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Workday and Kainos Offer a New Service to Help Emerging and Medium Enterprises Deploy Workday in Less Than Four Weeks

LONDON, UK, Dec. 6, 2023Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, and Kainos, a leading digital technology company, today announced an expanded collaboration to empower businesses to go live with Workday technology in less than four weeks. The two companies have launched the joint offering “Spark&Grow,” specifically designed to help emerging and medium enterprises to deploy Workday faster.

Spark&Grow is attractive to the rapidly growing and expanding midmarket. Key benefits of the new offering include simplicity, speed, and support. Kainos will deploy Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Financial Management in a streamlined process, within four weeks, while offering expert guidance and support throughout the deployment journey. Spark&Grow is a monthly subscription offer, giving customers more predictability and flexibility. The offer complements the existing implementation options of Workday Launch and Workday Launch Express.

Through Spark&Grow, customers will receive continued support after they go live through user adoption, training, and ongoing optimisation. Managed services will support customers throughout their transformation journey whenever they need it. As a result, customers see not only time savings, but also savings in team planning.

“With the new offering, we’re breaking barriers and bringing the Enterprise Management Cloud to emerging and medium enterprises,” remarked Rainer Maier, executive vice president, EMEA at Kainos. “This offering is about making exceptional technology accessible and feasible, allowing them to benefit from Workday’s capabilities with fewer cost constraints. We foresee immense value for our customers throughout their growth journey.”

“We are thrilled to join forces with Kainos to introduce an innovative offering that helps growing businesses leverage Workday’s powerful capabilities,” said Angelique de Vries-Schipperijn, president, EMEA at Workday. “This collaboration signifies our shared commitment to empower emerging and medium-sized businesses to embrace digital transformation with cutting edge technology.”

About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics are built with artificial intelligence and machine learning at the core to help organisations around the world embrace the future of work. Workday is used by more than 10,000 organisations around the world and across industries – from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500. For more information about Workday, visit

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About Kainos 

At Kainos we use technology to solve real problems for our customers, overcome big challenges for businesses, and make people’s lives easier.

We build strong relationships with our customers and go beyond to change the way they work today and the impact they have tomorrow.

Across three divisions, Digital Services, Workday Services, and Workday Products, we work globally with clients to make the world a little bit better, day by day.

Our people are central to our success. We employ more than 3,100 people in 23 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: KNOS) and you can discover more about us at 

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