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Move from on premise to cloud HCM with SAP HXM

Migrate your legacy SAP ERP HCM system to the cloud-based SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) Suite – and support your workforce in a rapidly changing world. Let us help make your cloud HCM migration as easy as possible in a way only SAP can.

Why shift to a cloud-based HR strategy?

Based on a 2020 research report from Oxford Economics, organizations around the globe are reaping the benefits of moving to a cloud-based HR strategy. 

*Source: Leaders 2020 research report from Oxford Economics

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SAP Human Experience Management Movement (SAP HXM Movement) is a program that helps on-premise SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM) customers move to human experience management solutions from SAP. This program is a commitment by SAP to help our customers get the most value from your investment in SAP ERP HCM and help you innovate by moving to SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite. We have products, guides, tools, and an ecosystem of partners to help. We aim to provide guidance and transparency into our HXM vision. We have a significant product investment strategy based on customer feedback to enhance and create capabilities across core HR, time management, and payroll to meet the needs of our customers. We support SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions customer migration by eliminating product gaps, increasing organizational readiness, and providing transitional steps to make the move.

Whether you are taking your first step toward HR digital transformation or you have already started your journey, the SAP HXM Movement program is designed to support you in every stop along the way.

  • SAP provides standard tools, such as the Infoporter tool, to make it easier to move employee data from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions.
  • We have an entire ecosystem of partners who have built innovation solutions to make it easier to migrate.
  • We have detailed Implementation Design Principles to help make it easier for you to understand best practices to move to the cloud.
  • We are focused on supporting your journey by providing leading integrations across our entire product portfolio (SAP ERP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite), as we recognize that we will have hybrid customers for a while and want to make it as easy as possible.
  • We provide services for SAP SuccessFactors solutions to help with the journey.
  • We have a board-approved four pillar product investment strategy to fill current gaps that we have heard from direct customer feedback.

Upgrade2Success (U2S) was our previous program for existing SAP ERP HCM on-premise customers and the SAP HXM Movement program is an evolution of U2S. This new program builds on the old program with a significant additional focus and investment to improve the product to meet the needs of our existing customers. Our ultimate goal is to reach functional parity with SAP ERP HCM, and this program allows us to do it faster. We have current customers who want to move to the cloud but, due to their complex needs, there may be gaps in functionality. This program is intended to meet the needs of our customers and help you expedite the move to the cloud with SAP SuccessFactors solutions. The investment is in addition to existing product enhancement plans.

The entire SAP HXM Movement program is an investment to help our existing SAP ERP HCM customers achieve business success. No one knows our existing customers better than us, and this program is designed to help you move to the latest cloud technology designed to meet the challenges of the modern world while meeting the expectations of the modern workforce.

We know there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to move to the cloud, and many customers will continue to have hybrid models. A key piece of our commitment with the SAP HXM Movement program is designed to help ensure our customers can migrate at a pace that is most beneficial to your business needs while safeguarding existing investments. A core pillar of our investment includes an effort to streamline data integration for hybrid customers in order to ensure best-in-class processes. This will help our customers who are moving to the cloud in a step-by-step approach to be as successful as possible.

The product investments included in SAP HXM Movement build on our existing capabilities with accelerated innovation in these mission-critical areas. This includes enhanced core HR with improved configurability and localization, streamlined data integration between on-premise and cloud solutions, SAP SuccessFactors Time Tracking (a cloud-based solution that delivers advanced time and attendance capabilities), and accelerated payroll innovation in the cloud.

We have multiple programs to help you address digital transformation to meet you wherever you are in your journey for HR alone or for HR and ERP.

SAP HXM Movement is our specific program for existing SAP ERP HCM customers to help you move to the cloud regardless of what is happening with the rest of your ERP landscape. This includes tools to simplify the steps, best practice content to guide you, services for SAP SuccessFactors solutions to help, and a robust ecosystem to meet additional needs. We also have a massive product investment across four key areas (core HR, suite integration, time management, and payroll) to cover gaps customers have told us they need filled to support the cloud journey.

RISE with SAP for HXM is about helping organizations accelerate your people transformation while providing a solid foundation for ongoing digital transformation. The RISE with SAP offering combines the power of SAP S/4HANA and SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite and is relevant when transforming ERP and HR. Customers can choose from three packages that can be included with your enterprise transformation, bringing together the solutions and services needed to modernize your people strategy at the pace that works for you.

  • SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solution migrations streamline project implementations for customer success.
  • HR data migrations to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central utilize best-practice content, such as our Implementation Design Principals.
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central data migrations utilize tools, such as Infoporter.
  • Tools, services, and guides are provided to speed up SAP SuccessFactors solution implementations coming from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions.
  • Our experts can help you understand how SAP SuccessFactors solutions help you along your journey and why cloud HR is important for your business success.
  • Our experts can help you build a business case and understand the business benefits of your SAP ERP HCM upgrade to SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite.
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