By Sarayu Raghavan, 29 Sep, 2016
Succession planning is one of the most powerful tools to retain the best talent yet it is often overlooked. A survey by SAP/SuccessFactors states that 63% of organizations do not have succession planning i.e. their business is running on high risk due to lack of proper succession plan.
Succession planning is a complex process which involves tracking performance, training, and development, and also ensuring that potential candidates have the required skills and competencies. This could be one of the reasons many organizations don’t implement it. However, most organizations that implement succession plans primarily focus on the top positions. This approach is short-sighted and may not give the desired benefit. Continue Reading
by Purnima Pandey & Sarayu Raghavan, 19 Sep, 2016
Ever imagined a situation wherein one employee could view the salary of another? Or worse still, if they could see the ratings of one another? Sounds alarming right! Data privacy and security are vital areas for HCM customers. As an HR practitioner, how do you ensure the privacy of data in your HCM suite? How to ensure that the right person has the right access to the right data?
All of these challenges support the need of choosing an HCM suite with robust permission settings- a Role Based Permissions (RBP) framework, like the one in SAP SuccessFactors. The RBP framework for SuccessFactors is not much different from the authorization concept in SAP.
What is RBP?
Role Based Permissions (RBP) manage the permissions in the SuccessFactors suite. Continue Reading
By Bharathi Ramamurthy, 01 Sep,2016
Technology has transformed the way we do business today and HR is no exception. But, time and again, in spite of implementing the best HRIS platforms, organizations grumble about the lower percent of user adoption and struggle to instigate effective users’ adoption.
Although we are in world where there are five generations of workforce, The “millennials” form more than half of the workforce. These young workers are more exposed to latest gadgets, social networking, and in most cases tend to live their life in the virtual world. Now the big question! Then why do we seem to meet issues around HRIS adoption? (Fun Fact: Not even 5% of employee population use the HRIS to its full capacity). The reasons could be plenty, but to name a few – Continue Reading