UK online betting and gaming company takes finance and HR to the Cloud with Workday as it divests from parent company

22nd February 2016

Workday a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced that Sky Betting & Gaming, a UK online betting and gaming company, has selected Workday's unified suite of applications, including Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Workday Payroll, Workday Procurement, and Workday Expenses.




"Sky Betting & Gaming's decision to move its finance and HR operations to the cloud underscores Workday's ability to help companies manage significant change while building for the future," said Chano Fernandez, president, EMEA, Workday. "With Workday, Sky Betting & Gaming will now have a unified system that delivers the intuitive user experience and real-time insights required to better engage with its workforce, optimize its resources, and fuel the company's next stage of growth."

"With Workday, we will have a single, unified suite of applications in the cloud that meets all of our functional requirements and gives us greater confidence in our data outputs during this key phase of our growth," said Karen Elenor, Transition Director at Sky Betting & Gaming.

"We are aiming to be the best UK digital workplace, and this means having finance and HR systems that are intuitive and allow self-service and manager empowerment."Following the sale of its majority share by its parent company Sky to CVC Capital Partners, the company selected Workday as it wanted a finance and HR system that could support the business as it grows and be deployed quickly to support the divestiture. Sky Betting & Gaming say they wanted to keep its infrastructure and resource investments to a minimum, but also required a system that was easily configurable and able to scale and adapt with the business.