2019 Global Impact Report
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Who We Are

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. We deliver financial management, human capital management, planning, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.

Founded: 2005 Global Headquarters: Pleasanton, California NASDAQ Listing: WDAY

FY19 Scale and Scope

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$2.82 Billion
Total Revenue
$291.3 Million
Operating Income
$5.5 Billion
Consolidated Assets
$1.2 Billion
Product Development Costs
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Who We Serve

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of Fortune 50 have selected Workday
of Fortune 500 have selected Workday


  • Workday Financial Management
  • Our flagship application suite for finance
  • Workday Expenses
  • Workday Financial Performance Management
  • Workday Grants Management
  • Workday Procurement
  • Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud (Financial Planning)
  • Workday Projects
  • Workday Human Capital Management
  • Our flagship application suite for HR
  • Workday Learning
  • Workday Payroll
  • Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud (Workforce Planning)
  • Workday Recruiting
  • Workday Time Tracking

Workday also offers Workday Inventory (for Healthcare), Workday Professional Services Automation (for Professional Services Organizations), and Workday Student (for Higher Education).

Industries Served

  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences

  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit
  • Professional Services
  • Retail and Hospitality
  • Technology

Workday Value Chain

Workday is leading the way in helping organizations better manage their financial and human capital resources. As part of our applications, we provide embedded analytics that capture the content and context of everyday business events, facilitating fast and informed decision-making from wherever users are working. In addition, we provide an intuitive user experience similar to those of leading consumer internet sites, reducing the time for training on our applications.



  • Corporate and product strategy
  • New market research
  • Technology research
  • Product management
  • Software design, development, testing
  • Quality assurance

Marketing and Sales

  • Business development
  • Sales generation
  • Customer engagement


  • Professional services to deploy applications
  • Delivery assurance
  • Customer training and education
  • Customer value optimization

Updates, Features, Releases, and Customer-Support Activities

  • Continued provision of cloud applications
  • Application-infrastructure management
  • Product updates
  • Feature releases
  • Customer support

With the exception of strategy and research, our value chain’s greatest impacts at every phase include:

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Privacy and
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Energy and
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