Learn how organizations can effectively navigate the complex integration landscape and effectively connect their business systems to make data available where needed in a timely manner. Understand what tools are available for integration, which are being used in different scenarios, and whether they can meet integration needs for on-premise or cloud-resident data. Examine how members of the SAPinsider community are meeting their integration challenges, and discover what skillsets and technologies are being used to gain the most benefit. 


  1. TIBCO

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  2. SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment: The Complete Integration Guide (Chapter 2)

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    In her new insiderBOOK, author Rinky Karthik explores available internal and cross-module integrations within SAP SuccessFactors BizX, built-in integration with third-party vendors (such as FADV), and configuration tips to integrate with social platforms. In addition, she leans on her many years of project expertise to provide little-known tips and tricks. In this excerpt, you get…...…
  3. Integration Setup for a Core Hybrid SAP ERP HCM Solution

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    Learn how to configure the integration between SuccessFactors Employee Central and SAP ERP HCM to set up SAP’s core hybrid HR solution. Key Concept In SAP’s core hybrid solution, SuccessFactors Employee Central on the cloud is set up as the system of records for employee master data and talent management, while the SAP ERP Central…...…
  4. Working with Mappings in SAP HANA Cloud Integration

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    See how to use SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) to model the invocation of mappings in order to map fields between different message formats. You apply the mapping step in your integration flow and use the mapping editor to graphically assign fields of different message formats to each other. Key Concept SAP HANA Cloud…...…
  5. Invoking an OData Service with SAP HANA Cloud Integration

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    See how to use SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) to model the invocation of an external Open Data Protocol (OData) service. You apply the Request-Reply step in your integration flow and use the Query Editor to generate the URI for the actual OData invocation. Key Concept Several best practices have been developed for the…...…
  6. Your First SAP HCI Integration Flow

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    Volker Stiehl shows how to use SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) to model custom-specific integration flows. He introduces the underlying integration framework, Apache Camel, to help you understand how to work with message headers, properties, and the actual message payload. Key Concept SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) comes with predefined integration content that…...…
  7. Application Integration in a Cloud-Connected World

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    The growing use of cloud technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating integration challenges for many companies. This article takes a close look at four integration scenarios, including how to access backend systems from cloud applications, how to securely manage digital assets, and integrating connectivity into the business process. This content is available…
  8. Know Your HR Integration Options: Q&A with Venki Krishnamoorthy and Vishnu Kandi on SuccessFactors and Your On-Premise Systems

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    Finance organizations in every industry are looking at re-thinking long-standing processes and business models to compete in a dynamic, connected world in which a traditional 30-day close no longer passes muster. A static finance function is too slow and too rigid to stay on top of constant innovations in cloud, mobile, social, big data, and…