Workday Rising 2018
Workday Rising 2018

October 1-4, 2018

Workday Rising 2018

Mandalay Bay 3950 S. Las Vegas Boulevard | Las Vegas, NV

  • Overview
  • Speaking sessions
  • Client stories
  • Thought leadership


While at Workday Rising 2018, don’t miss the opportunity to connect with KPMG leadership:

Demos: Stop by the KPMG booth on the exhibit floor for a live demo of KPMG Powered Enterprise or contact us to schedule a demo.

Speaking sessions: the KPMG team will be leading several Workday Rising conference sessions with our clients. Get more details on the KPMG Sessions tab or visit the Workday Rising session catalog.

1:1 strategy sessions:  Meet with KPMG advisors to address key challenges in areas such as: Finance, HR, Payroll, Planning and Prism Analytics. Contact us to request a meeting.

Hole in one – stop by the KPMG golf simulator booth for a fun and interactive experience. Take a swing for a chance to win big. All participants will win a prize.

Speaking sessions

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

10:45 a.m.
Financial Data Model Key Learnings: Workday Financial Management Integration with Other Large Systems (FNPS239693)

Join this can’t-miss session for current or prospective Workday Financial Management customers. ENMAX, a Workday Human Capital Management customer, partnered with KPMG to deliver a business transformation project that included deploying Workday Financial Management. This session covers what was learned and what the two organizations wished they had known earlier on their journey to integrate Workday Financial Management with other large systems.

  • Sheri Primrose - Vice President, Corporate Optimization and Sustainment, Enmax Corporation
  • Ray Alwani, Director of Business Systems Process and Strategy, Enmax Corporation
  • Kathy Penner - Partner, KPMG LLP


4:00 p.m.
How Automation Transforms HR: Essential Organizational Expediter, Patient Zero, or Both? (HRPS237728)

It is impossible to miss the “green shoots” of automation creeping into our organizations. Is it a fad of limited reach or the first tentative steps before the sprint toward extreme transformation? Join this engaging session to peek into HR organizations that believe the latter. Discover how they are acquiring capabilities to position themselves as an essential actor in the upcoming business-wide transformation, and learn how they are adopting automation within operations to increase the value for the enterprise.

  • Evan Metter - Principal, Advisory, KPMG LLP


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

10:45 a.m.
Effective Global Design for a Research Hospital Across the Full Workday Platform (IN194800)

Join this session and learn what it takes to be successful in the planning and architect phases of a full-scale deployment of Workday Financial Management, Workday Supply Chain Management for Healthcare, Workday Human Capital Management, and Workday Payroll, plus a third-party component: PMO and change management. This presentation also includes tips and tricks on how to keep the entire team engaged during the project lifecycle.

  • Jim Avington - AVP, Finance, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Mark Slattery - Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


1:00 p.m.
Understand, Engage, and Benchmark Your Total Workforce with Workday Prism Analytics (HRPS239695)

Learn how The Dow Chemical Company harnessed Workday Prism Analytics and its rich reporting to deliver impactful data to its leaders in an actionable and familiar interface. Dow’s HR analytics journey began with a dated, yet comprehensive HR analytics platform and evolved through its HR transformation. Hear how Dow addressed organizational challenges, including a contingent workforce, employee costs, and global metric benchmarking, all delivered through the Workday scorecard and dashboard frameworks.

  • Harrison Jacob - Manager, KPMG LLP
  • Gavin Huang - HR Reporting & Analytics Lead, Dow


1:00 p.m.
Be a Data Steward: Govern Production and Enable Nimble Business Requirements (DXITPN186672)

Now that you are live on Workday, how do you handle all the input from employees? How do you decide what to work on? Strong, flexible governance is the answer, but it’s difficult to achieve. Find out how Land O’Lakes and Allergan have invested in data quality and created efficient business processes through Workday.

  • Robert Nyhan - Director, HR Technology, Allergan PLC
  • Lisa Jones - Senior Human Resources Technology Analyst, Land O'Lakes, Inc
  • Brian Mills - Vice President Services, Workday


In booth presentations

Future of finance: Enabled by Adaptive Insights and Prism Analytics

  • Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Letting Intelligent Automation Take Flight

  • Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

Client stories

Thought leadership

At KPMG, we dig deep into the root causes and provide insights that can help you make your entire enterprise or business function more responsive, more effective and nimble in the face of change. Download the latest thought leadership from KPMG.

Transforming Finance for Tomorrow

The Year Ahead for CFOs

Growing Pains 2018 U.S. CEO Outlook

Harvey Nash/ KPMG CIO Survey 2018

KPMG Powered Enterprise enabled by Workday

Rise of the humans 1 & 2

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