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The Options for SAP SuccessFactors Payroll and SAP HRIS

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⇨ It’s fair to say that the adoption of cloud technologies in the HCM and Payroll arena has been slower than in other areas of business.

⇨ For some customers, it makes sense to start with Core HR and leave payroll on-premise, for others a full cloud transformation is preferable.

⇨ Below is a simple, high-level understanding of the more-popular options for SAP SuccessFactors HCM and Payroll solutions.

Historically, Human Resources was a back-of-house function with sympathetic counselors and a box of tissues at the ready. Today, HR is part of the C-Suite, often referred to as the leaders who manage a company’s most important assets, its employees.
Putting sensitive employee data in the cloud could be a barrier for customers, but reluctance is less about security– as we’ve all become familiar with storing and accessing our personal data in a cloud world – and more about understanding how day-to-day systems process, who maintains them, and the change to the organization and employee experience. Added on to that is the understanding of new licensing models and the deployment of a new front-end for HR in the cloud that leverages SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.
Whether it has been a security concern or a resistance to adopt a new procedure, protocol, or system landscape, marketplace acceptance and adoption of the new SAP SuccessFactors cloud has faced skepticism.
SAP SuccessFactors account teams and partners provide various enablement materials, including presentations, a decision tree, migration paths, and discovery questions.
There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution as each company has its own needs, drivers, protocol, and directives. Here, we take a closer look.

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