SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, and each enhancement promising to close a core functionality gap raises an underlying question for customer adoption: Is the new functionality enterprise ready? Steering a business towards adoption is easier when there is confidence that the solution can meet the requirements. This knowledge, however, is only clear after early adopters have paved the way and identified an implementation approach for others to consider.
About This Paper
While a full discussion of SAP SuccessFactors Global Benefits is well outside the scope of this paper, in terms of depth, it will discuss many fundamental concepts. It does not outline other vendor products, provide step-by-step instructions, or attempt to suggest a “one size fits all” solution. Rather, this paper presents a high-level outline of topics and best practices to adopt when structuring a Global Benefits project for your company.
In this paper, you will find conclusions from our implementation through the following topics:
- Overview of Global Benefits
- Requirement definitions
- Extensibility options and considerations
- Benefit data: sensitivity, access, and migration
- Notifications and reporting
What is SAP SuccessFactors Global Benefits, and what does implementation require?
SAP SuccessFactors Global Benefits functionality is built on the Employee Central metadata framework (MDF) to bring globally diverse benefit requirements under a single system of record. Companies will no longer need individual, fragmented country or regional solutions that require integration, maintenance, and administration. Fundamentally, Global Benefits provides the same functionality of any market-ready benefit solution. Employees receive a company benefit based on eligibility criteria, currency, and schedule. These benefits can in turn be automatically assigned or employees can manually select them. The manually selected benefits collect information from an employee that can then optionally go through a workflow for administrators to review, edit, and in due course approve or deny.