worker Experience
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- NRF 2023 (Booth #5957) -- Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced continued momentum within the retail industry, with more than 50% of the retail organizations in the Fortune 500 having selected Workday. As part of this momentum, an increasing number of global retail organizations selected Workday Financial Management in the past year – including Dave & Buster's, Inc., Express LLC, EZCORP, Inc., and more – to help drive deeper financial insight and organizational flexibility and to support future growth.
Retailers continue to face significant challenges in adapting to changing consumer and employee behaviors; attracting, supporting, and retaining a skilled frontline workforce; and having real time visibility into their financial, people, and operational data. To keep pace and help accelerate digital transformation efforts, global retail organizations of all sizes, including Electrolux, KBP Brands, PVH Corp., RaceTrac, Team Car Care, and more are leveraging Workday.
Continued Innovations in Workforce Management To help retailers elevate the worker experience and respond to changing customer demand, Workday introduced new demand forecasting to Workday Scheduling and Labor Optimization. The new feature leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology to enable retailers to forecast business demand based on external data such as sales and foot traffic history. Additional external data such as weather and local events will be added in the future. This allows organizations to generate more accurate and cost-effective schedules while ensuring workers' availability, preferences, and skills align with open shifts.
Retailers need the tools and technology to quickly adapt and respond to fluctuating labor demand, evolving customer expectations, and a transient labor force, which includes contingent workers. With VNDLY, Workday provides organizations with a comprehensive solution that helps manage and source contingent and outsourced workers, helping to ensure they have the right workers in the right place at the right time.
Accelerating Digital Transformation for Global Retail OrganizationsWorkday helps retail organizations bridge the gap between the back office and the front office by providing finance, HR, and operations leaders with a single source to manage their retail operations.
Leveraging the intelligent data core from Workday, retailers can combine various data sources – merchandising, procurement inventory and invoices, point of sale (POS), supply chain systems, transportation, and more – with financial and people data to help their business leaders drive transformation through operational insights.
With Workday, retail organizations can:
Early adopters of the demand forecasting functionality in Workday Scheduling and Labor Optimization are expected to begin deployments in the first half of 2023.
Comment on the News"As retailers emerge post-pandemic stronger and more resilient than ever, they need a direct line of sight into the parts of the business that are driving revenue, supporting and empowering their workforce, and providing superior consumer experiences," said Keith Pickens, managing director, retail industry, Workday. "Our new innovations in workforce management powered by AI/ML and our continued work with our partner ecosystem enable retail organizations to leverage the data across their operations to help inform business decisions and adapt to changing business and workforce demands."
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About WorkdayWorkday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics have been adopted by thousands of organizations around the world and across industries – from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500. For more information about Workday, visit workday.com.
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