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Analyze data in SuccessFactors EC and ECP: An SAP Payroll an...

With many SAP payroll customers moving to the cloud for their HR needs, it has become appa...

Make your HR and Payroll data available dynamically in SAP A...

SAP® and SuccessFactors customers have many options for reporting and analytics, as detail...

What is the difference between an SAP Certified Partner, an ...

I published a blog back in 2018, The difference between an SAP Certified Partner and an SA...

SAP Payroll Reporting in 2021

How to report on SAP On-Premise or SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll data Back in 20...

Can I support my hourly workforce in SuccessFactors Employee...

Solution extension for employers who need to plan and record time for their hourly workfor...

SAP launches a new HR Dashboard in People Analytics Report S...

What you need to know about Payroll data in a dashboard view In April 2021, SAP SuccessFac...

How does Instance Syncing work in SuccessFactors?

The business challenge: Requiring access to data in non-production environments in the Suc...

How can I keep track in SAP of which employees are vaccinate...

In these unprecedented times, employers are curious to find out how they can track which o...

Your 2021 Reporting Options for HCM & Payroll  Reporting, SA...

“What are my reporting options for HR & Payroll in SAP and SuccessFactors?"   As SAP® cont...

People Analytics: SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Planning is s...

SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Planning is sundown In a blog published on January 25, 2021, ...

How is SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition (S/4 PCE) for HCM l...

SAP has released HXM Move as part of RISE with SAP, which is part of their continued commi...

A new direction for SuccessFactors Time Management

If you have been following the evolution of all things in the Time space in SAP®, On-Premi...

Make your data available dynamically in SAP Data Warehouse C...

Make your data available dynamically in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud SAP® and SuccessFactors c...

7 Critical functions for running SAP SuccessFactors Hybrid

For those SAP customers who have made the decision to move from on-premise SAP HR to Succe...

Will we continue to work at home post pandemic?

Keeping an eye on employees and time tracking I enjoyed reading ‘The Future of Work Arrive...

What is HXM Move?

SAP SuccessFactors® released HXM Move as part of the larger RISE with SAP announcement reg...

What is SAP S/4HANA Private Cloud Edition (PCE) for HCM?

SAP has released a new offering to the SAP HXM Marketplace called S/4HANA Private Cloud Ed...

Protect your data in non-production instances in SAP Success...

It’s easy to keep your multiple instances and employee data synced and secure, in your SAP...

What is the SAP Universal ID?

You can now consolidate multiple user accounts into one ID, making it easier than ever to ...

Understanding the journey from SAP to SuccessFactors and how...

Want to get some easy tips on the Journey from SAP to SuccessFactors, and how to do it suc...

Protect your employee’s personal data across the entire SAP,...

Make it easy to keep your multiple instances and employee data synced and secure, in your ...

SAP HCM business and technology changes: Six questions answe...

Blog in series: With you every step of the way in the SAP HCM Journey What does it mean to...

What is Report Stories in People Analytics?

The future of reporting in SAP SuccessFactors begins with Report Stories I’ve been writing...

The SAP SuccessFactors HCM Journey: Privacy and HR legislati...

Blog in series: With you every step of the way in the SAP HCM Journey One of the biggest c...

What does RPA have to do with HCM and Payroll?

Understanding how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a game-changer for Human Capital Man...

The SAP SuccessFactors HCM Journey: Ensuring data quality be...

Blog in series: With you every step of the way in the SAP HCM Journey SAP® HCM and Success...

COVID-19 Executive Orders: Communicate with US employees

US President Donald Trump signed several executive orders on August 8, 2020 with the inten...

Top 10 things you need to know about SAP SuccessFactors Peop...

SAP’s HCM and Payroll Reporting strategy In June 2018, SAP made the announcement about the...

US Payroll reconciliation: Reduce stress when balancing W2s ...

Blog series part 3 of 3 In Part 1 of this blog series we talked about how the Pay Recon so...

SAP SuccessFactors: Resolving the limitations of standard ma...

There is a lot of information published about the mass digitalization of HR and the latest...

Benefit from dynamic US Payroll and tax reconciliation in SA...

Blog series part 2 of 3 In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about how EPI-USE Labs’ P...

Simplify your US Payroll reconciliation, and save hundreds o...

Blog series part 1 of 3 What if I told you that I know a way to save you hundreds of hours...

How do you check if your Payroll is effective? 66% of compan...

Your HCM data is both complex and critical – you can’t afford to make mistakes. Manual com...

62% of On-Premise SAP customers don’t plan to move their Pay...

In the March 2020 SAPinsider State of the Payroll Market Survey, we learned that 62% of On...

Is your third-party software allowed to run on SAP SuccessFa...

If you are not familiar with SAP Notes, they are defined as small corrections delivered by...

Top 3 ways to stay in the know with SAP SuccessFactors

As outlined in my earlier blog titled Staying in the Know with Quarterly Updates from SAP ...

Why struggle with the SAP Wage Type Reporter when you can us...

You may not know the program name H99CWTR0, but if you work in SAP HCM and Payroll, you ha...

SAP announces maintenance changes for S/4HANA and SAP Busine...

SAP extends its innovation commitment for SAP S/4HANA, provides clarity and choice on SAP ...

71% of companies say their SAP payroll is too complex to mov...

In the March 2020 SAPinsider State of the Payroll Market Survey, we learned that for compa...

The COVID-19 Impact: Identify Leave Liability Costs

Our recent webinar explained how Query Manager can be used to feed data to Analytics syste...

Identify employees at risk of COVID-19 using Analytics and Q...

We recently gave a webinar around how Query Manager can be used to feed data to Analytics ...

Integrate your SAP HCM and Payroll Data with Tableau

SAP Customers have many options for reporting and analytics. Some leverage SAP Analytics C...

Integrate your SAP HCM and Payroll Data with Microsoft Power...

Customers have several options for their strategic reporting and analysis for their organi...

How much could I save on SAP HCM and Payroll Reporting?

Reporting is still considered one of the single biggest challenges for SAP HCM & Payroll, ...

Understanding the New US W4 Tax Form in 2020

Because of the federal tax law changes that took place in 2018, the new 2020 US Form W-4, ...

Is People Analytics the same as SAP Analytics Cloud?

SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics is NOT the same as SAP Analytics Cloud. I think this i...

Are you worried about Data Replication between SuccessFactor...

We have a new term in the HCM landscape that is trending now: Data Replication. Data repli...

Payroll Reporting in SAP SuccessFactors

If you are an SAP SuccessFactors customer, it’s likely that you have heard that the future...

I Only Want to Run Reports, Not Build Them

Query Manager now has a Runtime-Only License In the SAP HCM space, EPI-USE Labs is most po...

SuccessConnect 2019: Major changes for SAP Payroll Clients

What many SAP insiders have long suspected was officially announced at the DSAG Annual Con...

Choosing your path to SuccessFactors? Try this free assessme...

A free tool to help decide your path to SuccessFactors Deciding on your migration strategy...

Capture Electronic Signatures on your SAP HCM Documents and ...

EPI-USE Labs supports electronic signatures leveraging DocuSign. This functionality is emb...

Ebook series: What is SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics?

SAP SuccessFactors has officially launched People Analytics, and I have completed my initi...

Business Intelligence: making your data work for you

Companies gather a huge amount of data as part of their day-to-day operations. Best practi...

The Road to People Analytics

In October 2018, SAP SuccessFactors launched People Analytics with the promise for it to b...

Can I keep my SAP Payroll?

The most popular question I am asked by SAP customers is “Can I keep my SAP Payroll?” Ther...

Your high-speed, low-risk route to SuccessFactors' Employee ...

If you are one of SAP’s existing 9,000 licensed on-premise SAP ERP Payroll customers who h...

What’s New with SuccessFactors Report Center?

Last year, I shared my My Top 3 Favorite Advancements in SAP SuccessFactors Reporting whic...

Can you report on data from SAP and SuccessFactors at the sa...

SAP’s approximately 13,500 HCM customers are all encouraged to begin their journey from SA...

My SAPPHIRE/ASUG 2019 Conference Summary

I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at this year’s annual SAPPHIRE ASUG 2019 even...

Password Protection and Encryption for your SAP HCM reports

Your SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) and Payroll data is highly confidential. Users oft...

SAP Document Design using Grid Controls

  I recently spoke to someone in the HR department of a large company who wanted to know m...

Automating Additional Tasks with Bots

Do you still do anything manually? What if you didn’t have to? In today’s blog, we talk ab...

Company Branding: Leverage Templates for Document Building

Many organizations have a requirement to include certain language, formatting or legal dis...

The Future of SAP HCM On-Premise Solutions

This week I had the opportunity to attend the SAPinsider event, HR Innovations 2019. This ...

SAP HCM journey from on-premise to the cloud: A high-level o...

Danielle Larocca has created an informative guide called THE ULTIMATE GUIDE: SAP HCM & PAY...

Download ebook: Reporting Options for SAP HCM & SuccessFacto...

There has never been a more exciting time around reporting for SAP SuccessFactors customer...

Summarize payroll information? It's easy with Document Build...

In Danielle Larocca's previous blog “Need to submit Standard Government HR Forms from SAP?...

Work with your SAP HCM Data in Microsoft Excel

Regardless of your official reporting solution, virtually every user still loves to work i...

Need to submit Standard Government HR Forms from SAP? No pro...

Every organization has forms and documents that need to be completed on a specific templat...

Accessing SAP SuccessFactors Knowledge Base Articles

As mentioned in my Let’s Talk HCM blog “Staying in the Know with Quarterly Updates from SA...

SAP SuccessFactors launches People Analytics powered by SAP ...

At SAPPHIRE 2018, SAP announced the launch of Intelligence and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) a...

My SuccessConnect 2018 Summary with a focus on ERP, SAP Anal...

In September 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the annual SuccessConnect 2018 event he...

10 Things you need to know about Single Touch Payroll (STP)

SAP Employers with an Australian Payroll with 20 or more employees will need to start repo...

Spilling My SAP HCM Reporting Secrets

Tricks of the trade for customers still using SAP Query, the Ad Hoc Query and transaction ...

No More Mail Merges!  Create Custom Employee Letters & Docum...

Use conditional logic to generate letters & documents based on pre-determined conditions, ...

The Power of Query Manager Formula Builder

  Easily produce reports specifically tailored to recipients’ needs Query Manager from EPI...

A Test Drive of SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud was a key focus of SAPPHIRENOW 2018. Let's give it a quick test drive ...

What’s new in SAP SuccessFactors HCM reporting?

The 2018 SAPPHIRENOW ASUG Conference focused on Intelligence Reporting in the SAP HCM on-p...

HR and Payroll reports you need to run your business

The largest challenge faced by SAP’s approximately 13,000 licensed on-premise Human Capita...

Sending Personalized Letters to Employees

Eliminating the manual process and security risk of Microsoft Mail Merges for employee doc...

Multiple payroll efficiencies for large public sector client

EPI-USE Labs recently had the opportunity to assist a large public sector customer with th...

SAP SuccessFactors Launches Employee Central Time Management

I attended the SAP SuccessFactors HR Demo Series Webinar on Time and Attendance Management...

SAP HCM: Handling positions after a termination

Managing “Orphan” Positions A common challenge for SAP HCM customers who have integration ...

Reporting on the Gender Pay Gap in the UK

For HR professionals working in the UK, Gender Pay Gap reporting will have most likely bee...

Reporting past and current employee data on a single line

Reporting in SAP Human Capital management (HCM) is often referred to as the largest challe...

Creating and Reporting on Custom Infotypes in SAP HCM

Human Capital Management data is found on Infotypes in SAP HCM.  Each infotype has a 4-dig...

100 Critical Human Capital Management Questions

In 2017, SAP SuccessFactors published a White Paper entitled “100 Critical Human Capital Q...

The difference between an SAP Certified Partner and an SAP C...

SAP Certification You will see the word certification thrown around quite a bit from SAP P...

My Top 3 Favorite Advancements in SAP SuccessFactors Reporti...

As mentioned in November's blog, it is easy to stay in-the-know on the latest advancements...

What is Fiori - and what does it mean to me?

Users have always been able to complete tasks using SAP products, but as technology evolve...

Staying in the Know with Quarterly Updates from SAP SuccessF...

I had the pleasure of attending the ASUG Best of SuccessConnect Roadshow in several cities...

Trying to Compare Query Manager and SAP SuccessFactors Workf...

Comparing Apples to Oranges Query Manager is the leading reporting solution used by thousa...

A Quick Look at SAP QuickViewer

What is the SAP QuickViewer (Transaction Code SQVI)? SAP comes pre-delivered with a handfu...

Fixing duplicate line reporting in SAP HCM

Reporting in SAP HCM is never easy There are multiple tools to choose from, including the ...

How to better design your HR actions to improve HCM Reportin...

Designing your Employee actions This blog talks about configuring actions properly in orde...

How to Create an Action in SAP

Configuration of Personnel Actions and events In part one of this blog, I discussed person...

A Quick Fix to Employee Status that can improve your HCM Rep...

Standard Employee Classifications Over the years, I have visited hundreds of SAP HCM custo...

Five things you need to know about reporting in SAP SuccessF...

It's an exciting time in SAP SuccessFactors reporting After years of seeing very few chang...

Phishing Attacks Threaten HR/Payroll Data: Query Manager Pro...

Hackers target payroll vulnerabilities with phishing attempts It seems like I read about a...

SAP HCM Reporting: Are Query tools ancient history?

How it all started (for me) My SAP HCM and Payroll reporting experience began in 1995. I w...

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