Build the Workforce of Tomorrow using SAP SuccessFactors Succession Planning

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


Best Practices to Manage SuccessFactors Role Based Permissions

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


Leverage Neeyamo’s expertise in getting the right SuccessFactors’ upgrades

by Tanya Gupta & Sarayu Raghavan, Aug 25, 2016

As an existing SAP SuccessFactors Customer, you must be aware of the SAP SuccessFactors Quarterly Releases.  You cannot afford to ignore them as it allows you to make most of new trends in HR. Most New Release features are Opt in – meaning customers have to enable them in the system. Some features are pushed to the customer whereas some other major features will need the Implementation or Support Partner to Step in.  But as an HR Practitioner, few major predicaments that you face are –

  • Will this add value to my current HR Processes?
  • Is the update worth the cost and time and is change management going to be complex?
  • Will the upgrade disrupt the existing configurations?

The role of the implementation and support partner is critical here – Functionally and Technically. They should be able to evaluate and determine whether an upgrade to your SuccessFactors system is beneficial.

In this blog post, we would walk you through some recent upgrades that Neeyamo has performed for its customers and the value Continue Reading