Welcome to the Cloud Wars Minute — your daily news and commentary show, hosted by Cloud Wars Founder, Bob Evans. Each episode provides insights and perspectives around the “reimagination machine” that is the Cloud.
00:12 — Workday’s top executives recently shared about the company’s plans to grow from $5 billion in annual revenue to $10 billion over the next four years. The executives laid out their path to get there, citing four big growth opportunities
00:49 — The company is being more aggressive with some of its approaches. They want to have an industry approach when it comes to the office of the CFO, as they are hearing from customers that they need more industry specificity. They want to further look into the international approach as they continue to move into more countries. Additionally, they are looking more aggressively at medium enterprises.
01:27 — Through its products and other capabilities, Workday is internally feeding this growth through accelerated development. For instance, Workday is in the planning and procurement of a couple of different areas and it is also adding quick packaged solutions.
2:13 — Aneel Bhusri, Co-CEO, said the growth rate right now is higher than it has been in several years.
02:27 — With the company reaching its current size, it’s still growing faster than ever. As the overall cloud market is so strong, there are leaders in every industry who understand they have to find new modern tools to meet new demands to move as last as the marketplace is moving.