Headcount Planning to Deliver Optimal Business Outcomes


Anticipate and plan for the changing demands in your organisation with NTT DATA Business Solutions

Headcount Planning is the new priority across organisations

Did you know that workforce planning was cited as one of the top 10 HR issues in 2019? In 2021, it has risen to become the number one priority across organisations. This has come into sharper focus during the pandemic as businesses are seeking to enhance their plans to combat new challenges they are facing.

Headcount planning is an important talent management exercise that combines analytics with workforce requirements. This is combined with machine learning techniques to identify key influences and produce predictive forecasts to deliver the most accurate and relevant plans.

A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution

Our headcount planning solution dynamically brings together key data from multiple sources with a powerful set of tools to provide insights, predictions, automation of tasks, guidance and suggestions to deliver accurate headcount forecasts along with the associated costs.

Our comprehensive solution has been adopted by existing customers to deliver accurate headcount forecasts along with the associated costs. This vital output has supported business planning and delivered certainty in these challenging times.

NTT DATA Business Solutions headcount planning solution provides deep integration into your existing SAP landscape e.g. SAP SuccessFactors, SAP BusinessWarehouse, and your SAP ERP system. Additionally, we can also integrate with any 3rd party systems to deliver this solution.

The solution has harnessed our experience of delivering similar solutions across many different industries and presents a packaged deployment to deliver immediate business benefits. The solution has a complimentary subscription option, which allows organisations to manage this as an operational expense – without the need for any large upfront investment. This packaged solution is configured to suit your requirements as part of the rapid implementation process.

Key Features

The headcount planning solution provides an interactive and user-friendly application with deep insights into all aspects of the workforce process.

  • Pre-built HR Models to support driver-based planning with output that combines the costs of headcount changes that also relate to NI, Pension, Bonus, Holiday and other T&C’s
  • Manage and adjust your planned workforce by identifying the classifications of movements including promotions, furlough, unfurlough, transfers, terminations, etc. This can be incorporated into the overall workforce plan
  • Defined workflows to provide a robust approval and audit mechanism
  • Summarised headcount and salary data categorised by cost centres is then available for the overall Finance Plan and the associated reporting applications

Ask for a demo

The NTT DATA Business Solutions Headcount Planning solution is available as an on-demand demonstration video. Please click here for access.

We can also deliver our rapid discovery workshop to understand your current challenges and recommend a relevant subscription option.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Headcount plans to provide business clarity and confidence
  • Leverage our track record in delivering customer success
  • Deep integration with existing SAP landscape and 3rd party systems
  • Scenario-based modelling to support all aspects of future planning
  • A fusion of analytics and planning to deliver a modern and immersive user experience

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