Stepping Cloud Consulting Private Limited: Dynamic Workforce Management With Cloud-Based HCM Suite

Stepping Cloud Consulting Private Limited: Dynamic Workforce Management With Cloud-Based HCM Suite

CIO Vendor In today’s age characterized by VUCA, businesses are operating in a very complex environment where efficiently managing its workforce is of essence. Workforce data should be viewed as a corporate asset in order to effectively drive business strategy and growth. Organizations are beginning to direct their efforts towards leveraging the latest technology of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions to bring in the top talent, seamlessly connect people to purpose, and drive results across the business. SAP Success Factors is one of the industry leading cloud HCM Suites that offers realtime actionable insights, inbuilt reporting and indepth analytics. It enables key stakeholders to uncover untapped potential of best talent within the market. However, even before implementation, it is imperative to do feasibility check vis-à-vis organisation operational and strategic business requirements in addition to the integration needs with other existing applications and systems used by the organisation. Enterprises are on the lookout for the right solution provider that can help in achieving its business goals.

Stepping Cloud Consulting with deep domain expertise and product knowledge is a “Partner of Choice” for SuccessFactors implementations for the business organizations of all sizes. The company is recognized for going beyond the cookie cutter approach adopted by most solution providers that offer just the packaged solution and develop customised solutions to address the critical business needs of the customers.

Established in 2013, Stepping Cloud identifies itself as a ‘Born in the Cloud’ organization that meets and exceeds every client expectations since its inception. Over the years, the company has built a strong foundation in the Human Capital Management sector that caters to managing workforce planning, talent acquisition and retention, performance and compensation management and nurturing workplace diversity through the innovative use of niche technology. They have partnered with an impressive set of customers across verticals. Companies such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Tata Motors, Tata Communications, RPG Group, Titan, Sterlite Power, GMR, CRISIL, Royal Enfield and Essel Propack have selected them as partner of choice in their HR digitization journey.

The company specializes in the implementation of SuccessFactors HCM Suite with a proven track record across a myriad of industries, all modules and process areas. The key differentiators that set apart Stepping Cloud from other solution providers are its rich domain expertise and flexible implementation methodology, agility and responsiveness and strong integration capabilities in the cloud.

Once the customer is onboard, a team constituting of Project Manager, Solution Architect, Functional Consultants and Technical Consultant is designated to the client for the commencement of the HR transformation journey. The team brings to the table its proven best practices that are in alignment with the business goals. Having adopted the agile implementation methodology, the company facilitates customers with flexible deployment plans where the client can select the optimal deployment plan with relevant groups of modules at a time depending on the business priorities. The team understands every client’s unique requirements, pre-requisites and dependencies and maps out the right course to be followed.

Tausifur Rahman, Co-Founder and Director at Stepping Cloud Consulting, goes on to add that while his team of certified consultants follow the iterative approach to ensure alignment between requirement, expectations and solution outcome, the team also places equal emphasis on collaborative preparations on requirements and solution before starting
the configurations thereby assuring better understanding and less rework. In conjunction with this, the team assists in familiarizing with SuccessFactors recommended global process designs and local best practices based on their implementation experience to take the final call on the 'To Be' process design.

Stepping Cloud Consulting with deep domain expertise and product knowledge is a “Partner of Choice” for Success factors implementations for the business organizations of all sizes

The company boasts of a team of technically adept consultants hailing from the backgrounds of Business Consulting, Human Resource Function, HR Technology, Project Delivery, Software Engineering and Change Management. The team focuses on harnessing the power of its deep system integration capabilities and platform understanding to integrate SuccessFactors with all relevant upstream and downstream systems. The allocated team understands the client’s primary integration needs with systems such as Active Directory, Payroll, Time, Finance, Travel, SharePoint and so on. The team provides an optimal approach to integrate the specific target with its comprehensive knowledge of a gamut of integration technologies such as OData / SOAP APIs, SFTP and platforms such as SAP Cloud Interface, Dell Boomi, SuccessFactors Intelligent Services and Integration Centre.

Apart from implementations, the team also conducts diagnostic reviews of the SuccessFactors implementations done by other partners to ascertain if the system design is robust and scalable, evaluation of the data usage and discipline adhered to within SuccessFactors’ processes, analysis of process controls, identification of gaps in process configuration and then defines the roadmap for remedial action.

Stepping Cloud continuously engages with customers through its application support and maintenance services with the focuses on continuous process improvement and technology adoption. The AMC and Support services include incident management, process enhancements, adoption of quarterly product upgrades and onsite support for cyclic activities such as annual appraisals and compensation planning to ensure business continuity and adoption.

Stepping Cloud is continuously stretching its geographical outreach and expanding its partnership ecosystem to become an end to end player in the HCM domain. It now partners with Skillsoft for its Percipio Learning Experience Platform (LXP), Kronos for its cloud-based Workforce Dimensions WFM suite, with Workplace from Facebook and SelfDrivn for its employee engagement platform. In addition to the packaged solutions, it is working on a number of complimentary product ideas around Chatbots, RPA, Surveys and Alumni Portal through in-house product development capabilities.

Having made huge progress, the company endeavours to continue assuring superior levels of client satisfaction with its expansive portfolio of services and products in HCM domain. The vision as espoused and articulated by its leadership team is to become a one stop solution provider for all HR needs of the organization.