“Our IT strategy focuses on a single portfolio of connected applications running on standardized technology to drive competitive advantage across the business,” said Phil Colman, CIO of BAT.
SAP will provide core HR and talent management capabilities to help BAT achieve a real-time and predictive view of HR data.
The HR solutions deal will support BAT leaders to make talent, leadership and organizational decisions efficiently and with better insight. This apart, SAP SuccessFactors solutions can assist BAT to identify high-performing leaders and emerging talent to support the investment and focus on succession planning for critical roles.
The tobacco company, headquartered in London, will implement SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals and SAP SuccessFactors Learning.
Meanwhile, SAP has reached a milestone of 1,000 cloud-based human capital management (HCM) customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
The announcement was made at HR Tech World Congress, held October 27–28 in Paris.
A number of European companies, including Heineken and ThyssenKrupp, have selected SAP SuccessFactors HCM solutions to drive better workforce results.
More than 400 of these 1,000 customers selected SAP SuccessFactors Learning, and more than 300 chose SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.
Bertelsmann, an international media, services and education company that operates in 50 countries around the world, chose the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, for its 118,000 employees to build a single HR system.
The UK-based Computacenter, an independent provider of IT infrastructure services in Europe, has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Learning and SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, to simplify global HR processes and align employees with the business strategy.
Rostelecom, a telecommunications operator in Russia, has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Learning and SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, to drive standardization, build a unified HCM system and simplify HCM processes across the organization.
Telkom, a communications services provider in South Africa, has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including SAP SuccessFactors Learning and SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, to simplify and automate HR processes, build a culture of compliance and create an accurate picture of the workforce.