SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/20/12 -- Dreamforce Conference Booth #606 -- Workday, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced its plans to bring Salesforce Chatter, the leading enterprise social network, into Workday's suite of HCM and Financial Management applications, making Chatter available to all Workday users. With Chatter inside, Workday users will benefit from the social networking features of Chatter, such as profiles, feeds, and files, all within their Workday system to realize deeper engagement and contextual collaboration. The combination of Workday and Chatter helps enterprises manage increasingly global, mobile, and social workforces, while also meeting the needs of more complex business environments in the social era.
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Today, more than ever, enterprises realize that social must be a key component of their business strategy in order to stay relevant with their employees. Traditional on premise technologies lack this inherent social layer, preventing employees from collaborating and connecting internally and with their customers and partners, to drive greater business results. Accessing and sharing worker data, financial information, and business processes in real-time is critical for companies to better align their workforces toward the right business outcomes.
Embedding Chatter within Workday's suite of HCM and Financial Management applications will provide customers with:
Salesforce Chatter -- Make Any Business Process Social
With more than 170,000 active networks, Salesforce Chatter is the leading enterprise social network. Today, more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500 use Chatter to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways, making it the standard for how businesses collaborate. Part of the Salesforce Platform, Chatter is the only enterprise social network that is completely open, empowering companies to integrate social into every business process and every application with a unified feed.
Dreamforce 2012 is the world's largest vendor technology conference, welcoming more than 90,000 registered attendees to experience the power of the social revolution. With more than 750 sessions and 350 cloud companies in the expo, attendees can participate in interactive sessions, hands-on training with cutting-edge technology, thousands of live demos and unparalleled networking. In addition, Dreamforce welcomes special guests Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, Gen. Colin Powell, U.S.A.--ret., Tony Robbins, entrepreneur, author and peak performance strategist and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Dreamforce 2012 offers attendees everything they need to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways.
Basic access to Chatter will be available to all Workday customers. Full service Chatter subscriptions are not included in Workday's suite of applications.
Workday is a leader in enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for managing global businesses, combining a lower cost of ownership with an innovative approach to business applications. Founded by PeopleSoft veterans Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, Workday delivers unified Human Capital Management, Payroll, and Financial Management solutions designed for today's organizations and the way people work. Delivered in the cloud leveraging a modern technology platform, Workday offers a fresh alternative to legacy ERP. More than 325 customers, spanning medium-sized organizations to Fortune 50 businesses, have selected Workday. Visit us at www.workday.com.
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