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    Experience From Both Sides of the Desk: Bringing a balanced perspective to a Workday Student Implementation

    We’ve walked a mile in your shoes, is what many consultants say, when they make the transition from working for a higher education institution to Workday consultant. After 11 years in higher education, I made the leap to become certified as a Workday Student consultant. While many of the same character traits and skills are needed in both roles to be effective, the role of internal project leader and the role of the consultant are not the same in a project.

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    Lessons from the Escape Room for a Workday Student Deployment

    Escape rooms have gained immense popularity as an interactive and thrilling form of entertainment. They test participants' problem-solving skills, teamwork, and ability to think under pressure. Institutions moving to Workday Student may find themselves in a similar situation: needing to break free from legacy systems to deliver a modern student experience, limited collaboration between campuses and departments, and challenge with change to adopt new ways of working.

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    Ask the Expert: How can Workday Extend fill gaps that come up in everyday use?

    Workday Extend is a technology platform that enables customers to rapidly build and deploy applications that seamlessly extend their existing Workday applications and unlock new business value. Organizations can leverage Workday technology frameworks like security, object data store, business processes, orchestrations, integrations, and reporting to build new functionality for their unique business needs. Apps developed with Workday Extend are accessed from a Workday user's home screen, dashboard, or related actions—retaining the consistent, familiar user experience that comes with Workday.

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    Six Workday Student Features our Consultants Love

    On March 11th, Workday release 2023R1 was delivered to tenants. The new release includes over 300 new or enhanced features. To prepare for the release cycle, we asked our consultants to share their favorite Workday features and functionality that are most impactful to users. Last week we covered the core application and this time around, we asked our consultants about Workday Student. Take note of these time-saving features and put them on your radar for 2023! 

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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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