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Creating a Culture of Innovation in City Government and Higher Ed: Workday Rising Speakers Reveal Secrets to Success

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall realized the need to incorporate new technology throughout Salt Lake City government and in response launched the city's first innovation department in January 2021. The department's goal included implementing an integrated software system to enhance internal functions and support a culture of innovation.

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Three Reasons to Use Alteryx for Your Workday Data Conversion Process

When deploying Workday, one of the biggest churns of the entire project can be the data conversion process to migrate data from legacy systems into Workday. Organizations across industries have legacy data in a variety of unique sources and formats, and much of that data will need to be imported to Workday-specific templates that often require complex, non-traditional manipulation and formatting of the data in order to be loaded into Workday. A Workday data conversion that leverages Alteryx can reduce data conversion project timelines, improve data quality, mitigate manual errors, automate conversion workflows, improve efficiency and ultimately improve the experience of the data conversion workstream.

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After the Workday Go-Live: Set your Sights on Sustainability

Going live on Workday is an exciting accomplishment for any organization. But once the deployment team is no longer doing daily check-ins, it can be challenging to sustain the momentum of transformation. With real transformation happening after the go-live, having a plan for reinforcing and sustaining change is key to propelling your organization forward.

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Modernizing with Workday Student: What You Need to Know

Changing student expectations are driving the need for transformation in higher education, yet the majority of colleges and universities are working with legacy systems that are 20 years old or older. Students today want to be able to register for classes, see their degree progress, pay their bill, accept their financial aid and many other critical student experience tasks using their mobile device.

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The Importance of Communication in a Workday Deployment

For many higher education institutions, a cloud implementation is the largest initiative undertaken in 20 years or longer. However, a successful transformation project is more than modernizing technology. Success is measured on the level of adoption and use of the new system and takes careful planning. Bringing human resources, financial, and student systems together impacts the entire institution, and as with any widespread change, developing a robust communication strategy is vital to project success.

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Change Management for Project Success: Students as Stakeholders

At the height of the pandemic, schools sent students home, forcing a sudden shift to remote learning and other interventions to keep students, faculty, and staff safe. In addition to creating a different college experience than prior generations, the pandemic highlighted greater need for colleges to demonstrate the true value of higher education from the student perspective.

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Ask the Expert: When is the Right Time to Consider Application Management Services?

When is the right time to consider Application Management Services (AMS)? The answer is different based on your organization’s goals, and where you are on your transformation journey. There are numerous benefits to extended services, especially if using a system like Workday. Here are some trends we see that drive customers to engage with a management services provider.

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Data Democratization and ERP Transformation

The amount of data created every day is staggering. According to industry sources, more than 181 zettabytes of data will be created by 2025. However, despite the abundance of data, many higher education institutions struggle with extracting value from their data. Driving value requires a culture change and a solution to make data accessible. Democratizing data, or enabling access to data for everyone across the institution, creates barrier-free access so leaders can make data-driven, effective decisions.

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Managing Change for a Workday Deployment

It’s an exciting time when a higher education institution decides to deploy Workday. A next-gen cloud ERP is transformational in and of itself, impacting how work gets done across the entire institution. Success with cloud ERP transformation depends on preparing the people leading and impacted by the change. However, getting everyone at the institution comfortable with change can be challenging. Here are some things to consider when readying your institution for a Workday project.

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