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October 27, 2020
How SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll Brings Simplicity to Global Payroll Management

Paying a global workforce is becoming increasingly complex. Payroll administrators have to balance compliance requirements for multiple locations and shifting workforce trends, all whilst ensuring fast, accurate, and safe payments. Without an efficient and flexible solution, your corporation faces rising payroll processing costs and lower engagement. Your HR department also misses out on the opportunity […]

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October 2, 2020
Key Resources for the SAP SuccessFactors 2H 2020 Release

The SuccessFactors second half (2H) 2020 release is scheduled for deployment in Preview data centres on 16th October and Production on 20th November. Finding the relevant information can be challenging at times, these are the key resources SAP provides, so make sure you have access to the SAP SuccessFactors Customer Community for all the information […]

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September 24, 2020
Leverage SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals for Enterprise Success

Performance Management, Goal Management, 360° Reviews, & Calibration For an enterprise to catapult to the top of its industry, it must have the right people in place at critical turning points. When corporate organisations leverage SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals to steer their employees in the right direction, those employees will have everything in place […]

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September 7, 2020
How SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and Onboarding benefits your business

Recruiting and onboarding the right staff is pivotal to any business for ongoing growth and success, but for many businesses, the recruiting and onboarding processes can also come with headaches of their own. The SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting module is designed to eliminate the latter and enhance the former, making the whole process that much easier for everyone concerned. […]

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August 27, 2020
Lessons Learnt from Implementing SuccessFactors Onboarding 2.0

When I started implementing SuccessFactors Onboarding 2.0 late in 2019 it was very new, only just General Availability and no customers were live as yet. There were definitely a few speed bumps as consultants and customers navigated through this new product! Here’s what I learnt along the way, which I hope will make for a […]

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August 13, 2020
SAP CPI and SAP SuccessFactors Monitoring EP02: The one where CPI writes logs to Execution Manager

This blog post originally appeared in the SAP Community on 12/08/2020. Discovery Consulting was recently involved in the global SAP SuccessFactors Implementation Design Principles (IDP) workshop on SAP SuccessFactors Integration patterns. Our practice of logging the results of SAP CPI iFlows into SAP SuccessFactors Execution Manager was picked up by the group as a potential […]

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July 29, 2020
SAP SuccessFactors Core HR - Employee Central, Employee Central Payroll, Time & Attendance

The undeniable benefits of SAP SuccessFactors Core HR components Organisations and workforces all around the world are undergoing more change and upheaval than ever before. Leading businesses are expertly managing the evolving landscape with the help of some very smart tools. What’s the number one tool in their toolkits? Without a doubt, it’s SAP SuccessFactors Core […]

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June 23, 2020
Using SAP Fieldglass to Set Up Your External Workforce Management

What Is External Workforce Management? The external workforce is revolutionising the way business gets done. While once upon a time there needed to be an in-house department or — at the very least — an in-house specialist required to handle each role, this has not proved cost-effective. This results in rigid business structures, out of which expansion […]

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May 26, 2020
Should You Make the Switch to SuccessFactors Onboarding 2.0?

The long-awaited SuccessFactors Onboarding 2.0 was released in the last quarter of 2019 and being “lucky” enough to have a client keen and willing to implement immediately, I’ve been able to explore the solution in detail. While it’s a step forward in user experience, there's a lot more to consider, here’s the key points that […]

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May 18, 2020
How to help employees build resilience

The current work scenario for a vast majority of employees around the world is one of constant change and uncertainty. Under circumstances that require high levels of pressure, acute mental execution, and the ability to shift focus constantly without losing track of activities, one of the most critical skills that companies are seeking to promote […]

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May 6, 2020
Before You Start Your Cloud HR Implementation

Best Practices Before You Start Your Cloud HR Implementation For those looking to modernise HR administration and control, migrating from legacy HR management systems to a comprehensive cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution may be the best approach.  Integrating cloud HR with your overall digital strategy will help align your HR processes with your business objectives in […]

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March 6, 2020
What is HXM?: Nurturing Employee Experience and Engagement

During the Annual SuccessConnect Conference in September 2019, SAP SuccessFactors announced the release of HXM (Human Experience Management), an all-new experience-based interface for the HCM (Human Capital Management) software suite. During the opening keynote, SAP SuccessFactors President Greg Tomb pointed out that it was time CEOs understood the experience of their employees, and that HXM […]

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February 14, 2020
SAP CPI and Successfactors Monitoring EP01: The one with the Execution Manager Dashboard

Being fairly new to the SAP CPI space, I usually am a bit more careful just to ensure our clients get not only the solutions they want but the solutions they need (don’t we all?). In which case it would be appropriate to mention how exasperating it has been on my end to provide them with an integration solution which shows them what they really need to see.

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January 31, 2020
CPA Australia - Case Study

In 2015, after adopting a new payroll solution, CPA Australia released a tender for a new technology partner to implement a human resources management solution built on SAP SuccessFactors. Discovery Consulting (Discovery) was chosen as the most suitable partner. Discovery worked extensively with CPA Australia from the outset, to understand its requirements, current situation, and […]

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November 26, 2019
It'll be alright… is not all-right for Employee Health and Safety

A few weeks ago, I started a new role where I am responsible for the go-to-market of an Employee Health and Safety app on the SAP App Centre. Having worked in Cloud HR and Payroll for nearly 20 years, I thought I had a reasonable idea about WHS (Workplace Health and Safety). It was quickly […]

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