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Simplify your move from on-premise to cloud HCM

We’ll help make your migration of human capital management (HCM) software to the cloud as straightforward as possible.

Plan your migration of SAP SuccessFactors solutions with expert help

We offer a migration program that helps existing customers of the SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM) solution expedite and simplify migration to our cloud-based SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management Suite (SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite). The program offers specialised tools, assets, and services that make the journey smooth and straightforward.  

The program significantly enhances our solutions to meet your needs based on customer feedback, including investments in:

  • Enhanced core HR with improved configurability and localisation
  • A time management solution that delivers advanced time and attendance capabilities
  • Accelerated payroll innovation in the cloud
  • Streamlined data integration between on-premise and cloud solutions

Why SAP SuccessFactors solutions?

SAP SuccessFactors solutions provide comprehensive global HR management functionality. They empower individuals to reach their full potential at work while strengthening the connection between HR and business operations. Ultimately, this helps you create a sustainable workforce and profitable business. 

The time for HR digital transformation is now

With the future-ready, employee-centric SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite, you can:​

  • Increase employee engagement and productivity by delivering
    individualised experiences that empower and motivate your people​
  • Manage the complexity of ever-changing global and local
    regulations with proven best practices and intelligent technology​
  • Maximise the ROI on your HR and people investments with the
    power of SAP and our robust partner ecosystem​

Build a business case for migrating to SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Elevate your core HR and payroll operations with innovative cloud solutions

Take your core HR, time management, and payroll operations to the next level with SAP SuccessFactors solutions.

Top 10 reasons to move to the cloud with SAP SuccessFactors solutions

Discover the top benefits of migrating from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions.

Considerations for migrating SAP ERP HCM Payroll

Avoid the large-scale rip and replace effort of a new payroll implementation by migrating the investments you’ve already made in SAP ERP HCM Payroll to the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll solution.

Why shift to a cloud-based HR strategy?

Based on a 2022 research report from PwC, organisations are reaping the benefits of moving their core HR to the cloud.​


improved productivity​.


increased employee engagement.


improved data security.


saved money.

Don’t just take our word for it – hear from customers of SAP SuccessFactors solutions

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Reviews have been edited to account for errors and readability.

Start your migration with tools and services from SAP

You can shorten your time to value, enable long-term adoption, and achieve strategic business goals in your journey from SAP ERP HCM to the cloud.

Take the fast route to deployment success with offerings included in your subscription

Accelerate your time to initial value and solution adoption goals

With embedded launch activities included in your subscription, get enabled to understand the essential components of your SAP SuccessFactors solution before starting your deployment project, so you can focus on delivering results instead of reinventing what’s already been done.  Benefit from a wide range of resources to support your project planning and launch activities:

  • Listen to role-based recordings on a variety of deployment topics and access tools and templates that help you prepare effectively
  • Familiarize yourself with your new solution with a preconfigured demo environment that is enriched with sample data
  • Get valuable adoption insights by tracking process-specific adoption metrics and user- enablement metrics

Facilitate cloud adoption across your enterprise

SAP Enterprise Support, cloud editions for SAP SuccessFactors includes powerful foundational elements that are already embedded in every cloud solution from SAP at no additional fee to enable your HR transformation journey. The capabilities of SAP Enterprise Support, cloud editions, include:

  • Get expert guidance through SAP Enterprise Support value maps and during mission-critical situations
  • Build competency and expand skills easily with the SAP Enterprise Support Academy program
  • Access tools, reports, and services to unlock the business value of existing investments for faster innovation
  • Get real-time support at the speed you expect for whatever issues arise, regardless of your deployment scenario
  • Administer cloud environments effectively with our advanced cloud-based tool for application lifecycle management (ALM)

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SAP Human Experience Management Movement (SAP HXM Movement) is a program that helps customers of on-premise SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM) 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 customer migration from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions by eliminating product gaps, increasing organisational 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, SAP HXM Movement is designed to support you in every stop along the way.

  • What are some tools, assets, and services available to help me in my journey to SAP SuccessFactors solutions?
  • 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 for SAP SuccessFactors solutions to help make it easier for you to understand best practices in moving 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 recognise 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 about through direct customer feedback.

Upgrade2Success was our previous program for existing on-premise customers of SAP ERP HCM, and SAP HXM Movement is an evolution of this. The new program builds on the old program with 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.

SAP HXM Movement is an investment to help our existing customers of SAP ERP HCM 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 to meet the challenges of the modern world and 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 SAP HXM Movement is helping ensure that you 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 enable best practice-based processes. This will help 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 localisation, 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 programmes 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 customers of 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, 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 that customers have told us they need filled to support the cloud journey.


RISE with SAP for HXM is about helping you 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. You 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.

  • Migrations from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors solutions using SAP HXM Movement streamline project implementations for customer success.
  • HR data migrations to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central utilise best-practice content, such as our implementation design principles.
  • Data migrations for SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central utilise tools, such as “Infoporter”.
  • Tools, services, and guides are provided to speed up implementations of SAP SuccessFactors solutions involving migrations from SAP ERP HCM.
  • 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 upgrade from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite.

Yes, our SAP SuccessFactors readiness check tool provides detailed insights into customers existing SAP ERP HCM landscapes including: functionality implemented, degree of customisation, number of interfaces, existing data footprint, and much more. See more information in this blog post.

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