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5% of organizations say they had implemented workforce transformation required to address disruption before the pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human...

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John Lewis Partnership: How to Enable Digital Disruption During Crisis

Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, the retail industry was already facing its own set of unique challenges. At the Workday Elevate Digital Experience, Lesley Ballantyne, director of people operations for the John Lewis Partnership, spoke to Peter Gamble, Workday regional vice president and country leader for the UK and Ireland, to discuss how one of the UK’s best-loved retail groups has been facing…

Workday Podcast: Creating New Opportunities Through Disruption

The world works a lot differently today than it did a few months ago. Due to global disruption, organizations have had to completely transform their operating models to sustain business. And chances are, they won’t look like they did before, ever again.  However, this new world of work also presents new opportunities. On this episode of the Workday Podcast, I chatted with Joel MacCharles,…

Workday Podcast: To Deal with Disruption, Businesses Are Changing How They Plan

It all starts with a big bang: the laborious and time-consuming exercise that is your annual plan. Once complete, the plan is memorialized and people try to execute against it—even as some data and assumptions become quickly dated, even obsolete.  That’s the problem with this model. Business conditions change, sometimes quickly. External forces such as technological disruptions, market dynamics, new competition, and even global…

Focus Through Disruption: How Alight Solutions Delivers Client Services Remotely

During the COVID-19 pandemic, professional services firms—like many other industries—are faced with disruption to their existing business models. In order to overcome these disruptions, firms have had to pivot client work to a fully remote service delivery model. I recently chatted with Thomas Schroeder III, vice president and global practice leader – financials at Alight Solutions, a professional services firm specializing in benefits, payroll,…

Moving from Disruption to Breakthrough HR

For a couple of years, we have been talking about disruption, when we are actually looking for breakthrough ideas in the HR space. My discussion today is a call to action. To get there we need to move beyond just offering sexy ideas and put actionable programs to the test. The HR community loves sexy ideas, aren’t we the folks who brought you the “unconference”…