Whitaker-Taylor Insights

Simplify Your SAP Mobile Development and Be HR’s Hero

Mar 21, 2017 2:00:00 PM / by Shyla Kadipikonda posted in SAP, HR, Fiori

People in your organization want simple, useful apps that help them get their work done anytime and anywhere. The tools you give them impact how employees feel about their work and your organization.

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How SAP Splash and Build Accelerates Fiori Development

Mar 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM / by Amruthnag Geddada posted in SAP, HR

SAP Fiori provides a responsive design environment for applications across all devices on a single code base. It is the same platform SAP uses for S/4 HANA and other enterprise applications, but you can use it to design the kind of simple, useful apps that help your people get things done anytime and anywhere. Fiori offers a responsive design to provide a seamless experience on any device.

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How SAP Custom Cumulation Wage Types Solved a Mid-Year Merger Problem in 401(K) Processing

Mar 7, 2017 2:00:00 PM / by David Zhou posted in SAP, HRIS, Payroll

When one of my clients acquired another company in the middle of a fiscal year, it presented me a new challenge in not only helping them manage a new 401(K) cumulation and reporting process but also maintaining their current method. I want to share what I learned and the solution I implemented for the situation.

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How to Adapt Your Onboarding Program for the Connected Employee

Feb 28, 2017 2:00:00 PM / by Trishla Prasad posted in SuccessFactors

Onboarding applications for business have had a big impact on organizations that use them well. Companies that have comprehensive onboarding programs perform better, have more productive workforces, and enjoy lower turnover than their competitors.

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Are You Ready for Next Generation Performance Management?

Feb 21, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Trishla Prasad posted in SuccessFactors

Human capital management pros have been trying to “fix” performance and goal management for decades, with little success. The drumbeat for doing away with annual reviews reached a fever pitch when, by the end of 2015, 6% or more of Fortune 500 companies abolished their yearly evaluations.

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How to Prevent Retro Pay Errors in SAP Payroll

Feb 15, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by David Zhou posted in SuccessFactors

Automatic calculation of retro pay is a welcome cost and time saver—until it isn’t. I have seen the effects when an unsuspecting user updates a non-payroll infotype only to be surprised when payroll recalculates for multiple periods or even years.

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Quick look at SuccessFactors Q1 2017 Release

Feb 8, 2017 10:06:21 AM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors

With the SAP SuccessFactors Q1 2017 Release around the corner, companies can expect to enhance customer experience, bridge functionality gaps and broaden their base with new, exciting features.

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Overcome These 3 Challenges in Compensation Management

Feb 6, 2017 11:06:07 AM / by Trishla Prasad posted in SuccessFactors

Compensation pros face many challenges, some of which can make or break an organization. Among them are alignment to business goals, managing risks, and employee communications.

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Updates to SAP I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

Jan 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Aparna Samudrala posted in SuccessFactors, SAP HCM

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9). Employers we authorized to use the existing form until January 21, 2017. Effective January 22, 2017, employers must use the new version of Form I-9.

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Dealing with Pre-booking Errors in SAP Personnel Administration

Jan 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM / by Jamaal Gillison posted in SuccessFactors, SAP HCM

When you maintain employee master data in SAP, you may encounter an error that reads Pre-booking exists for personnel number. We will show you how to solve this problem in a few minutes, even if it involves a large number of records. We will also show you how to prevent it from happening again.

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