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By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing

(Originally posted in the SAP Community Network)


Do you ever get goosebumps? The ones when little bumps rise up on your arms and legs? It typically happens if there is a change in the temperature around you.  Per Wikipedia: “Goosebumps, also called goose flesh, goose pimples, the medical term cutis anserina, are the bumps on a person’s skin at the base of body hairs which may involuntarily develop when a person is coldor experiences strong emotions such asfear, nostalgia, pleasure, euphoria, awe, admiration and sexual arousal.”

I’ve been getting goosebumps a lot since I’ve been here at SuccessFactors and it’s not because they can’t regulate the air conditioner at the office. It’s because I am in awe. … Continue reading

By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing

(Originally posted in the SAP Community Network)

Just returned from HR Tech and SuccessConnect in Las Vegas.  We called this “HR Week” back at the office.  There were over 3000 attendees at the Mandalay convention center for HR Tech.  Exhibitors abound including SuccessFactors.  I went on the cheap securing an “expo only” pass and was able to check out all the various HR Technology exhibitors on the show floor.  I would consider myself a veteran at trade shows as an attendee – and I have a collection of squishy balls to prove it.  There is the initial “wow” feeling when you enter the expo hall where every vendor out there is putting their best face forward to get your attention.  Demo stations flourish at every… Continue reading

By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing, Employee Central

Today’s global enterprises face a variety of challenges – language, culture, geography, legislation and structural problems – when delivering consistent HR processes around the world.

Providing all core HR services from a platform that spans the globe and can be reached directly by employees is part of the answer. But you should also think about creating processes that account for regional dissimilarities while targeting the three C’s: Compliance with local legislation to protect your company and your people; Consistency, helping to cut costs and improve efficiency, and Capability to improve the performance of your workforce over time.

Fortunately, effectively-designed global HR processes tend to be more similar across different locations than they are different. And with cloud technology, it’s relatively straightforward to create the necessary central platform, and then harness its global… Continue reading

By Kira Swain, Social Media Manager

Updated: On Tuesday July 16th we had an #SAPChat on Employee Central and Core HR. For a full transcript of the chat Q&A, please click here.

Stay tuned for updates on our next upcoming chat!


The convergence of social, mobile, cloud and big data is significantly changing the HR technology software market. Join Thomas Otter, and a panel of experts on Tuesday, July 16 at 9am PT/12pm ET/6pm CET for a #SAPChat on the Core HR Market. The panel includes:

  • Thomas Otter, VP of Product Management, Employee Central (@vendorprisey)
  • Sven Denecken, VP of Strategy and Head of Co-Innovation (@SDenecken)
  • Oliver Conze, VP for Product Portfolio Strategy (@oliverconze)
  • Joachim Förderer, Senior Director, Product Management, Employee Central (@jf04)
  • Eva Woo, Director of Product Marketing,… Continue reading

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