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STORIES & SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERN BUSINESS USER

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Unlock the Value of Your Workday Solution

Going live on Workday is a huge accomplishment for any organization. A cloud solution that seamlessly connects information and creates efficiencies is a game-changer and frees resources to focus on higher value activities. However, for many organizations, once the deployment partner is no longer part of the day-to-day processes, it can be challenging to know how to use Workday to its full potential. Engaging post-production support or an application management services (AMS) provider can help you deploy additional applications missed in the initial implementation or provide experienced resources to stabilize the transition for ongoing operations.

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Optimizing Operations: Managing the Heart of Your Health System

Deploying a new cloud ERP system is a transformative process for any hospital or health system, which  can get increasingly complex in today’s environment of large acquisitions and mergers, where healthcare organizations are bringing together disconnected systems on different platforms with different processes, while planning resource allocation amid day-to-day operations. Additionally, hospital staff are already spread thin due to pandemic strain, staff shortages, and employees working remote, further hindering transformation efforts.

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Three Ways to Use American Rescue Plan Act Funding

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law on March 11, 2021, provides critical relief for state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Government organizations have opportunity to better meet the needs of their citizens through funding to increase public health spending, mitigate the spread of Covid-19, increase access to vaccines and health services, replace lost public sector revenue, transform technology operations, and more.

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Cloud Implementations: Don't Let the Pain of the Past Get in the Way of the Future

For many organizations, the decision to move to the cloud is both simple and difficult at the same time. On one hand, the benefits are clear: streamlined operations, fewer manual processes, and improved efficiency. However, the process to get there can be daunting due to the time, effort, complexity, and cost that goes into a cloud implementation. The trepidation is compounded for organizations that hold bad memories from getting to where they are now with their current system.
It’s important to not let the pain of past ERP implementations get in the way of your future with a cloud transformation. Below are ways to set yourself up for success when moving to the cloud.

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A New Approach for Student System Selection in a Cloud World

The global pandemic led many institutions to evaluate student systems, reassessing if existing technology meets the growing expectations of students, faculty, and staff. Selecting a student system is no small task; success in the cloud requires a new approach to software selection. The decision has lasting impact on every campus and business unit inside the institution. As your school approaches transformation, here are some things to consider.

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Modernizing Supply Chain for Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated many areas in healthcare that need innovation, some of the most glaring catalysts for change being supply chain disruptions, stock shortages, and rising procurement costs. According to industry analyst Gartner, the total supply chain cost to serve a health system averages 37.3 percent of the total cost of patient care. As health systems and medical centers look to lower supply chain costs and build a more resilient supply chain, there are key areas modern ERP is helping hospitals and health systems improve supply chain management (SCM).

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Return to Work Plans Askew? Here’s What to Do

Where do return to work plans stand now that the highly contagious Delta variant is surging across the country? Google mobility data shows that workplace activity in some cities is still about 50 percent below pre-pandemic levels. While many organizations announced September as the return to work target, there is a growing trend in pushing that back, with some experts predicting that the new “return” date will be in 2022. But what will this return look like? For many people, the longer they are at home, the less they want to return to the office. A Prudential survey of U.S. workers shows that 42 percent of current remote workers will look for another job if they are not offered remote options. While some workers are calling for full time remote, others want to return, missing the social aspect and career advancement opportunities that happen in the office.

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