Atlanta: Tech giants Microsoft and Workday have joined hands to expand the business solutions their joint customers can use to continually optimise the way work gets done. This strategic partnership will deliver integrations that mirror where and how people want to work across Microsoft Office 365 and Workday's finance and HR applications.
By blending the power of Workday's cloud-based finance and HR applications with the cloud productivity of Office 365, customers will be able to simplify day-to-day tasks, enhance collaboration, and infuse more intelligence into their organisations.
The announcement was made by Workday co-founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri at Workday Rising, complemented by a video appearance by India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
"Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet, and key to this is forging strategic partnerships with companies including Workday," said Nadella.
"Blending the power of Workday's cloud-based finance and HR applications with the cloud productivity of Office 365 will enable our customers to simplify their businesses processes, enhance collaboration, and infuse more intelligence into their organisations," he said.
Bhusri said: "Connecting the productivity tools in Office 365 with Workday’s finance and HR applications will enable customers globally to uncover new ways to produce great work that ultimately drives their businesses forward."
"Our partnership with Microsoft is yet another example of our commitment to empowering customers to increase productivity and drive performance with Workday all in an intuitive experience that mirrors how they prefer to work."
Solutions from Microsoft and Workday are designed to work the way people want to work. Because of that, customers already spend a significant part of their day working between Microsoft Office 365 and Workday applications.
These new integrations will further streamline this work experience, enabling joint customers to Simplify collaboration and better adapt to continuous organizational changes, Simplify day-to-day tasks to increase productivity, Maximize time and resources.
The two companies plan to continually work together to deliver additional, deeper connections between their solutions in order to help companies around the world transform their businesses....