Workday adds composite reporting to Financial Management suite

Category: Workday Reporting Posted:Nov 06, 2020 By: Alvera Anto

Workday rolled new composite reporting with a familiar interface for its financial software with industry-specific attributes.

The heading attribute for Workday Financial Management, Composite Reporting, headings a collection of updates on deck for Workday 23, which additionally covers the business’s Human Resources Monitoring and Pupil software.

As noted in a recent meeting with Workday Chief Operating Officer Mike Stankey, large enterprises are increasingly looking at Workday Financial Management, but broad deployments in the Fortune 500 will take some time.

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Composite Reporting is likely to be a selling point as Workday pitches its Financial software to different enterprises across industries. Composite reporting extracts data from different sources such as actuals, budget plans, stats, headcount and rolls them with each other throughout organizations. Workday’s idea is to develop these reports for business leaders outside the financial team in real-time utilizing its in-memory architecture.

When it comes to the user interface, Betsy Bland, vice President of Workday’s financial management products, stated the design of the reports “brings the familiarity of a grid interface.” The spreadsheet-ish design of Workday’s Composite Reporting lessens the learning curve and makes the reports easily accessible to experts and executives. Big data company 1010Data takes a similar approach with its interface.

The reporting attributes, created with Workday design partners Netflix, CEC Entertainment, and Life Time Fitness for the last 18 months, are interactive and easy to set up with drill-down options. Finance managers select who can drill down and do something about it on the reports.

“We intended to think of a much better method to gather data and records and melt the binder,” claimed Bland, describing the printed records that get circulated around business today.

Together with the composite reporting, Workday added new functions for the banking and insurance, software and education, government and charitable sectors.

As an example, financial reporting for banking and insurance has to consist of a typical everyday balance over a different time period. Software firms need sophisticated profits acknowledgment performance and reasonable value calculations. Non-profits, and universities, require to allocate the above costs connected with grants.

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