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Workstation – Workday Integration

Last Updated August 22, 2023

Brief Overview

Workday is an American on‑demand (cloud-based) financial management, human capital management, and Student information system software vendor.

Requires admin configuration

This integration requires configuration from your organization's WalkMe admin. If you're the admin, see the Configure an App in Workday for Workstation section of this article for instructions.

Use Cases

Search for colleagues and access their Workday profile from Workstation.

Organization Chart

  1. Using the 'Team' button, open the organization chart
  2. Click on the employees in the chart to display their details, manager, and team members
  3. Copy or send email

Security Overview

All Workstation requests are protected by a JWT validation. 

Read more about Workstation's integration security and Workstation's Enterprise Search.

  1. Sign in into Workday with an admin access user.
  2. Search for “Register API Client” in the search bar.

  1. Enter the Register API Client task that was found in the search.
  2. In the Register API Client, start filling the fields according to the following-

Field Value
Client Name workstation
Client Grant Type Authorization Code Grant
Assertion Verification None of the above
Access Token Type Bearer
Allow Access to All System Users Yes
Redirection URI
Non-Expiring Refresh Tokens Yes
Scope (Functional Areas) Workday REST API ->
  • Organizations and Roles
  • Staffing
  • Time Off and Leave
Include Workday Owned Scope Yes
  1. Click OK to register the API client.
    • Don't close the page after doing so, since the Client Secret is only visible once.
  2. Copy 5 parameters from this screen - 
    1. Client ID
    2. Client Secret 
    3. Workday REST API Endpoint
    4. Token Endpoint
    5. Authorization Endpoint
  3. Click Done.
  4. Login to the WalkMe Console to configure the parameters copied from Workday 
  5. To view this API client in the future, search for 'View API Clients' and access that report-

Installing Workday on Workstation

  1. Enable the app in Console.

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