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SuccessFactors: What's New This Quarter? Q4 2018

Dec 6, 2018 4:59:31 PM / by Sean Flores posted in SuccessFactors, Performance and Goals, SAP, HR, Employee Central, SAP HCM

As we inch closer to 2019, we are pleased to announce there will be no shortage of useful and beneficial updates and releases to the SAP SuccessFactors Suite. 

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SAP SuccessFactors Technical Innovations: Artificial Intelligence Implications in the HR Workspace

Nov 22, 2018 9:07:00 AM / by Estephanos Mekbib posted in SuccessFactors, Performance and Goals, SAP, HR

The evolution of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence has influenced numerous sectors of the business industry starting from the implementation of chatbots, robots, and virtual assistants to even threatening to replace the most elite consultants. But instead of being fearful, it is up to businesses and SuccessFactors HR professionals to modify Artificial Intelligence for maximum satisfaction user opportunities.

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SAP SuccessFactors & GDPR

Jan 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in Global Support Program, SuccessFactors, SAP HCM, HR, HRIS

 Is your company ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? But what exactly is the GDPR and how is SAP SuccessFactors making sure that they are compliant?

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Happy Employees - Healthy Organization With SAP JAM

Jun 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP, HR

Have you ever wondered why The Avengers movie attracted billions of viewers and became a big box-office success? If I ask you what it is that you find really interesting about the movie, I am sure you would say, “It’s great to see all the superheroes in one place collaborating as a team and fighting for the same cause!” Right?

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How to Integrate Google Maps in FIORI Application

Jun 2, 2017 11:35:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP, HR

This document explains how to integrate Google Maps on FIORI application using SAP UI 5 SDK. SAP UI5 is an open standard technology that supports with Java Script API, which is also an open standard technology used by every company.

 

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Change Management in 7 Points

May 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP, HR

The topic of change management is bound to come up in all project environments. If it doesn’t, then it should! Bring it up and ensure change management gets the spotlight. This blog will help you formalize a solid approach that will serve your project well.

 

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How Goal Execution Can Support Your Transition to Continuous Feedback

May 9, 2017 4:45:00 PM / by Lewis Strickland posted in SAP, HR

The release of the SuccessFactors Continuous Performance Management has drowned out some of the benefits of Goal Execution.

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US Overpayment Recovery Solution: Is This Solution Worth the Effort?

Apr 18, 2017 2:15:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP, HR

When I attended HR2010, I was afforded the opportunity to learn about a fairly new enhancement that was introduced with EHP4: the Overpayment Recovery Solution. This enhancement would allow customers to manage the overpayment (claims) process a little better. Clearing claims would no longer be required and a set of business rules would drive the recovery process. This seemed like a better approach than the original method. Well, not so much. Right after the conference, my client was migrating to SAP and they wanted to implement this solution. I worked on this solution for them and the outcome produced some very undesirable results. We turned this functionality off immediately and before the end of the first payroll!

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How the SuccessFactors Career Worksheet Will Help Keep Your Employees Engaged

Apr 5, 2017 2:15:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP, HR

Millennials are curious minded people. They want possibilities and want to be in control of their life. A key factor in organizations not retaining millennials is because they are uncertain about their career path. Sure, the position they are currently in may be great, but what’s next? How long do they have to wait to move up? What do they need to do to reach the next step? This doubt brings uncertainty of a future within their current company. And once that doubt takes root, employees start looking elsewhere for an organization that will provide them with that much-needed assurance.

 

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Is Your SAP ERP Still in the 90's?

Mar 28, 2017 2:00:00 PM / by Scott Burton posted in SAP, HR

Being late to the party doesn’t mean you can’t be the main attraction.

Workday caught the ERP world by surprise when they deployed Finance and Human Capital Management in the cloud. SAP answered by launching the HANA project to create a complete 21st century ERP platform.

The result of that effort is SAP S/4 HANA, launched on February 3, 2015.

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