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Watch On Demand: Maximize the Value of Your Existing SAP Payroll System
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Whether you are planning a move to Employee Central Payroll in the near future or are remaining on-premise with SAP Payroll for now, it’s more important than ever to find ways to optimize your existing payroll processes, data, and reporting.

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In this webinar, join AJ Whalen and Brian Erickson and panelists Mary Halfmann from Central Michigan University, Steve Bogner from Insight Consulting Partners, as they lead a discussion about how you can make your existing SAP payroll more efficient, including:

Producing accurate reports & reconcile payroll differences

Optimizing processing via Payroll Control Center

Best practices for preparing to migrate data and configuration to Employee Central Payroll

Tips for validating and improving data integrity

Maximize the Value of Your Existing SAP Payroll System

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Meet our Experts

AJ WHALEN

MARY HALFMANN
HR/SAP Systems Analyst
Central Michigan University  

STEVE BOGNER
Managing Partner
Insight Consulting Partners

BRIAN ERICKSON
Director, Customer Engagement, SpinifexIT

Watch On Demand: How One Customer Transformed and Automated Its SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Candidate Offer Letters
Watch On Demand: How One Customer Transformed and Automated Its SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Candidate Offer Letters 1024 576 SpinifexIT

Discover how a large multinational organization streamlined and automated the creation and distribution of its candidate offer letters across SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and Recruiting.

You’ll learn how they did it and see the results, including the reductions in time, effort, and cost they have realized across their candidate offer letter processes.

SpinifexIT’s AJ Whalen and Stephen Gallo will also talk about:

• How the customer transformed its employee document generation processes and the results they achieved with Strato Documents

• How Strato (available in the SAP Store) streamlines the design, distribution, routing, and storage of both employee and candidate documents in SAP SuccessFactors. You’ll also get a demo of Strato!




SPEAKER

Stephen Gallo
Product Architect
SpinifexIT


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How One Customer Transformed and Automated Its SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Candidate Offer Letters

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Learn more about Strato for SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting. Visit the Strato website at www.StratoHCM.com. Watch the video below for a sneak peek.

SpinifexIT Names Brendon Andrews-Warmuth VP for Product Enablement and Delivery (EMEA)
SpinifexIT Names Brendon Andrews-Warmuth VP for Product Enablement and Delivery (EMEA) 1024 752 SpinifexIT

View the full press release at EIN Presswire.

Frankfurt, Germany – SpinifexIT Deutschland GmbH announced today the appointment of Brendon Andrews-Warmuth as Vice President for Product Enablement and Delivery, EMEA.

Brendon will oversee the company’s product enablement and solution delivery in EMEA and MEE and his appointment is a key milestone in SpinifexIT’s continued growth strategy across both regions.

Brendon Andrews-Warmuth joined SpinifexIT in 2016. His extensive strategic expertise with SAP Payroll and HR, SAP SuccessFactors, the SpinifexIT solutions, and technology market skills enabled Brendon to provide immediate value to SpinifexIT’s expanding customer base in Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia Pacific region. 

In 2018, Brendon transferred to SpinifexIT Deutschland GmbH as a Regional Solution Architect where he was integral to the expansion of SpinifexIT’s customer and partner engagement ecosystem, as well as its local consulting and delivery practice. 

Brendon will report to Mathew Katakis, SpinifexIT Chief Operating Officer and will oversee the expansion of the SpinifexIT solutions in the EMEA region. In this role, Brendon will be responsible for leading solution enablement for our customers and partners and ensuring alignment with SAP’s HXM strategy and global SaaS best practices.

Mathew Katakis says, “SpinifexIT has always been a customer-first company and strategic partner of SAP. This strategic decision is in line with our mission to be the leading global provider of software solutions for SAP Payroll, HR and SAP SuccessFactors customers. Brendon’s extensive solution architecture and consulting background as well as his customer engagement skills will help SpinifexIT strengthen its value proposition in the market and further expand its foothold in the EMEA and MEE regions.“

Brendon’s extensive solution architecture and consulting background as well as his customer engagement skills will help SpinifexIT strengthen its value proposition in the market and further expand its foothold in the EMEA and MEE regions.

Mathew Katakis


About SpinifexIT

SpinifexIT believes that with the right technology and the right partner, you can accomplish your SAP SuccessFactors HXM and Payroll goals with confidence.

Whether you are just beginning your cloud HXM journey or you have already moved to the cloud, SpinifexIT’s innovative solutions will help guide you by driving Payroll and HR operational efficiency and automation, improving payroll processes, improving operational and transactional reporting, increasing data accuracy and anonymization, minimizing compliance risks, and supporting both migrations and new SAP SuccessFactors implementation projects.

SpinifexIT’s world class solutions are leveraged by many Fortune 500 companies worldwide and run on SAP’s on-premise, hybrid, and cloud platforms. The solutions include Easy Migration, Easy Go Live, Easy Reporter, Easy Clone and Strato Documents. SpinifexIT is an SAP silver partner and its solutions are available at the SAP Store.

Brendon Andrews-Warmuth

Brendon Andrews-Warmuth

VP for Product Enablement and Delivery, EMEA

SpinifexIT Releases Major Updates Across SAP Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors Integrated Solutions
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The global HXM and Payroll solutions developer launches its latest solution release on October 8, 2021

You may view the original press release from EIN Presswire here.

Victoria, AU – Today, SpinifexIT announced the scheduled release of its second major 2021 software update (2021.R2). The update includes new solution features that accelerate payroll migration to the cloud, de-risk Employee Central Payroll implementations, improve SAP Payroll Control Center configuration abilities and extend the features available for the creation of robust SAP Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors reports. 

SpinifexIT Co-Founder and Global Solutions Architect Darren Souter says, “We continue to evolve our solutions based on our customers’ needs and over the last 12 months, we have shifted our priority to support our customers who are migrating to the cloud with HXM Move. This is why we have built out Easy Migration and Easy Go Live – two powerful Employee Central Payroll implementation solutions that offer huge time savings and dramatically reduce the cost and effort spent on payroll transformation.”

“I am incredibly proud of the continued growth and success of the Easy Suite solutions and how SpinifexIT continues to align its product vision and direction with the needs of the SAP customers.”

Darren Souter


New Features

The new solution update enables SpinifexIT customers to:

  • Further streamline and transform their cloud implementation and migration with Easy Migration and Easy Go Live through the addition of pre-delivered content and key features from SpinifexIT’s data copying solution, Easy Clone.
  • Have better flexibility and access to SAP SuccessFactors fields while building their custom reports with the Easy Reporter web reporting solution
  • Speed up their SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central data copying processes
  • Improve payroll reporting, error analysis, reconciliation, and employee inquiry resolution by integrating Easy Help Desk with Easy PCC, a solution built to easily implement and configure Payroll Control Center. 


Availability 

The 2021.R2 release will be available to customers on October 8, 2021. You can learn more, schedule a demo, or upgrade to the latest SpinifexIT Easy Suite solutions by contacting [email protected].


About SpinifexIT

SpinifexIT believes that with the right technology and the right partner, you can accomplish your SAP SuccessFactors HXM and Payroll goals with confidence.

Whether you are just beginning your cloud HXM journey or you have already moved to the cloud, SpinifexIT’s innovative solutions will help guide you by driving Payroll and HR operational efficiency and automation, improving payroll processes, improving operational and transactional reporting, increasing data accuracy and anonymization, minimizing compliance risks, and supporting both migrations and new SAP SuccessFactors implementation projects.

SpinifexIT’s world class solutions are leveraged by many Fortune 500 companies worldwide and run on SAP’s on-premise, hybrid, and cloud platforms. The solutions include Easy Migration, Easy Go Live, Easy Reporter, Easy Clone and Strato Documents.

SpinifexIT is an SAP silver partner and its solutions are available at the SAP Store.

Maximize the Value of Your Existing SAP Payroll System
Maximize the Value of Your Existing SAP Payroll System 1024 576 SpinifexIT

Whether you are planning a move to Employee Central Payroll in the near future or are remaining on-premise with SAP Payroll for now, it’s more important than ever to find ways to optimize your existing payroll processes, data, and reporting.

Join this informative webinar to hear from independent SAP Payroll experts as they discuss the actions you can take to make your existing SAP Payroll more efficient and accurate while preparing for the future and get an update from SAP on the current payroll solution roadmap.

Topics discussed will include:

  1. Tips for validating and improving data integrity
  2. How to produce more accurate reports and quickly reconcile payroll differences
  3. How to optimize processing via Payroll Control Center
  4. What are best practices for preparing to migrate data and configuration to Employee Central Payroll
  5. What does SAP’s payroll solution roadmap look like and what does it mean for your organization?

Date: October 20, 2021
Time: 2 PM EST
Webinar will be run via Zoom

Speakers

Mary Halfmann
HR/SAP Systems Analyst
Central Michigan University

Steve Bogner
Managing Partner
Insight Consulting Partners

Brian Erickson
Director, Customer Engagement
SpinifexIT

AJ Whalen
Director, Marketing
SpinifexIT

Who this webinar is for: Payroll Managers, Payroll Analyst, Payroll Vice Presidents, Business Systems Director, HRIS Director, CHRO, Business Analyst, IT Director, CFO

Watch On Demand: Moving to Employee Central Payroll: Transition or Transformation?
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When it comes to moving from an on-premise payroll to Employee Central Payroll, customers often use different tactics and take different approaches, but what is right for your organization? Sign up to access the on-demand version.

In this roundtable discussion, join SpinifexIT’s AJ Whalen and panelists Imran Sajid from SAP SuccessFactors, Judy Fabrizi from Swagelok, and Mike Timm from Integrated Consulting Group as they lead an informative discussion about payroll migration, including:

What the difference is between “transition” and “transform” when it comes to payroll. This also includes the pros and cons of each.

The most important factors you should consider first when planning a move from on-premise to Employee Central Payroll.

Best practices for moving configuration, data, and results during a payroll migration. This includes the most important tools or skills.

Moving to Employee Central Payroll: Transition or Transformation?

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MEET OUR EXPERTS

JUDY FABRIZI
Payroll Manager
Swagelok Company 

Judy Fabrizi is the Payroll Manager at Swagelok Company, an international leader focusing on the manufacture of gas and fluid system components. With over 20 years in the manufacturing arena, Judy has implemented various SAP product lines in various organizations for system transformations on an international level.

In her current role, she is responsible for an optimized cloud-based payroll processing system, federal, state and local compliance, third party requirements and the related tax returns in the domestic US.

Judy holds a BS in Accounting from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

IMRAN SAJID
Global Senior Director
SAP SuccessFactors  

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).

MIKE TIMM
Managing Partner
Integrated Consulting Group

Mike is Managing Partner at ICG. His 27-year career in the Information Technology industry includes positions in Accounting, Information Technology, and Human Resources. Before establishing Integrated Consulting Group in April 2000, Mike worked for Arthur Andersen and Prism Consulting Group.

ICG has consulted and partnered with such companies as CDI Corporation, IBM, British Petroleum, Marathon Oil, Cadbury Schweppes, and Walt Disney.

As an SAP Certified Consultant, Mike has led a variety of projects with an emphasis in Human Resources, Payroll, Time Management, Support, and Outsourcing.

YOUR HOST

AJ WHALEN
Director of Marketing & Partner Engagement, SpinifexIT North America 

SpinifexITs new solutions boos ECP migration implementation
SpinifexIT’s 2nd Solution Update for 2021
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Our latest release for this year (2021.R2) will be available on October 8, 2021.

Highlights

Easy Go Live
Easy Migration

Migration to the Cloud (ECP or S/4HANA)

In 2020, we released two solutions that help our customers and partners streamline and transform their cloud implementations and migrations. Here are some updates for Easy Migration and Easy Go Live:

  • We have included the ability to set reason codes and case reference numbers to highlighted variances / differences.
  • We added pre-delivered content to streamline comparisons of a customer’s prior SAP system or for a non-SAP system.
  • We added automated mapping of employee numbers when comparing data to the old system.
  • Easy Go Live now links to Easy Clone Lite for limited employee cloning and Easy Help Desk Lite for investigation of errors.
Easy Reporter

More options to help you build your HXM & Payroll reports

We’ve included updates to Easy Reporter with a larger focus on SAP SuccessFactors reporting and better access to reports via the Web Reporting solution.

  • More flexible control over the timing of the import files.
  • Additional fields, tables, infotypes, and clusters to improve your Easy Reporter Web Reporting usage.
  • New SAP SuccessFactors selection fields (with SAP SuccessFactors Connector for Easy Reporter). 
    • Selection fields available on any report (even non-SuccessFactors reports)
    • Ability to select using the SuccessFactors hierarchy and filter the report based on the organizational structure
    • Buffering of selection data to improve performance
    • New selection fields also available in Web Reporting
  • Filter data after reports have been executed via Web Reporting.
Easy Clone

A faster way to copy your Payroll & SAP SuccessFactors employee data

Easy Clone enhancements include more options for Employee Central data copying as follows:

  • Speed up the data cloning process when you copy thousands of employees in a single transaction.
  • Improved audit logs to understand and troubleshoot issues with the copied data.
  • Customers who are upgrading may now copy from non-unicode to unicode systems.
Easy PCC

Migration to the Cloud (ECP or S/4HANA Streamlined Payroll reconciliation with our PCC solution

Easy PCC continues to evolve and offer more functionality to SpinifexIT customers:

  • Error analysis web reporting screens have been refined to ensure a better integration with the look and feel of the Payroll Control Center.
  • Ability to set alert dependencies which stops duplicate errors from being displayed if the employee was reported in another prior error.
  • Better control over advanced dates, which allows for error checks to look at more than just the current pay period.
  • Links to Easy Help Desk Lite for error investigation without the need for the full Easy Help Desk activation
  • Blank reports are now included in Easy PCC, which no longer require the full activation of Easy Reporter.

TO UPGRADE TO THE LATEST RELEASE

Contact the SpinifexIT Customer Care team or email us at [email protected]
to upgrade to the latest release.

Should you wish to request additional SpinifexIT training for your new team members
or if you are in need of a refresher, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

SpinifexIT Announces Significant Enhancements to Its Strato Document Generation Solution
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Latest Strato release features additional workflow automation and document storage capabilities for employee lifecycle documents created with SAP SuccessFactors HXM solutions

VICTORIA, Australia, Aug. 25, 2021 — SpinifexIT today announced the latest release of Strato, its innovative document management solution for SAP SuccessFactors.

The new release contains updates that enable even tighter integration with a customer’s HXM processes through the addition of highly customizable workflow automations and new document storage capabilities.  

Strato enables smart HR and Payroll document generation and automated communications directly from SAP SuccessFactors.

Each document workflow is flexible and can be modified to precisely fit an organization’s unique internal processes.

Strato eliminates the need for manual document generation and routing effort, making HR and Payroll processes more seamless and efficient. 

“With this release, we continue to add innovation to Strato. This update makes Strato even more equipped to cover the full employee document lifecycle – from document generation and distribution to storage – alongside SAP SuccessFactors workflow,” says Gregory Tutt, Strato Global Architect.

“Having this much flexibility allows Strato to be the preferred method of document generation, signing, and storage for SAP SuccessFactors customers.”

New Features

The new solution update also enables Strato customers to:

  • Leverage automated communications and triggers to further expedite document routing, approval, and e-signing processes
     
  • Strengthen data privacy compliance by setting automated document expiry and deletion dates 

  • Improve employee communications and engagement by making the movements and promotion process more transparent and seamless

  • Integrate Strato with 3rd party applications such CRM and internal ticketing systems

Availability

The new Strato release will be available to customers at the end of August.

To learn more about this update, you may view the full release summary here. Visit the Strato website for more information or purchase Strato directly from the SAP Store

View the full press release via EIN News.


About SpinifexIT

SpinifexIT is a leader in producing SAP-certified business process improvement SpinifexIT believes that with the right technology and the right partner, you can accomplish your SAP SuccessFactors HXM and Payroll goals with confidence.

Whether you are just beginning your cloud HXM journey or you have already moved to the cloud, SpinifexIT’s innovative solutions will help guide you by driving operational efficiency, improving critical reporting, increasing data accuracy, and minimizing compliance risks.

SpinifexIT is an SAP silver partner and its solutions are available at the SAP Store.

Learn more about SpinifexIT’s solutions at www.spinifexit.com

Download the Strato brochure here

Moving to Employee Central Payroll: Transition or Transformation?
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When it comes to moving from an on-premise payroll to Employee Central Payroll, customers often use different tactics and take different approaches, but what is right for your organization?

In this roundtable discussion, join SpinifexIT’s AJ Whalen and panelists Imran Sajid from SAP SuccessFactors, Judy Fabrizi from Swagelok, and Mike Timm from Integrated Consulting Group as they lead an informative discussion about payroll migration, including:

What the difference is between “transition” and “transform” when it comes to payroll. This also includes the pros and cons of each.

The most important factors you should consider first when planning a move from on-premise to Employee Central Payroll.

Best practices for moving configuration, data, and results during a payroll migration. This includes the most important tools or skills.

MEET OUR EXPERTS

JUDY FABRIZI
Payroll Manager
Swagelok Company 

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Judy Fabrizi is the Payroll Manager at Swagelok Company, an international leader focusing on the manufacture of gas and fluid system components. With over 20 years in the manufacturing arena, Judy has implemented various SAP product lines in various organizations for system transformations on an international level.

In her current role, she is responsible for an optimized cloud-based payroll processing system, federal, state and local compliance, third party requirements and the related tax returns in the domestic US.

Judy holds a BS in Accounting from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

IMRAN SAJID
Global Senior Director
SAP SuccessFactors  

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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).

MIKE TIMM
Managing Partner
Integrated Consulting Group

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Mike is Managing Partner at ICG. His 27-year career in the Information Technology industry includes positions in Accounting, Information Technology, and Human Resources. Before establishing Integrated Consulting Group in April 2000, Mike worked for Arthur Andersen and Prism Consulting Group.

ICG has consulted and partnered with such companies as CDI Corporation, IBM, British Petroleum, Marathon Oil, Cadbury Schweppes, and Walt Disney.

As an SAP Certified Consultant, Mike has led a variety of projects with an emphasis in Human Resources, Payroll, Time Management, Support, and Outsourcing.

YOUR HOST

AJ WHALEN
Director of Marketing & Partner Engagement, SpinifexIT North America 

SpinifexIT is a Finalist in the 2021 Technology Scale-up Awards
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The global SAP SuccessFactors partner is listed among industry-leading technology innovators

SpinifexIT, a leading provider of software solutions for SAP and SAP SuccessFactors human experience management and payroll, announced today that it is a finalist in the Business and Professional Services category of the 2021 Technology Scale-up Awards.

The Technology Scale-up Awards are presented by Hamilton Locke and celebrate disruptive Australian technology providers who demonstrate high rates of growth and industry-leading innovations, while making a significant impact in their industry sectors.

Despite recent business challenges triggered by the global pandemic, SpinifexIT has continued to expand existing solutions and to develop innovative new solutions that support a customer’s move to SAP SuccessFactors’ cloud-based HXM solutions.

A virtual awards ceremony announcing the category winners and the overall winner of the Technology Scale-up Awards will be held on Thursday 2 September, 2021.

About SpinifexIT
SpinifexIT believes that with the right technology and the right partner, you can accomplish your SAP SuccessFactors HXM and Payroll goals with confidence. Whether you are just beginning your cloud HXM journey or you have already moved to the cloud, SpinifexIT’s innovative solutions like Easy Migration, Easy Go Live, Easy Reporter, and Strato Documents will help guide you by driving operational efficiency, improving critical reporting, increasing data accuracy, and minimizing compliance risks. SpinifexIT is an SAP silver partner and its solutions are available at the SAP Store.

For more information, please contact:
AJ Whalen, Director of Marketing and Partner Engagement
[email protected]