SAP SuccessFactors is a human capital management system (HCM for short) that is primarily offered as a cloud-based application by SAP. SuccessFactors itself was founded in 2001 by Lars Dalgaad and acquired by SAP in February 2012, although this company remains independent from SAP.
To learn more details about SAP SuccessFactors, you can find the basics summed up by SAP here.
Nevertheless, it is important to know that the future of SAP HCM solutions will be in the cloud. If you compare the roadmap of on-premise SAP HCM with that of SAP SuccessFactors, it becomes more clear. It is even more important for existing SAP HCM customers to think about their roadmap at an early stage. This customer roadmap often has a much higher complexity than it initially seems.
Our experience has shown that a well-structured analysis phase is the cornerstone of a realistic and stable roadmap. Here we gladly and often assume the role of a trusted advisor and help you to include organizational issues, accompanying projects and operating models in the planning phase as well as the pure system consideration.