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Custom Offer Letter - Using Create Document Workday Task

Workday has an amazing feature of creating documents/text blocks that lets you build letters with a similar UI as Word, but with the limitation of very limited formatting. What if you want to make an offer letter that stands out and represents the vibe of your company, but at the same time helps you maintain the flexibility of verbiage without needing technical help. Here is a workaround that gives you best of the both!

Supporting a Sustainable Report Catalog: Maximizing Utilization and Maintenance

Whether your organization has successfully adopted Workday or you are mid- implementation, here are some helpful tools to help ensure your reports are well maintained and being used to their full self-service potential.

Delivering Documents to Worker Documents (without an integration)

Workday has a great distribute document task for static documents. What if you need to distribute a custom BIRT document? Here’s one way.

Integration Fixes and Enhancements - The Gas Company Principle.

Those integrations built at go-live aren't getting any younger. They could use a tune up but where do you begin?

The Workday Composite Report "One-Stop Shop"

Report elements are contained within the 'print' button when looking at Composite reports in Workday. All the details can be found two clicks away!

Integration Monitor for Workday®- Addressing Integration Management Challenges

• How many integrations do we have? • How often do my integrations break? • How often have they failed over time?

Should Your Company Activate Workday® Retro?

Are you contemplating activating Workday’s® Retroactive Processing functionality (“Retro”) and don’t know if Retro is right for your company?

Kognitiv Solution - Workday® to Fidelity® Demographic Integration

Many Workday® clients integrate their system with Fidelity® to manage Benefits, and one important part of the integration suite is the Fidelity® Demographic Integration

Bad data – it’s kinda like putting cheap oil in your brand new performance car…

Bad data, lack of validation procedures, lack of attention to detail… as a veteran of over 50 Workday projects, it’s a theme I’ve seen repeated over and over again.

Year-end Go-Live and Workday® Support Done Right

System support should be simple. If a client has a system problem, they should contact their respective consultancy/support mechanism to get an answer.

Redundant Role Assignments – Who Needs ‘Em??

Something that has always chapped my ass, and has made the maintenance of roles in Workday harder than it needs to be, are redundant role assignments.

What is Great Customer Service in the Consulting World?

Over the past few months, we have had several people ask – ‘How do you do it?’ – with regard to Kognitiv, Workday, and our ability to acquire business.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, why aren't we using them?

Being a tenured member of the ERP community, I’ve done a lot of reporting in my day. A lot.

Workday Report Sharing – What Reports Can My Managers See?

In my previous post “Business Process Booklet” I talked about regression testing business processes after making security changes. Today we talk reports.

Business Process Booklet – If You Don't Know, Now You Know

It is safe to say I have been doing Workday security for quite some time. Over my years I have come across a few reports that no matter what project, client, size, or shape, I use, ALWAYS.

Workday Rule-Based Business Process Configuration

If you’ve ever had to configure business process definitions in Workday, you likely know what it’s like trying to accommodate a myriad of use cases and conditions with one configuration.

Project "Foot-in-Door" - Open Source Workday Consulting

One of the things that became evident to us when getting involved in our first few Workday sales cycles was that the real selling is done by the Solution Architects and Lead Consultants, not the sales team.

Workday Implementation – The Other Side of the Table

I spent the better part of 5 years as a Workday implementation consultant, holding project roles as Data Conversion Lead, HCM Lead, Compensation Lead, Benefits Lead, Absence Lead, and Project Manager.

The Ultimate Team Sport

Formula 1 may not be everyone’s cup of tea when it comes to spectator sports. In fact, it wasn’t my cup of tea until a few years ago. I would say “Who watches that?

Workday's Report Fields and Values: the tool to find the data you need

My colleague recently wrote about one of Workday’s lifesaver features. I decided to compliment that with a favorite of my own: Report Fields and Values.

Maintain Security Permissions – The Best Task in Workday You Never Knew Existed

One of the areas in Workday that can really take time and patience is security configuration.

Doing a Great Job – The Most Important Consulting Attribute

I have spent my entire working life in the arena of Consulting. I have worked for massive consulting firms and tiny ones that were just trying to make a name for themselves.

Security for Securable Item: The Best Report in Workday

When I started in the Workday Eco-system back in 2011 as a data conversion consultant at Meteorix, we would often talk about how to handle the security responsibilities on our go-lives.

Don’t let the highs get too high, or the lows get too low

Growing up in Canada, then in Detroit as a child, hockey has been a part of my life since I could stand on skates.

Why We Created the Integration Marketplace

How many times have you been in the situation or heard about the scenario where a sales person quoted an integration for $10,000 only later to find out it’s actually 5 file feeds with 2 bi-directional ones and the new price tag of $50,000.

Pressure is a Privilege

Recently I overheard someone use the phrase “Pressure is a Privilege.”

Act Like An Owner

A year ago, I decided to quit my job and go out on my own.

Custom Offer Letter - Using Create Document Workday Task

Workday has an amazing feature of creating documents/text blocks that lets you build letters with a similar UI as Word, but with the limitation of very limited formatting. What if you want to make an offer letter that stands out and represents the vibe of your company, but at the same time helps you maintain the flexibility of verbiage without needing technical help. Here is a workaround that gives you best of the both!

Supporting a Sustainable Report Catalog: Maximizing Utilization and Maintenance

Whether your organization has successfully adopted Workday or you are mid- implementation, here are some helpful tools to help ensure your reports are well maintained and being used to their full self-service potential.

Delivering Documents to Worker Documents (without an integration)

Workday has a great distribute document task for static documents. What if you need to distribute a custom BIRT document? Here’s one way.

Integration Fixes and Enhancements - The Gas Company Principle.

Those integrations built at go-live aren't getting any younger. They could use a tune up but where do you begin?

The Workday Composite Report "One-Stop Shop"

Report elements are contained within the 'print' button when looking at Composite reports in Workday. All the details can be found two clicks away!

Integration Monitor for Workday®- Addressing Integration Management Challenges

• How many integrations do we have? • How often do my integrations break? • How often have they failed over time?

Should Your Company Activate Workday® Retro?

Are you contemplating activating Workday’s® Retroactive Processing functionality (“Retro”) and don’t know if Retro is right for your company?

Kognitiv Solution - Workday® to Fidelity® Demographic Integration

Many Workday® clients integrate their system with Fidelity® to manage Benefits, and one important part of the integration suite is the Fidelity® Demographic Integration

Bad data – it’s kinda like putting cheap oil in your brand new performance car…

Bad data, lack of validation procedures, lack of attention to detail… as a veteran of over 50 Workday projects, it’s a theme I’ve seen repeated over and over again.

Year-end Go-Live and Workday® Support Done Right

System support should be simple. If a client has a system problem, they should contact their respective consultancy/support mechanism to get an answer.

Redundant Role Assignments – Who Needs ‘Em??

Something that has always chapped my ass, and has made the maintenance of roles in Workday harder than it needs to be, are redundant role assignments.

What is Great Customer Service in the Consulting World?

Over the past few months, we have had several people ask – ‘How do you do it?’ – with regard to Kognitiv, Workday, and our ability to acquire business.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, why aren't we using them?

Being a tenured member of the ERP community, I’ve done a lot of reporting in my day. A lot.

Workday Report Sharing – What Reports Can My Managers See?

In my previous post “Business Process Booklet” I talked about regression testing business processes after making security changes. Today we talk reports.

Business Process Booklet – If You Don't Know, Now You Know

It is safe to say I have been doing Workday security for quite some time. Over my years I have come across a few reports that no matter what project, client, size, or shape, I use, ALWAYS.

Workday Rule-Based Business Process Configuration

If you’ve ever had to configure business process definitions in Workday, you likely know what it’s like trying to accommodate a myriad of use cases and conditions with one configuration.

Project "Foot-in-Door" - Open Source Workday Consulting

One of the things that became evident to us when getting involved in our first few Workday sales cycles was that the real selling is done by the Solution Architects and Lead Consultants, not the sales team.

Workday Implementation – The Other Side of the Table

I spent the better part of 5 years as a Workday implementation consultant, holding project roles as Data Conversion Lead, HCM Lead, Compensation Lead, Benefits Lead, Absence Lead, and Project Manager.

The Ultimate Team Sport

Formula 1 may not be everyone’s cup of tea when it comes to spectator sports. In fact, it wasn’t my cup of tea until a few years ago. I would say “Who watches that?

Workday's Report Fields and Values: the tool to find the data you need

My colleague recently wrote about one of Workday’s lifesaver features. I decided to compliment that with a favorite of my own: Report Fields and Values.

Maintain Security Permissions – The Best Task in Workday You Never Knew Existed

One of the areas in Workday that can really take time and patience is security configuration.

Doing a Great Job – The Most Important Consulting Attribute

I have spent my entire working life in the arena of Consulting. I have worked for massive consulting firms and tiny ones that were just trying to make a name for themselves.

Security for Securable Item: The Best Report in Workday

When I started in the Workday Eco-system back in 2011 as a data conversion consultant at Meteorix, we would often talk about how to handle the security responsibilities on our go-lives.

Don’t let the highs get too high, or the lows get too low

Growing up in Canada, then in Detroit as a child, hockey has been a part of my life since I could stand on skates.

Why We Created the Integration Marketplace

How many times have you been in the situation or heard about the scenario where a sales person quoted an integration for $10,000 only later to find out it’s actually 5 file feeds with 2 bi-directional ones and the new price tag of $50,000.

Pressure is a Privilege

Recently I overheard someone use the phrase “Pressure is a Privilege.”

Act Like An Owner

A year ago, I decided to quit my job and go out on my own.

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