In this moment, excerpted from the full-length interview between Bob Evans and Ray Alwani, Director, Business Systems Process and Strategy, ENMAX, Alwani explains the three principles that are required to drive the notion of continuous innovation and defines how Workday Adaptive Planning enables this.
00:08 — There are typically three principles required to drive continuous innovation, explains Alwani:
- The technology itself
- How people are organized
00:20 — Technology that is implemented has to “almost enable change,” says Alwani. Adaptable technology is key, and Workday Adaptive Planning “checks that box.”
00:44 — As it related to how people are organized, Alwani notes that it is imperative that teams are able to execute change. “I think in order to do that efficiently, you need people that understand process, that understand system configuration, data, project management, change management.”
01:22 — Moreover, people need to buy and be accepting of change.
01:33 — In closing, Alwani shares that “I think our Adaptive implementation has been so successful, and why we’ve been able to innovate over the years, is we didn’t limit our user base to just finance… we’re constantly getting requests directly from our business areas to deploy new models to change how things are working and adopted because they see the value… so the demand is almost endless.”