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Human Capital Management

By understanding what employees need, how they work, and what motivates them, you can put people at the heart of your HR strategy.

HXM: The evolution of HCM software

The SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) Suite builds on our market-leading cloud HCM software to help you elevate your employee experiences.

Redefine employee experience by better understanding needs and wants to ensure everyone in your organisation feels connected, supported, and empowered.

Support your employees wherever and however they need to work – with global solutions for core HR, payroll, time tracking, benefits admin, and HR service delivery.

Adapt quickly to fluctuating talent needs – with powerful HR software for recruiting, onboarding, performance, compensation, learning, succession & development.

Make smarter decisions faster, using data-driven insights in every HR process, using people-analytics and workforce-planning tools to improve performance.

Upcoming HR Webinar

14th June 2022

Improving Employee Experience with an Effective Time Management Strategy

Happy Employees
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Deliver exceptional experiences for the employee lifecycle

Experience wins with the SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management Suite. Create the best possible experiences for employee productivity and agility.

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Transition your HR to the cloud with SAP HXM Movement

Learn how you can migrate from on-premise SAP HCM solutions to SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite. Simplify and personalise your journey to the cloud with faster time to value.

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Human Factor Podcast 

Designing a User Experience That Has an Impact

With Caitlynn Sendra, Ph.D 

What are analysts saying about SAP?

SAP is named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2021 Vendor Assessment

See why IDC positioned SAP as a Leader in the latest vendor assessment of integrated talent management and learning solutions. The IDC MarketScape research methodology utilises a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria.

SAP is named a Differentiator by Constellation Research

Download the report "How SAP SuccessFactors Makes Platform a Differentiator for People Success" today to discover the benefits of enhancing employee experiences and how SAP SuccessFactors solutions and SAP Business Technology Platform can help.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Search the list below to find answers to frequently asked questions about HXM solutions from SAP.

SAP SuccessFactors solutions are cloud-based HCM software applications that support core HR and payroll, talent management, HR analytics and workforce planning, and employee experience management. The suite – now called SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite – provides individualised experiences that keep employees happy, productive, and engaged. Launched in 2001 and part of the SAP family since 2012, SAP SuccessFactors solutions are used by over 218+ million users in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

SAP HR was a key module in the SAP ERP application that provided comprehensive support for HCM. Now, SAP HR has evolved into SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite – a cloud-based suite of HR solutions that put employees first. These solutions include a powerful HR information system as well as tools for employee experience management, onboarding, learning, performance management, succession and development, people analytics, and much more.   

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite includes cloud HCM solutions in four key areas:

  1. Employee experience management – including a wide range of employee surveys, feedback analysis, and guided action
  2. Core HR and payroll – including a powerful HR information system, payroll software, self-service HR, time and attendance, and more
  3. Talent management – including solutions for recruiting, onboarding, learning, performance management, compensation, and more
  4. HR analytics and workforce planning – including AI-powered people analytics, scenario modelling, what-if analysis, and strategic workforce planning

HXM – or human experience management – is the next generation of human capital management (HCM) software. HXM builds on the best of HCM to help organisations deliver better business results by putting people at the heart of everything they do. SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite is designed around employees – how they work, what they need, and what motivates them.

There are a wide range of training and certification options on SAP SuccessFactors solutions for SAP partners and customers to explore. SAP Learning Hub provides customer- and consultant-level courses in e-learning and digital handbook formats, including learning rooms, live sessions, and hands-on learning workshops. Courses on SAP Learning Hub range from payroll, compensation, and performance to people analytics, HR reporting, and much more. And for implementation and application consultants, academy training courses for SAP SuccessFactors solutions teach the skills necessary to perform system configuration and implementation. They also offer prerequisite training for the associated certification exam.

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