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2315132 - Analytics and Reporting Implementation tips & tricks from Support




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HR analytics are a highly effective mechanism for aiding corporate agility. As with any strategic initiative, the ability to access, analyze, and report on success or failure is paramount. The right tools enable an organization to plan and execute on critical goals and avoid talent-related disruptions along the way.

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Report Features

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Operational Data Store (ODS) data is sourced from Employee central module (including MDF data)

Provide the possibility to create your own report queries and joins based on Employee Central Data.

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This is extension of Ad hoc data source with added functionality of the Workforce Analytics (WFA) reporting solutions

Calculated Columns, Pivot function

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SAP SuccessFactors Learning passes data for reporting to online report designer. The data is queried on the Learning and passed to Online Report Designer.

You can use these fields to build reports.

  • Curriculum Item Status User
  • Item Cost and Order Information
  • Item Evaluation
  • Item Progress
  • Item Progress User
  • Learning Item Assignment and History
  • Program Data
  • Schedule Offering Registration
  • Schedule Offering Registration User
  • User Curriculum Item Status

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Relevant only to the BizX Talent Suite including Compensation, Employee Profile, Recruiting, Objectives, and Succession data)

Provides a flexible, intuitive platform for users to create custom reports and share them across the organization.


Provide a summary-level view of information in a graphical format.
The data visible in Dashboards 2.0 depends on the adhoc data layer.

Managers can click any chart to drill into list view of data behind the chart.

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Legacy Reports. Recommend to use Ad Hoc or ORD reports instead! 

These legacy reports were made available in about 2006 and were replaced by more robust configurable Ad-Hoc based reports in 2011. They were very popular reports however engineering is no longer fixing some issues and encourages all clients to start using Ad-hoc reports and building out replacement reports using Ad hoc.



SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions


  • Implementation
  • Configuration
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Ad Hoc
  • Dashboards
  • Classic reports
  • List View
  • Spreadsheet Reports
  , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA , Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD) , Problem

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