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Integrate your SAP HCM and Payroll Data with Tableau

Apr 3, 2020 9:54:58 AM

SAP Customers have many options for reporting and analytics. Some leverage SAP Analytics Cloud and plan to work with People Analytics for SAP SuccessFactors, while others leverage solutions like Microsoft PowerBI. Regardless of your strategy for reporting and analytics, Query Manager can serve as the engine to provide data to these disparate systems including Tableau.


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Integrate your SAP HCM and Payroll Data with Microsoft PowerBI

Apr 1, 2020 12:21:02 PM

Customers have several options for their strategic reporting and analysis for their organization. SAP customers are excited about SAP Analytics Cloud and People Analytics for SAP SuccessFactors. Some customers leverage other reporting solutions including Microsoft PowerBI.


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

Jan 24, 2020 8:11:42 AM

Reporting is still considered one of the single biggest challenges for SAP HCM & Payroll, and one reason is the reliance on custom reports written in ABAP. As I’ve mentioned before, there is a risk in doing this as you rely on the accuracy of the coder; and more importantly, a cost associated with the development and upkeep of these reports.

We’ve developed a quick little calculator that you can use to see just how much you are spending building these custom reports. It’s free, and easy to fill out via three simple steps.


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Is People Analytics the same as SAP Analytics Cloud?

Jan 13, 2020 7:36:04 AM

SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics is NOT the same as SAP Analytics Cloud. I think this is the area that causes the most confusion in the marketplace, and appears to be a bit of a pivot from earlier SAP messaging.

For clarity, the SAP Analytics Cloud technology will be embedded into the People Analytics solution. This was explained by SAP SuccessFactors Director, Solution Management, Kim Lessley:


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Are you worried about Data Replication between SuccessFactors & SAP?

Dec 16, 2019 5:58:14 AM

We have a new term in the HCM landscape that is trending now: Data Replication. Data replication is a fancy term for making sure your correct data exists in the right systems. Essentially, it’s the process of storing data in more than one place to improve the availability of data, and it often involves copying data from one place to another.