SAP SuccessFactors Customer Events - September 2020 Edition

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Customer Events - September 2020

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Virtual Events

Several teams within SAP SuccessFactors have scheduled virtual customer events for you to join - see below. We are working to streamline this newsletter to make it easier for you to see all the offerings.

Join us for the following customer events -- click the blue buttons to learn more / register for any session. We hope you find the events beneficial!

SuccessConnect Virtual Event

Registration for SuccessConnect opens September 1!

Join us for our one-day regional virtual SuccessConnects and see how SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) Suite helps business leaders and everyday employees “Experience Wins.”

From the comfort of your virtual office, you can enjoy:

An interactive and engaging experience, with live and pre-recorded elements, audience engagement, and live Q&A.

Opening keynote sessions where you will hear about SAP SuccessFactors’ bold HXM vision and strategy, exciting product highlights and showcases, insightful customer stories, as well as relevant thought leadership.

Robust breakout session content aligned to four tracks, featuring roadmaps, demos, how-to sessions, customer panels, thought leadership, meet the experts, solution adoption roundtables, and more.

October 6 - Americas

October 20 - Europe, Middle East, Africa

Virtual Interactive Programs

SAP SuccessFactors Value and Innovation in Practice events focus on leading practices for solutions and Human Experience Management transformation topics where you have opportunities to meet with solution and transformation experts and peers.

The Virtual Interactive Programs may include interactive discussions, roundtables, customer panels/stories, breakouts, road maps, design thinking exercises and networking opportunities, all with a virtual spin.

Are You Ready to Take the Next Step on Your People Analytics Journey?

Follow along as People Analytics experts guide you through leading practices, practical steps for HR executives to take, and walk through how to launch Report Stories in People Analytics. The series will include interactive sessions, deep dive demo, thinktank and roundtable discussion. Click the image or blue button to view the event website for more details.

Bring your questions and ideas as we plan to make this event collaborative and engaging. We want to hear from you as we help you take the next step in your People Analytics journey.

Week of September 7 - Europe, Middle East & Africa sessions

Week of September 14 - Americas sessions

Week of September 21 - Asia Pacific sessions

Drive HXM Success with People Analytics

Product Roadmap Update with David Ludlow

Join us for an interactive event to learn about SAP SuccessFactors latest Product Roadmap updates. David Ludlow, Vice President of Product Strategy and Research at SAP SuccessFactors, will share the latest innovations and functionality SAP SuccessFactors plans to deliver in the second half of 2020. You don’t want to miss this session!

September 3
8:30 AM India IST
11:00 AM Singapore SGT
1:00 PM Australia AEST

Product Roadmap Update


Are you an SAP customer wanting to embark on a Social Collaboration journey using SAP Jam? Join us to find out how Social Collaboration streamlines business processes across different functional areas in your organization, bringing people together.

For this special event, we have brought together our customers (PT Bank Danamon from Indonesia, and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance from India), SAP HR, as well as our SAP in-house experts to show you how our customers are using SAP Jam for Social Collaboration.

September 15
7:30 AM India IST
10:00 AM Singapore SGT
12:00 PM Australia AEST
7:00 PM Americas PDT (September 14)



Join SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding expert, Shelly Efrosinis, and your peers for a discussion about resources to help you plan your migration to Onboarding 2.0. Come prepared to ask questions and share your thoughts around planning with your peers. The first 15 minutes of this VIP Virtual Roundtable will include presentations; remaining time is allocated for discussion.

September 29
7:30 AM India IST
10:00 AM Singapore SGT
12:00 PM Australia AEST
7:00 PM Americas PDT (September 28)

Should I Stay or Should I Go to Onboarding 2.0?


Join our Panel Discussion where Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Discovery, Integriti Consulting and Zurich Insurance will discuss how their organizations have been working through the recent challenges and how they are planning the future for a "new normal".

We will also have SAP Product Managers explain which solutions are available to your organizations to manage these new challenges and safely bring your workforce back to the workplace.

September 1
8:00 AM EDT Americas
2:00 PM CET Europe
4:00 PM GST United Arab Emirates
5:30 PM IST India

How to Return your Workforce to the Workplace Safely and Effectively

SAP SuccessFactors Expert (SFX) Accreditation

SFX Training & Accreditation

Take advantage of virtual opportunities to be trained by an Expert Trainer on SuccessFactors products and gain SFX Accreditation.

Virtual eXpert Day for Mexico

The LAC SAP SuccessFactors Customer Engagement team is pleased to offer our customers training for the SFX Accreditation. This is a great opportunity to be trained by an expert instructor, in Spanish, on the key management concepts of the SAP SuccessFactors Platform and obtain SFX accreditation. Click the blue button to register.

September 9 & 10 (In Spanish)
9:30 AM-4:30 PM Americas CDT - Both Days

SFX Day - Platform

SFX Training Opportunities for India

Register for this virtual SFX Training session to learn what you need to become an expert in SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management and gain an SFX accreditation. Click the blue button to register.

Note: Customers in India, see additional virtual events above

September 15 & 16
Day 1 - 9:00 AM-4:00 PM India IST
Day 2 - 9:00 AM-5:00 PM India IST

SFX Training - Learning

Human Experience Management (HXM)

SAP Human Experience Management (HXM) Forum APJ

Let’s be honest, even before Covid-19, our ways of working were not working for everyone.

Join us to re-think what the new Future of Work looks like. We have local and global voices from our customers, industry thought-leaders, partners and technology experts to facilitate this robust discussion and help us reimagine a ‘new better’: a workplace where every employee feels supported and enjoys better experiences, and improved mental and physical health.

Putting your Employees in the Driving Seat
September 1 -12:00 PM Singapore SGT

The Innovation Edition
October 7 - 1:00 PM Singapore SGT

The Expanding Role of HR
October 28 - 1:00 PM Singapore SGT

Make Life Simple (HXM Made Simple with Work Zone for HR)
November 25 - 1:00 PM Singapore SGT

The Shift from Efficiency to Resilience
December 16 - 1:00 PM Singapore SGT

HXM Forum Series

SAP CHRO Summit Latinoamérica

Listen to thought leaders talk about global trends, interact with other SAP Customers and exchange experiences about how each organization is dealing with the current situation.

September 10 (In Spanish)

CHRO Summit

Coming Soon - Deep Dive HXM openSAP Course!

Did you participate in the 1st HXM MOOC openSAP Course? This course provides an overview of HXM, why it matters and how to apply HXM in your organization. So far, over 12,000 people have enrolled and 95% of the learners were very satisfied with the course. For those that have participated and want more, we hear you!

Coming in October - a deep dive course in HXM with more SAP SuccessFactors experts and leaders!

Registration opens soon - make sure you are subscribed to the Resources & Updates Community blog for more information.

1st MOOC openSAP Course

HR Transformation

Customer Transformation Advisory Series

We are excited to reintroduce the Customer Transformation Advisory Series for North America. This is a 2-Part Series, 1 session each per month; each session is 2 hours in duration.

The sessions have been scheduled on Thursdays of the second and third weeks of each month from 8 AM PDT to 10 AM PDT. Click the blue buttons below to register for the September sessions.

Important Notes:

There is a limit of registrants per session and no more than 2 participants per company during a single session. We highly encourage participants to coordinate scheduling in advance.

The sessions are live and not recorded to encourage open sharing.

It is recommended that customers attend both sessions, but it is not required.

Registration links are now available for the rest of 2020 on the Events & Webinars calendar on the Community.

Cloud Sustainment Model Part 1: This is session #1 of a 2-part series on how to create a sustainment model for an enterprise-wide approach to support and manage ongoing cloud technology changes. In this session, we will share leading practices on: Establishing Sustainment Framework, Creating Support and Delivery Models, and More.

September 10 - 8:00-10:00 AM PDT

Sustainment Model Leading Practices: Part 1

Cloud Sustainment Model Part 2: This is session #2 of a 2-part series on how to create a sustainment model for an enterprise-wide approach to support and manage ongoing cloud technology changes. In this session, we will share leading practices on: Establishing a Governance Model, Managing Innovation Changes, and More.

September 17 - 8:00-10:00 AM PDT

Sustainment Model Leading Practices: Part 2

What Does the Next Evolution of Diversity & Inclusion Look Like?

People People.Unfiltered.

Let’s talk Diversity and Inclusion, post-Covid… It is both a moral imperative and an urgent business need for organizations to deliver tangible results in this arena.

Episode 4 of People People. Unfiltered tackles what the next evolution of D&I looks like with the amazing, Liz McAuliffe, HR Director at Deloitte Asia Pacific and Aaron Green, Head of SAP SuccessFactors, APJ.

Subscribe now to listen and never miss an episode.

Product Introduction and Advisory Programs

Join these virtual opportunities to interact with Product Management and provide feedback on new product features and functions.

Product Advisory Panels & Design Advisor Programs

Design Advisors Program: Employee Central Global Benefits

We are currently planning the next stage of Employee Central Global Benefits, including re-imagining the user experience. We invite you to join our Design Advisors Program for Employee Central Global Benefits. As part of this process, we are seeking your ongoing advice regarding the overall direction of the product, feedback regarding enhancements in development, and how to increase the coverage and execution of the solution to better serve you.

Learn More & Register

Beta Programs

Beta Program: HXM Home Page and Digital Assistant

SuccessFactors' vision and mission is to provide your users with an intuitive, reliable, and seamless experience pertaining to specific actions on the Homepage. Join our Beta Program to help determine the future of HXM Home Page and Digital Assistant.

Learn More & Register

Beta Program: HXM Milestone Awards Beta Program

*NEW Sessions Scheduled*

With H2 2020, customers will be able to manage these programs in a simple and automated way using SAP SuccessFactors Reward and Recognition. We are hosting two separate sessions for our Customers and our Partners. For information about this program and registration details for both sessions, click the blue button below.

Customer Session
September 17

7:00 AM PDT
4:00 PM CET

Partner Session
September 16

7:00 AM PDT
4:00 PM CET

Learn More & Register

Early Adopter Programs

Early Adopter Care Program: Career Explorer

Leveraging SAP Machine Learning technology, Career Explorer provides career recommendations to employees based on the career paths of the people in the organization who are similar to them. With Career Explorer, employees can find possible future roles, including those outside of traditional career paths, and set those roles as targets for their career development. We started an Early Adopter Program for this in April. For more information and registration details, click the blue button below.

Learn More & Register

Early Adopter Care Program: Configuration Center

Configuration Center is a new admin self-service tool which has view, download and transport capabilities spread across system configs, feature map and MDF object definitions for Employee Central specific configurations in upcoming November release. This new tool will provide a streamlined way of configurations change management leading to better go-live experience and allowing ease of new feature adoptions! You can send an email here to indicate your interest and/or refer to the Configuration Center blog for more details. Just click on the button below.

Learn More

Early Adopter Care Program: Stories in People Analytics (formerly Embedded edition)

Click on the button below to find out how to get started with SAP SuccessFactors Stories in People Analytics (formerly Embedded edition). We will be running regular Early Adopter Care hours for customers and partners - see the schedule in the Community Calendar (use Product Advisory filter) or click the button below to link to the blog. No registration is necessary - just plan to attend the monthly sessions, offered in two time zones.

Learn More

Early Adopter Care Program: Personalized Learning Recommendations

The following eight languages are supported as of the Q4 2019 release: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Click the button below to get information about the program, including how to participate.

Learn More & Register

To learn more about the Product Introduction and Advisory Programs and opportunities, visit this page on the SAP SuccessFactors Community.

Customer User Group Communities

Attend these virtual User Group meetings to connect with peer customers and hear from SAP experts.

ASUG Express: SAP SuccessFactors Innovation of Well-Being

Recent studies reveal that most employees worldwide are performing below their potential because they are not engaged. Business leaders are recognizing the growing costs of unsustainable workforce practices and that championing a healthy workplace has a significant impact on achieving business results.

ASUG and SAP SuccessFactors have come together to provide you a day of learning and insights on this important topic. Hear from experts in this guided conversation on how you can leverage SAP SuccessFactors solutions and our partner ecosystem to support employee well-being and achieve business results.

September 8
1:00 PM CDT

Innovation of Well-Being

ASUG Express: SAP SuccessFactors Innovation of D&I

Being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization is a top business imperative today. But recent events in the United States and startling statistics on workplace discrimination have put a critical spotlight on the need for organizations to do more.

ASUG and SAP SuccessFactors have come together to provide you a day of learning and insights on this critical topic. Hear from experts in this guided conversation on how you can leverage SAP SuccessFactors solutions and our partner ecosystem to support a business beyond bias and fight workplace discrimination.

September 9
1:00 PM CDT

Innovation of D&I

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central User Group Meeting

Save the date! The next Employee Central User Group Community meeting will be September 29th 10:30-12:00 PM EDT. SAP and Customer User Group leads from Allstate and Corning invite you to join. This virtual meeting will provide you with a customer spotlight and discussions on EC Document Generation, Data Privacy and Business Rules Wizard. Registration will open soon! Be sure to join the Employee Central User Group page to see when registration opens.

SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding User Community Inaugural Meeting

Do you want to keep the great Onboarding conversations going with peer customers? Join our Inaugural Onboarding User Community meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. During this 90-minute session, we will discuss the 1H 2020 release.

Let’s share our experiences, ideas and best practices for managing releases. We will identify what topics we want to hear about in future meetings, hear from an Onboarding customer, and have speakers from SAP SuccessFactors. Most importantly, we will learn from one another.

October 28 - 12:00 PM-1:30 PM EDT

Onboarding Meeting

Product and Process Best Practices

Join these webinars or listen to the recordings to learn the latest HR trends, tips and suggestions for using SAP SuccessFactors products, and more.

Access the blue 'Digital Library' buttons to register for the upcoming webinars below and receive email notifications or watch recordings


Planning for your Next Compensation Cycle

Planning for a rewards cycle can be a year-long process - so we've created some best practices, recommendations, and amazing tools to make this process easier. Join us - and get ready for your Next Compensation Cycle!

September 23
11:00 AM EDT

A Look Back on Recent Feature Enhancements

Review the most influential enhancements and innovations to the Compensation, Variable Pay and Rewards/Recognition functions in SAP SuccessFactors. Items released in the past 12-18 months are reviewed and shared with references to learning/implementation materials. If you think you might have missed any Compensation enhancements in the past 12-18 months - register for this event.

October 28
11:00 AM EDT

Digital Library

Employee Central &
Employee Experience

Compound Employee API - Prepare for "Last Modified On" & "Snapshot Date" Field Changes

With the Second Half 2020 Release, changes to the “Last Modified On” and “Snapshot Date” fields will occur. Join us as we discuss the new limitations
of the fields to be no more than 3 months back in time. We will talk about how to prepare for the change now and adjustments you can make to avoid issues post release. Our product specialist will be available to answer questions at the end of the presentation.

For more information about the change, please review the SAP SuccessFactors Customer Community Innovation Alert.

September 23
11:00 AM EDT

Compound Employee API

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