Tag: Agility

From Surviving to Thriving: How Agility Drives Talent Success in Uncertain Times

At Avature, agility is much more than a trendy catchphrase, it’s ingrained in our talent DNA. From sourcing activities, to new hire onboarding, to performance management and the employee experience, we have consistently been ahead of the curve in providing our clients with the next generation of highly configurable talent technologies. And while HR executives […] The post From Surviving to Thriving: How Agility…

For HelloFresh, Business Agility Is Always on the Menu

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second The pandemic has tested the agility and staying power of virtually every organization. But while most restaurants and food service companies have faced challenges, some have discovered opportunities. And they’ve leveraged modern planning to make the most of them. One of these is Germany-based HelloFresh, which delivers prepackaged meal kits directly to consumers. Founded in 2011, HelloFresh expanded its…

Agility Is the Currency of Success

Read Time1 Minute, 5 Second When the pandemic struck global economies early this year, CFOs found themselves rapidly reshuffling their business priorities. Not surprisingly, revenue projection, cost containment, workforce planning, and cash and liquidity management all suddenly emerged as primary concerns for more than half of 225 finance leaders surveyed between March and May 2020. To keep pace with this changing world, CFOs sought agility. And…

How Veolia Unlocked Finance Agility During a Global Crisis

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second Across the C-suite, the finance function has traditionally been slower than other business areas when it comes to digital transformation. However, today, as a variety of macro forces create the need for faster decision making and better use of data, finance leaders everywhere are breaking down the barriers to innovation and new, more agile ways of working.  Yael Leblanc, group…

ChristianaCare: Embracing a Culture of Agility and Innovation

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second ChristianaCare is a leading healthcare provider serving the mid-Atlantic states and is a valued member of the Workday customer community. With a commitment to providing affordable, high quality care for the communities it serves, ChristianaCare is embracing innovation across its organization.  We connected with Kristen Raber, corporate director, Cloud Innovation Lab at ChristianaCare, and Kevin Kain, director of financial…

Enabling Institutional Agility at Flinders University

The higher education industry is undergoing massive disruption because of the global pandemic. This crisis has institutions facing enrollment uncertainty and is severely affecting multiple other revenue sources beyond tuition, including parking, dining, on-campus shops, and athletic events. Now more than ever, campus leaders need immediate insight into human resources, financial, and student information to enable swift decision-making based on real-time data. I talked…

Deep Dive: 4 Steps to Achieving Finance Agility

There’s a lot of attention being paid to the concept of agility right now. Given the world we’re living in, that’s hardly surprising. Against a backdrop of uncertainty, agile businesses have the ability to rapidly adjust their people and processes to create more value and react quickly to changing conditions. Yet, from a finance perspective, defining what we mean by agility can be tricky. …