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SAP SuccessFactors – Useful Resources and Documents

This is a collection of the most useful SAP SuccessFactors resources: documents, blogs, reports, and videos. This includes links that will cover an introduction to SAP SuccessFactors, the acquisition by SAP, SAP’s strategy, the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite, integration, and other related documents and resources. It is also recommended to join the Global SAP and SuccessFactors Community and Global SuccessFactors and SAP Community groups on LinkedIn or on Google Plus, as this is the leading community for the latest and greatest information on SAP SuccessFactors.

Overview
SAPexperts | SAP and SuccessFactors – An Overview (SAPexperts)
HR tools overview: SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite (SearchSAP)
An Introduction to SuccessFactors Solutions (OpenSAP)
SuccessFactors Terminology and Abbreviations
Know your options: Three SuccessFactors software deployment models (SearchSAP)
The Best Security for Your Cloud Part 3: How We Address Data Security in Europe and Canada
SuccessFactors: all you need to know about Authorizations and Security
SuccessFactors Action Search: Going the Google way …
SuccessFactors HCM Suite – SAP Help Portal Page
Integration – SAP Help Portal Page
SAP Note 2087436 – Company ID: Changing Your Company ID – BizX Platform
Success Factor – Operations Manual (part 1)
Success Factor – Operations Manual (part 2)
Success Factor – Operations Manual (part 3)
2016 Release Schedule (SuccessFactors Community)
SuccessFactors Influence Program (SAP Influence)
Stay ahead of SuccessFactors integrations and implementations (SearchSAP)
Implementation Design Principles – IDP for SuccessFactors
A Dozen Improvements in SAP SuccessFactors from SAP HCM (LinkedIn)
Resources and Tools for SuccessFactors Customers and Partners

Books and Publications
SAP SuccessFactors: An Introduction (SAP PRESS)
SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: The Comprehensive Guide (SAP PRESS)
Introducing SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll (SAP PRESS)
The Payroll Control Center for SAP ERP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors (SAP PRESS)
SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll: Second Edition: Updated & Enhanced (Amazon)
SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and Onboarding: The Comprehensive Guide (SAP PRESS)
SAP SuccessFactors Learning: The Comprehensive Guide (SAP PRESS)
SAP SuccessFactors Admin Center: User Management, Security, and Data Maintenance (SAP PRESS)
Integrating SuccessFactors with SAP (SAP PRESS)
SAP SuccessFactors Data Migration: SAP ERP HCM to Employee Central (SAP PRESS)
Integrating SAP SuccessFactors with SAP Cloud Platform Integration (SAP HCI) (SAP PRESS)

Customer and market-related
SuccessFactors, The Future of SAP HCM Consulting, Project Execution, Training & more! (SAP HCM Insights Podcast)
Cloud: When & Why Whitepaper (SuccessFactors)
How Siemens took its HR IT into the cloud (ZD Net)
How significant is SAP’s on-premise and Cloud licensing swap announcement?
Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites 2013 (Gartner)
New IDC MarketScapes Show Client Satisfaction Is On The Rise In Worldwide Integrated Talent Management Market (IDC)
SAP and China Telecom Expand Strategic Partnership to Provide SAP Cloud Portfolio to Customers and Partners in Chin… (SuccessFactors)
Charting Your Course in 2014: SAP HR and SuccessFactors [podcast] (SAP Insider)
Stages In The Decision Making Phase Of Your Journey To The Cloud (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Improving Customer Service Experience at SuccessFactors with new Cloud-based Support Portal
SAP Bolsters Cloud Leadership, Names Former NGA Human Resources CEO Mike Ettling as Cloud for HR Lead (SuccessFactors)
Finding the Right Partner for your SAP SuccessFactors Implementation
SuccessFactors and SAP HCM consulting: How the West was Won!
Should you move your HR operations to the SAP SuccessFactors cloud? (SearchSAP)
Live from the SAPinsider Studio: SuccessFactors Customer Panel Hosted by Luke Marson (SAP Insider)
Preparing for a SuccessFactors initiative: Project Strategies to Ensure a Smooth Deployment (SAP Insider)
Journey To The SuccessFactors Cloud For Utilities (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Improving HCM Adoption with SAP SuccessFactors (YouTube)
SAP Named a Leader in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites (SuccessFactors)
Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites (Gartner)
SuccessFactors Cloud Learning Center
The Challenge of Finding Experienced SuccessFactors Consultants (LinkedIn)
SuccessFactors Co-founder Aaron Au: How SAP Brought “Discipline” to Cloud HCM Vendor (ASUG News)
Q&A: Mike Ettling on the future of HR, customers, and putting the Service in SaaS
SuccessFactors Recognized as a Worldwide Integrated Talent Management Leader in 2014 IDC MarketScape
SAP Simplifies Cloud Adoption With New SAP® Best Practices Packages for SuccessFactors® HCM Suite (SAP News Center)
The Customer Engagement Executive for SuccessFactors Cloud Customers (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Planning a SuccessFactors HCM suite implementation (SearchSAP)
SAP On Cloud HR: Q&A With Mike Ettling (Information Week)
SuccessFactors Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Assessments for Integrated Talent Management (SAP News Center)
RDS Packages For SAP SuccessFactors Solutions
Progress Report – SAP HCM makes progress and consolidates – a lot of moving parts (Holger Mueller)
The Top 10 HR Cloud Myths Debunked
SAP SuccessFactors admin tasks — where should you start? (SearchSAP)
How can companies keep track of SuccessFactors software upgrades? (SearchSAP)
SAPVoice: Experts Debunk the Top 10 HR Cloud Myths (Forbes)
6 Steps to Make a Business Case for Cloud HR
What are some best practices for working with SuccessFactors support? (SearchSAP)
Recap of HR2015 and all about Roadmaps (SAP HCM Insights Podcast)
Coca-Cola Enterprises puts the fizz into its talent management (Diginomica)
Firing Line with Bill Kutik: Two Systems Integrators on the Tricks of the Trade: Jarret Pazahanick, Luke Marson (YouTube)
SuccessFactors’ Thomas Otter on the WorkForce agreement, cloudy development, and HR futures (Diginomica)
ASUG Member Survey: Reality Check On Red-Hot HR Software Market (ASUG News)
Cloud implementations and expert advice for SAP & SuccessFactors customers
Conversations with Aaron Au (High Net Worth)
Steps to take before implementing a cloud-based HCM system (Search Financial Applications)
Lessons learned from Telefonicas SuccessFactors rollout (Diginomica)
SAP SuccessFactors Professional Certification Level: What it means for customers and consultants
Seven Reasons Why Global Core HCM Projects Fail! (LinkedIn)
So, We Have Implemented SuccessFactors – What Now?
The Origins of Customer Success at SuccessFactors (David Verhaag)
Cargotec finds €2m value of cloud in SuccessFactors rollout (Diginomica)
Woolworths upgrades HR system to the cloud with SAP (ZDNet)
Mohawk Industries: Transitioning from Workday to SAP SuccessFactors (ASUG)
Woolworths Transforms HR, Delivers High-Performance People Strategy with SAP SuccessFactors (SAP News)
Your Business Case And Roadmap Into SuccessFactors Employee Central (iProCon)
Celergo and iXerv Announce Global Strategic Partnership to Integrate International Payroll with Employee Central (LinkedIn)
In Cloud HCM Suites, SAP SuccessFactors Receives Highest Scores for Larger Global Organizations and European Based Midmarket Organizations
Accelerate the adoption of SuccessFactors with SAP’s leading practices and process models
VIDEO: What You Need to Know to Move Your Payroll to the Cloud (iXerv)
Driving Conversational HR with the New SAP SuccessFactors Slack Bot
VIDEO: The Importance of Localization in SAP SuccessFactors (iXerv)
What is Localization at SAP SuccessFactors ?
How to Subscribe to SAP Product Support “SAP SuccessFactors” WhatsApp Broadcast List
Why SAP Cloud Platform may save your life one day…
SAP Announces Upgrade2Success Program to Help Customers Move HR to the Cloud (SAP News)
Step-by-Step guide for customer (SuccessFactors Cloud Administrator) to create a super-administrator in SAP ONE Support Launchpad
Certifications & REX – Helping our customers select the right partner
SuccessFactors Expert Accreditation (SFX) for Customers – Find out more and read interviews with 2 of our SFX superstars
Stay ahead of SuccessFactors integrations and implementations (SearchSAP)
Employee Central Intelligence Newsletter
Fundamentals of S-user ID for new SuccessFactors customers
Customers can now directly add partner S-User ID to access their Support Launchpad via Manage Service Partner User
Easing your SAP Successfactors Training Experience
SAP SuccessFactors adheres to strict policies for providing consultants’ access to Customer systems
Implementation Roadmap Viewer Content Updates for SAP SuccessFactors
Managing SAP SuccessFactors Release Management Sustainably (LinkedIn)
Overview Implementation Assets and Principles for SAP SuccessFactors: Deliverables and Distribution Channels

Consultants and Certification
How to Transition from an SAP HCM to a SuccessFactors Consultant
SuccessFactors Training and Certification FAQ: 2015 Edition
Impact of DevOps and Cloud on SAP and ERP System Administrators (YouTube)
Journey to the SuccessFactors cloud for SAP Consultants (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
How SAP use SuccessFactors Learning and SAP Jam for its new SAP Learning Hub
Thoughts on the SuccessFactors consultant skillset (LinkedIn)
Exciting Changes for SAP Cloud Certification since March 2015
The pitfalls of becoming an HCM SaaS consultant (Diginomica)
SuccessFactors Certification Process
The SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Certified Application Associate Exam: How I passed it and how I prepared for it (LinkedIn)
SAP SuccessFactors Professional Certification Level: What it means for customers and consultants
The Transition to Employee Central from a SAP On-Prem Developer’s Perspective
From SAP HCM Techy to SF EC Learner: My Journey to SuccessFactors Employee Central Certification
SAP Activate – Getting Started with your Cloud Implementation with Discover and Prepare Phases
SAP SuccessFactors adheres to strict policies for providing consultants’ access to Customer systems
Registration Steps for SAP Certification
Overview Implementation Assets and Principles for SAP SuccessFactors: Deliverables and Distribution Channels

SAP SuccessFactors Platform
General
SuccessFactors – Language Packs – General discussion for all SuccessFactors modules
SAP Successfactors: Adding custom fields, field types & picklist values
SAP SuccessFactors Platform Components – Part 2: Using Competencies in the HCM Suite
SAP SuccessFactors Platform Components – Part 3: Family, Roles, Competencies, and Job Codes
SAP SuccessFactors Platform Components – Part 5: Single Sign On
Time to speed up your quarterly release review with Release Center
Simplifying System Management – Cloud Availability Center for SAP SuccessFactors (LinkedIn)
A first look at the new Cloud Availability Center for SAP SuccessFactors
Migrate employee photos from SAP to SuccessFactors
Increasing SAP SuccessFactors User Satisfaction with the Show Me Feature (iXerv)
Announcing SAP SuccessFactors Extended ECM by OpenText: Transform your HR organization with one centralized document management solution
All you need to know about SAP’s Russia Data Residency Solution!!!
Creating and uploading corporate logo in SuccessFactors
Compare User permission in two Successfactors instances
Procedure to request SuccessFactors SFTP access
Administering Provisioning Access in SAP SuccessFactors
Security Permissions in SuccessFactors
How to Integrate SuccessFactors Employee Profile photos with 3rd party system
How SAP Business Beyond Bias productizes inclusive processes within SuccessFactors – an illustrated review
SuccessFactors Solr Powered People Search
Data Protection and Privacy – Q1 2018 updates
A detailed look at SAP SuccessFactors Visa and Permits Management
Data Encryption in SAP SuccessFactors Solutions (SAP News)
How to change the label for standard fields in SuccessFactors PP3, MDF, Portlets, HomePage, Menus
Internal Network Load Testing on SuccessFactors
Export Employee Photos from SuccessFactors (with zero coding) using SAP Cloud Integration
Instance Sync Delivers Constant Innovation
How to manage access in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 1 (LinkedIn)
How to manage access in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 2 (LinkedIn)
How to manage access in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 3 (LinkedIn)
Inside SAP CoPilot for SuccessFactors, a digital assistant for HR (SearchSAP)
Understanding importance of mapping Person id and User id during SuccessFactors Data Imports (Conversions)
Steps to Setup Instance Synchronization Between Two Successfactors Instances
New SF BizX Instance Refresh Process Tool
Managing employees with Concurrent Employment in SuccessFactors
Home Page Tiles ( FAQ Tile )
Introduction to Job Profile Builder (AspireHR’s OpenMic)

People Profile
People Profile in SuccessFactors
SuccessFactors: Optimize People Profile Picture Upload using OData
Adding People Profile link in Forms
DeepLink in PP3 – Navigate directly to the portet

Intelligent Services
Simplify Global Mobility with Intelligent Services
End-To-End Integration with SAP Successfactors Cloud HCM Intelligent services
How Sun Communities Saved 2,700 Employee Hours with SuccessFactors Intelligent Services (ASUG News)
Intelligent Services from SAP SuccessFactors reaches 500 customers and wins the 2016 Ventana Research Technology Award for HCM
The Power of Integrating 3rd Party Applications with Intelligent Services
General Release of the Intelligent Services Center
Extending SuccessFactors using Intelligent Services and SAP cloud platform
Near-Real time processing with Intelligent Services and Integration Center

Metadata Framework / Extension Center
Extending SuccessFactors with the Metadata Framework
Rules and Picklists in the SuccessFactors Metadata Framework
Configuring SAP HCM & SuccessFactors: A Comparison
Picklists Management and Cascading Picklists in SuccessFactors [registration required] (SAPexperts)
Two Paths To Full Cloud HCM (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
SAP SuccessFactors Metadata Framework
How to migrate Custom MDF objects to other Successfactors Instance
SAP SuccessFactors Metadata Framework (Part 2)
SAP SuccessFactors Extension Center (formerly known as the Metadata Framework)
VIDEO: How To Build A Custom Self-Service Application In Employee Central (iXerv)
SuccessFactors Custom MDF Import with attachments
SuccessFactors: Importance of documenting and defining a naming convention for SuccessFactors Business Rules

Document Management
SuccessFactors Document Management with Box
SuccessFactors Document Management with PeopleDoc

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
See SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – Useful Resources and Documents

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll
Employee Central Payroll handbooks from SAP [s-user required]
SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll – list of supported countries
New SAP and SuccessFactors Cloud Payroll Offering
Payroll Tax User Interface Mashups in Employee Central (HR Focal Point)
Successfactors Employee Central Payroll or On premise Payroll
Employee Central Payroll – A Process Introduction
EC Payroll Point to Point Integration (PTP)
VIDEO: What You Need to Know to Move Your Payroll to the Cloud (iXerv)
How to enable Pay Statement Mashup from SAP Payroll to SuccessFactors Employee Central
Enabling the Country Specific Payroll Tax Form Integration in SuccessFactors Employee Central (i.e, Canada T4, US W-2, India Form -16)
Employee Central Payroll: The Payroll Rules Have Changed (iXerv)
Sailing Through an EC – ECP Point-to-Point Replication
How does SAP Payroll Control Center improve efficiency? (SearchSAP)
Technical Implementation of Payroll Control Center with Employee Center Payroll
Employee Central Payroll – What is the Payroll Unified Configuration?
Point-to-Point Integration vs. Boomi: A Comparison And Recommendations (iXerv)
Getting Started: Setting up PTP Connection to Employee Central Payroll
Tips and Tools for Debugging PTP Replication to Employee Central Payroll
Replicating Position and Job Titles to Employee Central Payroll
Employee Central Payroll 101
Integration Diaries: Part 1, Employee Central – Employee Central Payroll
SAP Payroll Deployment Options
FAQ:Employee Central Payroll – Point to Point Migration
Inbound integration approach to SAP Cloud Payroll (Employee Central Payroll i.e. ECP)
Outbound integration approach to SAP Cloud Payroll (Employee Central Payroll i.e. ECP)
EC Payroll – Push Replication for Hire, Rehire and Termination Cases
8 keys to Employee Central Payroll implementation success
SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll: Second Edition: Updated & Enhanced (Amazon)
Replicating Time Data from Employee Central to ECP: An Overview
Step by Step integration between Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll
How to set up Single Touch Payroll (Australia) Using SAP Cloud Platform Integration/Employee Central Payroll
Automating Tuition Reimbursement in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll (LinkedIn)
Encrypting RAW files from SuccessFactors EC Payroll

SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub
SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub — making integration easier and increasing access to people data
SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub: All You Need to Know

Extensibility (Metadata Framework & SAP Cloud Platform extensions)
Metadata Framework
Creating Metadata Framework Objects in SuccessFactors Employee Central [registration required] (SAPexperts)
Create SuccessFactors Metadata Framework objects, rules with ease (SearchSAP)
New features making SuccessFactors Employee Central more extensible (SearchSAP)
Employee Central | Business Rules Engine at work
Success Factors – Employee Central : Interesting limitations on Business Configuration UI
SAP SuccessFactors Metadata Framework (Part 2)
VIDEO: How To Build A Custom Self-Service Application In Employee Central (iXerv)
Automation of Voluntary Resignation (MDF) with Standard Separation Process in SuccessFactors Employee Central
Automate Employee Data Changes Using Off Cycle Event Batch in SuccessFactors Employee Central
SuccessFactors: Importance of documenting and defining a naming convention for SuccessFactors Business Rules
10 different common use cases of Business Rule in SuccessFactors Employee Central
Rule to fetch homeaddress data in document generation
MDF Alerts and Workflows for Mass Email Functionality
Comparing previous and current values for custom MDF in Successfactors
Let’s do rounding without any lookup table/MDF – Useful for EC Time Off
Employee Central Association Troubleshooting
Employee Central Association Concepts

SAP Cloud Platform
Eat like never before: SAP Networking Lunch
Enhancing SuccessFactors Employee Central v12 Home Page – to HCP or not?
SAP HANA Cloud Platform: Turbocharge SuccessFactors Applications (YouTube)
Talking HCP: Building SuccessFactors apps on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform
Do It: Navigate the Enterprise Jungle
Connect to SuccessFactors oData from Hana Cloud Platform
SAP HANA Cloud Platform – SuccessFactors Extensions (Slideshare)
Chris Paine on building extensions to SuccessFactors (YouTube)
What can the SAP HANA Cloud Platform do for you? (SearchSAP)
SuccessFactors(SFSF) Extension with HANA Cloud Platform – Mobile Services
Why SAP Cloud Platform may save your life one day…
What the SAP Cloud Platform extensibility foundation is doing to enable simple SAML SSO for SAP SuccessFactors extension applications
Extend SuccessFactors with SAP Cloud Platform Workflow (Part 1/2)
Extend SuccessFactors with SAP Cloud Platform Workflow (Part 2/2)
How to apply SuccessFactors header and footer to HTML5 extension app on SAP Cloud Platform–Part 3
SAP Cloud Platform Workflow Sample Application
Extending SAP SuccessFactors in the Cloud and how not to do it (SlideShare)
SuccessFactors: Extensions with SAPUI5 and the correct usage of SAP CP Destination Services
Create an application with SAP Cloud SDK to integrate with SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors Talent
Performance & Goals
Calibrate Employee Performance Through SuccessFactors [registration required] (SAPexperts)
SuccessFactors PM/GM: Making multiple Rating scales converge
Enhance your SuccessFactors solution with Employee Engagement Survey (LinkedIn)
PM v12 Acceleration (PMv12A) – Observations and things to plan around
A platform for fair appraisal: SuccessFactors’ Performance Review Calibration Tool
Role of Calibration in SAP SuccessFactors
Business Beyond Bias Alerts: Turning Data into Instant Action
Calculated field in Goal Plan
Creating a Goal Plan within Onboarding
Effective Performance Management Solution in SuccessFactors – Launching Performance Appraisal Forms in Employee Central
How can we run END-END Performance Appraisal process using ODATA APIs in SAP SuccessFactors?

Recruiting
What I Like about SuccessFactors b1311 – Recruiting Management
Our Recruitment Journey – Three Questions that Shaped SAP’s Move to the Cloud
SuccessFactors Recruiting Experience – at a glance
Configuring Mobile Application for Success Factors Recruitment Management
SuccessFactors Recruitment Data Migration – A Journey
Using Boomi to update fields in Job Requisition
Extending SAP SuccessFactors Capabilities Using an iPaaS – Part 3: Payroll
Capturing background elements during the hiring process in RCM and ONB
SuccessFactors Recruiting Legacy Data Migration – A Practical Approach
How to Map RCM job code entity (JCE) “picklist” fields with Onboarding
Integrating Recruiting with Employee Central Position Management – Tips & Tricks
A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Job Requisitions from Position Organizational Charts in SAP SuccessFactors (HR Expert)
An Overview of SAP SuccessFactors Interview Scheduling Functionality (HR Expert)
How to better control Job Requisition creation from the Position Org Chart using permissions and business rule
VIDEO: SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management Demonstrations (iXerv)
Using Chatbot Integration to Extend the Reach of SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting (iXerv)
Simple Configuration to keep SuccessFactors Candidate Profile and People profile in Synch
Using Branding In Career Site Builder To Limit Searching
Tips and Experiences of Integrating Job Profile Builder with Requisition in SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management
Using Business Rules in SuccessFactors Recruiting Management
RMK Headers are missing from RCM career pages in Mobile apply environment
Data Purge and Anonymization: SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting
Slaying the Bias Beast
SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Talent Pools (LinkedIn)
All you need to know about new Data Retention Time Management -DRTM 2.0 : Tips on Purge rules for Recruiting Data (LinkedIn)
Default Recruiter via EC Org Structures in Job Requisition
One position one Job Requisition – Possible Solution or Workaround
Using Rules for Two Unique Recruiting Requirements
SuccesssFactors: Optimize External to Internal Candidate Conversion based on multiple fields (using Intelligent Services and Integration Center)
Updating Applicant Status Using Integration Center
SAP SuccessFactors – Recruitment Management (RCM)- Setup Outlook Integration for Interview Scheduling
Brilliant Hire by SAP adds new capabilities to transform hiring
CRM Part 1: Target your Candidates with new CSB functionality
CRM Part 2: Utilize your available Talent with new CRM Functionality
CRM Part 3: Targeting and Engaging Candidates with Email Campaigns
How to Map Generic Object (GO) type fields from Recruiting Management to Onboarding – A Comprehensive Guide
To pre-populate Recruiting operators in the Requisition form when triggered from Position
Recruiting Posting – A platform to market your jobs with SAP
How to Map Salary/Compensation/Pay Component Fields from Recruiting Management to Onboarding to Employee Central
Recruiting Marketing Brands- Things to consider during Design
DPCS 2.0: SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting
Background Check Integration with Sterling
SuccessFactors Message Center (LinkedIn)

Onboarding
Employee Onboarding: Taking a Fresh Approach to Employee Engagement and Retention (SuccessFactors)
SuccessFactors November Release: Onboarding – New Hires On The Go
SF Onboarding Functionality for storing Form I-9
Fly High with your first SuccessFactors Onboarding Implementation
Preboarding – Wishing your new hires a Happy Beginning!
Capturing background elements during the hiring process in RCM and ONB
Syncing your Onboarding Corporate Structure using the Integration Center – Part One
Syncing your Onboarding Corporate Structure & Relationships Using the Integration Center – Part Two
Syncing your Onboarding Corporate Structure & Integrating with Position Management
Automate to Operate Simple Onboarding Process – Part 1
How to Map RCM job code entity (JCE) “picklist” fields with Onboarding
How do you “Onboard” a NEWHIRE with SuccessFactors Onboarding?
Onboarding-Employee Central Personal Information Field Mapping
Creating a Goal Plan within Onboarding
SAP Cloud Platform Workflow Sample Application
SuccessFactors Onboarding – Integrating with External ATS and HRIS
How to Map Generic Object (GO) type fields from Recruiting Management to Onboarding – A Comprehensive Guide
Configuring pdf forms in your SuccessFactors Onboarding – Part One
Configuring pdf forms in your SuccessFactors Onboarding – Part Two
How to Map Salary/Compensation/Pay Component Fields from Recruiting Management to Onboarding to Employee Central
How to create advanced reports in Onboarding? How to schedule data extracts in Onboarding?
How can SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding help retain employees? (SearchSAP)
How does SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding support crossboarding? (SearchSAP)
Gain Visibility on your SuccessFactors processes using SAP Cloud Platform Process Visibility

Compensation
SuccessFactors Salary Budgeting based on the Custom Fields
SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release: focus on Compensation with short retrospective, tips and tricks, and road ahead
SuccessFactors 1408 release: talk with Kevin Simpson from IBM on Compensation
SuccessFactors 1502 Release: Introducing Variable Pay Forecasting
Executive Review in Success Factors Compensation
Beyond Spreadsheets: Compensation Modeling Made Easy
Budgeting has only one rule: Do not go over budget
Creating YouCalc widgets in SAP SuccessFactors Compensation
A Mockup of SuccessFactors Custom Compensation Statement that I developed (LinkedIn)
Employee Central – Compensation Promotion integration in Successfactors
Understand Budget Type ‘Direct Amount’ in Successfactors Compensation
Form With Self Evaluation – Manager ratings hidden from Employee

Learning
See SAP SuccessFactors Learning – Useful Resources and Documents

Succession & Development, Presentations, and Mentoring
SuccessFactors November Release: Empowering Managers to Build Robust Bench Strength
SAP and SuccessFactors Launch Presentations for Dynamic Talent Reviews (SAP News)
Introducing SuccessFactors Presentations (YouTube)
How to Enable, Create, and Manage the New SuccessFactors Metadata Framework-Based Talent Pools [registration required] (SAPexperts)
How can SuccessFactors Presentations make talent reviews more dynamic? (SearchSAP)
Talent review presentations in SuccessFactors (Aspire HR)
The Art of Succession Planning: Plan Now To Succeed Tomorrow
SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development – Mentoring
Announcing Open-ended Mentoring Programs: Get the Most out of Your Employee Development Initiatives
Mentoring program – Overview and its new features: SAP JAM integration (Q2 2017 release) and intelligent mentor matching algorithm

Other Talent
SuccessFactors August Release: Faster, easier adoption of the latest innovations
SuccessFactors Release Management: Four Tips from Talisman Energy

Reporting and Analytics (incl. Workforce Analytics & Planning)
SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics or SAP Business Intelligence for Human Resources?
SuccessFactors Q4 2013 Release: Reporting and Analytics
SuccessFactors Q2 2014 Release: Reporting and Analytics
Q&A: Analytics with BI and SuccessFactors (ASUG)
SuccessFactors Q1 2015 (1502) Release: Reporting and Analytics
SuccessFactors Dashboard 2.0 and YouCalc Dashboard Builder (YouTube)
Features of HR Reporting using Success Factors ORD
Online Report Designer (ORD) – Implementation – Best Practice – Guide – FAQ
How predictive analytics helps improve human capital management
An Overview of SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Tools (iXerv)
Standard & Ad Hoc Reporting in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 1 (iXerv)
YouCalc Dashboard Reports in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 2 (iXerv)
BIRT Report Templates in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 3 (iXerv)
Advanced Reporting & Online Report Designer in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 4 (iXerv)
Workforce Analytics Module in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 5 (iXerv)
HR Analytics: Creating Competitive Advantage (SAP News)
SuccessFactors Reporting & Analytics – let’s make it simple
SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Quick Tips: Converting Currencies
SAP Analytics Cloud in SuccessFactors – The Future of Reporting (iXerv)
SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Quick Tips: Ensuring EC Reports Return Results in All Languages
Confused with Successfactors Online Report Designer Permission model?
Ever Heard You Can’t Do That With SuccessFactors Reporting? #YouCan With #YouCalc
SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Quick Tips: Paste in a list of filter values for your EC reports
Beginner’s Guide to SAP Analytics Cloud for SuccessFactors
Successfactors: Recovering Deleted Reports
SAP Analytics Cloud content: Customize HR content
Configuration Check Tool For Reporting & Analytics

SuccessFactors Mobile
SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release: SuccessFactors Mobile
SuccessFactors Q1 2015 Release: SuccessFactors Mobile
SuccessFactors Q2 2015 Release: SuccessFactors Mobile
Configuring Mobile Application for Success Factors Recruitment Management
SAP SuccessFactors Mobile Q4 2015 Release Highlights
Create SAP Mobility Custom App easily for SuccessFactors – Part 1
VIDEO: 5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement with SAP SuccessFactors Mobile (iXerv)
What can employees do with the SuccessFactors mobile app? (SearchSAP)
SAP Mobile Cards Helps you Take SAP SuccessFactors Mobile
Building a Successfactors extension with SAP CP SDK for iOS

Qualtrics
SAP Introduces Three SAP Qualtrics Solutions to Unlock New Chapter of Employee Experience Management Worldwide (SAP News)
Delivering Exceptional Employee Experiences Requires Identifying and Closing Experience Gaps (SAP News)

SAP Jam
SAP Jam – Useful Resources and Documents

Integration
Overview
Integration – SAP Help Portal Page
SAP and SuccessFactors Talent Hybrid Packaged Integrations: an overview
Integrating SuccessFactors with SAP (SAP PRESS)
Integration Packages Administration Guide on SAP Service Marketplace [S-user required]
SAP ERP HCM Integration with SuccessFactors Talent Solutions Overview by Prashanth Padmanabhan (Gibbon)
SuccessFactors Customer Community For APIs and Integration (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
SolMan to Cloud Setup: Basic Setup for Monitoring SAP Based Hybrid Solutions
Quick Tip: A Cheat Sheet for the Different SAP SuccessFactors and SAP ERP Packaged Integrations (SAP Experts)

Strategy
SAP and SuccessFactors talent hybrid model: what lies ahead, plus a few small hidden jewels
The Real Truth about SAP and SuccessFactors Integration
SAP and SuccessFactors – “Proven” Integration is Hype
Middleware Technology Options for Integrating SuccessFactors (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Five critical factors to integrating SAP SuccessFactors with SAP HCM (SearchSAP)
How A Customer Connected 8 HR Systems With SuccessFactors (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
SAP Cloud Deployment Models and Their Evolution (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
ASUG C2C: KARL STORZ’s SuccessFactors and SAP HCM Integration Story (ASUG News)
What are Packaged Integrations? (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Analyzing SAP SuccessFactors Integration Add-On Downloads Using R (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Successfactors Integrations: Active v/s Passive (LinkedIn)
Stay ahead of SuccessFactors integrations and implementations (SearchSAP)
The road to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – flexible options for core HR

Integration Technology & APIs
SuccessFactors Adapter in SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI)
SuccessFactors (SFSF) Adapter for SAP NetWeaver Process Integration
Hands-On – Testing Integration with SuccessFactors SFAPI
Hands-On – Testing Integration with SuccessFactors OData API
PI.SFSF.DOC – SFSF OData Dynamic query “$filter” clause at runtime.
PI.SFSF Integration.DOC – How to Model SuccessFactors SOAP and ODATA Entities using Eclipse Juno Tool
OData Adapter in SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI)
Employee Central OData APIs – Reading, creating and updating custom generic objects using GET/POST/PUT
Connect to SuccessFactors oData from Hana Cloud Platform
Consuming Employee Central OData Services with the Java OData4j library
Consuming Employee Central OData Services with the Java Olingo library
Connecting Successfactors APIs Using SOAP UI
Employee master data synchronization using Compound Employee API
Configuring Communication Channel with SFSF Adapter (with REST Message Protocol) for SAP PI and LMS (LinkedIn)
Hana Cloud Integration in comparison to Dell’s Boomi.
Using SAP HCI OData Adapter with SAP HANA Cloud Connector
Delta transmission of Compound Employee API
Generation of consumer interface structure file for Compound Employee API
How to create an Employee using OData APIs
Employee Full File Via BOOMI (No Changes / Delta)
Compound Employee API: Extensibility
Creating Query Filter in Boomi for later use in a Process
SAP Cloud Platform Workflow Service: Invoking an OData API of method type GET
Reset Existing Delta Sync Configuration in SAP CPI (Cloud Platform Integration) for SuccessFactors Interface
SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services – A Quick Overview (iXerv)
SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services and Boomi: A Comparison (iXerv)
How to query deleted employee data records using API
Current and future dated data extraction using CompoundEmployee API
Handling Large Data With SAP Cloud Platform Integration OData V2 Adapter
API Data extraction patterns from Successfactors Employee Central for delta interfaces
Retry Handling in SuccessFactors OData V2 Adapter for SAP Cloud Platform Integration
How to Fetch Delta Record from Successfactors using CPI Successfactors Soap Adapter
SAP Cloud Platform API Management : Secure connectivity (OAuth) to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central APIs
SuccessFactors: Optimize People Profile Picture Upload using OData
Business Integration Builder (BIB) Knowledge
How can we run END-END Performance Appraisal process using ODATA APIs in SAP SuccessFactors?
Handling Large Data with Content Enricher and OData v2 adapter

Integration Center
Integration Center – A viable and flexible alternative for LMS Connectors !
Syncing your Onboarding Corporate Structure using the Integration Center – Part One
Syncing your Onboarding Corporate Structure & Relationships Using the Integration Center – Part Two
It’s SAP Cloud HCM…, It’s HCI…, It’s the Integration Center (LinkedIn)
Integration Center : Design your inbound ( to SuccessFactor) integration in few clicks
SF Integration Centre – Advanced Header & Footer
Near-Real time processing with Intelligent Services and Integration Center
SuccessFactors: Goodbye Provisioning Jobs Part 1 | Using Integration Center (IC) for synchronizing user data from Foundation to LMS via SF – User Connector
Check Tool in Integration Center SuccessFactors
How to Send Employee Master Data to a Third Party in XML Format Using Integration Centre
IDP – SuccessFactors Integrations Tools: Integration Center and SAP Cloud Platform Integration

SAP Talent Hybrid integration – Packaged Integrations from SAP
SAP and SuccessFactors Talent Hybrid Packaged Integrations: an overview
Integration Add-on 1.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors
Integration Add-on 1.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors: Support Package 2
Integration Add-on 2.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors
1405 Release – SuccessFactors Competencies and Curricula Integration With SAP ERP Qualifications
SuccessFactors Variable Pay Integration With SAP ERP HCM (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Integration Add-on 3.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors
Integration Add-on 3.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors: Service Package 1
Integration Add-on 3.0 for SAP HCM and SuccessFactors: Service Package 2
Demo of SAP to SFSF Compensation Integration (Add-On 1.0)
Quick Tip: A Cheat Sheet for the Different SAP SuccessFactors and SAP ERP Packaged Integrations (SAP Experts)

SAP Talent Hybrid integration – implementation
Pilot Test of the Integration add-on for SAP ERP HCM & SuccessFactors BizX
Integration Q&A: Managing employee compensation using SAP HCM and SuccessFactors
Integration Q&A: Real-World Impressions on SAP and SuccessFactors Integration Add-On’s
SAP HCM and SuccessFactors Biz X Employee Basic Data Integration RDS Demo – YouTube (YouTube)
SAP HCM and SuccessFactors Biz X Compensation Integration RDS Demo – YouTube (YouTube)
A few missing pieces for SuccessFactors and SAP integration.
PI Configuration Example (NWPI 1.0 SP2-4 & 2.0 SP0) [S-user required]
PI Configuration Example (NWPI 1.0 SP6 & 2.0 SP2) [S-user required]
SAP SuccessFactors – Talent Hybrid Integration Hands On Training (Prashanth Padmanabhan blog)
Optional Business Processing Parameters in Employee Integration in SFIHCM01 – SP04
SF Recruitment Management- Tips related to Vacancy interface (RH_SFI_TRIGGER_JOB_REQUISITION)
Using Boomi to update fields in Job Requisition
Demo of SAP to SFSF Compensation Integration (Add-On 1.0)
Integration between SAP HANA Cloud Platform Integration Services and SuccessFactors
Integration scenarios and deployment options for SAP SuccessFactors

Core Hybrid / Full Cloud / Employee Central
Dell Boomi AtomSphere for SuccessFactors (Dell Boomi)
Part 1: SuccessFactors Employee Central – An introduction to how SAP and SuccessFactors enable HR data to drive business processes
Part 3: SuccessFactors Employee Central – What is the integration roadmap & FAQ’s
Packaged Integrations ease the flow of data between Employee Central, SAP ERP (SearchSAP)
Standard Templates for Integration of SuccessFactors Employee Central with 3rd Party applications
How to create an Employee using OData APIs
Packaged Integrations ease the flow of data between Employee Central, SAP ERP (SearchSAP)
Recent enhancements to SuccessFactors Employee Central integration with SAP ERP and 3rd party systems
Employee Central OData APIs – Reading, creating and updating custom generic objects using GET/POST/PUT
SAP Note 2186235 – Integration SAP EHSM Incident Management with SAP SucessFactors Employee Central (SAP Support) [S-user required]
Consuming Employee Central OData Services with the Java OData4j library
Consuming Employee Central OData Services with the Java Olingo library
Employee master data synchronization using Compound Employee API
Hana Cloud Integration in comparison to Dell’s Boomi.
Integration of SuccessFactors Employee Center with SAP Environment, Health and Safety Management
Delta transmission of Compound Employee API
Employee Central – SAP ERP HCM prepackaged Integration: how to change the standard field mapping
SAP ERP – SF Employee Central prepackaged integration: add company code for Cost Center replication
How to reuse Cost Center IDs while replicating Cost Center from SAP ERP to SuccessFactors Employee Central
Term Date validation for hybrid Integration between SuccessFactors Employee Central and SAP HCM OnPremise
How to create an Employee using OData APIs
Employee Full File Via BOOMI (No Changes / Delta)
SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – ERP HCM Prepackaged Integration: how to analyze the configuration errors
Quick Tip: A Cheat Sheet for the Different SAP SuccessFactors and SAP ERP Packaged Integrations (SAP Experts)
EC Payroll Point to Point Integration (PTP)
SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central prepackaged integration with Hana Cloud Integration (HCI): package update and versions of the integration packages
Employee Central Integration with Cloud for Customer via HCI
Compound Employee API: Extensibility
Monitoring of Integration between SF EC and SAP ERP HCM
How to query deleted employee data records using API
API Data extraction patterns from Successfactors Employee Central for delta interfaces
Employee Central Integration with Cloud for Customer via CPI – Part III
SAP Cloud Platform API Management : Secure connectivity (OAuth) to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central APIs
Point-to-Point Integration vs. Boomi: A Comparison And Recommendations (iXerv)
HR Connectivity in SAP S/4HANA Cloud
Integration Diaries: Part 1, Employee Central – Employee Central Payroll
Business Integration Builder (BIB) Knowledge
Update employee details from SAP SuccessFactors (SFSF) Employee Central (EC) to Active Directory via LDAP adaptor and Global assignment scenario
SuccessFactors(SFSF) Employee Central (EC) Replications system architecture as per customer’s preference
SAP Fieldglass and SuccessFactors Integration (LinkedIn)
Employee Central – SAP ERP HCM prepackaged Integration: Setting Up Replication of General Attributes (Infotype 1222) for Custom MDF Object (Sub Departments)
Replication of Bank Master and Cost Center from SAP ERP or S/4 to SuccessFactors (SFSF) Employee Central (EC)
How to Send Employee Master Data to a Third Party in XML Format Using Integration Centre
Integrating SuccessFactors with ServiceNow Asset Management
SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll: Second Edition: Updated & Enhanced (Amazon)
SuccessFactors Integration Tools: Migrating EC-ERP Productized Integrations from Dell Boomi to SAP Cloud Platform Integration
Integrating Employee Central with S/4HANA Cloud: Getting it running and solving issues – Link Collection
How to integrate Contingent Workers between Employee Central and SAP ERP HCM?
Employee Central Core Hybrid: Handling Employee Identifiers
Simplifying Data Migration and Integration of Employee Address Data from and to SAP ERP On Premise System During Employee Central Success Factors Implementation
Integration scenarios and deployment options for SAP SuccessFactors
3 Tips For Employee Central To WorkForce Software Integration From The WorkForce Side (AspireHR’s OpenMic)
How to integrate payment information from SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central to automatically generate a supplier for expense payments in SAP S/4HANA Cloud
Handling Large Data with Content Enricher and OData v2 adapter

Business Warehouse, Business Intelligence, & SAP Data Services
How to integrate SuccessFactors talent data into SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse?
How to setup SuccessFactors Adapter with SAP Data Services
Integrate SAP BI/BO into Successfactors

SAP Jam
SAP Jam ABAPIntegration – Configuration Guide for SP Level 5
SAP Jam ABAP Integration – Configuration Guide for SP Level 6

Single Sign-On (SSO)
Single Sign-On to SuccessFactors from SAP HCM
Single Sign-On between SAP Portal and SuccessFactors
Configuring MS ADFS 3.0 as Identity Provider for SuccesFactors
SAP SuccessFactors Platform Components – Part 5: Single Sign On
How to initiate an OAuth connection to SuccessFactors Employee Central?
What the SAP Cloud Platform extensibility foundation is doing to enable simple SAML SSO for SAP SuccessFactors extension applications

Other
Integrating SuccessFactors with Microsoft SharePoint
Create SAP Mobility Custom App easily for SuccessFactors – Part 1
SuccessFactors Onboarding – Integrating with External ATS and HRIS

Data Migration
LSO-to-SuccessFactors LMS RDS | hyperCision, Inc. [HyperCision]
SAP ERP to SuccessFactors Employee Central data migration RDS
More reason to use rapid data migration to leap into the SuccessFactors cloud!
SuccessFactors Recruitment Data Migration – A Journey
Initial Load / Migration of HR Data from SAP ERP HCM to SuccessFactors Employee Central (EC)
The Great Migration to EC: Tips for Converting Employee Data using SAP Cloud Platform Integration (HCI)
Understanding importance of mapping Person id and User id during SuccessFactors Data Imports (Conversions)
Perform Data Imports in SuccessFactors (SFSF) Employee Central (EC) while waiting for SAP to swap the ids in User Data file (UDF)

Acquisition by SAP and Roadmap
Thoughts on SuccessFactors, Holiday Wish Lists for SAP HCM, and UNICEF [podcast] (SAP HCM Insights Podcast)
SAP and SuccessFactors Acquisition Q&A (Cloud Avenue)
News Analysis: SAP Buys SuccessFactors for $3.4B Signals SAP’s Commitment To Cloud, HCM, and Social (Constellation Research)
SAP to Buy Into Software as a Service With SuccessFactors Deal [PDF] (Garnter)
SAP To Buy SuccessFactors: Major Shift In Talent Management Market (updated) (Bersin by Deloitte)
SAP and SuccessFactors Roadmap Analysis (Cloud Avenue)
SAP and SuccessFactors HCM Roadmap – With Amy Thistle [podcast] (SAP HCM Insights Podcast)

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