SAP Delivers World-Class Benchmarking Program in the Cloud

Latest Release of People and Talent Benchmarking Survey brings HR Industry Insights to the C-suite

LAS VEGAS, NV. —Sept. 9, 2014 — HR leaders have often looked to benchmarking to compare their organization’s performance against industry peers and help their CEO and senior executives understand the financial and strategic impact of their function. Today, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) released an updated version of its People and Talent Benchmarking Survey, a complimentary, leading benchmarking solution designed for HR. Leveraging new peer group insights that are enabled by SAP’s cloud-based solution offerings, HR leaders can more effectively assess their current organizational performance and uncover additional value potential in human capital management.

The announcement was made at SuccessConnect 2014, being held September 9-11 in Las Vegas. 

“Every business decision the CEO makes has a human impact,” says Ken Pearson, global head of HR Industry Value Engineering, SAP. “HR leaders need to be able to identify that impact and design a future-focused approach that delivers quantifiable business results. Our benchmarking and industry value engineering services provide the framework to support and advise on positive change and help quantify the potential outcome.”

SAP has one of the largest and most robust benchmarking programs in the world with more than 2,000 KPIs/Best Practices, over 15,000 participants, and more than 4,000 companies. Organizations participating in the confidential People and Talent Benchmarking Survey receive a customized benchmark report detailing their performance against an aggregated set of relevant peers. They can use this information to assess their performance and help identify areas of opportunity before, after or during a business transformation or as part of a continuous improvement program.

SAP’s People and Talent Benchmarking Survey can help organizations to:  

  • Measure competitiveness against peers
  • Uncover value potential and identify targets
  • Develop deeper understanding of situation and challenges
  • Provide hard evidence to support decision making
  • Provide a basis to track value over time

"SAP's benchmarking program is a powerful tool for all ASUG members who want to better utilize the technology they've already purchased and get insight for future implementations," said Geoff Scott, CEO of the Americas' SAP Users' Group. "This is especially critical with HR, as organizations examine SAP's expanding on-premise and cloud portfolios, and have to determine where they can get the most value for their SAP investment both now and in the future. I encourage all ASUG members to tap into this worthy and complimentary survey from SAP."

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