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2976869 - 2011 - People Analytics Release Information FAQ

Symptom

  • This FAQ is to document all important enhancements to be aware of in the 2011 release.
  • Link to guides where you will see specific updates on the new features.
  • Additional Information on the new topics.

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors People Analytics

Resolution

IDFeatureDescriptionBefore & AfterAdditional Information & New Update in Guide
AYT-29221Copy and Paste values as Filter Input (Story)You can now copy and paste data to append or overwrite the filter values in Story reports.

Before:

Copy Paste option was not available in filters earlier

After:

You can now copy and paste data to append or overwrite the filter values in Story reports.

The Paste Filter Values option appears when you click an existing filter on the Story design page, and it applies to all the pages in the Story

AYT-29220

Option to Save Story Reports During Query Design

Option to Save Story Reports During Query Design

Before:

You were unable to save a Report Story as query designer step.

After:

You can now save a Story report during the query design phase without having to wait until the story design phase.

AYT-17625

Add Story Reports as Favorites on a Home Page Tile

The Feature is on hold for Preview release. For updates, see 2H 2020 Known Issues KBA -  2692971 

You can now create shortcuts for Story reports within the Reports tile on the home page of SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite.

Before:

Report Story option was missing from homepage to add under Favorite.

After:

You can run Story reports directly from the home page. In the Reports tile on the home page, when you select Story reports from the Available tab, they get added as your Favorites.

If a report no longer exist of user doesn’t have permission to view it, an message will appear

The feature has an open defect therefore it is temporarily on hold until the defect is not fixed.

For updates, see 2H 2020 Known Issues KBA -  2692971 

AYT-24730Filter Position-Based Data in Story ReportsWhile applying the Position option in Scope filter, you can now decide whether you want to include or exclude the data of the user occupying the position.

Before:

Including subject Position data was not an option earlier

After:

In Succession Nominations (MDF Position) schema, while applying the Position option in Scope filter, you can now decide whether you want to include or exclude the data of the user occupying the position, on which you're applying the scope filter

AYT-29973

Content Store for Story Report Templates

This feature is Valid as of 2020-11-20

You can now import ready-to-use Story reports from the new Content Store available in Report Center.

Before:

Standard report stories were available outside SF.

After:

You can now import ready-to-use Story reports from the new Content Store available in Report Center.

AYT-29593

User Readiness Verification for Stories in People Analytics

You can now troubleshoot issues related to a user's readiness to use Stories in People Analytics using the Check Tool.

Before:

In the previous version, there is no way to identify if the user is created in SAC or not.

After:

Use the Availability of user record for People Analytics check to verify whether a user has a person GUID assigned in the system and can access Stories in People Analytics. The check also verifies whether the "Embedded_BI_Content_Admin" role, which is essential to access Stories in People Analytics, has been assigned to the selected user.

AYT-24777

Proxy User Support for Story Reports

The Feature is Valid as of 2021-02-19

Using Proxy Now, you can now access the Story reports that are available to the proxy user, and create new Story reports on behalf of the proxy user.

Before:

Proxy was not supported for Report Story.

After:

Using Proxy Now, you can now access the Story reports that are available to the proxy user. Proxy user can now run & create the stories based on RBP permission assigned.

When you proxy as another user to create or to run a Story report, the data retrieved in the report is based on the proxy user's permissions.

AYT-29183

Instance Refresh Support for Stories in People Analytics

You can now use Instance Refresh along with Stories in People Analytics.

Before:

Report Stories were not supported during instance refresh.

After:

You can now perform Instance Refresh without impacting the configuration of the Stories in People Analytics solution on the target instance.

Note: Stories from the source tenant aren't copied to the target tenant during Instance Refresh. We recommend that customer export the Story reports they want to retain on target tenant, before performing Instance Refresh. After the refresh is complete, customer can reimport the Story reports into the target tenant.

Actions required by Customer in case of Manual refresh

Blog - Click

AYT-30269

Enhanced Upgrade Failure Message for Stories in People Analytics

The upgrade failure message for Stories in People Analytics has been enhanced to provide reasons that caused the failure.

Before:

The UI Failure message was not descriptive enough to understand the exact UC failure reason due to IAS mis-configuration.

After:

The upgrade failure message for Stories in People Analytics has been enhanced to provide reasons that caused the failure.

The upgrade failure message now shows a list of single sign-on settings related to SAP Identity Authentication Service that failed the Upgrade Center task for Stories in People Analytics.

AYT-29639

Change in Name for Report Types

You can now find that the name for some of the report types has been changed in Report Center. The permission names associated with these report types has also been changed.

Before:

Report - Table
Report - Canvas
Report - Story
Report - Custom

After:

Table
Canvas
Story
Custom
AYT-27839

Manual Entry of Date Filter Values

You can now manually enter the filter value for a date time field in a Table report.

Before:

In the previous version, you selected a filter value for the date time field using a checkbox on the BY MY Selection tab or a dropdown on the BY Rule tab.

After:

You can now manually enter a filter value for the date field in the Table report.

AYT-29646

Guardrail Limit Applied to Multi-Domain Non-BIRT Table Reports

You can now run multi-domain Table reports without a Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) template only if they return less than 100 million cells.

Before:

In the previous version, there was no restriction on running multi-domain reports without a BIRT template.

After:

You can now run multi-domain Table reports without a Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) template only if they return less than 100 million cells.

Multi-domain reports without a BIRT template that return more than 100 million cells are blocked. To run these reports, you can reduce the cell count by applying filters or by modifying the report definition.

WFA-21837

Switch from FTP to SFTP Scheduling for Canvas and Work Force Analytics Reports 

You can now use only the secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) to transfer your scheduled Canvas and Workforce Analytics reports.

Before:

In the previous version, you had an option to select either FTP method or SFTP method in both Report Center and Report Distributor for transferring scheduled Canvas and WFA reports.

After:

You can now use only the secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) to transfer your scheduled Canvas and Workforce Analytics reports.

Transferring Canvas and WFA reports through FTP is no longer supported.

AYT-28641

Cancel Scheduled Jobs

You can now cancel a scheduled job that is in the In Progress or Waiting status for Table reports and Canvas reports.

Before:

In the previous version, cancel option was not available. These long running jobs sometime bring load to server.

After:

You can now cancel a scheduled job that is in the In Progress or Waiting status for Table and Canvas reports.

WFA-21318

Access the Application During Initial Load with Minimal Downtime

You can now access Workforce Analytics on SAP HANA application during Initial Load (new cube build process) with minimal downtime.

Before:

In the previous version, the application used to stop working during the cube build process. It didn't allow you to perform any task until a successful cube was build. There used to be an extended down time if process failed or took a longer time to run.

After:

You can access the application during the cube build process. The application keeps running with the existing cube (old configuration) until the new cube (new configuration) is build successfully. In case the new cube build fails, the application keeps running on the old cube.

WFA-21037

Email Notification for Changes to User Account

You now receive an email notification when your full name or email address is changed from the User Maintenance page. For changes to your email address, the system sends a notification to your previous and new email IDs.

Before:

In the previous version, email notifications weren't sent to users if their first name or email address was changed.

After:

You now receive an email notification when your full name or email address is changed. For changes to your email address, the system sends a notification to your previous and new email IDs. An email notification provides you a confirmation of the changes to your full name and email address. The email notification also alerts you to take appropriate action if the changes are incorrect or unintended.

WFA-20949

Reset Password Using Password Reset Link

When you change or reset your password for your Workforce Analytics application, you now receive an email containing a password reset link, instead of a plaintext password.

Before:

In the previous version, email notifications weren't sent to users if their first name or email address was changed.

After:

When you change or reset your password, you now receive an email containing a password reset link, instead of a plaintext password.

Keywords

2011 People Analytics Release Information FAQ , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA , Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD) , LOD-SF-WFA , Workforce Analytics & Planning , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions