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Rethinking HR and Payroll for the Modern Workforce

Rethinking HR and Payroll for the Modern Workforce

By Imran Sajid

Listen to the HR and Payroll Podcast focused on the SAP SuccessFactors ecosystem looking at the latest news and trends while challenging the status quo to evaluate better ways to do things for the modern and future workforce. A variety of expert guests including industry influencers, SAP employees, partners, and customers covering a variety of relevant topics
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What should Payroll know about paying employees via Cryptocurrency?
What should Payroll know about paying employees via Cryptocurrency?
Join Imran Sajid and Pete Tiliakos as they keep it real on cryptocurrency as a payment method via Payroll. Join us as we explore the following thoughts and questions Takeaways from the recent American Payroll Association session on crypto payments including trends in the space What are some of the risks and legal considerations? What about the concerns around volatility? Is this something that makes sense to do? What are the ways an employer could accomplish this and which one is best? Relevant Articles & Content: https://blogs.sap.com/2022/05/06/enablement-of-cryptocurrency-payments-for-sap-solutions/ https://www.alight.com/blog/apa-congress-2022-event-recap Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Pete Tiliakos is a recognized global payroll expert, former industry analyst, and currently working at Alight Solutions where he guides the vision, roadmap, go-to-market, and growth strategy for their global payroll product offering. Twitter Handle: @PeteTiliakos
28:40
July 07, 2022
The sum is greater than the parts: The value of integrated Talent, Core HR, Time Management, and Payroll
The sum is greater than the parts: The value of integrated Talent, Core HR, Time Management, and Payroll
As organizations look to optimize and streamline every aspect of their HR operations across Talent Management, Core HR, Time Management, and Payroll it is often undervalued on the value of cohesive processes and products designed together. Join Imran Sajid and Nick MacIlvaine as they discuss the strategic value of having modern technology that is natively integrated. Listen to them discuss why it is critical and the business value gained from Integration, User Experience (UX), and the adoption of Innovation. Blog referenced:  https://blogs.sap.com/2021/12/23/sap-successfactors-employee-central-is-the-heart-of-talent/ About the Speakers Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Nick MacIlvaine has over 25 years of experience currently serving as the Global VP Core HR & Onboarding GTM/CoE. In this role he has a focus on go-to-market strategy, field sales enablement and supporting sales cycles. He's been with SAP SuccessFactors for over 16 years in a variety of capacities with prior industry experience with Peoplesoft and Oracle. Nick has experience as an instructor teaching people how to implement HR software who has trained over a thousand project team members across industries with a specialization in working with large, global organizations. Nick also has an MBA with a specialization in Human Resource Information Systems from the University at Albany. He has expertise in Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits, Time Capture, Learning Management Systems, Talent Management, Recruiting and Compensation.  Nick is also a guest lecturer at the University at Albany and Temple University. Twitter Handle: @Nickmacv
24:47
April 15, 2022
How People Technology and Engagement are a key to resolving Supply Chain Issues
How People Technology and Engagement are a key to resolving Supply Chain Issues
The changing world has put tremendous pressure on supply chains which have led to shortages in many consumer goods which show no signs of slowing down. Imran Sajid and Gwen Wheeler discuss how an emphasis on people using technology is a key to help solving these problems.  Read more about my thoughts in my article here or to learn more about an SAP SuccessFactors solution for the transportation industry see this blog by Gwen (Which also has videos at the bottom) Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Gwen Wheeler is a solution expert with SAP SuccessFactors who has also seen many customers through implementation and start-up of the HR and Payroll suite current working as a Senior Solution Advisor at SAP SuccessFactors. Gwen’s passion is devising strategies and solutions for customers to maximize effectiveness throughout their cloud journey. She is a thoughtful visionary who proactively manages risks and measures investment return for cloud spend. Twitter Handle: @Gwencosswheeler
19:01
February 07, 2022
A look at the changing world and expectations around Payroll
A look at the changing world and expectations around Payroll
Abstract: The changing world has put tremendous pressure on payroll management and organizations need to adapt. Imran Sajid and Satish Badgi discuss the changing expectations around employee experience, how organizations can optimize payroll operations, and how more organizations running SAP ERP HCM Payroll are starting to move to SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll . To learn more attend the webinar "Building Business Value with Cloud-Enabled Payroll Transformation". Attendees of the webinar will also receive a copy of Deloitte’s Global Payroll Benchmarking Survey report that is mentioned in the podcast. Plus, get a free copy of the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll e-bite from SAP Press if you are the first 100 to answer our survey. Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Satish Badgi is one of the most recognized SAP SuccessFactors Payroll experts in the world with over 25 years of experience. He has hands on experience with on-premise and cloud and has written multiple books and articles on the topic. He is a Managing Director at Deloitte where he leads large scale HR and Payroll transformation projects for a variety of customers including some of the most recognized brands in the world. Twitter Handle: @SatishBadgi Imran and Satish are both co-authors of the SAPPRESS book "Introducing SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll" along with Dries Smit
10:50
September 13, 2021
Let's talk Global Payroll & why the Payroll experience is more critical than ever
Let's talk Global Payroll & why the Payroll experience is more critical than ever
Join SAP SuccessFactors payroll experts Imran Sajid and Todd Asevedo as they talk about a variety of relevant payroll topics including: The value of a global payroll and how the advantages are often underestimated The advantages of separating payroll technology and service delivery along with why a diverse ecosystem is a big advantage for SAP SuccessFactors Why continuous payroll is one of the biggest innovations of the last decade How the Payroll experience (For employee's & Administrators) is starting to become more critical than ever and how that plays a part in Human Experience Management (HXM) Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Todd Asevedo is a global vice president at SAP SuccessFactors where he leads go-to-market for Paying and Rewarding solutions. Todd has been preparing for his role as the CoE Chief Expert for SAP Payroll and Time Solutions for nearly 30 years after starting at ADP in 1992. In 2001 Todd started a successful software selection consulting company focusing on HR Payroll and Time projects. Twitter Handle: @toddasevedo
24:08
August 10, 2021
Core HR & Payroll: H1 release highlights & a glimpse to the future
Core HR & Payroll: H1 release highlights & a glimpse to the future
The SAP SuccessFactors first half release went into preview environment on April 16th 2021 with the production release coming on May 21st, 2021. Join Imran Sajid and Luke Marson as they talk about highlights from the release for Employee Central, Time Tracking, and Payroll. Hear about their perspective on things to look forward to in future releases and what they are most excited about. Imran Sajid is an HR and Payroll solution expert with SAP SuccessFactors who has seen numerous customers through the implementation for both on-premise and cloud solutions.  Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Luke Marson is one of the foremost global experts in the world in SAP SuccessFactors solutions who is professionally certified in Employee Central. Luke has delivered over 40 projects across the world to organizations of various sizes and has written multiple SAP SuccessFactors books. He is part of the SuccessFactors Confidant group, an SAP Mentor alumnus, and has volunteered for the Americas SAP User Group. Twitter Handle: @LukeMarson
32:33
May 24, 2021
Behind the scenes for the latest on SAP SuccessFactors Time Management
Behind the scenes for the latest on SAP SuccessFactors Time Management
With the launch of the HXM Movement program, SAP SuccessFactors made a big decision to expedite innovation in Time Management to align with customer needs. Join Imran Sajid and Paul Meredith in this episode to get a behind the scenes understanding of what went into that decision while addressing the most common misconceptions. Hear about industry trends, how this fits into the SuccessFactors Human Experience Management (HXM) vision, the latest on a few key upcoming deliverables - such as clock terminal integration, and the latest direction of SAP Time Management by Workforce Software. Relevant Articles https://news.sap.com/2020/12/sap-successfactors-time-tracking-hr-processes-employee-experience/ https://news.sap.com/2021/01/rise-with-sap-hr-journey-to-the-cloud/ Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Paul Meredith has 22 years’ SAP experience, most of that time in the HR solutions, and is currently responsible for various Core HR solutions, including Time & Attendance and HR Service Delivery. Prior to his role in solution marketing, Paul ran the SAP SuccessFactors User Assistance team. Twitter Handle: @SFTaffy
23:32
March 22, 2021
The Evolution of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Past, Present, and Future
The Evolution of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Past, Present, and Future
Rebecca Murray joins the podcast to talk about the recent news of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central (EC) crossing 4,000 customers. Join us as we reflect on the history of EC and how far it has come. Listen to the unique perspective of Becky as she discusses her experience with the initial release of Employee Central, her perspective teaching the academy, and how it the product has grown to become a best in class Core HR capable of handling the complexities of some of the biggest companies in the world. Hear our perspective on the future and where the product goes from here. Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Rebecca Murray is one of the foremost experts in the world on SAP SuccessFactors and the Managing Partner at Illumiti HCM. She has completed numerous global and multi-national implementations in both SAP ERP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors with dozens of projects under her belt. She is an author of the book “SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: The Comprehensive Guide” and she has spoken at conferences around the world on SAP SuccessFactors and HR Transformation. Twitter: @Rebecca_Murray3 Relevant Articles https://news.sap.com/2020/10/sap-successfactors-employee-central-tops-4000-customers/ https://news.sap.com/2020/10/advancing-hxm-innovations-sap-successfactors/ https://news.sap.com/2020/12/sap-successfactors-time-tracking-hr-processes-employee-experience/
21:41
January 26, 2021
Customer Chat: When a Pandemic sends your project team home prior to Payroll Go-Live
Customer Chat: When a Pandemic sends your project team home prior to Payroll Go-Live
Tiffani Murray from Haverty's furniture joins the podcast to discuss the experience of implementing a new Payroll system and suddenly facing the uncertain reality of a pandemic sending the entire project team home prior to go live right during parallel testing. Hear about the significant hurdles faced with adapting to a new working model, continuing to pay employees, facilitating large scale HR changes, while still going live successfully and on time.  Understand the post-go-live challenges, how they are planning for year-end, and benefits achieved from the new system now that they have been live for more than half a year. About the Speakers Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Tiffani Murray is HRIS Director for People Services at Haverty’s Furniture and a long-time leader in the HR Tech space with over a decade of experience working with organizations of all sizes to select, implement and manage new technology.
18:53
December 08, 2020
Rethinking Payroll Outsourcing: A Classic Debate!
Rethinking Payroll Outsourcing: A Classic Debate!
Sherryanne Meyer joins the podcast in this discussion that will reevaluate and take a current look at a classic debate around the facts of Payroll Insourcing, Outsourcing, and everything in between based upon the latest technology and research. The discussion will include traditional metrics and facts used to make a decision as well as how the dynamics have changed with new players, cloud infrastructure, and modern software technology.  About the Speakers Imran Sajid is a chief HR and payroll solution expert at SAP SuccessFactors who has written his own software course taught globally, authored 3 books on technology, spoken at conferences around the world, and founded his own podcast. Imran has expertise in cloud and on-premise software with direct experience across Product Management, Marketing, Education, Professional Services, Pre-Sales, and Sales. Twitter Handle: @ImranSajidATL Sherryanne Meyer is a Senior Certified Professional in the Society for Human Resources Management (or SHRM) and Certified Profession in the International HR Management association (IHRIM), contributor to the Workforce Asset Management Book of Knowledge and general customer advocate in Americas’ SAP Users’ Group. Sherry works with RIzing, an SAP Partner who recently released an e-book authored by Sherry “Rethink, Reimagine, Rebuild Payroll.” Twitter: @SherryanneMeyer More Information Take a look at the latest research from Sherry: Rethink, Reimagine, Redesign Payroll with SAP SuccessFactors Sherry is also hosting a live webinar on November 12th, 2020 with her colleagues around Rethinking Payroll – How Small and Medium Businesses can Make Payroll a Competitive Advantage
18:53
November 02, 2020
Payroll in your Pajamas: Rethinking Payroll for a workforce at home
Payroll in your Pajamas: Rethinking Payroll for a workforce at home
The world changed overnight, but Payroll never stops. Join Imran Sajid and Mike Timm as they talk about how things have changed with payroll projects from the pandemic. Hear thoughts of how payroll can be improved to be more efficient as teams work from home in their pajamas. Listen to the evolving dynamics of delivering HR & Payroll projects remotely and what that looks like in 2020. Articles referenced https://news.sap.com/2020/08/sap-successfactors-customers-1h-2020/ https://events.sap.com/successconnect/en/global-home https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/payroll-your-pajamas-reimagining-workforce-home-lets-imran-sajid/ About the Speakers Imran Sajid is an HR Director at SAP SuccessFactors with expertise in cloud and on-premise software across a diverse background of Marketing, Product Management, Education, Professional Services, and Sales/Pre-Sales. He has authored 3 books, spoken at every major SAP conference worldwide, and is a volunteer for the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG). Twitter: @ImranSajidATL Mike Timm is Managing Partner at Integrated Consulting Group. His 22-year career in the Information Technology industry includes positions in Accounting, Information Technology, and Human Resources. As an SAP Certified Consultant, Mike has led a variety of projects with an emphasis in Human Resources, Payroll, Time Management, Support, and Outsourcing. Mike has been actively involved and recognized in his field as a conference speaker at SAP HR and SAP Financials Conferences in Europe and the United States since 2003. He has also been published in SAP HR Expert and a featured blogger for SAP Insider Learning Network Twitter: @MikeTimmICG
20:27
September 18, 2020
Introducing HR and Payroll for the Modern Workforce Pocast
Introducing HR and Payroll for the Modern Workforce Pocast
Welcome to the Podcast!
00:60
September 17, 2020