August 11, 2011
Workday Announces the Availability of Workday for iPad
By Mandira Srivastava
To offer enterprise-class SaaS (News - Alert) solutions for managing global businesses with an innovative approach to business applications, Workday, Inc., the company in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, has introduced Workday for iPad.
According to a press release, Workday reveals key enhancements to Workday for iPhone (News - Alert). Workday mobile solutions are available to users on the App Store - at no additional cost -- as part of customers' regular subscription fees.
Aneel Bhusri, Workday co-founder and CEO. "As iPads continue to be adopted by c-level executives, we expect they will become the primary consumption device for Workday solutions. Therefore, we're increasingly building features and functionality for mobile solutions first and the browser second. We are excited for the opportunity to deliver continued innovation to our customers in the area of enterprise mobility."
Workday for iPad is a native built mobile solution designed specifically for the way business leaders interact with the device. With this device, users can intuitively navigate through organizational hierarchies and drill into a worker's profile to view job information, talent information, job history and compensation history. It enables users to see personal activity streams, prioritize tasks, and respond to alerts and approval needs, such as time off requests and expense reimbursements.
The company has extended SAML authentication to its mobile applications. This allows users to securely and conveniently sign in to Workday's mobile applications using the same authentication method and credentials they use for Workday on their desktop and other enterprise systems.
In other company news, TMCnet reported that Workday, Inc. has opened the Workday Integration Cloud Platform to customers and partners.Mandira Srivastava is a TMCnet contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.