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3144704 - Role Based Permissions for Story Report [People Analytics]


What are the various permissions for Story Reports?


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • People Analytics
  • Story Report



  • User needs to be synced in IPS -> That is the requirement for using Story report. If the users are not synced in IPS, then whey will get a blank/loading screen while running the Story report
  • User needs to have the Field Level Permissions to be able to see results
  • User needs to have Schema Permissions to be able to see results (Data Access, more on that in the article below)

Story Access:

While Sharing Story report to other users, we have three option to choose from:

  • Read - Gives user access to run the report
  • Edit - Gives access to edit the report
  • Full Access - Gives access for delete, share, duplicate etc.

Admin Permissions:

  • Create Story: Allows you to create, edit, delete, share, import, export, duplicate, and add labels to Story reports. You can work with the data from schemas selected for this permission.
  • Story Admin: Allows you to manage all reports of type "Story". This permission also enables the "All Reports" tab in Report Center.
  • Schedule Reports: Allows you to schedule "Story" type of reports.


To read more about the permissions for Story reports, check the articles on our help portal below:

3213963 - How to find what permissions are missing for the users in the Story report - People Analytics


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