March 25, 2013 at 08:30 AM EDT
MGM Resorts International Joins the Workday Cloud
Leading Global Hospitality Company Selects Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Payroll to Strengthen Employee Engagement and Guest Loyalty

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 decision-making.
  • Employee self service that is simple and easy to use, driving employees to use the applications, resulting in greater engagement and adoption.
  • 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 technology innovations.

Comments on the News
"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."

About Workday
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.

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Workday
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