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When Jewish communities need urgent care, JDC is there. For more
than a century it’s been providing social services, employment
initiatives, and emergency aid in over 70 countries. However, when
some business practices had become outdated, the board of
trustees challenged JDC to modernize itself. HR led the change,
introducing the SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution. With
simpler HR processes and higher operational efficiency, JDC can
mobilize resources faster to those who need it most.

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JDC: Fostering a Stronger Sense
of Community with SuccessFactors®
Employee Central


Perfect balance between global and local needs
Stronger collaboration with one integrated platform
• Introduce common HR technology platform
and employee database for all employees
• Find a balance between the need to comply with
central policies and the desire to give local offices
a voice
• Attain a higher level of operational efficiency
and effectiveness

• Real-time information about employees at the
click of a button
• Enhanced collaboration and higher commitment
among globally dispersed workforce using shared
HR platform
• HR decision making based on hard data instead
of gut feeling

Why SuccessFactors
• Simple-to-run software that’s easy for users to
• Ideally suited to the needs of a younger workforce
that is highly mobile and connected
• Compelling analytics and reporting functionality
• Continuous improvement through regular updates

Future plans
• Implement SuccessFactors Recruiting solutions
• Introduce the SAP® ERP Human Capital Management solution on premise to gain additional benefits
by integrating with SuccessFactors Employee
• Use SuccessFactors solutions to better understand short- and long-term skills needed to improve
JDC’s delivery of services
• Implement mobile offerings and SAP Jam™ social
software platform for even more collaboration

“I view SuccessFactors more as a cultural tool than a technology tool.
It pushes us to think differently – to seek simplicity in all our processes –
and has created a greater sense of community in the organization.”
Ryan Hass, Director of Leadership, Learning and Development, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

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American Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee (JDC)

New York City, United States


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Social services and humanitarian
aid for Jewish communities in over
70 countries


US$370 million (2013)

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