MGM Resorts International Joins the Workday Cloud
Leading Global Hospitality Company Selects Workday Human Capital
Management and Workday Payroll to Strengthen Employee Engagement and
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/13 -- Workday, Inc. (NYSE:
WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources
and finance, today announced that MGM Resorts International (NYSE:
MGM), one of the world's leading global hospitality companies,
selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Payroll
to replace and consolidate legacy on-premise software into one
unified system. By moving its HR platform to an innovative cloud
solution from Workday, MGM Resorts International expects to improve
the overall employee experience throughout its global resorts.
With more than 67,000 employees around the world, MGM Resorts
International operates a portfolio that includes some of the most
recognizable resort brands, including The Bellagio, MGM Grand,
Mandalay Bay, and The Mirage. As a Fortune 500 company continuing to
expand its footprint of global resorts, MGM Resorts International
recognized an opportunity to create a cloud strategy with Workday
that would deliver significant innovation not only to its HR
organization but also broadly throughout the company.
With Workday HCM and Workday Payroll, MGM Resorts International will
be able to transform its legacy technology operating model within HR
to a modern and unified system in the cloud. The company will be able
to streamline data currently aggregated from more than two dozen
systems into a single, accurate source, creating significant
efficiencies with better analytics and workforce planning.
Additional benefits MGM Resorts International expects to gain with a
unified system for Workday HCM and Workday Payroll:
-- Actionable analytics and reporting to support and guide
-- Employee self service that is simple and easy to use, driving
employees to use the applications, resulting in greater engagement and
-- Industry-leading talent management seamlessly unified with onboarding
and human resources in one system.
-- Regular updates delivered three times a year, over a matter of days,
to ensure the company is current on the latest application and
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"We saw an opportunity to bring a new level of
innovation to our company that will help us better empower leaders to
focus their time and energy on our guests," said Michelle DiTondo,
senior vice president of human resources, MGM Resorts International.
"MGM Resorts International is a world-class brand, and it was easy
for us to understand their needs to prioritize customer service
first, because that's what we do at Workday," said Dave Duffield,
co-founder and co-CEO, Workday. "A unified Workday HCM and Workday
Payroll system with mobile, analytics, and self-service built right
into the applications will give MGM Resorts International the tools
it needs to help employees stay focused on their guests instead of
time-consuming administrative tasks."
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