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Overview of SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

SAP SuccessFactors HXM is the next iteration of SuccessFactors HCM and is meant to help HR departments manage the entire employee lifecycle. Here's a closer look.

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  • human capital management (HCM)

    Human capital management (HCM) is a comprehensive set of practices and tools used for recruiting, managing and developing employees.

  • talent acquisition

    Talent acquisition refers to the process employers use for recruiting, tracking and interviewing job candidates, and onboarding and training new employees.

  • human resource management (HRM)

    Human resource management (HRM) is the practice of recruiting, hiring, deploying and managing an organization's employees.

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Core HR, payroll and benefits

Despite the attraction of trendier technologies, every company needs foundational HR software for core HR, payroll and benefits. Storing records, managing employee benefits and paying people on time are still fundamental responsibilities of HR. These tips, features and news stories will help you stay on top of payroll applications, employee self-service software, benefits administration software and other core HR functions.

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  • employee self-service (ESS)

    Employee self-service (ESS) is a widely used human resources technology that enables employees to perform many job-related functions, such as applying for reimbursement, updating personal information and accessing company benefits information -- which was once largely paper-based, or otherwise would have been maintained by management or administrative staff.

  • employee experience

    Employee experience is a worker's perceptions about his or her journey through all the touchpoints at a particular company, starting with job candidacy through to the exit from the company.

  • employee life cycle

    Employee life cycle -- also spelled employee lifecycle -- is an HR model that identifies the different stages a worker advances through in an organization in, as well as the role HR plays in optimizing that progress.

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HR analytics

Data analytics has become integral to human capital management for finding, hiring and developing the right people for your business. Use this resource for news and tips about workforce analytics as well as HR BI and visualization software for workforce management.

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  • human capital management (HCM)

    Human capital management (HCM) is a comprehensive set of practices and tools used for recruiting, managing and developing employees.

  • recruitment

    Recruitment is the process of finding, screening, hiring and eventually onboarding qualified job candidates.

  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics, also known as HR analytics and talent analytics, is the use of data analysis on candidate and employee issues to understand their impact on business goals and evaluate the effectiveness of human resources initiatives.

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HR compliance issues and technology

Regulatory compliance is an increasing concern for senior executives and HR managers, as healthcare, labor and privacy rules bring financial and legal risks, as well as a need for human resource management systems that can handle the information demands. Use this resource to stay abreast of trends in HR compliance software and compliance management issues.

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HR software

Get news, tips and tutorials on HR systems and HCM software. Here's information on the technical aspects of HCM implementation, including deploying HCM in the cloud, HR data management and mobile HR, as well as technologies that are sweeping HR software, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and social collaboration.

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Talent management

Winning the war for talent requires having the right HR technology. From recruiting and applicant tracking to succession planning software, the right talent management system -- and the right strategy for implementing and using it -- is critical. This section offers expert advice for HR leaders and business decision-makers, with case studies and in-depth articles on talent management systems, including how to choose the best software for your organization, how to tackle integration issues, which talent management vendor should be on your shortlist, how to approach the question of cloud vs. on-premises, why HR data analytics is critical and how mobile apps should be part of the HR technology ecosystem.

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  • talent acquisition

    Talent acquisition refers to the process employers use for recruiting, tracking and interviewing job candidates, and onboarding and training new employees.

  • human resource management (HRM)

    Human resource management (HRM) is the practice of recruiting, hiring, deploying and managing an organization's employees.

  • recruitment

    Recruitment is the process of finding, screening, hiring and eventually onboarding qualified job candidates.

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Workforce management and planning

Here you'll find news, features and advice on the latest technologies for workforce management, including employee scheduling software, project management apps and employee time tracking.

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  • human resource management (HRM)

    Human resource management (HRM) is the practice of recruiting, hiring, deploying and managing an organization's employees.

  • people analytics (HR analytics)

    People analytics, also known as HR analytics and talent analytics, is the use of data analysis on candidate and employee issues to understand their impact on business goals and evaluate the effectiveness of human resources initiatives.

  • employee experience

    Employee experience is a worker's perceptions about his or her journey through all the touchpoints at a particular company, starting with job candidacy through to the exit from the company.

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  • cyber attack

    A cyber attack is any attempt to gain unauthorized access to a computer, computing system or computer network with the intent to ...

  • backdoor (computing)

    A backdoor is a means to access a computer system or encrypted data that bypasses the system's customary security mechanisms.

  • post-quantum cryptography

    Post-quantum cryptography, also called quantum encryption, is the development of cryptographic systems for classical computers ...

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  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

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  • cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement)

    A cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement) is an agreement between a cloud service provider and a customer that ensures a ...

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of non-volatile storage technologies.

  • RAM (Random Access Memory)

    RAM (Random Access Memory) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

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