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Whitaker-Taylor at SuccessConnect 2016 Las Vegas

Sep 23, 2016 12:45:00 PM / by Angelo Van Stijn posted in SuccessFactors, SAP

What a great week we had with the Whitaker-Taylor team at SuccessConnect 2016 in Viva Las Vegas! It happened in Vegas, but we're definitely not leaving what we learned there.  

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The Most Common SAP HCM Integrations for SuccessFactors

Sep 2, 2016 2:30:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP

We are seeing more and more companies switch their talent management functionality from their SAP On-Premise system to SuccessFactors. However, at the same time, we are not seeing a big move to Employee Central. Thus, most companies are going with a hybrid approach to their HCM landscape. Core HCM functionality (such as personnel administration, organizational management, payroll, benefits, etc.) remains on-premise, whereas, their talent management suite (performance management, compensation management, learning management, etc.) is going to the cloud. This creates a situation where data must be exchanged to keep both systems in sync.

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What is SAP Fiori and How Can It Benefit My Company?

Aug 19, 2016 7:07:28 PM / by Ian Fowler posted in SAP

SAP Fiori is a relative newcomer in the SAP solution space. Fiori (Italian for flower) is the result of a partnership between SAP and Google to design a "simplified user experience" for frequently used applications. Using Fiori your company can provide more user-friendly HR processes for employees, which gives you another tool for attracting and retaining talent.

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The Benefits of Globalizing Pay Structures in SAP

Jun 6, 2016 1:13:11 PM / by Jamaal Gillison posted in SAP

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As your company grows, often the number of jobs, positions and pay scales grows exponentially. When you have employees in different cities, the HR structure of the company is so important. If you create separate pay scales for each job in various locations, then chances are you soon will find it to be an inefficient system. Here’s why—if you need to make a mass change in regards to pay scales to your job structure, you would need to individually maintain each job’s planned compensation. This process can be tedious and time consuming, especially if you are a large organization.

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4 Ways to Maximize Your SAP HCM Investment in Route to the Cloud

May 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP


I know many firms are still using On-Premise SAP HCM, and a number of you may be using on-premise for a while.  However, many are now considering moving towards SuccessFactors. Whether you plan to transition in the next few months or longer down the road, you will want to lay the groundwork for a smooth changeover.  Consider these four ways to maximize your current SAP HCM On-Premise investment in route to the cloud. 

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3 Reasons You Need an HRIS Consulting Partner

May 11, 2016 12:46:00 PM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors, SAP, HRIS, Consulting Partner Resources


Implementing, managing, and maintaining a human resources information system (HRIS) is a complex undertaking. The technology touches every person in your organization, and will profoundly affect the way your organization operates. Having the right consulting partner can make the difference between a system that helps your business succeed and a transaction tool nobody wants to use.

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7 Steps to Finding the Right SAP Partner to Support Your HR Business Needs

May 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SuccessFactors, SAP, Employee Central



The choice of an SAP implementation partner is at least as important as which software you choose. You need a human capital management platform that fits your business requirements. You also need a partner who will take the time to understand the unique way you do business.

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How to Update Multilingual Labels in SAP

Mar 16, 2016 11:32:39 AM / by Whitaker-Taylor posted in SAP

One of the most powerful functionalities in SAP is the ability to configure multiple languages. SAP provides excellent features for managing them, but in such a complex platform, it is difficult to remember how to use all of them.

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