Because Tomorrow Won't Look Like Today: SuccessFactors' Annual Customer Event
SuccessConnect October 9-11th, Las Vegas 2013
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessFactors, an
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) company, today officially announced details
aboutSuccessConnect 2013, its annual customer networking and learning event
taking place in Las Vegas on October 9 – 11 at The Venetian Hotel.
"The HCM market is in the middle of a disruption unlike any we've seen in more
than a decade," said Shawn Price, president, SuccessFactors, SAP Cloud. "The
future of work is here and this year's theme reflects that – because tomorrow
won't look like today. Over this three-day conference, attendees will hear
directly from our customers who have completely transformed their businesses,
or are well on their way to doing so, what state-of-the-art HCM delivers. In
addition, many of our partners will share best practices and customer success
stories, and our own SuccessFactors experts will share our end-to-end recruit
to retire vision, our strategy, and our product roadmaps.Events like this,
where we meet face-to-face and discuss the opportunities and the challenges we
all face in business, push our innovation, allowing us to ensure our solutions
address more of our customers' business needs faster and better so that they
are prepared for tomorrow."
Main Conference Activities
Opening Keynote with Shawn Price – "The Future of Work and the Advent of
Thursday, October 10^th at 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. PT: SuccessFactors' president
Shawn Price kicks off the event with the company's vision, his thoughts on the
future of work, and how today's HCM strategy, enabled by our end-to-end
applications addressing the entire employee lifecycle, is delivering on the
promise of predictive HCM. In today's fast changing world, real-time is no
longer fast enough. Our technology is enabling HR to look around the corner
and prepare the business for tomorrow. Additionally, Mr. Price will share new
findings correlating the role of CHRO to financial results, and highlight
exciting new technology.
Marriott International will be one of the customers to join Mr. Price on stage
to discuss their innovation strategy and use of SuccessFactors' leading cloud
talent management suite, learning management, and SAP Jam. Marriott
International is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA,
with more than 3,800 properties in 72 countries and territories and reported
revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012.The company operates and
franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands.
Partner Keynote with Jill Goldstein - "Evolution of HR: Centering on Employees
Thursday, October 10^th at 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. PT: Speaker Jill Goldstein, Talent
and HR BPO Services director at Accenture, will discuss the evolution of HR,
which is increasingly centered on employees and managers.
General Session with Industry Analysts - "Masterminds of HR: Why Tomorrow
Won't Look Like Today"
Thursday, October 10^th at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. PT: Bill Kutik, independent
industry analyst, Lisa Rowan, research vice president of HR and Talent
Management Services at IDC, Yvette Cameron, research director of HCM
Technologies at Gartner, and Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by
Deloitte will discuss the most critical HR challenges today and the
technologies that help meet them.
Executive Keynote with Dmitri Krakovsky – "The Road Ahead: Accelerating the
Friday, October 11^th at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT: SuccessFactors' senior vice
president of global product management, Dmitri Krakovsky, will introduce the
upcoming direction for SuccessFactors' products and demo a new talent review
Closing Keynote – "Predictions From the Experts: The Future of HCM"
Friday, October 11^th at 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. PT: Joined with Mr.
Krakovsky, other notable speakers at the event include Thomas Otter,
SuccessFactors' vice president of product management, Dr. Karie Willyerd,
SuccessFactors' vice president of learning and social adoptions, and David
Ludlow, SuccessFactors' group vice president of HR line of business solutions,
who will discuss HCM's transition to the cloud, mobility, security, big data,
and the speed of innovation.
Keynote presentations will be followed by presentations from partners and
customers including Allstate, Brookshire Grocery, Butterfield Bank, Cameco,
ConAgra Foods, Daiichi Sankyo, DENSTPLY International, Express, Hilton, Jo-Ann
Fabric and Craft Stores, Kawasaki, Kroger, Lincoln Financial Group, Marathon
Oil, Metlife, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Owens Corning, Sun Communities, Tesoro,
Varian, Westinghouse and Yoh.
Attendees will also have the chance to meet with SuccessFactors and SAP
executives and network with other professionals. Additionally, the event will
include the announcement of this year'sBizX Award winners -- an annual
program designed to recognize SuccessFactors customers that deliver impressive
business results, drive innovation and cultivate employee engagement with
SuccessConnect Las Vegas 2013 sponsors include Gold level sponsors 3D Results,
Aasonn, AspireHR, Benefitfocus, EPI-USE, EY, GP Strategies Corporation,
HRIZONS, IBM, Kronos, PwC, Sparta Consulting, Symphony Management Consulting,
and Workforce Software; Platinum level sponsors include Deloitte, a provider
of professional audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax
services, and Korn/Ferry International, a premier global provider of talent
management solutions. This year's Diamond level sponsor is Accenture, a
management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company helping
clients become high-performance businesses and governments.
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About SuccessFactors, an SAP Company
SuccessFactors provides the leading cloud-based HCM Suite, which helps HR
drive business execution with solutions that are complete, beautiful, and
flexible enough to start anywhere – optimizing your workforce today and
preparing them for tomorrow. SuccessFactors solutions are supported by a
global partner ecosystem and the experience and commitment of SAP. With
approximately 22 million subscription seats globally, we strive to delight our
customers by delivering innovative solutions, content and analytics, process
expertise and best practices insights from serving our broad and diverse
customer base. Today, with more than 3,700 customers, we serve organizations
of all sizes across more than 60 industries in more than 177 countries using
our application suite in 35 languages.
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