• Workday

  • Workday Common Terms

     Term  Definition
    Workday Community

    Workday customer portal that contains a wealth of information about Workday.It houses details on support, features (current and planned) and is where customers collaborate about the future of Workday capabilities (via Brainstorm and other forums).

    The Brainstorm is where the Workday Community collaborates and votes on enhancement ideas. A Brainstorm Idea is an enhancement request. Workday Product Strategy and Product Management use information gathered from the Brainstorm to assist in their product planning process.
    Workday Learning Center
    Workday provided functional training; some are subscription (fee-based), some free; need to be a member of Community to access
    Training Coordinator Cleveland’s contact with Workday training;schedules and assigns training to project team members
    Learn On-Demand Workday provided on-line functional training courses; some are subscription based some are free; Formerly On-Demand Education (ODE)
    Learn In-Person
    Instructor led Workday training
    Learn Virtual
    Virtual Instructor led Workday training
    Learn Independent Self- paced learning
    Adoption Kit Workday provided training materials and communication materials geared toward Employee and Manager Self Service
    Central Desktop

    Workday share site for project team members to house documents; issues; actions etc

    Strategic Advisory Group K-12
    A customer based group that will work with Workday on keeping the product current for K-12 needs
    User Groups
    Functional and regional based user groups where customers and Workday share information.User groups can be accessed via Community.
    A compact report displayed as a "tile" on the Home page, providing easy access to tasks and information used on a regular basis .
    Business Process
    The set of tasks that need to be completed for an event to occur, the order in which they must be done, and who must do them.
    Security Group
    A security group is a collection of users, or a collection of objects that are related to users. Allowing a security group access to a securable item in a security policy grantsaccess to the users associated with the security group.
    Supervisory Organization
    Foundational, hierarchical position-to-position structure. Departments can have multiple Supervisory organizations (one per unique manager). All employees must belong to a supervisory organization and each supervisory organization must have a manager. The manager cannot belong to the same supervisory organization that they manage and instead typically belong to the Supervisory Organization directly superior to the one they manage.
    End User
    Employees who use the self-service portions of Workday.
    Core User
    Employees who use Workday every day as part of their regular responsibilities. They may be responsible for administrative roles in Workday.