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Align human resource planning with business goals

Model current and future talent demand,  enhance your workforce mix, and be ready with the right people and skills at the right time and cost.

Gain meaningful insight to reduce critical resource gaps. The SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Planning solution provides intelligence on the future impact of workforce decisions, reduces risk, and helps create the workforce you need to drive results.

  • Cloud deployment
  • Strategic workforce planning tools
  • Operational headcount planning
  • Financial modeling and impact analysis

Key Benefits

Align guidelines with budgets

Create headcount plans and enable managers to cascade them to additional departments or cost centers by creating subplans.

Gain visibility into workforce plans

Know what the hiring forecast looks like so you can plan accordingly and be proactive with your hiring processes.

Develop strategies and analyze their impact

Build what-if scenarios from what-if analysis; quantify outcomes; and compare the financial results of hiring, development, and talent retention strategies.

Key Features

Strategic workforce planning

  • View, assess, and design your workforce to support your business strategy
  • Create demand and internal supply forecasts and identify gaps across critical roles
  • Identify and analyze risks, develop strategies, and model projected impact and costs

Operational headcount planning

  • Support continuous headcount planning and forecasting to respond faster to changing business conditions
  • Eliminate spreadsheet-based planning and empower managers to revise and refine plans
  • Cascade subplans to cost centers and other departments and automatically update your core HR system

Financial modeling and impact analysis

  • Model potential changes to compensation planning and benefits, use of contractors, and other workforce scenarios
  • Improve cost controls and forecast accuracy
  • Bring data into one place for better visibility and understand the fiscal impact of workforce plan changes to the business

Technical Information

This product is deployed in the cloud and is available as software as a service (SaaS), so you can access your software from any Web browser.


Optimize configuration of SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Planning with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Planning with your existing IT landscape.

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