In retrospect, the extensive project was associated with a number of challenges, which the project team was able to overcome very well with the support of projekt0708.
The central topics here were, on the one hand, the necessary involvement of the works council in the elementary change processes and, on the other hand, the topics of data protection and data security, which are gaining in attention and importance, especially in Europe.
The fundamental shift from a previously on-premise based system to a global cloud product required addressing other issues such as authentication and system access.
To make matters worse, Webasto's implementation of SAP SuccessFactors marked a move from a previously largely decentralized organization in human resources to a globally standardized system. This involves standardizing numerous processes globally on the basis of the SAP SuccessFactors standard.
“One recommendation that we can pass on to other companies with comparable project plans concerns project team training. In the current project at Webasto, these followed the first analysis phase with a three-month delay. Afterwards, however, it became clear that it would have made sense to start the project team training on SAP SuccessFactors at the beginning in order to create a basis or basic understanding among the employees for all subsequent project steps,” recalls Silvia Thum.