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Workday HR and Financials: Now on iPhone

New Mobile Architecture Delivers HR and Financial Business Processes to Smart Phones (March 18, 2009)

PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/09 -- Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources (HR) and Financial solutions, today announced new mobile capabilities to bring HR and Financial business processes to smart phones. iPhone capabilities are available now, with BlackBerry support planned for later this year.

What's New

Workday has delivered new mobile capabilities to all customers in its latest update, extending business processes to mobile devices:

-- Users can now review, approve, deny and revise tasks from the Workday system and view the status of ongoing business processes. For more details visit

-- Users can also search their company's worker directory for names, images and contact information. This information can be used to call or email coworkers directly and view physical addresses on Google Maps.

-- Workday mobile applications include password and role-based security with time-out and sign-out preferences to align with customers' security requirements.

-- Workday mobile solutions are included in the latest Workday update and all customers make the transition to our newest capabilities in March 2009.

Workday's mobile solutions are built with a platform-independent core. As Workday continues to update its mobile capabilities, all devices will be able to take advantage of the same improvements, either through platform-specific client applications or mobile HTML.

-- iPhone is the first client application to be released. -- Support for BlackBerry is planned for later in 2009. -- This architecture will enable mobile devices to take advantage of Workday's rapid delivery of enterprise functionality.

The new Workday for iPhone application will be available in March free of charge on the Apple App Store. For more information on the new iPhone application and other capabilities included in our latest update, join us for an online Webinar March 25th. Visit to register.

Comments on the News

"Today's workers expect anywhere/anytime access to rich business applications, and mobile devices such as the iPhone finally deliver a platform for business applications that are a pleasure to use," said Stan Swete, chief technology officer for Workday. "Workday's new mobile capabilities leverage our modern architecture, so we can deliver applications and functionality quickly and seamlessly, across a broad range of mobile platforms, while maintaining the Workday user experience our customers expect."

About Workday

Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for human resources and financial management, providing new levels of business agility for a fraction of the cost of buying, deploying and maintaining legacy on-premise systems. Workday now has more than 75 customers spanning mid-sized organizations to global Fortune 500 businesses. Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Financial Management use the most modern, standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information about Workday, please visit

© 2009. Workday, Inc. All rights reserved. Workday and the Workday logo are registered trademarks of Workday, Inc. Workday Enterprise Business Services, Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Business Management, Workday Financial Management, Workday Resource Management and Workday Revenue Management are all trademarks of Workday, Inc. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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Workday, Inc.
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