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2602620 - People Profile / Data Model Background Element Portlet Ownership


This KBA outlines the list of Background Element Portlets and responsible module for configuration, how to's and issues.


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 Please refer to below table to understand the module ownership of various blocks or portlets available in Employee Profile or People Profile

Portlet Common/Default Label

Data Model Background Element ID

Module Assignment

 Performance History






 Competency Behavior Breakdown



 Objective Ratings



 Calibration History



 Development Objectives



 Preferred Next Move



 Nomination Portlet



 Successors Portlet



 Performance-Potential Historical Matrix Placement



 How vs What Historical Matrix Placement



 Trend Portlets

  • sysOverallPerformance
  • sysOverallPotential
  • sysOverallCompetency
  • sysOverallObjective
  • sysOverallCustom1
  • sysOverallCustom2

 EP - Config and general questions

If data issue, this is module specific. Depending on what is the data source of the problem rating e.g. PM, MTR, Calibration this should be handled by the respective module.

 Overview Portlet






 Variable Pay Statement






 Variable Pay History Data


 VRP - data
 EC - logic and config

 Variable Pay History Data



 Variable Pay Program Name






 Variable Pay Statement

  • personalVarPayStatement
  • varPayBonusAssignmentStatement


 Combined Statement



 Learning History and Curricula Portlet

  • sysLearningHistory
  • sysCurricula

 EP for Bizx related config.

 LMS for Data and Plateau specific config.




 Google Documents



 SF Badges



 Contact Portlet



Organization Profile Portlet



 Experience Snapshot Portlet



 Candidate Talent Pool



 Corporate Talent Pool




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