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2776257 - Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet : How are the Start and End Date calculated?


This article provides an overview on how the Start and End Dates are Calculated in the Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet.

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The ratings for each trend information (i.e. Performance, Potential, Competency, Objective) displayed in Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet often have different Start Date and End Dates. Hence effective date boundary is considered based on the rating's 'End Date' in order to generate the historical matrix grid placements.

  1. For example, if a user has Performance and Potential Ratings as mentioned below:

  2. The End Dates from both the ratings are considered for the calculation of placements.

    Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet Calculations.png
  3. The Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet for this user will be as shown below:

    Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet Results.png

Note: The same calculation logic is used for Objective-Competency (How vs What) Historical Matrix Grid Placement Portlet also.


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