Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #11

Building a global workday team. Joel Kirkland MBIoR is taking the reins for Focus 24/7 this podcast, talking all things Workday with a very special guest. According to Muhammad Samir, Director - Workday Center of Excellence at The Weir Group PLC, you should start by ironing out how Workday will fit in with your existing business processes. He says that getting those end-to-end processes socialised and signed off early on will help with your future configuration plans. It’s a must-listen for any businesses thinking about making the switch to Workday in 2021.

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Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #9

What your financials project team should look like for Workday® Financials implementations In this session, we'll be addressing several topics around Workday® Financial implementations, including: Our guest this week is Kevin Isaac. Kevin has over 30 years' experience in IT and Project management. He has spent 7 years within the Workday® Financial space.

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Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #7

Getting the Workday® ecosystem back to work - top tips from industry experts In this session, we'll be addressing several topics around hiring and applying for Workday® jobs post COVID-19 including: 1. Hiring similarities and differences between the UK, Europe and US 2.Current frustrations in the ecosystem 3.Hiring trends and predictions 4.Tips for those searching for roles 

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Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #6 - Covid-19 from a Partner Perspective

Thomas joined the Workday® ecosystem in 2011 and was in the first class of Partner Consultants that got certified in Workday® Financials. He carries several Product Lead designations from Workday® around product expertise and has played a variety of direct delivery, project management, deployment strategy and practice leadership roles in Alight Solution’s Workday® practice. Thomas is currently the VP and Global Practice Leader (which includes management responsibility) for Alight Solution’s global Workday® Financials consulting practice.

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Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #5 - Preparing for Success with Snowgoose

"Preparing for success" - tips on what customers need to think about to ensure their Workday® project is a success! For those of you unfamiliar with them, Rob and Todd are co-founders of Snowgoose, a boutique delivery services team focusing on Workday® implementations. They focus on client advisory and delivery services for Project Planning & Governance, Data and Testing, and they specialise in harmonising workstreams and minimising the potential for deviation from plans.

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Focus Cloud - 24/7 Episode #4 - Life After Live with Andre Bajaria

Andre has been part of the Workday® ecosystem for a total of six years, during which he has worked on both partner, and the end-user side. He has worked on seven Workday® projects in this time. Before joining the Workday® ecosystem, Andre worked in consulting for a number of years.

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Why Choose Focus Cloud to Recruit Your Workday Specialists

1. Unparalleled understanding of the Workday ecosystem. 2. Direct access to experienced Workday specialists. 3. Fast response with a result focus. You’re guaranteed a deep understanding of Workday implementations, from the nuances of project management to the detail of integration skills.

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What does a great Workday team look like?

or a start, the benefit of them having previous Workday project before is a key differentiator. As I’ve said in past articles, Workday is very different from other solutions. You need prior experience to know how an implementation should progress and what the pitfalls are at each stage. Workday PMs also need to have strong stakeholder management expertise. They need the credibility and technical know-how to champion what you need, when you need it – so you stay on track and on budget. For a start, the benefit of them having previous Workday project before is a key differentiator. As I’ve said in past articles, Workday is very different from other solutions. You need prior experience to know how an implementation should progress and what the pitfalls are at each stage. Workday PMs also need to have strong stakeholder management expertise. They need the credibility and technical know-how to champion what you need, when you need it – so you stay on track and on budget.

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What Successful Workday Recruitment Looks Like

Insider advice on your Workday hiring needs and what a successful hiring campaign looks like. Where to look for Workday specialists with the skills you need. What to say to candidates during the recruitment process. What to offer to increase your chance of securing your preferred candidate. How to onboard them (to boost your reputation as an employer). How to engage and retain them (to get maximum value from your staff and solution)

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