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CASE STUDY

Transforming the Mile High City with Workday cloud

Workday transformation turns the City and County of Denver into a top employer.

Call for change

"As a CHRO, reliance on successful business partnerships is crucial, particularly when implementing a powerful HCM application such as Workday. Our partnership with Accenture provided the critical expertise we needed to transition to Workday..."

— KAREN NIPARKO, Former Chief Human Resources Officer – City and County of Denver

When tech meets human ingenuity

A valuable difference

44%

less time-to-hire. Reduced from 90 days to 45-50 days, on average.

75%

of manual paper processes eliminated.

6.6K

HR processes automated.

55K

applicants processed through Workday Recruiting in 2018, with 1,300 people hired.

25K

pieces of paper saved by the city because of Non-purchase order vouchers.

85

candidates hired in two to five days for urgent work at COVID-19 testing sites and vaccine call centers as a result of Denver’s Rapid Hire process.

We derived a lot of benefits from our Workday implementation. One of the biggest ones was that we now have predictable operating costs, versus the historical, expensive, unpredictable capital expenditures...

— CHRIS BINNICKER, Deputy CIO – CCD
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