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2813443 - MDF Nomination Method: Nomination portlet behavior in Talent Card/Employee Profile


  • The browse feature doesn't show any data.
  • Using the search feature does not return any result.

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SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Succession Org Chart > Talent Card > Add Nomination / Go to Employee Profile > Nomination Portlet > Add Nomination
  2. Search for users
  3. Use browse feature



In MDF Nomination method the search feature is based from the position, to be able to find results the user must have the permission for the position object.

While the browse feature in the nomination section is based from the families and role, if you want to use this feature you have to maintain your families and role so that the portlet will show data. (

For reference, this is the permission needed.



SF, Success Factors, Nomination Portlet, MDF Nomination Method , KBA , LOD-SF-SCM-ORG , Succession Org Chart , Problem


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