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Brian Levine
Real User
IT Director, Corporate Systems at a retailer
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

The Admin Tools functionality in Employee Central is great. For a technical/functional associate within our IT team, we can accomplish many.

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to implementing SuccessFactors, we had nowhere to go for a single snapshot of our entire company. Today, we have our entire North America,... more»

What needs improvement?

I think the integration methods can be more user-friendly. SuccessFactors modules must become more integrated than they are today, Concur,... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We had no specific HR system. Employee data was housed in the payroll system and not available to anyone outside of HR Payroll. Performance... more»

What other advice do I have??

I would make sure they do their homework on an implementation partner, as that can make all the difference in the world. I would make sure that... more»
Rosario Troise
Real User
Founder at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Jun 18 2017

What is most valuable?

A. SAP is making a firm commitment to creating a new single unified platform for every app it owns, based on the top of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can design a “quick & dirty solution” or “very complex services”, we can manage small enterprise projects (in... more»

What needs improvement?

Employee Central made an incredible improvement, but still is behind the SAP HCM “On Prem” solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

a. Price is based on: Number of users and number of modules. Other companies like Oracle or Cornestone are very... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

a. 10 years ago we used SABA, due to a cut costing program they moved all the developers from US to India, the result... more»

What other advice do I have??

Invest the right time on Employee Central, looking for a competent partner with a proven experience on real projects.
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HrSoluti487c
Real User
Hr Solution Architect at a mining and metals company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

Comp and Recruitment: They really bring value for the managers and cost savings to HR. They are the easiest to use... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There are top management recruitments where Recruitment has been utilized without using external recruiters.

What needs improvement?

LMS, the admin tool, is quite complex and requires a lot of admin work. The admin tool in LMS is a ‘system inside... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

The most important is of course what systems you are able to implement (aggressive or less aggressive implementation)... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We previously used SAP HR. The most important reasons for changing the system were user experience, data visibility... more»

What other advice do I have??

You don’t need be an expert in this tool area but you should consider carefully, what is your company’s target? Shall... more»
HcmTeamLb002
Real User
Hcm Team Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

SF Learning and Employee Central are the most valuable modules in my experience. SF Learning is a key element in making... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables active talent development by the employees, instead of driven by HR.

What needs improvement?

I would like more functionality in time registration, calculation and payroll.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Don’t go for the traditional implementation approach with remote/offshore consulting. Use an experienced implementation... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were using SAP Talent and Taleo. We switched to SF because of the SAP/SF roadmap strategy and insufficient... more»

What other advice do I have??

Choose an implementation partner wisely for the long term. One who has a proven record in SF implementations and... more»
projectm17eb
Consultant
Technical Leader at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Jan 17 2017

What is most valuable?

The flexibility to scale the classroom sessions and its ability to make real-time availability of all the sessions are valuable features of this... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped us in saving costs because the guys can see the availability of the classes as to what time it is scheduled or what time it is... more»

What needs improvement?

It has offered all the flexibility and customization that we were looking for in a product. However, a couple of improvements can be carried out... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

There was a phase in which the customer had to identify which product suits them the best. There were three to four products that were evaluated... more»

What other advice do I have??

SuccessFactors is a great product. It offers a lot of flexibility, customization, integration and disintegration points as well. These are the... more»
SapSucce69c1
Real User
Sap Success Factors Learning Consultant at a recruiting/HR firm with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

SuccessFactors includes a variety of talent solutions, core HR, collaboration tools and workforce analytics. One of the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides easier access to corporate learning contents and advanced tracking possibilities.

What needs improvement?

SuccessFactors LMS generally is not a financial system. However, some of the clients previously asked for more advanced... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Be prepared for price surprises. It’s quite expensive. However, once you have maintained and started utilizing it... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Previously, we used SAP ERP. Then we jumped into the cloud world.

What other advice do I have??

Work on requirements. Clear vision will simplify the roadmap. Prepare your master data if any. Start with easy... more»
Bhupesh Chaurasia
Real User
Managing Partner at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Sep 25 2016

What is most valuable?

It covers the entire employee lifecycle with a simple-to-use UI. It is modular in terms of implementing it and fits... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have implemented this for our customers and the areas where they have realized the values are employee engagement... more»

What needs improvement?

SAP needs to add more power to its built-in analytics capability as part of the product. Faster time to market for... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Pricing and subscriptions are very competitive and at the same time give clients a lot of flexibility to make their own... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Our clients have been using multiple systems, which caused issues such as the time and cost for managing multiple... more»

What other advice do I have??

* Have very clear objectives linked and aligned with your business goal. * Have all stakeholders aligned and... more»
Shanker Duraibabu
Consultant
SAP SuccessFactors Center of Excellence at Wipro technologies Ltd
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are: * Provisioning * Job scheduling * Competency library import and export * Bulk employee... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved the way our organization functions as follows: * It has a pre-configured master tenant which can run... more»

What needs improvement?

The integration with Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll needs improvement as the client is still considering... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

If you are deploying SuccessFactors for the first time, the first step is to get clarity from the implementation team... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I have used the following solutions: * Adrenalin ERP: I have used this as a process owner. It is average, with limited... more»

What other advice do I have??

For enterprises, spend time choosing a product for its suitability as per your business process. Customization is... more»
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