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2613386 - Q1 2018 release-Succession Org Chart v12 enhancement for legacy Position


If you use legacy position-based nominations for your succession planning, the Succession Org Chart v12 now includes options for editing or adding positions.

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 What is it?

The following features were added in SOCv12 Legacy position nomination method:

  • Add a peer position

  • Add a direct report position

  • Edit a position



Why is it important?

These features were requested to be re-enabled in SOCv12 to support all our clients in their upgrade from SOCv11 to SOCv12 this year, which is necessary due to the End of Maintenance announcement


  • Your system uses the legacy position-based nomination method
  • You have upgraded to the Succession Org Chart v12


  • The Create Direct Report, Create Peer, and Delete Position features in Legacy Position nomination method are controlled by the Position Target Population.  A position must be within the logged in user's Position Target Population in order for the features to be made available.


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