LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Workday Rising -- PwC US Advisory people and change professionals Kathee Fox and Marney Edwards will deliver a presentation on how to successfully manage the people side of HR transformation at "Workday Rising 2011 - Citizens of the Cloud," a four-day event held October 24-27 at the ARIA resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. They will be joined by Ron Walker, VP of HR Operations at Equifax, one of the nation's largest credit reporting agencies.
"The People Side of HR Transformation: How Equifax is establishing a high performing global HR after Workday is deployed" session hosted by Ms. Fox and Mr. Edwards will focus on how companies can achieve a more agile and efficient workforce while sustaining a competitive advantage. They will discuss the criticality of process harmonization and change management in transforming organizations and generating the greatest impact from a Workday implementation.
"Companies continue to face challenges in a globally integrated world, and thus are requiring their workforce to respond quickly to change, adopt new technologies, as well as operate smarter, faster, and at a lower cost," said Kathee Fox of PwC. "We want to help organizations undertake HR transformation with a clear understanding of the importance of robust human capital capabilities across the enterprise and advise them on how to focus on 'people-centric' transformation where every employee understands how his or her work contributes to the overall business strategy."
PwC's Workday practice consists of specially trained practitioners deployed throughout the PwC global network of member firms. PwC leverages its proprietary "HR Transformation" methodology and Saratoga benchmarking data to accelerate time to delivery and business value for its clients that deploy Workday.
Workday Vice President of Business Development, Jeff Pulver, said "PwC brings a holistic approach to deploying Workday solutions, and we are pleased to have PwC speaking at Workday Rising. PwC and Workday help clients transform their HR organizations, leveraging PwC's human capital and change management experience along with Workday's Software as a Service based technology to execute HR transformation that enables organizations to achieve business objectives.
For more information about PwC's HR transformation services, please visit www.pwc.com/us/peopleandchange.
About Workday Rising
Workday Rising 2011 is the company's fifth annual gathering of Workday customers, partners, prospective customers, and employees. They will converge at the event to learn, collaborate, and network. It is Workday's largest customer event of the year, with overwhelming support from Workday's customer base of more than 230 companies.
About PwC's Advisory People and Change Practice
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