Tips for unlocking the potential of your SAP ERP HCM platform

by Amy Thistle

May 13, 2013

This HR tip comes courtesy of Sally Josolyne of HCL, who is speaking at our upcoming HR 2013 event, 11-13 June in Amsterdam! Get an introduction to the three key questions you need to answer before making strategic changes to your SAP HR platform. 

  • Are HR, Business Strategies aligned?
    • Taking steps to understand your business and where it has competitive advantage is an essential first step towards determining the key HR interventions that form the basis of an HR strategy – and the HRIT that will support it
      • Growth/divestment
        • Expansion/reduction/acquisition/merger
      • Differentiation?
        • Quality of the workforce, its motivation and ability to deliver organisation performance
      • Rationalisation
        • Redundancy, redeployment, and retirement – expensive, emotional, and TUPE (The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations
  • Have you considered the talent crunch in your HR and HRIT strategies?
    • Conducting research to understand how you (in your industry and type of business) will best acquire, motivate and retain talent in a changing world – will inform you on what you need to achieve through your SAP HR platform. What technology is available to support your goals? 
      • Talent identification
        • Who/what is adding value?
      • Talent acquisition
        • Your branding and reputation
      • Motivation/engagement
        • Choice is greater than ever before 
        • The world is communicating …
  • How effective will your current SAP ERP HCM platform be in achieving your future goals?
    • How well does the current platform perform, is it agile and scalable? Will it meet the demands of the business changing at a rapid pace and will it facilitate employee engagement?
      • Data
        • How reliable, consistent, and accurate is your data?
        • Do your reports provide an accurate picture of today?
      • Innovation
        • Does your HRIT deliver innovation at the pace your strategy? 

Learn about this and more. There is still time to register for HR 2013! In fact the early bird pricing discount expires today (May 10)!

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