This week, SAP announced the launch of the SAP SuccessFactors app center. The launch is exciting for several reasons.
First and foremost, the SAP SuccessFactors app center places the needs of the HR line of business buyer front and center. The solutions in this app center include applications and integration packages, that in some shape or form, touch SAP’s HR offering in the cloud — SAP SuccessFactors solutions. It aims to showcase a rich set of HR-related solutions that are being built by both partners and several groups within SAP. At the time of the launch, more than 100 such solutions at various stages of development are included in the SAP SuccessFactors app center.
Second, it promises to be a tool that showcases examples of trending solutions that enhance the core SAP SuccessFactors offerings and extend the reach of the platform to adjacent topics that are of interest to strategic thinkers within most progressive companies. Examples of such topics include making smart hiring decisions, driving deep employee engagement, promoting health and wellness, and being compliant with regulations, etc. The SAP SuccessFactors app center will serve as a tool to provide insights into solutions that cover both the core and non-core (strategic) functions of a modern day HR organization.
Third, it offers prospective buyers the option to pick solutions that suit their unique technology footprints. The applications and integration packages being offered on the app center cover a wide gamut of development platforms and integration technologies – including SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP SuccessFactors Intelligent Services, Integration Center, Meta Data Framework, Open APIs, JAVA and others.
SAP SuccessFactors app center offers prospective buyers solutions that suit their unique technology footprints
Finally, as a tool, the SAP SuccessFactors app center has the potential to promote further innovations by partners. It is not too much of a stretch to imagine that the trending topics in the HR world will continue to nurture innovative applications that get developed and showcased in the app center.
We certainly hope that partners and customers fully leverage the potential of this tool and are equally excited about the future of the HR solutions presented in the app center.
Partners interested in participating in solution development and presenting those solutions to our customers should explore our SAP PartnerEdge program.
To learn more about the app center and the other major fourth quarter updates to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, check out the release video below and the release highlights blog here.
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