Workday has captured the hearts of many enterprise consumers seeking to modernize their worker expertise with its HCM software program in a approach rivals have struggled to match. In recent times Workday has sought to broaden that foothold and compete extra broadly to function the digital operations platform by increasing into financials and procurement. Forrester not too long ago printed The Forrester New Wave™: Workday Implementation Companions, Q3 2021 to assist enterprises investing in Workday choose the best-fit implementation companion. Whereas clients routinely slim down their potential SI shortlist after they choose Workday as a result of its tightly managed companion ecosystem, choosing the proper companion is crucial to serving to outline your future operational enterprise processes, efficiently implement your options, and handle the change related to Workday-based ERP modernization.
Our analysis helps consumers choose from amongst Workday’s prime companions primarily based on experience throughout the Workday portfolio, skill to ship enterprise outcomes, and technique to assist enterprises preserve future-fit methods. Trying past the analysis, we anticipate the next dynamics to proceed to form your Workday companion ecosystem:
- Extra innovation and selections for consumers. Whereas Workday shouldn’t be more likely to decrease the requirements for its companion ecosystem, as Workday seeks to broaden into new geographies and achieve adoption (significantly of newer apps) we anticipate how Workday work with companions will evolve. As Workday to shifts to undertake extra co-innovation primarily based relationships with companions, clients could have elevated selections and entry to innovation by way of partner-built accelerators and greatest practices.
- Extra specialization primarily based on the product portfolio. As Workday gained traction within the HCM house, its prime companions had been leaders in HR transformation. Now as Workday expands into extra core apps, consumers will selected from companions that play throughout the tech stack and people who specialize by perform and module.
- Extra transparency navigating the companion ecosystem. Workday modifications the way it categorizes it companions primarily based on sort of mission work every is authorised for. As Workday’s companion ecosystem expands, it should proceed to make this segmentation simpler for purchasers to navigate to down-select these with the Workday, geographic, and specializations most related to consumers.
Use the Wave as a place to begin to rise up to hurry with the market, however if you wish to discuss extra about Workday companions, particularly with latest modifications out there, please arrange time with us right here.