An HCM system that adapts to what comes next.

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Innovations for the changing world of HR.

Your workforce, how and where your people work, and the skills you need to thrive continue to shift. So how do you adapt to the future? Meet Workday Human Capital Management (HCM).

An unmatched skills intelligence foundation.

Embedded in the core of Workday HCM, Workday Skills Cloud uses machine learning to automatically align talent with opportunities, allowing you to drive workforce agility at scale. 

Experiences that engage everyone.

From helping you listen to employee feedback to delivering the experiences your people want, we help you keep your workforce happy.

People analytics to guide your decisions.

Our augmented analytics surfaces insights from vast data sets, explaining what’s happening and why in stories you can understand.

Automation to make work less work.

We deliver intelligent automation across the entire attract-to-pay process, eliminating manual tasks and empowering your people to be their most productive.

Flexibility to set the right rewards.

Our compensation and benefits tools enable you to form plans that meet the needs of all types of workers. So you can give your workforce the rewards they deserve.

A Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites.

What You Can Do

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Optimize your workforce.

Help your workforce thrive with compensation, payroll, scheduling, time tracking, benefits, and intelligent skills data.

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Keep everyone smiling.

Give every employee a unique experience and quickly answer common HR questions with a self-service knowledge base—from anywhere.

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Plan and analyze like never before.

Craft a smarter skills-based people strategy. Understand your people, uncover talent gaps, and plan your future workforce.

Human capital management FAQs.

What is human capital management?

Human capital management is the set of practices for measuring, managing, supporting, and guiding people within your organization.

HCM consists of a core HR database, skills intelligence foundation, configuration tooling, process automation, workforce management, recruiting, talent, learning, benefits, and more.

Look for object-oriented data models and systems that infuse best-in-class technology, as well as ones that utilize skills ontologies and personas.

The goal of human capital management is to provide scalable and adaptable tools for businesses to manage, empower, and unlock the potential of their people.

Workday HCM is adaptable, flexible, scalable, and global, and includes Workday Skills Cloud—the world’s most open intelligent skills foundation—to fuel all your data-driven talent strategies.

Get your HCM system up and running today.

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