Nasdaq-listed Workday, a provider of cloud-based financial management and human resources software, has signed deals with two SA-headquartered companies since setting up shop in the country in February, says country head Zuko Mdwaba. The names of the two companies were not disclosed. Prior to the company’s launch in SA, Workday already serviced about 250 companies in the country — mostly subsidiaries of global groups such as Unilever and IBM, as well as Johannesburg-headquartered Dimension Data, said Mdwaba, who was previously country head of SAS. Partly through partnerships with Deloitte, PwC and one other third-party, the company was targeting large organisations in SA’s private sector for the time being, he said at Workday’s Johannesburg offices. Forbes recently ranked Workday number two on its list of the world’s most innovative companies. The 13-year-old company’s 2,300 clients include Bank of America, Netflix, Amazon, and Tesla. Workday’s shares have gained 35% so far in 2018....

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