Compare SAP SuccessFactors to Oracle Cloud HCM and see why Oracle is the better choice for you.
Oracle Cloud HCM
Why this matters
|True cloud SaaS applications||Requires a hybrid of SuccessFactors and S/4HANA for end-to-end processes.1||One SaaS solution.||True SaaS is required to enable continuous digital innovation–essential for today’s business–without implementation disruption.|
|Fully unified ERP and HCM solutions||SuccessFactors and SAP S/4HANA are two different products with different architectures, integrated with middleware.2||ERP and HCM on one cloud platform with a common data model.||Working in a unified cloud can help reduce costs and IT staff workloads, which helps increase efficiency and savings.|
|Single-data-source HCM solution||To fill functional gaps, Employee Central leans on the use of third-party modules that often use different data sources.3||All HCM modules use a single, unified data source.||Disjointed and disparate applications are expensive and complex to maintain.|
|Native AI recruitment||Leans on a network of more than 80 partner apps for full recruiting functionality.4||Robust, comprehensive, and native talent acquisition solution.||A native and innovative hiring solution helps provide better candidate experiences, drive internal mobility, improve efficiency, and unify recruiting with the rest of the business.|
|Native health and safety functionality||SafetyFactors EH&S is a separate module, built by a third party.5||Oracle Workforce Health and Safety is native to Oracle Cloud HCM.||A flexible, global, rules-based application allows for programs that are customized to each company’s business strategy and culture while offering employees choice.|
|Flexible and global benefits application included in HCM solution||Dependent on third-party integrations to fully administer benefits.6||Robust, flexible, native, global, rules-based benefits application.||A flexible, global, rules-based application allows for programs that are customized to each company’s business strategy and culture while offering employees choice.|
|Automate administrative tasks using advanced HCM controls||Additional governance, risk, and compliance and cybersecurity modules are necessary.7||Automated, built-in, and AI-driven functionality.||Automated advanced HCM controls help reduce fraud, breaches, and cash leakage, which helps save on remediation costs.|
|Consistent functionality across devices||Not all features are supported on either mobile browser or mobile app.8, 9||Consistent functionality on any device.||The completion of manager and employee self-service tasks on virtually any mobile device can lead to an easy and engaging experience.|
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Product comparison as of December 2022.
1 “Integrating SAP S/4HANA On Premise with Employee Central Using the Core Hybrid Deployment Option,” SAP, June 9, 2022, https://help.sap.com/doc/ddd8ccde1d3f49199adb4d4fc85760d3/2205/en-US/SF_S4_EC_CoreHybrid_Int_en-US.pdf.
2 “How to Integrate SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central with SAP S/4HANA,” SAP PRESS, August 23, 2021, https://blog.sap-press.com/how-to-integrate-sap-successfactors-employee-central-with-sap-s4hana.
3 “Streamline Core HR Processes to Enhance the Employee Experience,” SAP, Accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.sap.com/products/employee-central-hris.html?pdf-asset=eeadd8d4-0b7d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff&page=11.
4 “Empower Your Recruitment Teams to Deliver Winning Candidate Experiences,” SAP, Accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.sap.com/products/hcm/recruiting-software.html?pdf-asset=30e44f31-6f7d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff&page=4.
5 “Manage Environmental Health and Safety at Workplace for SuccessFactors,” SAP, Accessed December 7, 2022, https://store.sap.com/dcp/en/product/display-0000043381_live_v1.
6 “SAP US Benefits Administration by BenefitFocus,” SAP, Accessed December 7, 2022, https://support.sap.com/en/product/onboarding-resource-center/benefitfocus.html.
7 “Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC), and Cybersecurity,” SAP, Accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.sap.com/products/financial-management/grc.html.
8 “IT Landscape Requirements for SAP SuccessFactors,” SAP, December 10, 2022, https://help.sap.com/doc/f1faf8a7182340c69b62032fb1fce51c/2211/en-US/SF_HXM_IT_Landscape_1.pdf.
9 “Mobile Feature Matrix,” SAP, last modified December 9, 2022, https://help.sap.com/doc/aa6156e451a145f9b66d8cf6625c5a49/latest/en-US/SF_MOB_Feature_Matrix.pdf.