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2020R1: Release Notes for Workday using Adaptive Insights

If you do not currently have a project open with a resource certified in the Workday platform, please contact your Customer Success Manager to get the next steps and scope of work for the configuration. If you have a project in place, you can open a ticket with Provisioning to enable the connection. You must have a project in place with an Implementer certified on the Workday platform for us to enable the connection.

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Adaptive Insights Alerts as Workday Notifications - What's New 2020R1

Synchronize User Accounts

You can now access Adaptive Planning from Workday using the same user account for more unified security. Adaptive Planning user accounts synchronize with user accounts in Workday. Adaptive Planning administrators can then assign users the appropriate role and level permissions in Adaptive Planning.

See Sync Users with Adaptive Insights 

Publish Headcount Plans

You can now publish plan versions from Adaptive Planning to Workday. This enables you to preview plans in Workday, generate management reporting, and support downstream actions, such as position creation, streamlining your plan to execute process. This also helps minimize the need to manually synchronize data between Workday and Adaptive Planning.

To set up, you'll need to define a user group and give the group the Publish access type. Members of this group will get an additional main navigation link for Publish Plan. This link will let you:

  • See a detailed history of what published
  • Review publication status
  • Publish plans
  • Take action on messages

See Publish Plans

To publish plans, the Workday credential for your Workday data source must use JWT Bearer for Client Grant Type. See Switch Client Grant Type to JWT Bearer.

Adaptive Planning Notifications in Workday 

You can now access your Adaptive Insights alerts directly in Workday, providing a central location for all notifications. You can also access direct links in these notifications that gets viewers directly to the appropriate location in Adaptive Planning where applicable. This makes it faster and easier for you to find the items that you need to take action on.

These Adaptive Planning alerts are available as Workday notifications:

  • Processes
  • Workflow
  • Reports
  • Dashboards
  • Integration

Use Adaptive Planning APIs with Workday Credentials

Workday-synchronized users can access the Adaptive Planning public APIs with their Workday credentials. An administrator in Workday first configures the Adaptive Insights API task and API timeout for the users who need to run the APIs. Requests for Adaptive Planning APIs from Workday-synchronized users replace the username and password in the credentials element with a ticket that functions as an access token.

See Making Adaptive Insights API Requests with Workday Credentials.

Where's the Docs?

Workday related documentation from the Integration area of the Adaptive Planning knowledge center moved into the Workday community. Make sure you update any browser bookmarks that link to the moved content. 

Was in Knowledge Center Now in Workday Admin Guide
Set Up a Workday Data Source Steps: Set Up Workday Data Sources for Adaptive Planning
  Steps: Create Workday Credentials in Adaptive Planning
  Select Workday Reports in Workday Data Sources for Adaptive Planning
Set Up a Workday External System for Drillback and Publishing Plans Set Up Workday External Systems for Adaptive Planning


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