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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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Payroll Reporting in SAP SuccessFactors

Oct 21, 2019 11:21:06 AM

If you are an SAP SuccessFactors customer, it’s likely that you have heard that the future of all reporting for Human Capital Management is via SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics. The picture below gives you a look at where People Analytics fits within the overall strategy for the Intelligent Enterprise, and you can read more in this blog, including what I learned at last month’s annual SAP SuccessConnect conference.


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SAP SuccessFactors launches People Analytics powered by SAP Analytics Cloud

Nov 19, 2018 1:06:42 PM

At SAPPHIRE 2018, SAP announced the launch of Intelligence and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) as detailed in my blog from June, 2018.  The annual SuccessConnect conference continued on the theme of Intelligence and the use of SAC as the future for all HCM reporting, as detailed in my blog from October, 2018.  

The solution for all Human Capital reporting powered by this SAP Analytics Cloud is now being referred to as People Analytics, as detailed by the global head of Product for SAP SuccessFactors, Amy Wilson in SAP’s News Center update on October 31, 2018 titled “Introducing SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics, Enabled by SAP Analytics Cloud”.

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