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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? Use the form below to sign up for 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 ECP: Transition or Transformation?

Register below to view the session on-demand.

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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 

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/4HANAStreamlined 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 a certified 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 

#Label

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 a certified 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]

Strato 1.17 is going live this August!
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Strato 1.17 – Going live this August!

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest update for Strato. Strato 1.17 includes new features around its workflow, dashboard, and storage functionality which further optimize your SAP SuccessFactors document generation.

Strato 1.17 will be deployed for UAT on August 29, 2021 and will go live on Production by mid-September. You may view the release calendar here.

New tools to extend SAP SuccessFactors document automation and compliance capabilities

Expedite your document’s routing, approval and e-signing process by setting time-based conditions in your Strato Workflow.

Trigger email reminders, automatically accept or reject changes and documents, and execute a corresponding workflow immediately after without any manual intervention.

Examples:

• Auto-approve a Job Offer Letter on behalf of the Manager before proceeding with sending it to the Candidate

• Add an automated email reminder for a Candidate if they have not yet signed their Job Offer two days after receiving the letter. 

• Auto-reject the Job Offer Letter and stop the Recruitment Workflow process if the Candidate does not Accept / Reject the Job Offer Letter five days from its issue date


Improve your Data Privacy Compliance (GDPR, etc.) by adding document archiving and deletion automations.

Strato Storage can now allow Administrators to automatically change a document’s status based on their validity, expiry, and compliance laws.

Examples:

• Automatically archive Performance Documents from two years ago

• An option to delete the digital documents of employees who are no longer in the company for 1 year

• Tag a document (Passport, ID, Visa) as “expired” once it gets past its validity date and send an automatic prompt to the Employee to renew 


Attach supporting documents into your approval workflow. HR may also attach PDF files to a document being sent for routing and e-signature.

This enables them to provide their recipients and signatories with the full information in line with the document they are reviewing and signing.

Examples:

• Include a PDF copy of the Job Description alongside the Job Offer Letter for signature

• Attach the past Performance Evaluation results of an employee when routing the new Performance Forms to the Manager and Employee

• Append a new Total Compensation Statement alongside the Merit Increase acceptance process

Improve your HXM document generation and employee experience

Generate documents using the employee’s ‘pending’ data to aid during your Employee Movements and Change of Compensation discussions. Have the ability to show the employee their new Position Title, Compensation and Benefits package during your discussion.

Empower them to decide with the right information on hand before making it official. Integrate this process seamlessly into your workflow in this release.

Here’s how this feature works at a basic level.

Likewise, once the pending data has been approved in SAP SuccessFactors even for future effectivity, employees may generate a version of their documents that show their new information- as long as it has already been approved. 

Examples:

• An employee is due for an increase on October 1, 2021. The increase has been approved as early as today, but will only reflect on the employee’s paycheck in October.

• Extend your managers’ reach. Allow people managers to generate documents both for their direct and indirect reports. 

• Integrate Strato with other 3rd party apps. Enable Strato to send and store a document in your CRM system (Salesforce, etc.), other parts of SAP SuccessFactors, or via SAP Archive Link.

Get the full release notes

SpinifexIT Partner Summit Lunch & Learn | EMEA & MEE
SpinifexIT Partner Summit Lunch & Learn | EMEA & MEE 1008 740 SpinifexIT

Liebe SpinifexIT-Partner,

Wir möchten Sie herzlich zu unserem zweiten SpinifexIT Partner Summit in diesem Jahr und unserer allerersten Lunch & Learn-Session einladen. 

Das SpinifexIT Partner Summit Lunch & Learn findet an folgenden Terminen statt:

30. September 2021
12:00 – 14:00 Uhr CET


Online für unsere englischsprachigen Partner 

> REGISTRIEREN

1 Oktober 2021
12:00 – 14:00 Uhr CET


Online für unsere deutschsprachigen Partner

> REGISTRIEREN

Es ist Zeit neu zu denken mit SpinifexIT und sich mit uns auf die Reise rund um das Thema Human Experience Management zu begeben.

ERFAHREN SIE UNTER ANDEREM

  • Wie SpinifexIT die Transformation zur Cloud im HR-Bereich beschleunigt und unterstützt
  • Wie HR-Prozesse optimiert und Mitarbeiter besser eingebunden werden können
  • Wie  wir die HXM Reise gemeinsam gestalten und den digitalen Fortschritt im HR voranbringen
  • Welche Schlüsselinitiativen, Programme &  Lösungen wir dafür anbieten  

Guest keynote Speaker: Erwin Hake, HR Solution Architect – Core HR & Payroll

Bitte melden Sie sich für Ihre Teilnahme rechtzeitig über die obigen Links an.

Passend zum Motto “Lunch & Learn” würden wir Ihnen gerne ein Lunchpaket liefern. Deshalb lassen Sie uns bitte bei Ihrer Registrierung wissen, ob Sie Lebensmittel-Allergien haben und wohin wir das Lunchpaket liefern dürfen.

UNSER TEAM

SpinifexIT Frank Schiek

FRANK
SCHIEK

STEPHANIE
AHLER


THEODOR
THEIS

Brendon Andrews-Warmuth

BRENDON ANDREWS-WARMUTH



ADRIAN WOSNITZKA

SpinifexIT at the Mastering SAP HR & Payroll event
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SpinifexIT is a proud sponsor of this year’s Mastering SAP HR & Payroll Event.

Mastering SAP is a yearly convention for SAP HR & payroll experts and thought leaders where they share best practices, trends, and new technologies.

This event, happening this July 27-29, brings together SAP customers and partners to celebrate the talent, innovation and ideas that are literally transforming the way we work.

This year’s topics include:

 • The Role of SAP in the HR Department
 • Recruitment and Onboarding
 • L&D
 • Performance Management
 • Core HR & Payroll
 • SAP Roadmap
 • Upgrades
 • Talent
 • HR Analytics
 • Employee Experience Management
 • Security, Governance and Access Control

SpinifexIT Partner Summit Lunch & Learn | EMEA & MEE
SpinifexIT Partner Summit Lunch & Learn | EMEA & MEE 1008 740 SpinifexIT

Dear SpinifexIT Partners,

We are inviting you to join this year’s 2nd SpinifexIT Partner Summit for EMEA and MEE and our very first Lunch & Learn session, which will be happening with two schedules:

September 30, 2021
12 pm – 2 pm CET


Virtual meet for our English-speaking partners 

> REGISTER

October 1, 2021
12pm – 2 pm CET 


Virtual meet for our German-speaking partners

> REGISTER

It’s time to rethink with SpinifexIT and embark on the Human Experience Management journey with us.

LEARN AMONG OTHER THINGS:

  • How SpinifexIT accelerates and supports the transformation to the cloud in the HR sector
  • How HR processes can be optimized and employees better integrated
  • How we shape the HXM journey together and advance digital progress in HR which key initiatives, programs & solutions we offer for this

Guest keynote Speaker: Simon Humphreys, Solution Architect for SAP Successfactors Core HR, Payroll and Time

NOTE: We are going to be arranging for a Lunch delivery during this session. Please let us know if you have any food preferences and dietary considerations in advance and let us know the delivery address.

MEET OUR TEAM

SpinifexIT Frank Schiek

FRANK
SCHIEK

STEPHANIE
AHLER


THEODOR
THEIS

Brendon Andrews-Warmuth

BRENDON ANDREWS-WARMUTH



ADRIAN WOSNITZKA

SpinifexIT-Stephanie Ahler-Director for Partner Engagement
SpinifexIT Appoints Stephanie Ahler as Director of Partner Engagement for Europe, Middle East, and Africa
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Ms. Ahler joins the SAP SuccessFactors partner to help strengthen its EMEA sales and partner networks.

SpinifexIT, a leading solutions provider for SAP Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors, announced the appointment of Stephanie Ahler as Director of Partner Engagement – Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

In this role, Ms. Ahler will be responsible for establishing SpinifexIT’s SAP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors market presence in the EMEA region and driving continued growth and revenue through a strong, continuous partner engagement with the region’s SAP HXM experts.

Stephanie Ahler has spent nearly 20 years working with SAP HCM, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Ariba partners, customers and experts. Ms. Ahler was instrumental in SAP SuccessFactors’ adoption across the EMEA and MEE region.

Her expertise in business development, sales, and operations management makes her a strong pillar in SpinifexIT’s EMEA business operations as the organization strengthens its competitive position in the market. 

“Stephanie’s experience in the SAP ecosystem and her numerous achievements in the region makes her a fantastic addition to our team of SAP SuccessFactors HXM and Payroll innovators. I look forward to leveraging Stephanie’s expertise in the field to continuously improve the way we support our partners and customers in the region,” said Frank Schiek, Regional Vice President of SpinifexIT Deutschland GmbH. 

Stephanie Ahler shares, “I am excited to meet SpinifexIT’s partners and customers and look forward to providing them the best tools and support in the market to help them and their customers achieve their HXM goals.”

View the official Press Release at PRWeb here.


About SpinfexIT

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 a certified SAP Silver Partner and its solutions are available at the SAP Store.

LEARN MORE ABOUT STEPHANIE AHLER