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The University of Reading selects NTT DATA Business Solutions UK&I to implement SAP SuccessFactors

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The University was looking to implement a modern, state of the art HR software solution to optimise core HR and payroll services and provide a platform for the future development of HR services.

Claire Rolstone, HR Director at The University of Reading said: “We carried out a full evaluation of the market and chose SAP SuccessFactors from NTT DATA Business Solutions to deliver a modern, market leading HR and Payroll solution as the long-term strategic HR Management platform for the future.”

Claire continued: “We were attracted by the company’s significant experience in higher education (HE), and their Ready2Run implementation template for HE as we have ambitious timelines for go-live. We were looking for a true partnership with a single supplier who would take full responsibility for the solution and its implementation.

“This is a very important transformation project for the University as we plan for new ways of working and employee support, we have chosen a tier one global HXM solution together with a partner who is a leader in the UK to support us.”

Nick Gibson, Head of Education and Research at NTT DATA Business Solutions said: “We are delighted to have been chosen for this significant implementation. Since coming out of lockdown, the University is addressing a very new world where staff recruitment, retention and motivation is as important as it is for students, and we are delighted to have chosen to implement SAP SuccessFactors to support them on their journey to become an intelligent university.”

About The University of Reading

The University has been at the forefront of UK HE for almost a century and prides itself on pushing academic boundaries and leading social change. Home to more than 23,000 students it has award winning campuses in Reading and Henley-upon-Thames in the UK, and South Africa and Malaysia. The University was awarded its fifth Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2022 – the highest national prize for a UK Higher Education institution.

About NTT DATA Business Solutions

NTT DATA Business Solutions drive innovation – from advisory and implementation, to managed services and beyond, continuously enhances SAP solutions to make them work for companies – and for their people. Aiming to help companies to transform, grow and become more successful, NTT DATA Business Solutions connects with a more than in-depth expertise for SAP solutions its clients´ business opportunities with the latest technologies – individually and across all business areas. As part of the NTT DATA group and as a global strategic partner of SAP, with close ties to other partners, NTT DATA Business Solutions gives clients and prospects access to innovative solutions and developments and thus makes an important contribution to innovation and long-term business success. NTT DATA Business Solutions employs more than 13,000 people in 30 countries.

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