SuccessFactors Continues to Deliver Updates to its BizX Suite

Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:00am EST

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.,  Feb. 14, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, an 
SAP AG  (NYSE: SAP) company and leader in cloud-based business execution
software, today announced several key updates to its leading HR portfolio,
SuccessFactors'  Business Execution (BizX) Suite. With these updates,
SuccessFactors and SAP are creating an unmatched comprehensive human capital
management (HCM) solution by leveraging the cloud and talent management DNA of
SuccessFactors to drive global HR efficiency and empower employees to manage
their careers.  


The Latest Updates

* New Capabilities for SuccessFactors Employee Central

* SuccessFactors Employee Central  continues to expand its global capabilities
in 12 new countries, with Cloud Payroll available for 20 countries. With these
new features, SuccessFactors Employee Central strengthens its position as one of
the most "glocalized" cloud core HR solutions for today's businesses, providing
an intuitive user experience and global efficiency fine-tuned to help meet local
* Additionally, for SAP customers, an add-on for integration of SuccessFactors
Employee Central integration to SAP Business Suite software for employee
mini-master data integration, including Cloud Payroll, is generally available.
This package integrates employee, job, work contract and payroll data between
SuccessFactors Employee Central and the enterprise resource planning (ERP)
application SAP ERP.

* SAP Jam Social Software Platform Adds Expert Mentoring, Forums and Improved
Content Creation Capabilities

* Expert mentoring provides support and guidance to help shorten learning
curves, expand subject matter expertise quickly and develop future leaders.
Employees can invite a broad group of mentees to a single group while creating
private folders for each mentee to deliver one-on-one coaching, post documents
and create or share videos.  
* New forum capabilities capture the collective wisdom of the group and turn
ideas into results. This feature helps foster employee and partner innovation,
drive interactions and feedback on new HR programs or benefits and highlight
subject matter experts who can deliver key insight to the organization.
Additionally, internal and external participants can post questions and answers,
as well as share, discuss and rank ideas.  
* Enhanced document management capabilities increase the velocity of content
creation and compliance for HR strategy development, new program planning and
communications and building cross-division summary reports for management, with
built-in editing, folder URLs and controls for content monitoring and usage.

* Extended Features for BizX Suite

* Updates to  SuccessFactors Learning  eases learning planning and
administration with a new training and budgeting planner while adding
flexibility with e-commerce subscriptions that allow customers to offer its
users learning bundles at a fixed price for a given period of time. Better
support for learning on-the-go is now included with exams enabled for iPad.  
* Updates to  SuccessFactors Succession  increases visibility into existing
talent pools and identifies potential gaps with new out-of-the-box Succession
Dashboards, which include the customizable ad hoc report builder. An expanded
position management framework adds custom fields for staffing requirements,
effective-dated historical views for future planning and more precise permission
controls for outlining employee responsibilities.  
* New features to the  SuccessFactors Compensation  solution simplify the
process by enabling customers to optimize budgets and add flexibility to
administration with the new ability to bulk print compensation statements and
tailor printing for certain geographies or to run as separate files.  
* Now available for all customers,  SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics  helps
improve decision-making with SuccessFactors  Headlines, a tool that pushes
custom workforce insights to non-technical HR and business managers, providing
real-time insight into the performance of their workforce.

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