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Four Ways to Ensure Success in Your Next SuccessFactors Performance Process

Oct 18, 2018 2:31:00 PM / by Lewis Strickland posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, SAP HCM

Whether you are planning to have discussions about your upcoming performance process or have already started the conversations, chances are it has been almost a year since the last process was kicked off. With so many other initiatives and major projects between performance cycles, it is easy for the preparation from the previous performance and goals cycle to feel like a distant memory.

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SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Integrations: HANA Cloud Integrations vs. Dell Boomi

Oct 11, 2018 12:28:00 PM / by Estephanos Mekbib posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP HCM, Dell Boomi, Hana Cloud Integration, SAP

SAP SuccessFactors uses a wide range of middleware integration tools to connect its SAP on premise applications and cloud solutions. Middleware integration tools in SuccessFactors provide runtime services for communications, integration applications and monitoring. Integration tools make application development easily accessible and user-friendly.  

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Three Steps to Successful User Adoption with Continuous Performance Management

Oct 4, 2018 1:32:00 PM / by Ryan Flynn posted in SuccessFactors, CPM, Performance and Goals, SAP, SAP HCM

A trending area of focus across industries is thought leadership surrounding the alignment and evaluation of performance. Ah yes, performance reviews. The dreaded period when employees are evaluated based on their completed work for the prior year. Employees may be unsure of how they’re progressing due to infrequent feedback, or, they are left out of the loop entirely.

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Amazing SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management & Goals Features to Try Next Cycle

Aug 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Lewis Strickland posted in Performance and Goals, SAP, SuccessFactors, Consulting Partner Resources

Whether your organization is continuously modifying their SuccessFactors performance forms or you decide to keep the same performance form template year after year, there are some small changes you can make that will have a big impact. As you begin to have your annual performance form conversations, be sure to include these 5 features below in the discussions.

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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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