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17October 17, 2017

iXerv Announces Expansion of SAP SuccessFactors Services in Latin America

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: blog, News|Comments Off on iXerv Announces Expansion of SAP SuccessFactors Services in Latin America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAP SuccessFactors partner to offer localized Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll services and support across the region   SAN ANTONIO (October 17, 2017) – iXerv, a global provider of implementation and strategic [...]

11October 11, 2017

The Importance of As-Is Analysis in an SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Importance of As-Is Analysis in an SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

When it comes to SAP SuccessFactors implementations, the technical side of the project only represents a minority of the work that needs to be done. Designing the functional processes, configuring the system, executing the data [...]

10October 10, 2017

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – The Comprehensive Guide

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , |Comments Off on SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – The Comprehensive Guide

Later this month, SAP Press will release the updated, 2nd edition of “SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – The Comprehensive Guide”, written by iXerv Americas CEO Luke Marson, SAP SuccessFactors' Murali Mazhavanchery and Cultiv8's Rebecca [...]

20September 20, 2017

UK Holiday Pay in SAP Payroll: Your Options and Recent Changes

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on UK Holiday Pay in SAP Payroll: Your Options and Recent Changes

The UK holiday pay regime has been around for some time and most UK payroll managers, HR directors, and SAP Payroll administrators seem to be aware of it. However, whilst some organisations are [...]

29August 29, 2017

iXerv Awarded SAP® Recognized Expertise in SAP SuccessFactors® Employee Central and SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll Solutions

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on iXerv Awarded SAP® Recognized Expertise in SAP SuccessFactors® Employee Central and SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Designation helps customers identify the best-fit providers of services for specific SAP SuccessFactors solutions SAN ANTONIO (29 August, 2017) – iXerv, a global provider of business process and strategic solutions for SAP [...]

21August 21, 2017

Meet iXerv at SuccessConnect in Las Vegas

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: blog, Events|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Meet iXerv at SuccessConnect in Las Vegas

It’s hard to believe, but SuccessConnect 2017 is just one week away. As summer wraps up, more than 2,000 customers, thought leaders and SAP employees will be gathering next week at the Cosmopolitan [...]

17August 17, 2017

Workforce Analytics Module in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 5

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Workforce Analytics Module in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 5

By Chris Wilpert, iXerv and Jamie Strnisha, One Model Inc. The Workforce Analytics module in SAP SuccessFactors is the final part in our reporting series. We will describe what Workforce Analytics is, what [...]

16August 16, 2017

10 Ways Employee Central Can Simplify the Integration of Mergers & Acquisitions

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 10 Ways Employee Central Can Simplify the Integration of Mergers & Acquisitions

For companies going through transactional events such as mergers or acquisitions, change happens at nearly every level of HR. In order for a smooth integration of a new business, changes often must be made to [...]

14August 14, 2017

SuccessConnect 2017 Las Vegas Preview – Panel Discussion

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central, Events, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on SuccessConnect 2017 Las Vegas Preview – Panel Discussion

Get Up-to-Speed on What to Expect at SuccessConnect Las Vegas SuccessConnect 2017 is taking place in Las Vegas August 29-31, 2017. It has been a very exciting year for SAP SuccessFactors customers and [...]

8August 8, 2017

Advanced Reporting & Online Report Designer in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 4

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Advanced Reporting & Online Report Designer in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 4

The Online Report Designer (ORD) is an embedded reporting tool in SAP SuccessFactors. It’s part of the SuccessFactors Foundation package and is available for every customer no matter which modules you have purchased. The data [...]

7August 7, 2017

How does the TCO of Employee Central Payroll compare?

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How does the TCO of Employee Central Payroll compare?

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search SAP entitled “How does the TCO of Employee Central Payroll compare?”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  [...]

3August 3, 2017

BIRT Report Templates in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 3

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BIRT Report Templates in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 3

  BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tool) is an open source project and an add-on for Eclipse. In SAP SuccessFactors, you can use BIRT templates to visualise your ad-hoc reports. Data is exported to BIRT [...]

31July 31, 2017

YouCalc Dashboard Reports in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 2

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on YouCalc Dashboard Reports in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 2

YouCalc Dashboard Reports are visual reports in SAP SuccessFactors. Some of these reports are pre-delivered, while others can be ordered (for a fee) via the SuccessStore. These visual reports have a pretty nice design and [...]

27July 27, 2017

Standard & Ad Hoc Reporting in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 1

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Standard & Ad Hoc Reporting in SAP SuccessFactors – Part 1

Reporting is one of the key platform features that SAP SuccessFactors pre-delivers. It doesn’t matter which module you subscribe to, the Org Chart, Welcome Page with Tiles, Employee Profile, Reporting and Admin Tools will be [...]

26July 26, 2017

An Overview of SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Tools

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: blog, Reporting|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on An Overview of SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics Tools

HCM reporting is an exciting topic for me and there are a lot of reporting tools to play with in SAP SuccessFactors. Some SAP SuccessFactors modules like Recruiting Management, Employee Central, Compensation and many more [...]

17July 17, 2017

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Digital Transformation to Your Workforce

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Digital Transformation to Your Workforce

There is a Workforce Side to Digital Transformation and You Ignore it at Your Peril If your organisation has arrived in the 21st century already, but hasn’t escaped into the 22nd century [...]

13July 13, 2017

Using Chatbot Integration to Extend the Reach of SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Talent Management|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Using Chatbot Integration to Extend the Reach of SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting

Innovative Techniques to Reach More Candidates To continue to attract the best candidates, companies must adapt to changes in technology and candidate behavior. One such change is the usage of mobile devices [...]

12July 12, 2017

SAP SuccessFactors Localization Services: An Overview

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on SAP SuccessFactors Localization Services: An Overview

In this 15-minute iXerv CloudCast video, I walk through the topic of localization, discuss how it differs from globalization and explain how SAP SuccessFactors addresses it.

10July 10, 2017

VIDEO: SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management Demonstrations

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: blog, Talent Management|Tags: , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management Demonstrations

I recently created a series of short iXerv CloudCast videos that contain demonstrations to guide you through the process of Recruiting Management in SAP SuccessFactors. These videos can also be found in the [...]

5July 5, 2017

VIDEO: iXerv CloudCast – SAP SuccessFactors Company Structure Overview

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: iXerv CloudCast – SAP SuccessFactors Company Structure Overview

Learn about new functionality included in the latest SAP SuccessFactors release. There is an exciting new organizational visualization option that is included in the recent SAP SuccessFactors Q2 2017 release. The Company [...]

3July 3, 2017

Can I get global coverage in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll?

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can I get global coverage in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll?

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search SAP entitled “Can I get global coverage in SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll?”. You can find the article by clicking the button [...]

29June 29, 2017

SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services and Boomi: A Comparison

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services and Boomi: A Comparison

I recently wrote a blog about the basics of SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services (CPIS) that explained at a high level how it worked. I received great feedback from customers on this [...]

27June 27, 2017

Evaluate HR technology to fit your talent management processes

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog, Talent Management|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Evaluate HR technology to fit your talent management processes

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Evaluate HR technology to fit your talent management processes”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  [...]

20June 20, 2017

Why do enterprises invest in talent management systems?

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: blog, Talent Management|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why do enterprises invest in talent management systems?

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Why do enterprises invest in talent management systems?”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  Excerpt: [...]

16June 16, 2017

Expert advice on integrating HRIS with cloud-based talent management

By | June 16th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Talent Management|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Expert advice on integrating HRIS with cloud-based talent management

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Expert advice on integrating HRIS with cloud-based talent management”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  [...]

15June 15, 2017

VIDEO: SuccessConnect London – Luke Marson and Daniel Passarge from Lufthansa

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: blog, Events, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on VIDEO: SuccessConnect London – Luke Marson and Daniel Passarge from Lufthansa

SAP SuccessFactors interviewed iXerv Americas CEO Luke Marson and Lufthansa SuccessFactors Operations and Product Management Lead Daniel Passarge about Employee Central and opinions on cloud HCM at the recent SuccessConnect 2017 London event. [...]

12June 12, 2017

iXerv Announces Acquisition of iProCon Ltd

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on iXerv Announces Acquisition of iProCon Ltd

The acquisition of UK-based iProCon Ltd extends iXerv’s SAP SuccessFactors HCM expertise in their UK and European SAP SuccessFactors Practices FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LONDON (12 June, 2017) – iXerv (www.iXerv.com), a leading global SAP SuccessFactors Employee [...]

7June 7, 2017

SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services – A Quick Overview

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on SAP Cloud Platform Integration Services – A Quick Overview

If you’re new to the SAP world or are just now making the transition from on-premise to the cloud, you might find you’re facing a learning curve around the technologies and terminology. [...]

6June 6, 2017

Watch On-Demand: 5 Key Benefits to MCPO for SAP SuccessFactors

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Watch On-Demand: 5 Key Benefits to MCPO for SAP SuccessFactors

Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) is quickly becoming a popular option for many SAP SuccessFactors customers wishing to integrate payroll in their cloud HCM landscape. We invite you to join iXerv Americas COO [...]

2June 2, 2017

Employee Central Payroll: The Payroll Rules Have Changed

By | June 2nd, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Employee Central Payroll: The Payroll Rules Have Changed

I am sharing my opinions in this blog to let customers know that there are many advantages to Employee Central Payroll (ECP) that are often overlooked when selecting a payroll model or vendor. I have [...]

1June 1, 2017

Join iXerv at the ASUG Philadelphia chapter meeting at SAP Headquarters

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: blog, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Join iXerv at the ASUG Philadelphia chapter meeting at SAP Headquarters

You are invited to join iXerv at the ASUG Philadelphia chapter meeting on June 8, 2017. iXerv Americas CEO Luke Marson will be a featured speaker. SAP SuccessFactors Integration: The Comprehensive Guide Join globally recognized [...]

31May 31, 2017

How To Add Instructional Videos to SAP SuccessFactors with the Show Me Feature

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Add Instructional Videos to SAP SuccessFactors with the Show Me Feature

In my recent blog post Increasing SAP SuccessFactors User Satisfaction with the Show Me Feature, I shared an overview of the Show Me functionality in SAP SuccessFactors. Show Me allows SAP SuccessFactors administrators and [...]

14May 14, 2017

The importance of HRIS data for payroll integration

By | May 14th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The importance of HRIS data for payroll integration

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “The importance of the HRIS data for payroll integration”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  [...]

11May 11, 2017

Increasing SAP SuccessFactors User Satisfaction with the Show Me Feature

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Increasing SAP SuccessFactors User Satisfaction with the Show Me Feature

One of the strengths of SAP SuccessFactors is its usability. Intuitive design and processes make user adoption less of a concern than we had with HCM systems years ago. However, despite the increase [...]

8May 8, 2017

iXerv Listed in Gartner’s Market Guide for SAP SuccessFactors Service Providers

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on iXerv Listed in Gartner’s Market Guide for SAP SuccessFactors Service Providers

Leading analyst firm helps customers identify the best-fit providers of SAP SuccessFactors services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN ANTONIO (May 8, 2017) – iXerv, a global provider of business process and strategic solutions for SAP SuccessFactors, [...]

2May 2, 2017

Choose the implementation order of SAP SuccessFactors modules

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Choose the implementation order of SAP SuccessFactors modules

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Choose the implementation order of SAP SuccessFactors modules”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  Excerpt: [...]

18April 18, 2017

syncreon America Chooses iXerv to Lead Its Global SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on syncreon America Chooses iXerv to Lead Its Global SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors Talent Management solutions selected to replace legacy systems FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN ANTONIO (April 18, 2017) – syncreon America Inc., a leading specialized logistics company, announced [...]

6April 6, 2017

How to Determine if Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) is Right For Your SAP SuccessFactors Landscape

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Determine if Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) is Right For Your SAP SuccessFactors Landscape

In my last blog post, I defined Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) and explored its benefits for SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central customers. iXerv has been at the forefront of MCPO since the introduction of [...]

30March 30, 2017

What is Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) for SAP SuccessFactors?

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What is Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) for SAP SuccessFactors?

Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing can be a key to the Employee Central journey for small to mid-sized companies. Here’s why. There has been considerable debate lately about which solution/option is best for cloud [...]

29March 29, 2017

9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll or Employee Central Payroll (Part 2)

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll or Employee Central Payroll (Part 2)

This is the second excerpt from my article “9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll/Employee Central Payroll”. The first excerpt can be found at https://www.ixerv.com/9-things-part-1/. If you [...]

20March 20, 2017

iXerv Announces the Introduction of iXerv Payroll Solutions

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on iXerv Announces the Introduction of iXerv Payroll Solutions

New offering promotes Employee Central-to-payroll integration for customers of several payroll systems and platforms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SAN ANTONIO (March 20, 2017) – iXerv (www.iXerv.com) today announced the introduction of iXerv Payroll Solutions (iXPS), [...]

3March 3, 2017

The Two Keys to a Best-In-Class Cloud HCM Localization Solution

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Two Keys to a Best-In-Class Cloud HCM Localization Solution

Last month, I wrote a blog comparing globalization with localization in cloud HCM. In it, I defined the key differences between the two terms and also shared how SAP SuccessFactors addresses localization. The [...]

27February 27, 2017

9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll or Employee Central Payroll (Part 1)

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Payroll|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll or Employee Central Payroll (Part 1)

This is an excerpt from my article “9 Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll/Employee Central Payroll”. If you would like to download the entire article for free, [...]

24February 24, 2017

Lunch and Learn: Extensibility and Contingent Workforce Management

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: blog, Events|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Lunch and Learn: Extensibility and Contingent Workforce Management

What is extensibility? Why does it matter for your business? And how does contingent workforce management play in? Join SAP for a lunch and learn session featuring iXerv Americas CEO Luke Marson [...]

24February 24, 2017

Six Mistakes That Will Wreak Havoc On Your HCM Implementation

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Six Mistakes That Will Wreak Havoc On Your HCM Implementation

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Six mistakes that will wreak havoc on your HCM implementation”. You can find the article by clicking the button [...]

20February 20, 2017

Talent Analytics Plays A Key Role In Motivating Top Performers

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: blog, Talent Management|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Talent Analytics Plays A Key Role In Motivating Top Performers

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Talent analytics plays a key role in motivating top performers”. You can find the article by clicking the button below.  [...]

15February 15, 2017

iXerv is Hiring SAP SuccessFactors Consultants in South Africa

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on iXerv is Hiring SAP SuccessFactors Consultants in South Africa

Join the iXerv Team! iXerv just completed a terrific year and is looking forward to even more growth and success in 2017. Because of our growth, we are looking for talented SAP SuccessFactors consultants [...]

13February 13, 2017

How iXerv Supports Mid-Market SAP SuccessFactors Customers

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How iXerv Supports Mid-Market SAP SuccessFactors Customers

Later this week, I will have the honor of attending the first SAP SuccessFactors mid-market partner summit. While this is a testament to iXerv’s commitment to mid-market (or mid-sized) customers, I am thrilled [...]

10February 10, 2017

9 Things Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll/Employee Central Payroll

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: blog, Integration, Payroll|Tags: , |Comments Off on 9 Things Things You Need to Know About Integrating Employee Central and SAP Payroll/Employee Central Payroll

As more and more on-premise HCM and Payroll customers begin to consider a move to the cloud, the iXerv team decided to share some of the lessons learned and best practices they have [...]

8February 8, 2017

Five keys to choosing the best HCM software vendor for your company

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Five keys to choosing the best HCM software vendor for your company

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search Financial Applications entitled “Five keys to choosing the best HCM software vendor for your company”. You can find the article by clicking [...]

7February 7, 2017

Understanding the Difference Between Globalization and Localization in Cloud HCM

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: blog, Employee Central, General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Understanding the Difference Between Globalization and Localization in Cloud HCM

Localization of regulations and best practices along with on-going maintenance of legal changes is required to keep HR compliant. As more and more companies adopt cloud HCM solutions like Employee Central, we are [...]

30January 30, 2017

iXerv Appoints David Marks As Vice President of Sales, Americas

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: blog, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on iXerv Appoints David Marks As Vice President of Sales, Americas

New Role Due to Growth and Expansion at SAP SuccessFactors Service Provider FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SAN ANTONIO (January 30, 2017) – iXerv (www.iXerv.com) announced today that David Marks is joining the firm as VP Sales, [...]

11January 11, 2017

iXerv is Expanding and Hiring SAP SuccessFactors Salespeople and Consultants

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on iXerv is Expanding and Hiring SAP SuccessFactors Salespeople and Consultants

Join the iXerv Team! iXerv just completed a terrific year and is looking forward to even more growth and success in 2017. As we grow, we will be looking for talented SAP [...]

30December 30, 2016

The 5 Best Ways to Manage SAP SuccessFactors Support After Go-Live

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Employee Central, General, News|Comments Off on The 5 Best Ways to Manage SAP SuccessFactors Support After Go-Live

The following is an excerpt of my article published by TechTarget SearchSAP. You can read the full article by clicking the button below. SuccessFactors skills are scarce in the job [...]

26December 26, 2016

Lessons Learned From the Multi-Country SuccessFactors Employee Central, Recruiting and Employee Central Payroll Go-Live at Yazaki

By | December 26th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central, Payroll, Talent Management|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Lessons Learned From the Multi-Country SuccessFactors Employee Central, Recruiting and Employee Central Payroll Go-Live at Yazaki

I have had the good fortune of working with Yazaki North America during their multi-country Employee Central, Recruiting and Employee Central Payroll rollouts in 2016. It was truly a pleasure to work [...]

23December 23, 2016

A Look Back At 2016: The iXerv Year in Review

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Look Back At 2016: The iXerv Year in Review

It's been a great year full of accomplishments, new customers and growth at iXerv. As we enter the holiday season and the end of the year, we wanted to share our 2016 Year in Review [...]

20December 20, 2016

Choose the Right SAP Tool for Contingent Workforce Management

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: |Comments Off on Choose the Right SAP Tool for Contingent Workforce Management

The following is an excerpt of my article published by Search SAP at TechTarget. To read the entire article, click the button below. Integration between Fieldglass VMS and SuccessFactors Employee Central provides the best [...]

19December 19, 2016

Avoiding HCM Implementation Failure Starts with These 8 Keys

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: |Comments Off on Avoiding HCM Implementation Failure Starts with These 8 Keys

The following is an excerpt of my article published by Search Financial Applications at TechTarget. To read the entire article, click the button below. Implementing an HCM system without giving proper attention [...]

8December 8, 2016

Understanding Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) with Employee Central

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Understanding Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) with Employee Central

The following is an excerpt from the new article "Understanding Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing (MCPO) with Employee Central". To receive a PDF copy of the entire article, simply complete the form at the bottom [...]

29November 29, 2016

Join us for: What You Need to Know to Move Your Global Payroll to the Cloud

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Join us for: What You Need to Know to Move Your Global Payroll to the Cloud

Join us on 9th December at 1:00pm GMT For companies that run multi-country payrolls, smaller, local country payrolls have often been seen as a barrier to moving a global workforce to SAP SuccessFactors [...]

25November 25, 2016

iXerv to Introduce iXerv and Celergo Payroll Connector at SuccessConnect 2016 in Vienna

By | November 25th, 2016|Categories: blog, News|Tags: |Comments Off on iXerv to Introduce iXerv and Celergo Payroll Connector at SuccessConnect 2016 in Vienna

New Solution Enables Customers Using SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central to Transfer Global Payroll Data to Celergo Global Connect Through a Single Interface FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VIENNA, (25 November, 2016) – iXerv, a leading provider of [...]

23November 23, 2016

iXerv to Participate in SuccessConnect 2016 in Vienna

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on iXerv to Participate in SuccessConnect 2016 in Vienna

Members of the iXerv team will be on-hand to discuss the company’s latest services and solutions for SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central SAN ANTONIO – 23 November, 2016 – iXerv, a global provider of solutions and [...]

17November 17, 2016

Webinar: What You Need to Know to Move Your Payroll to the Cloud

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: blog, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Webinar: What You Need to Know to Move Your Payroll to the Cloud

We invite you to attend this informative webinar to learn how multi-country payroll customers can implement Employee Central Payroll (ECP) while simultaneously integrating and monitoring non-ECP global payrolls directly in Employee Central. You will come [...]

16November 16, 2016

iXerv and Celergo Payroll Connector Is Officially Listed on the New SAP App Center

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on iXerv and Celergo Payroll Connector Is Officially Listed on the New SAP App Center

The SAP® HANA® Cloud Integration (HCI) extension is the first SAP-certified solution that offers multi-country payroll customers with a single integration to Employee Central SAN ANTONIO – 16 November, 2016 – iXerv, a global provider of [...]

10November 10, 2016

Live Demo: How To Build A Custom Self-Service Application In Employee Central

By | November 10th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Live Demo: How To Build A Custom Self-Service Application In Employee Central

A common myth about SAP SuccessFactors is that it is not easily customizable. The truth is that extensibility options available today in SAP SuccessFactors can greatly improve your ability to easily expand or add to [...]

6November 6, 2016

Integrating Global Payroll Data and Processes with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central, Integration, Payroll|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Integrating Global Payroll Data and Processes with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

For many companies, moving payroll to the cloud is seen as a costly exercise. Others have a “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it” mentality with payroll and are reluctant to move. Still [...]

31October 31, 2016

Is the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite ready to be your only HR system?

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Is the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite ready to be your only HR system?

Below is an excerpt from my new article published by TechTarget/Search SAP entitled "Is the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite Ready To Be Your Only HR System?". You can find the article by [...]

31October 31, 2016

5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement with SAP SuccessFactors Mobile

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement with SAP SuccessFactors Mobile

Every day, iXerv consultants help our customers improve their HCM business processes and bring HR closer to employees. One of the best ways our customers have found to extend the reach of HCM with SAP [...]

25October 25, 2016

Join us for two new webinars in November

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Join us for two new webinars in November

The iXerv team is pleased to announce two new SAP SuccessFactors webinars in November. We hope you will join our team of experts including Luke Marson and Jeroen Wielens for these events. You can find [...]

16October 16, 2016

Tips and Tricks for Implementing SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

By | October 16th, 2016|Categories: blog, Talent Management|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tips and Tricks for Implementing SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management

The following is an excerpt from the new article "Tips and Tricks for Implementing SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management". To receive a PDF copy of the entire article, simply complete the form at [...]

7October 7, 2016

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Extensibility Allows Customization

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , |Comments Off on SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Extensibility Allows Customization

The following is an excerpt of my article published by TechTarget. To read the entire article, click the button below. Customization is practically a swear word in cloud software, but a slew of [...]

6October 6, 2016

iXerv Job Opportunity: Employee Central Lead in Europe

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: blog, News|Tags: |Comments Off on iXerv Job Opportunity: Employee Central Lead in Europe

The iXerv Team is Growing! iXerv is looking for an experienced Employee Central Lead for our European clients. The successful candidate will be fluent in English, have a sound background in SAP SuccessFactors [...]

6October 6, 2016

Avoid Implementation Failure With An Effective Change Management Plan

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Avoid Implementation Failure With An Effective Change Management Plan

The following is an excerpt of my article published by Search Financial Applications at TechTarget. To read the entire article, click the button below. Change management -- and more specifically, a change management plan [...]

26September 26, 2016

Moving to SAP SuccessFactors: It Is All About the Process, Right?

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Moving to SAP SuccessFactors: It Is All About the Process, Right?

The following is an excerpt of my article published by Eursap. To read the entire article, click the button below. HR technology systems are designed to enable your HR and people-related business processes. [...]

21September 21, 2016

Seven Keys to a Successful Global HCM Implementation

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: |Comments Off on Seven Keys to a Successful Global HCM Implementation

Excerpt (Published by Search Financials Applications at TechTarget): Implementing a human capital management system can be a large and complex undertaking, no matter whether you are a small company operating in one country [...]

19September 19, 2016

What the HR Department Must Know About Enterprise UI and UX

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central, General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What the HR Department Must Know About Enterprise UI and UX

Excerpt (Published by Search Financial Applications at TechTarget): Over the last decade, user experience and user interfaces have become better and better in the personal realm. Indeed, widespread mobility and ubiquitous connectivity have [...]

7September 7, 2016

SuccessConnect 2016 Wrap-up: Some Thoughts and Observations

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: blog, Events|Tags: , |Comments Off on SuccessConnect 2016 Wrap-up: Some Thoughts and Observations

The iXerv team returned from this year’s SuccessConnect in Las Vegas energized and enthused by the latest changes and announcements presented by SAP. SuccessConnect has really grown into the premier HCM event in [...]

5September 5, 2016

Key Lessons Learned from a Global SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Implementation

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Key Lessons Learned from a Global SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Implementation

At the recent SuccessConnect 2016 conference, iXerv Americas co-founder and COO Jeroen Wielens co-presented a case study with a customer that detailed the customer’s journey to SAP SuccessFactors and the lessons learned along [...]

3September 3, 2016

Monitor Global Payroll Processing In Employee Central

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: blog, Payroll|Comments Off on Monitor Global Payroll Processing In Employee Central

New SAP-certified interface from iXerv and Celergo makes it possible Many SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central customers run payrolls in different countries and regions around the world. For those customers, it can be [...]

30August 30, 2016

Luke Marson and Jeroen Wielens Featured in Live Video Chat at SuccessConnect 2016

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: blog, Events|Comments Off on Luke Marson and Jeroen Wielens Featured in Live Video Chat at SuccessConnect 2016

SuccessConnect is a very busy time, but iXerv Americas co-founders Luke Marson and Jeroen Wielens took some time to sit down with SAP SuccessFactors to record a live Facebook video chat about rethinking your approach [...]

30August 30, 2016

iXerv To Be Part of New SAP SuccessFactors App Center

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: blog, News|Comments Off on iXerv To Be Part of New SAP SuccessFactors App Center

During SAP SuccessFactors President Mike Ettling’s SuccessConnect 2016 keynote today in Las Vegas, he announced the formation of a new App Center designed to offer more varied and deeper integrations and applications across the SAP [...]

27August 27, 2016

Manage Celergo Global Payroll Processing in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

By | August 27th, 2016|Categories: blog, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Manage Celergo Global Payroll Processing in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Many SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central customers run payrolls in different countries and regions around the world. For those customers, it can be a challenge to monitor their payroll processes centrally in their HCM system of [...]

24August 24, 2016

Celergo Global Connect 2.0 Achieves Certified Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Utilizing SAP HANA Cloud Platform, Integration Services

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Celergo Global Connect 2.0 Achieves Certified Integration with SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Utilizing SAP HANA Cloud Platform, Integration Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Solution Enables Customers Using SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central to Transfer Global Payroll Data to Celergo Global Connect Through a Single Interface Chicago, IL, - August 24, 2016 – Celergo, a leading [...]

17August 17, 2016

Luke Marson Interviewed by SuperbCrew

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: blog, News|Comments Off on Luke Marson Interviewed by SuperbCrew

The following interview was first published by SuperbCrew on 17 August, 2016 and can be found on the SuperbCrew.com site here.  iXerv – Solutions To Every-Day HR Problems And Long-Term HR Vision And Strategy If you [...]

1August 1, 2016

iXerv Announces Expansion into North America

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Luke Marson and Jeroen Wielens Appointed to Lead iXerv Americas SAP SuccessFactors Practice SAN ANTONIO (1 August, 2016) – As part of ongoing growth initiatives, iXerv, a certified partner and provider of business process and strategic [...]

31July 31, 2016

Luke Marson listed as “Key Influencer” for SAP SuccessFactors

By | July 31st, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Luke Marson listed as “Key Influencer” for SAP SuccessFactors

iXerv Americas CEO and Co-Founder Luke Marson was recently listed as a key influencer for SAP SuccessFactors, along with Jarret Pazahanick and Sunny Joshi. In addition to being CEO of iXerv Americas, Luke is an [...]

28July 28, 2016

Celergo and iXerv Announce Global Strategic Partnership

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Celergo and iXerv Announce Global Strategic Partnership

New Relationship Will Provide Industry-Leading Integration, Technology, and Services for SAP® SuccessFactors Payroll Customers Chicago, IL, – July 28, 2016 – Celergo, a leading provider of Global Payroll Management Services, today announced the formation of [...]

15June 15, 2016

The Cloud Brings Power to HR, But Is HR Empowered Enough?

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: blog, General|0 Comments

Based on the number of comments and questions I received (thanks for that), my last blog post, “Beware of the Cloud HCM Support Gap” clearly touched a nerve in the HCM community. This post will go a [...]

4May 4, 2016

Beware of the Cloud HCM Support Gap

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: blog, Employee Central|Tags: , |0 Comments

Application Support Is Changing If you read enough articles and blogs about SAP SuccessFactors or Employee Central, you know how important change management is these days. There are many articles online that explain how to [...]

25April 25, 2016

HCM Cloud Support and Maintenance: An Evolving Mindset

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: blog, General|Tags: , |0 Comments

Since the rise of smartphones, we have become used to how simple it is to install and upgrade apps on our devices. New functionality? Just install the update and you’re all set. Or even better, automate your [...]

22February 22, 2016

iXerv expands its Employee Central team

By | February 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

iXerv expands its SuccessFactors Employee Central Deployment and Application Maintenance team Yasmin Pretorius to lead the SF Delivery Center in Durban - Prabish Abraham to lead the SF Employee Central team Yasmin Pretorius recently joined [...]

15February 15, 2016

SAP certifies iXerv to deliver accelerated transition to Cloud HR using SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

iXerv, a leading provider of deployment and support services for SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, today announced that SAP has certified iXerv to deliver Employee Central deployment services using SAP RDS (SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions). SAP [...]

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