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Workday Continues To Build Momentum With New Customers in the UK Public Sector

Workday Solutions Powered by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Help Government Organisations Drive Growth and Accelerate Digital Transformation

LONDON, UK, July 12, 2023 - Workday Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has announced a series of agreements and renewals that further cements its position as the go-to choice for public sector organisations embarking on digital transformation journeys. Workday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Crown Commercial Service (CCS), enabling Workday to support UK Public Sector organisations as they digitally transform the way they operate and deliver greater value to taxpayers.

New Workday customers and recent Workday customer renewals in the public sector include Department for Education, Innovate UK, Student Loans Company and Channel 4. These organisations join the growing list of public sector customers that have already deployed Workday solutions to help manage growth and drive business-critical decisions, including the Cabinet Office and Ofcom.

“As the UK’s innovation agency, it’s our role not just to help change the country, but also to innovate for the rest of the government,” said Robert Shaw, chief of staff and former CFO, Innovate UK. “That position enables us to really drive digital transformation. Workday has helped us transform the overall business by significantly improving the speed and security of the way in which we operate.”

“The industries we regulate are changing and we need to change with them,” said Kerri-Ann O'Neill, chief people officer, Ofcom. “We chose Workday because it delivers great connectivity between finance and HR, providing us with a single source of truth that helps us drive transformation across the organisation.”

Today, public sector organisations are using Workday solutions to leverage their finance and HR data, improving decision-making and driving greater value for the UK public. Workday is designed specifically for the cloud and has been proven to meet the requirements of organisations in the most heavily regulated industries. The platform’s innovative technology, built with AI and ML at the core, streamlines business operations and optimises employee experience, leading customers on the path to a full digital transformation.

Solutions used by Workday’s public sector customers in the UK include Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Peakon Employee Voice  and Workday Adaptive Planning, which support them in the optimisation of their operations in a rapidly changing business environment.

“Many UK public sector organisations are seeing the benefits of Workday, through lower administrative costs, more effective management of their human and financial resources, and easier and rapid access to data to inform decision-making,” said Daniel Pell, vice president and country manager, UKI, Workday. “We are committed to supporting the public sector, which employs a significant number of UK workers, as they digitally transform and deliver maximum value to their employees, the public and the UK economy.

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