Integrating SuccessFactors with SAP

Integrating SuccessFactors with SAPBook Details

  • Hardcover: 551 pages
  • Publisher: SAP Press; 1st edition (June 3, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1493211854
  • ISBN-13: 978-1493211852
  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 1.6 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds

Book Description

Looking to move your patchwork of HCM solutions into the cloud? Whether you’re making the jump to SuccessFactors all at once or in parts, you need to understand what deployment options are available and how to integrate SuccessFactors functionality into your HR landscape. Learn to apply prepackaged or planned integration scenarios and walk through case studies that model the use of templates and APIs. With SuccessFactors, the question isn’t what to aim for–it’s how to get there.

* Integrate SuccessFactors with SAP ERP, SAP ERP HCM, and third-party applications
* Explore SuccessFactors deployment models and best practices
* Get step-by-step instructions for using rapid-deployment solutions

Deployment models
Full cloud? Talent hybrid? Side-by-side? Examine each deployment model, its primary use case, and best practices to guide your implementation.

How can you bring SuccessFactors into your existing HCM arrangement? Explore custom templates and APIs to relaunch your HR arrangement.

Implementation details
Get step-by-step instructions for implementing specific models like Employee Central and Recruiting during full cloud and talent hybrid integrations.

* SuccessFactors
* Implementation
* Deployment
* Integration
* APIs
* Rapid-deployment solutions
* Full cloud deployment
* Talent hybrid deployment
* Side-by-side deployment

About the Authors

Venki Krishnamoorthy is a functional consultant who delivers end-to-end SuccessFactors-based cloud HCM solutions across all deployment models. Venki has done over 18 full lifecycle implementations of SAP, Employee Central, SuccessFactors Recruiting, SuccessFactors Onboarding, Performance and Goal Management, SuccessFactors Learning, SuccessFactors Succession and Development, and Nakisa for customers in the US and across the globe. Venki is an author of four SAP PRESS books and has been a speaker for SAP Insider, ASUG conferences, and SuccessFactors-facilitated online webinars.

Donna Leong-Cohen, managing director at Coeus Consulting, works closely with SAP Labs to co-develop the RDS and best practices for SuccessFactors integration/migration packages. Prior to founding Coeus, Donna worked for several years with Deloitte Consulting in their Human Capital Division. Donna has over 16 years of experience in implementing HCM global systems and business consulting specializing in HR business process transformation. She has delivered over 30+ HCM implementation projects for a broad spectrum of global and domestic clients. Her wealth of experience in the HR systems industry has augmented her ability to work with complex global organizations and across many business sectors. Donna has worked in SAP HCM for 12 years and on SuccessFactors implementations for three years. She has considerable expertise in SAP and SuccessFactors integrations and has worked very closely with SAP s rapid-deployment solutions teams to develop package solutions, as well as with customers delivering complete end-to-end solutions for on-premise and cloud HR solutions. In addition, Donna has also worked to develop the curriculum for the SAP Talent Hybrid integration course with SAP Education.

Prashanth Padmanabhan is a senior director of HCM product management at SAP and an SAP Mentor. Prior to January 2010, he was the global product manager for SAP Enterprise Learning, SAP’s Learning Management System (LMS). In that role, he was responsible for product strategy, design, roll out, and road mapping, leading a team out of the US, Germany, and India. In addition to this book, Prashanth coauthored SAP Enterprise Learning (SAP PRESS, 2009) and a self-published title, Look and Flow (Amazon, 2012).

Chinni Reddygari leads the SuccessFactors team responsible for custom integration roadmap and templates. Chinni began working as an SAP consultant, later becoming the practice director of SuccessFactors Global Cloud Integration and Extension Services practice. Chinni’s focus is in enterprise cloud services, an area he is excited to be a part of given the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead. Apart from his success in practice management, he regularly helps with pre-sales activities related to SuccessFactors integrations.

Vishnu Kandi currently heads the SuccessFactors HCM cloud integration practice and has been part of several integration implementations at SAP. He has an extensive background in enterprise-class software development, implementation, and management, and over 12 years of experience in integrations, client-server and web-based technologies. He has experience in managing development teams, as well as architecting, developing, and deploying highly scalable and available systems, acquired while working on global enterprise implementations for large and multi-national companies. Prior to joining SAP in 2005, he worked in product engineering at Itreya Technologies on WorkflowDirect and eCommunix products.

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