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SAP SuccessFactors platform components are configurable foundational features that are used across the suite. These important feature sets enable customers to maximize the benefits of the SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite. Specifically, they can play an important role when leveraged with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. For example, you can take advantage of shared architecture to minimize redundancies. Let’s take a deeper look into what foundational suite capabilities provide even more value, when used with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.

People Profile

The employee/public profile is updated in real-time based on changes within SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. No uploading of .csv files or integration needed from third-party HRIS solutions. Also, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central enables effective-dated personal and job details within the profile.

People profile updated in real-time with data from SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Employee profile expanded to include effective-dated personal and job details


Action Search

Using the action search, users can easily search and navigate directly to core HR functionality. Users can search on employee data or can initiate workflow directly from the action search.

Action search directly to core HR functionality


Organizational Chart with Quick Card

Within the organizational chart, users can access employee records, including contingent workers, concurrent employment, and global assignments. Using the quick card, both employees and managers can update HR data or talent information.

Access employee data directly from the org chart



There is not typically a lack of data readily available at our fingertips. However, having the right data at the right time in the right place is critical. Within reporting and report stories, managers have the ability to create reports that span both talent management solutions and SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.

Report on talent data and employee information



SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central data can be leveraged to power the “Presentations” feature.

Real-Time Data from SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

By leveraging SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central with the platform features, you can provide visibility into the most current employee information, which is critical for HR as well as front line managers.

These are just a few of the benefits of using platform capabilities SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.  To learn more about how SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central unlocks additional capabilities across the entire SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite, click here.