Workday and Join Forces to Help Organizations Safely Return to Work

Workday | May 28, 2020

  • Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced plans to further integrate Workday and Salesforce to enable joint customers to forge ahead in their plans to safely return to work.

  • Workday and Salesforce’s come together to help customers better prepare the workforce and more safely and securely reopen the workplace.

  • The pairing will equip joint customers with rich, timely insights and tools to help them manage their workforce as businesses move further into a reopening strategy in the face of COVID-19.

Workday (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced plans to further integrate Workday and Salesforce to enable joint customers to forge ahead in their plans to safely return to work.

The companies will offer integrated solutions between Workday, the source of truth for real-time worker information and skills insights for today’s dynamic workforce, and Salesforce’s, an all-new suite of applications and advisory resources to help business and community leaders around the world reopen safely. The pairing will equip joint customers with rich, timely insights and tools to help them manage their workforce as businesses move further into a reopening strategy in the face of COVID-19.

A Partnership to Support Evolving Workforce and Workplace Needs

As organizations move further into returning to work, they are looking for new ways to foster a data-driven culture built around better understanding, protecting, and driving productivity of a more distributed workforce as COVID-19 redefines how and where work gets done. This, in combination with the need to adhere to ever-changing regulations, requires trusted partners and solutions to foster cross-organizational collaboration, drive smart decisions quickly, and communicate to workers and beyond at scale.

With the integrated solutions between Workday and Salesforce’s, customers will be able to synchronize critical worker and skills data from Workday, including that from the powerful Workday Skills Cloud ontology, with’s safety, health, and workplace information. The companies plan to deliver future solutions that will help customers:

Prepare and Protect the Workplace:

As organizations look to reopen, they will be able to assess site readiness and track regional health considerations to make critical data-driven decisions such as whether office space reconfiguration can accommodate social distancing requirements or evaluate and manage personal protective equipment inventory. They also will be able to more safely assign and deploy workers to the appropriate sites while staying informed about local health and safety regulations.

Safeguard and Support the Workforce:

Customers looking at bringing their workforce back to the office may also assess worker location preferences or viability by health-screening, and determine ongoing employee eligibility based on health and safety training completion. Additionally, they will be able to create a phased approach to bringing workers back based on other factors such as criticality, shift management, and location capacity. This can all be done while protecting the safety of workers onsite and at home with solutions to manually trace health and relationship contacts in a safe and private manner.

Prepare for the Changing World of Work:

As customers look to the future, they can identify the skills they have and will need, and will be able to determine where they have the best opportunities to upskill and reskill their workforce - ultimately deploying talent when, where, and how required to meet evolving business needs.

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, planning, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.



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