Workday Customization and Implementation

Workday is a comprehensive Human Capital Management (HCM) software solution that streamlines and automates HR processes, time management, and payroll for enterprise organizations. This cutting-edge platform is designed to help businesses enhance efficiency, reduce errors, and foster data-driven decision-making. Enterprises around the globe trust Workday to manage their most valuable assets – their employees.

Workday Implementation – What FAS Solves

Implementing Workday for HRIS, Time, and Payroll presents a unique set of challenges that may not apply to other platforms and software ecosystems. Some of these challenges include navigating the complexities of integrating Workday with existing systems, ensuring compliance with industry regulations, and managing the change across the organization. At Free Agent Source Inc., our independent consultants provide tailored solutions to address these challenges, ensuring a smooth and successful Workday implementation. Free Agent Source (FAS) helps clients navigate these complexities by providing expert guidance on:

  • Integration with existing systems and data migration
  • Adherence to compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Optimization of business processes and workflows
  • Custom reporting and analytics capabilities

Workday Implementation Challenges FAS Takes On

Workday customization services come with their own set of unique challenges, such as addressing the specific needs of each organization, staying up-to-date with Workday’s frequent updates, and maintaining the integrity of the system. Our independent consultants at Free Agent Source Inc. possess the expertise and experience necessary to help clients overcome these challenges, ensuring a successful implementation and deployment of Workday for HRIS, Time, and Payroll. We help clients overcome these obstacles by offering:

  • Proactive issue identification and resolution
  • Tailored implementation strategies based on unique client needs
  • Best practice adoption and change management support
  • Ongoing support and optimization services post-implementation

There are several unique challenges to Workday implementation that may not apply to other software, including:

Complex business processes: Workday is designed to manage complex business processes such as HR, finance, and payroll, and these processes often have specific requirements that can be challenging to configure in the system.

Data migration: Workday is typically implemented as a replacement for legacy systems, which means that data migration is a critical component of the implementation process. Migrating data from legacy systems to Workday can be challenging, requiring significant data mapping, cleansing, and transformation.

Change management: Implementing Workday can involve significant changes to an organization’s business processes and culture, which can be challenging to manage. Ensuring that employees are adequately trained and prepared for these changes is critical to the success of the implementation.

Integration with other systems: Many organizations use a variety of systems to manage their business processes, and integrating Workday with these systems can be challenging. Ensuring that Workday is properly integrated with other systems is critical to ensuring that data is accurate and up-to-date.

Ongoing maintenance and support: Workday is a complex system that requires ongoing maintenance and support to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of the organization. This can be challenging, especially for organizations with limited IT resources.

Overall, the unique challenges of Workday implementation stem from the system’s complex business processes, data migration requirements, change management challenges, integration needs, and ongoing maintenance and support requirements. Organizations that are considering implementing Workday should carefully plan and manage these challenges to ensure a successful implementation.

Workday Consultant – the FAS Standard

An experienced Workday Consultant at the enterprise level must possess a wide range of core skills, including in-depth knowledge of Workday’s suite of applications, strong project management capabilities, and exceptional communication skills. At Free Agent Source Inc., our Workday Consultants are highly experienced, and we ensure client success by providing tailored solutions and unparalleled support throughout the implementation process.

An experienced WORKDAY consultant needs to have a range of core skills at an enterprise level for large scale implementation, including:

Workday Certification: As Workday is a relatively new software, having a Workday certification is essential for consultants to prove their knowledge and expertise in the platform.

Functional Expertise: Workday consultants must have a deep understanding of the various functions within Workday, such as Human Capital Management (HCM), Payroll, Finance, and Supply Chain Management. They must be able to configure and customize these functions to meet the specific needs of the client.

Technical Expertise: In addition to functional expertise, Workday consultants must have a strong understanding of the technical aspects of the platform, including Workday’s proprietary language, Workday Studio, and Workday Integration Cloud.

Project Management: Workday consultants should be skilled in managing large-scale implementation projects, including scoping, planning, and execution.

Communication: Effective communication skills are critical for Workday consultants, as they need to be able to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and manage relationships with clients and other team members.

Problem-Solving: Workday consultants must be skilled at problem-solving, as they may encounter unexpected issues during implementation. They should be able to troubleshoot problems and develop solutions to ensure successful project delivery.

Collaboration: Workday consultants must be able to work collaboratively with clients and other team members, including developers, analysts, and project managers, to ensure that project goals are achieved.

Workday – FAS Dev Team Proficiencies

A skilled Workday Developer at the enterprise level must have a deep understanding of Workday’s architecture, programming languages, and development tools. Additionally, they should be proficient in integrating Workday with other systems, ensuring data security, and customizing the platform to meet each organization’s unique requirements. Free Agent Source Inc.’s developers possess these core skills, and as a result, we ensure client success in implementing Workday for HRIS, Time, and Payroll.

For large-scale implementation of Workday for HRIS/Time/Payroll, an experienced Workday Developer must possess the following core skills:

  • Proficiency in Workday Studio and related development tools
  • Expertise in building custom integrations and extensions
  • Strong understanding of data models and security architecture
  • Experience with testing, deployment, and troubleshooting

At Free Agent Source Inc., our developers are highly skilled in these proficiencies, enabling us to deliver client success with every Workday project.

FAS Workday Services

Implementation: Our implementation services are designed to help you get up and running quickly and efficiently, with a focus on minimizing disruption to your business. We work closely with your team to configure the system to meet your specific needs, ensuring that your Workday implementation is tailored to your unique requirements.

Customization: We offer a range of customization services to help you get the most out of your Workday system. Whether you need custom reports, dashboards, or integrations, we can help you tailor your Workday system to meet your specific business needs.

Deployment: Our deployment services ensure that your Workday system is rolled out effectively and efficiently, with minimal disruption to your business. We work closely with your team to ensure that your system is properly configured, tested, and deployed, so that you can start realizing the benefits of your Workday implementation as soon as possible.

At Free Agent Source Inc., we take pride in our ability to deliver customized Workday solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients. Our team of experts has the knowledge and experience to help you achieve your HR and financial goals, while ensuring that your Workday system is configured to meet your specific business requirements. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you implement, customize, and deploy your Workday system.