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Have the right people in the right roles with succession and development planning tools

Build a workforce that’s highly engaged and cultivate a strong talent pipeline.  

  • Identify employee competency and skill levels
  • Find hidden talent through company-wide talent searches
  • Assess the risk and impact of key talent loss
  • Recognize top (and bottom) performers accurately

Develop employees to keep them engaged and help them grow

Help employees expand their skill set and advance their career with ongoing employee development.

  • Engage in frequent dialogue and provide employees with ongoing feedback
  • Accelerate employee development with intelligent mentoring programs and leadership development plans
  • Empower employees to proactively explore career paths, assess readiness, and address gaps
  • Explore “good fit” role recommendations to find positions that match employees’ skills and interests

Drive better business outcomes

Optimize succession planning and leverage other talent management processes.

  • Link employee development initiatives with performance-related goals 
  • Close talent gaps with career paths that link to learning activities
  • Inform recruiting plans and proactively identify potential open roles
  • Measure the effectiveness of your succession planning strategy

See SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development in action

Develop future leaders

See how you can enable employees to create meaningful development plans that align with their skills and career aspirations.

Assess employee potential and provide guidance for success

See how you can build a strong talent pipeline and provide employees with the on-going guidance they need to grow.

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SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals

Evaluate and recognize top talent, align your strategies and goals, and continuously improve workforce performance.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning

Provide personalized, collaborative, and readily-available training for your entire workforce.

SAP Enable Now

Create and deliver engaging training content and documentation to boost employee performance, user adoption, and the learner experience.

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Partner Ecosystem

Get the service and support you need to meet your enterprise goals by working with SAP SuccessFactors solution partners.


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SAP Store

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Expert services and support

Get the support you need to expertly run, use, and maintain your SAP SuccessFactors solutions.

Service offerings

Drive innovation, accelerate your migration to the cloud, and simplify your digital HR transformation with services and support offerings from SAP.

Support offerings

Rely on proactive, predictive, and preventive support across all deployment options and use new technologies to realize your business goals quickly. 

Training and Enablement

Achieve your strategic goals with the right knowledge and employee experience.

Train where it suits you best

Training courses are available at select SAP offices, your own location, and online to meet your needs and preferences.

Empower your team

Role-based training equips your team with the knowledge needed to adopt and optimize SAP solutions quickly and effectively.

Access the latest resources

Comprehensive, up-to-date resources are available when you need them by accessing SAP Learning Hub with a subscription.

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