OpenText Enters Reseller Agreement with SAP for a Platform that Manages HR and Employee Documents

OpenText, a provider in Enterprise Information Management, is entering its global reseller agreement with SAP for SAP to resell the OpenText Extended ECM as SAP SuccessFactors Extended Enterprise Content Management solution.

Designed exclusively for SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, the new cloud-based solution helps organizations manage human resources (HR) and employee documents from generation to disposition in a secure and compliant manner.

Available immediately, the solution helps businesses to improve organizational performance and increase HR efficiency and productivity by centralizing the way they digitalize, create, store, manage, and access employee documents.

“More than any other department, HR professionals are responsible for a vast amount of information which is pivotal to the organization,” said Adam Howatson, chief marketing officer at OpenText. “Helping companies manage their essential employee records through a single, cloud-based source is a significant step for companies wanting to more effectively manage an increasingly global, digital workforce. SAP SuccessFactors Extended ECM by OpenText offers HR professionals a solution uniquely designed to help reduce the time and complexity associated with document management.”

With SAP SuccessFactors Extended ECM, customers will be better able to manage employee documents according to country- and region-specific requirements, more easily locate information through powerful search functionality, and generate HR documents and employee correspondence through the availability of set templates, content and pre-defined workflows.

Integrated within SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, the solution helps ensure that relevant employee file content is readily accessible to HR professionals, managers and employees within the context of the appropriate HR business processes and workflows.

Additional capabilities include pre-defined HR folder structures and taxonomy help simplify the processing, managing and securing of large volumes of employee, retiree, contractor and job applicant documents from one location; Version control, audit trails, metadata, document search and employee workspaces help organize, control and locate documents; document-level rules for access, retention, deletion and legal compliance support regulatory compliance, and help minimize the risks associated with audit and litigation; completeness check alerts to notify HR managers of missing or out-of-date documents, a  robust document-generation platform supports HR document creation requirements; and a solution integration provides centralized management of employee documents in a hybrid environment.

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