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Easy Suite 2022.R2 Enhancements
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Easy Suite Solution for SAP HXM, Employee Central & S/4HANA

Streamline your HXM experience with Integrated Reporting, Document Generation, Data Copying, Migration Solutions & much more.

Easy Suite Solution for SAP HXM, Employee Central & S/4HANA

Streamline your HXM experience with Integrated Reporting, Document Generation, Data Copying, Migration Solutions & much more.

EASY SUITE 2022.R2

Explore Highlights from our 2022.R2 Release

We’re pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Easy Suite Solutions for SAP HXM, Employee Central and S/4HANA.

PAYROLL & HR SOLUTIONS FOR TODAY’S WORKFORCE

Enhancements to the Payroll Productivity Solutions

PAYROLL & HR SOLUTIONS FOR TODAY’S WORKFORCE

Enhancements to the Payroll Productivity Solutions

Easy Reporter continues to expand in terms of both usability and functionality. It now includes new, improved screens that allow you to customize Conversion Settings to define exactly how you want your data to appear. Additionally, you can further tailor the Payroll Results output using the new Sign Reversal feature.

Did you know you can directly load the data from an Easy Reporter report into the SAP Analytics Cloud solution?

This capability has now been extended to include the ability to import reports into Excel, PowerBI, and many other solutions using the Easy Reporter oData Connector.

And, you can now use Easy Reporter to push data from a report and trigger a Strato Workflow, which enables you to create documents or integrate with Strato Automate for email distribution.

For customers using Easy Reporter with the SuccessFactors Connector, this allows the merging of your HR and Payroll Data.  Enhancements include the ability to report manager details from SuccessFactors and improved performance of reports through automatic control of query size.

(Including Easy Clone for Employee Central)

Easy Clone has become increasingly popular among customers as a way to quickly create test scenarios using production data, including the ability to copy Employee Central data. As a result, the solution has continued to evolve and improve.

This release includes enhancements to the selection options in Easy Clone to help you choose the correct employees to copy. You can now add your own HXM selection fields, including custom info-types, to select SAP employees. If you are using the Employee Central extension, you can also now use selection criteria such as department, division, business unit, and more directly from SuccessFactors.

Further enhancements include new views for the Audit Logs, which have been enhanced for better investigation of issues.

IMPLEMENTATIONS & MIGRATIONS, MADE EASIER

Enhancements to the Migration & Implementation Solutions

IMPLEMENTATIONS & MIGRATIONS, MADE EASIER

Enhancements to the Migration & Implementation Solutions

Easy Migration can easily transfer your configuration to a new environment with minimal effort. If you want to clean up your configuration, remap it to new values, or merge multiple systems, this is the ideal solution for you.

 

Enhancements to this solution include the ability to see which countries are available for copying. When copying Payroll Schemas, these have been moved to their own copy type. If you are cleaning up configuration or merging multiple payroll systems together, additional configuration tables can now be remapped during migration.

Easy Go Live allows you to migrate your employees to your new SAP system (ECP or S/4HANA). It includes embedded testing and analysis tools to ensure that your payroll functions the same in the new system as it did in your legacy system.

This release includes new menus and content designed around best practices for migrating to a new system, implementing Employee Central, or implementing SAP HXM for the first time.

Parallel Run Testing has been improved with the ability for the entire team to simultaneously view and edit differences, as well as new, improved methods for investigating issues, including direct access to your old SAP environment. If you are comparing to a legacy (non-SAP) system, you can now use simpler methods for handling import files when comparing to non-SAP systems.

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The Easy Suite 2022.R2 solutions are available now.
Contact us at [email protected] to request for the latest upgrade and, if needed, additional training for your staff.

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Strato 1.20 Solution Release
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Work smarter with Strato 1.20

Quickly create custom data input fields and provide seamlessly integrated documents

Work smarter with Strato 1.20

Quickly create custom data input fields and provide seamlessly integrated documents

Enhance your Strato experience with increased functionality

Behind the scenes, our software architects are hard at work coming up with ideas to make Strato even more essential to your workflows. Our latest update, Strato 1.20, comes with a new solution–Strato Forms–and developments that beef up the benefits of Strato Documents and Strato Storage.

  • Integrate the Solution

    Host forms internally and include these in your workflows without manual manipulation.

  • Work Smarter

    Rely on Strato Forms to apply logic to build custom workflows based on employee input.

  • Save Money

    No need to subscribe to third-party subscriptions to provide similar functions.

  • Increase Ease of Use

    Add automation to support your specific processes.

  • Boost Search Speed

    Search, and you will find quickly with our new search engine.

  • Save Time

    Turn to automation to do the work for you quickly and efficiently.

User-Friendly Strato Forms Offers New Solution

Build more user-friendly documents with the dropdown fields in the new Strato Forms. Use data from a pre-configured list or supported entities of SAP SuccessFactors for a workflow based on the user input (field selection from a dropdown list, text input, radio buttons, etc.).

Our new solution
supports more field types that form creators can use to build more user-friendly forms with Dropdown Fields and add attachments with the File Upload Feature.

Adding Dropdown Lists to your forms allows you to display a range of predefined values from which to choose. Users click on an option from the list to provide an answer and go on to the next step. For example, you can add a Dropdown List where the values link to a SuccessFactors picklist. 

A much-desired feature we’ve added is the File Upload Field. This form field enables the user to upload/attach a file via Document Generation.

Use this feature for form templates that require documents to be attached or routed to the user or approver, such as records and other official documents.

The assigned workflow changes dynamically based on the completed form due to Strato Forms’ conditional content logic capabilities.

Organizations can dynamically build more custom workflows based on the employee’s form input/responses. This is invaluable to onboarding and offboarding, performance evaluations and reviews, employee engagement, and training.

We’ve made Strato Forms a fully integrated solution. No need to host forms externally and manually upload/include the data. Instead, seamlessly include essential information into your Strato Automate and Strato Storage workflows. 

The cost reduction from replacing third-party input forms with Strato Forms benefits you. Improve compliance initiatives by hosting processes in a singular solution through a cohesive but visible process, rather than having segmented data sources that require manual manipulation. 

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Strato Global Architect

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“I’m very happy to share with our customers our new solution, Strato Forms, that will help them speed up or automate more processes. Our new search engine, together with Strato Forms, are the result of an internal Hackathon we organized in 2021 that we decided to productize”.

Upgrades Add Benefits to Strato Documents

The documents you produce in HR stand as official records of the employee life cycle that require flawless formatting. To help you achieve this high standard, we’ve added welcome features to Strato Documents.

The Preview Changes feature helps your documents retain that official appearance. This allows you to check for problems such as page breaks and formatting errors, eliminating them before converting to PDF form.

It’s difficult to get rows and sections in a document just right. Our Section Protection feature helps you with this by ensuring the contents and formatting of the paragraphs, rows, sections, and even a group of sections have the protection enabled.

This safeguards them from getting split by a page break when generating the document. 

Find Documents Faster

Save time and money looking for documents with Strato’s File Search function to search for specific documents using keywords, phrases, and multiple search criteria. With this Advanced Search function, you can refine searches by using conditions in your search criteria.

Improved indexing also ensures the faster return of search results. Other features for File Search include exporting the list of search results as a CSV file that contains individual file download links. This allows you to simultaneously download multiple files from the search results in one ZIP file.

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SpinifexIT announces major Strato updates
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The latest Strato release improves compliance with legislative and data privacy requirements and enhances process efficiency, speed, security, and user experience.

Customers of Strato, the innovative document generation solution from SpinifexIT, can now benefit from significant enhancements to the platform, including improved data privacy compliance through Strato Storage, the company announced today. Strato enables smart HR and Payroll document generation and automated communications directly from SAP SuccessFactors to help SAP customers make the most of their SAP investment.

The new updates include SpinifexIT’s latest version of Strato Storage, which enables HR teams to easily and securely view, store and retrieve documents, letters, and forms from the cloud.

This latest Strato release – Strato 1.19 – substantially improves storage and document retention, and legislative and data privacy compliance, enables dynamic number formatting, and allows customers to improve process efficiency and build custom forms.

The new features include:

Expanded compliance and document retention options in Strato Storage

SpinifexIT’s Strato Storage allows users to quickly store HXM documents.  

Compliance with document legislative and data privacy obligations

A key improvement in the latest version is enhanced compliance with document legislative and data privacy obligations. Strato Storage now allows users to retain and access documents relating to employees with pending claims, disputes, or litigation issues, even after employees have left the company.  Strato Storage is aligned with global and local legislation across data retention and privacy requirements such as GDPR.

Easier Document Retrieval

Since its initial release, SpinifexIT has significantly expanded and improved the Strato Storage functionality, including integrating Strato Storage across automated workflows, to make finding documents easier. 

Compatible with SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, Talent, and Employee Central, Strato Storage integrates fully with Strato Documents and Strato Automate, allowing organizations to embed it into their existing Strato investment at the click of a button. 

The new functionality included in Strato 1.19 allows for better document tagging and categorizing files within Strato Storage.  SpinifexIT will also add improved search functionality in the second half of 2022.

Single Screen View

Strato storage offers a flexible, centralized, single-screen view of all available documents in relevant folders across every SAP Successfactors module via the Strato dashboard from the SAP SuccessFactors home page, including job offer letters and contracts for both HR teams as well as employees when allocated the necessary self-service access.

Strato administrators can also assign permissions to employees so they can easily upload their documents to complete their digital Personnel file in Strato Storage, and also download them, in a fully protected environment compliant with major data security protocols using the latest data encryption.

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In addition to improvements to the Strato Storage module, SpinifexIT has introduced a number of other improvements to the Strato Suite. These include:

Dynamic number formatting in Strato Documents

Creating documents with multiple clauses is now much simpler in Strato 1.19. Previously, Strato users could only enumerate document clauses using a conventional numbering format. With this new release, document designers can enumerate clauses and add sub-clauses while applying business rules to show or hide specific content – especially useful when creating contracts and other legal documents that require multiple stipulations.

Improved process efficiency across the Strato Suite

This latest Strato release enables customers to include more actions into their custom workflow to further expedite the document management process. For example, users now have the option to strengthen data privacy compliance by setting automated document expiry and deletion dates, and automatically deactivate terminated employees. They can also integrate Strato with third-party applications such as CRMs and internal ticketing systems.

Gregory Tutt, Strato Global Architect at SpinifexIT says, “We’re thrilled to share with you the latest updates across the Strato Suite. Our focus for this release is the improvement of the security and compliance aspects of Strato Storage which provides organizations with a more secure and streamlined way to manage their employee documents. Aside from this, we’ve also made enhancements to improve Strato’s speed, security, and ease of use.

We are committed to our goal of making Strato the preferred solution for SAP SuccessFactors customers to manage their employee documents and storage. This is only the first of a number of major enhancements we will deliver over the coming months.”

Availability

The new Strato release will be available to customers on July 9 2022. Visit the Strato Website for more information or purchase Strato directly from the SAP Store

To take advantage of the new features, which are free to implement, and upgrade to the latest version, customers should submit a request to the SpinifexIT Customer Care team.

Customers can also 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.

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SpinifexIT announces Easy Suite updates to help customers maximize their SAP investment
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Today, SpinifexIT announces significant updates to its Easy Suite solutions which helps customers accelerate payroll migration to the cloud, de-risk SAP Employee Central Payroll implementations, improve SAP Payroll Control Center configuration abilities, and enhance the creation of robust SAP Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors reports.

The Easy Suite solutions include Easy Reporter, Easy PCC, Easy Migration, and Easy Go Live among others, and are designed to expedite migration for customers implementing SAP Employee Central Payroll or migrating to Employee Central Payroll or S/4HANA.

New features to the Easy Suite range announced today include:

Payroll Reporting and Reconciliation

SpinifexIT’s payroll and reconciliation products, including Easy Reporter and Easy PCC, help customers improve payroll reporting, error analysis, reconciliation, and employee inquiry resolution. They also enhance flexibility and access to SAP SuccessFactors fields while building custom reports with the Easy Reporter web reporting solution.

In addition, they help speed up the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central data copying processes and implementation and configuration of SAP Payroll Control Center.

Easy PCC accelerates implementation and allows re-use of many existing Easy Reporter reports to help customers who are planning to implement the Payroll Control Center migrate to the new environment. It also provides additional functionality for specific HR and payroll scenarios – all without having to create custom code.

Easy Reporter improvements

SpinifexIT Easy Reporter has now been enhanced with new advanced Exception Reporting and the ability to execute multiple reports in one run. It now includes more customer SAP SuccessFactors data, such as new time-related fields and SF data, and allows users to set their preferred date selection to build more accurate, complete reports with the SuccessFactors Connector.

Migration Solutions

SpinifexIT migration solutions are designed to streamline and transform cloud implementation and migration. Easy Migration and Easy Go Live are two powerful solutions that offer huge time savings and substantially reduce cost and effort required for payroll transformation for SAP Employee Central Payroll customers.

Easy Migration improvements

With the enhanced SpinifexIT Easy Migration, users can now easily add their own tables (including Z tables). It also allows better control over what configuration is copied between systems and options for remapping the configuration during the copy.

Easy Go Live improvements

SpinifexIT’s Easy Go Live’s improved parallel run screens and new drag-and-drop functionality make setting up this activity much easier and more intuitive. The new features for a Parallel Run enable the grouping of data into Teams for better investigation, and improve audit logs as well as control over flowing raised issues from run to run. In addition, customers can now use Easy Go Live to upload SAP Infotype data directly from a flat file.

Remote Activation

In addition to the Easy Suite enhancements announced today, SpinifexIT is also offering its customers the option of activating 2022.R1 remotely via an activation key. SpinifexIT officially supports release versions for 15 months after the first release date.

Darren Souter, SpinifexIT Co-Founder and Global Solutions Architect, says, “We’re committed to continue to build on our solutions to further help our customers streamline their SAP HXM Solutions. As well as streamlining many day-to-day operational tasks, our software has continued to help support our customers with their journey to the Cloud.

“With over 60 SAP implementation Partners using the Easy Suite solutions to accelerate implementations and migrations, many of our customers tell us our solutions have saved them hundreds of hours, and dramatically cut down the time, effort, and cost spent on their migration and transformation projects. With continued investment, the Easy Suite solutions are equipped to include the latest tools to support our customers’ needs and improve their user experience so they can truly maximize their SAP investment.”

Availability

To take advantage of the new features, which are free to implement, and upgrade to the latest version (2022.R1), customers should submit a request to the SpinifexIT Customer Care team to take advantage of the updated features.

Customers can also 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.

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SpinifexIT’s Easy Suite Solutions on SAP S/4HANA environment
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The latest versions of SpinifexIT’s Easy Suite fully work on the SAP S/4HANA solution. More details, and some FAQs below.

Hi! This is Darren and here’s a quick update I would like to share with you.

As more of our customers are either planning to upgrade to SAP S/4HANA or are already in the process of doing so, I often get asked about whether SpinifexIT’s Easy Suite solutions are compatible with the SAP S/4HANA solution.  In this short update, I’ll answer some of the frequently asked questions from our customers and partners.


The latest version (2021.R2) of the SpinifexIT solutions fully work on the SAP S/4HANA solution.

For customers upgrading to SAP S/4HANA (whether this is as an On-Premise solution or a Private Cloud Edition), we can use some of our new migration solutions to help with the process.

Easy Migration can help you de-risk and accelerate your SAP Employee Central Payroll migration by identifying and migrating your payroll configuration to your new system. This includes relevant employee information including payroll results, infotypes, and more.

Meanwhile Easy Go Live can provide you the tools to validate your new system and quickly compare payroll results between your new and your old system before going live.

Below are some of the frequently asked questions around SpinifexIT’s Easy Suite’s compatibility with the SAP S/4HANA environment. If you have further questions, you may reach out to me, or our team at [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help.


Author

Darren Souter

Founder and Global Solutions Architect

FAQs about SAP S/4HANA

What is SAP S/4HANA?

SAP S/4HANA is the most recent version of the SAP ERP Software. This is the evolution from the prior SAP ERP Version. It is a supported release up until 2040.

How does HCM fit into SAP S/4HANA now?

Up until Q4 of 2022, customers who are implementing or migrating to SAP S/4HANA, if they are wanting to use HCM within this environment, must install SAP S/4HANA with SAP ERP HCM on-premise in the Compatibility Mode.  

The functionality within this system will be the same as delivered under SAP ERP with Enhancement Pack 8. This is described further by SAP here

How does HCM fit into SAP S/4HANA in the future?

As of Q4.2022, SAP will release SAP HCM for SAP S/4HANA. This will move SAP HCM back into the SAP S/4HANA Core solution and further updates will be delivered as part of the SAP S/4HANA technology solution. This is described further in the SAP NOTE

Does the SpinifexIT software work on the SAP S/4HANA Solution?

Yes. As long as you have SAP HCM on this version, then the SpinifexIT solutions can be installed, in exactly the same way as you would do on the ERP solution or Employee Central Payroll Solution.

When upgrading SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA, do I need to do anything specific with the SpinifexIT software?

We recommend upgrading to the latest version of SpinifexIT solutions first before upgrading your SAP environment. Our latest version is 2021.R2, with a new release (2022.R1) coming this April.

This step is recommended to avoid triggering any conflicts during the upgrades, especially if you’re using an unsupported version (3 releases old) of SpinifexIT.

After the upgrade of the system, the SpinifexIT software should continue to work as it did prior to the upgrade.  All functionality will continue to work with no additional changes to reports, documents or other settings. All existing data and setup will continue to remain in the solution as it was prior to the upgrade.

Is there a different version of the SpinifexIT software specifically for SAP S/4HANA?

SpinifexIT has two versions of the software:
– One for SAP ERP 6 Enhancement Pack 6 or Lower
– One for SAP ERP 6 Enhancement Pack 7 or Higher (Including ECP and all SAP S/4HANA Versions)

SpinifexIT software will work across all supported SAP releases.  

If there is any specific functionality that is added into newer SAP releases (Such as Payroll Control Center), then this will be catered for within the SpinifexIT transports for that release.

Does SpinifexIT have any additional functionality for the SAP S/4HANA environment?

As part of Easy PCC, our Payroll Control Center solution, the Easy Reporter reports can be optimized to use the SAP Payroll Decluster tables. These are much more efficient under the SAP HANA database, so this will show a greater report execution time. In order to enable this, each report can be individually turned on to use the decluster tables. We do not do this automatically, so our customers can decide on the reports to turn this on for and to run tests as needed.

What is your proposal for customers planning to re-implement SAP rather than upgrade?

On a reimplementation, the system configuration is rebuilt in the new system from scratch. In this case, we would recommend installing a new version of the SpinifexIT in the new SAP S/4HANA system. Any reports and other functionality can be either manually moved across to the new system or transported into the new environment.

Is there any difference if the customer is implementing in a Private Cloud vs On-Premise?

SpinifexIT’s solutions will continue to work whether the customer is implementing SAP S/4HANA on their own box, in a Private Cloud, or on one of the Hyperscalers. Either way, it will be installed using transports delivered by SpinifexIT.

Will the SpinifexIT software continue to work on SAP HCM for SAP S/4HANA?

When SAP releases the HCM for SAP S/4HANA, SpinifexIT will release a new version in parallel to support their release. We are not anticipating any major changes, but likely this will need a new version (and certification of this new version).

Will the SpinifexIT software continue to work on the SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Version?

At this point in time, it is not possible to run HCM on the Public Cloud version of SAP S/4HANA.  

However, when the new HCM for SAP S/4HANA is released, and if it is also released on the Public Cloud solution, SpinifexIT will work with SAP to make the product available in this environment.  Stay tuned for further information on this one. If you wish to read these updates directly in your inbox, feel free to subscribe to SpinifexIT.


Got additional questions about SpinifexIT solutions’ compatibility with SAP S/4HANA? Drop us a message and we’ll reach out to you as soon as we can.

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New Year, New Strato! Here’s what’s included in our 1.18 Release.

Strato 1.18 includes new features around its Strato Storage, Strato Sign and Strato Automate tools. These updates will help your team to further improve Data Privacy compliance, streamline your document routing and signing process, and optimize your overall SAP SuccessFactors document management which support your key HXM and Payroll activities.

Strato 1.18 will be deployed for UAT on January 8, 2022 and will go live on Production on January 29, 2022. You may view the release calendar here.



Automate the assignment of your documents’ validity with Strato Storage

• Apply validity rules to your stored documents
• Automatically set your documents for archiving, expiration and deletion based on your organization’s storage compliance requirements
• Use Categories to quickly find and modify your documents’ validity and storage specifications

Eg. All documents tagged as a Compliance Document (Work From Home Policies, Laptop Usage, etc.) are set to have a 1 year validity.





Sign your PDF documents with Strato Sign

• Previously, only documents generated and routed via Strato can be signed with Strato Sign
• The 1.18 release allows users to sign uploaded PDFs with• Strato Sign within the same workflow
• Signatures may be embedded anywhere within the document with a drag-and-drop tool

Eg. HR uploads a year-end tax declaration and payment PDF from a third party vendor and sends a copy to the employee.

The employee may sign the PDF version of the form before it is routed back to HR. As soon as HR completes signing the declaration form, a signed copy of the PDF is forwarded to both the employee and HR.





Access tooltips to setup your workflows faster in Strato Automate

• Validate the fields you use in your documents and workflow by viewing tooltips
• This gives you info about the field’s Field Label, Field Group, API path, and Key Field value (if there’s any)
• Assign default key fields to make field selection faster

Eg. An employee may have three email addresses stored in their SAP Successfactors profile (Business, Personal, Other). Their Business Email can be assigned as their default key field in Strato to centralize all communications to the email.





Manage your data fields better

• Build complete documents by having more access to additional fields and information
• Link custom fields and entities to show stored metadata in SAP SuccessFactors

Eg. Building a complete Talent Card not only entails getting information from SF Employee Central and the employee’s profile.

With this feature, you can also get field information from SAP SuccessFactors’ Performance, Goals, and Succession Planning modules and combine them to build a comprehensive talent card.

For any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected]
The Strato Team wishes you a safe and happy Christmas and New Year!

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.

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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.

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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

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