Cloud Computing for Higher Education
The transformative power of cloud computing is being utilized today by institutions large and small. It is changing business models, cost models, and data centers. Innovative CIOs and other business technology managers are freeing up valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex, yet more intelligent and user friendly, than on-premise applications.
The purpose of this document is to outline how cloud computing can meet the needs of truly global higher education institutions that employ faculty and staff around the world and can handle everything from complex payroll needs to multi-entity organizational requirements.
Workday and Georgetown University: Unified Administrative Operations
Following a competitive review, Georgetown determined that Workday, delivered through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, was the best system for meeting its human resources (HR), payroll, and financial systems requirements. Those requirements include employee and manager self-service, automated paperless processes, on-the-fly HR and financial reports, a modern and secure system architecture, and deep integrations between HR and financial systems.
Workday and Cornell University: Efficiency Meets Individuality
Colleges and universities cherish individuality. Every institution is different, and all contain schools and units with distinctions of their own. But there is still a drive to efficiency, especially in this era of diminishing resources. How do you combine the decentralized requirements of a university with its need to operate more effectively? For Cornell University, Workday Human Capital Management and Payroll solutions provide the answer.