Your Complete Guide to Attending Workday Rising Europe

Workday Rising Europe is just days away! The annual gathering of customers, prospective customers, partners, and employees is being held 14th – 16th November in Barcelona, Spain. We’re thrilled to attend Workday Rising Europe as a Platinum sponsor and experience the keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and festivities with our customers and fellow members of the vibrant Workday community.

With so many activities happening during the conference, it can be hard to decide how to schedule your time. But we’ve got you covered! Read on for a complete guide of how to make the most of your time at Workday Rising Europe.

Before You Jet

Your bags are packed, and your flights and hotel are booked. Now it’s time to make the most of your conference experience by scheduling the sessions you’d like to attend. Take a look at the Workday Rising Europe content catalog and agenda to determine what learning opportunities are most relevant to your business needs.

If you’re interested in learning more about how Collaborative Solutions and Workday partner to transform businesses’ finance and HR operations, check out some of our presentations:

Drive Better Business Decisions with Advanced Reporting Dashboards in Workday (DXLPS135000)

Madeline Countess, director, consulting services, Collaborative Solutions

Your HR team helped configure Workday perfectly for the daily users. Now, despite large amounts of data at your fingertips, you need to package it in a format that enables your key executives and decision-makers to act. Join us to learn how you can take control of your data using built-in tools that harness the power of predictive analytics in Workday. Gain an understanding of how this information can enable better, more data-driven forecasting and transform your organisation from reactive to proactive.

Date/Time: Wednesday, 15th November from 11:15am – 12:15pm CET

Continuous Transformation Through Post-Production Support (DXLPS140127)

Madeline Countess, director, consulting services, Collaborative Solutions

Finance and HR transformation is a continuous process, and your company looks to you and your team to ensure you’re getting the maximum return and continuing to optimise internal processes. There’s roadmap planning, reporting and analytics, and of course, all the key annual events to tackle, such as open enrollment and financials year-end close. If you’re not leveraging your deployment partner for the right post-production support, you’ll get left behind. Join this session to learn more.

Date/Time: Wednesday, 15th November from 13:30pm – 14:00pm CET

Using Collective Ingenuity to Reduce Risk During Deployment and Evolve with the Business (TECH123135)

Marisa Santisi, director, HR technology and strategy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Courtney Tarquinio, senior manager, Workday operations team, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Booz Allen Hamilton found that a system change impacting its talent was a daunting task that required a team with passionate service skills and collective ingenuity. The company deployed Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Recruiting, and developed more than 110 integrations. Three months after go-live, Booz Allen experienced a reorganisation, acquired a company, launched the yearly performance process and advanced comp, and delivered more than 200 reports and dashboards. Join this session to hear about the experience of its Workday journey.

Date/Time: Wednesday, 15th, November from 11:15am – 12:15pm CET

Your Conference Experience

You’ve unpacked at your hotel and you’re ready to hit the ground running at Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona with your session schedule in-hand. But wait! Aside from the countless learning opportunities, you’ll want to take advantage of networking opportunities. In particular, you won’t want to miss out on:

The Innovation Exchange Expo

One of our favorite parts of Workday Rising Europe is getting to know you! Stop by booth 201 on the expo floor for an opportunity to learn about Collaborative Solutions, meet our leadership team, our European team. We also want to know more about your business needs, and we’re known for our positive, enthusiastic company culture – so you’ll be glad you stopped by!

Additionally, you’ll be able to learn from our functional and technical experts from various fields about:

  • Financial Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • Payroll
  • Education & Government
  • Continuous Value Services
  • and much more!

The Innovation Exchange Expo will open on Tuesday, 14th November at 17:30pm CET; Wednesday, 15th November from 10:30am – 17:30pm CET; and 16th Thursday, November from 10:00am – 16:30pm CET. We hope to see you there!

The Parties

Mix and mingle with your fellow Workday Rising Europe attendees at our annual Customer Appreciation Party, and relish in a quintessentail Barcelona experience! Enjoy great food, drinks, and amazing views of the city at El Xalet de de Montjuïc. Don’t miss out – RSVP now!

Venue: El Xalet de Montjuïc

Date: Wednesday, 15th November

Time: 20:00pm – 22:00pm CET

Food & Drink: Open Bar, Food Provided

Don’t forget – your Workday Rising Europe conference badge is required for entrance into the event!

Personalised Networking Opportunities

While there are plenty of opportunities to mingle at Workday Rising Europe, we provide a personalised networking experience you won’t want to miss! Collaborative Solutions’ customer and expert Q&A sessions are a great way for you to chat directly with customers who have been in your shoes, and with our consultants who can share their extensive deployment expertise.

During these meetings, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Network within the industry
  • Ask candid questions
  • Enjoy provided food and drink
  • Chat in-person in a comfortable environment
  • Hear about Collaborative Solutions’ Services from a customer’s perspective
  • Learn Workday best practices from live customers

To find out how you can participate, contact our Marketing Communications Manager here!

We can’t wait to see you in Barcelona! For more information on events at Collaborative Solutions, click below.

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