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2340971 - Succession Management Implementation tips & tricks

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This article has been put together by Cloud Product Support to provide Customers and Partners some Tips & Tricks to Implementing (and administration of) Succession. The aim is to centralize some of the more frequently encountered Implementation issues for SAP SuccessFactors Succession and to give some tips and tricks to avoid any unnessecary delays to an Implementation.

 

Please note that this article (and sub-articles) are freqently reviewed and updated by Product Support over time, based on our experiences with Implementing Succession for new and existing customers. Please do utilize the information provided to ensure that you troubleshoot the issue you are encountering first, before opening a Support Incident as a lot of the issues you may encounter already have solutions.
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Implementation Support Knowledge & Tips

Implementation Considerations when implementing SuccessFactors Succession and related features.

Quick Reference FAQs when implementing Succession & related features. Below are links to articles written by Product Support, identifying commonly encountered issues and resolutions to help you plan a successful implementation

 

NOTE: Please make sure to check the SAP ONE Support Launchpad for any new Knowledge Artciles that are not included in the below list.

 

Below are links to articles divided through Succession components written by Product Support, identifying commonly encountered issues and resolutions to help you plan a successful implementation.

1. Various nomination methods in Succession

 

MDF Position nomination method

KBA-2340941: What is MDF?

KBA-2340915: MDF nomination method implementation guide

This document contains the information about MDF in general.

This document contains implementation information about Succession MDF nomination, documentsunder references contain information about different ways to manager Succession Org Chart hieararchy

Legacy Position nomination method

KBA- 2340959: Overview on Succession Position nomination
method

This document contains information on how to manage Succession Org Chart using Position nomination 
method

MDF Talent Pool

KBA-2341080: How to setup MDF Talent Pool

This document contains information on how to enable MDF Talent Pool and the documents linked to the reference
give information about common issues on implementing MDF Talent Pool

Legacy Talent Pool 

KBA-2085917: How to setup legacy Talent Pool

This document contains information on how to enable legacy Talent Pool and the documents linked to the reference give information about common issues on implementing Talent Pool.

Role-person nomination method

KBA- 2085319: Comparison of Role nomination method with other nomination methods

There is no separate way to maintain Succession Planning/hierarchy on using Role-person nomination. The hierarchy of Succession Org Chart depends on how the data is maintained in User Directory File.

 

 

 

 2. Overview on Succession Org Chart

 

 

Succession Org Chart implementation

        

Refer to the implementation guide 

 

Succession permissions

 

KBA-2202816; Succession Management permission for MDF Position nomination method with RBP permission

KBA-2202776; Succession Management permission for Position/Role-person nomination method with RBP permission

KBA-2151642; Succession Management permission for Position/Role person nomination method with Legacy permission

KBA-2269679; Succession Planner permission 

 

Common issues while implementing Succession
Org Chart


KBA-2340991; Common issues on implementing Succession Org Chart

 

 

 

3. Overview on Position Tile

Overview on Position Tile

KBA- 2341451 How to configure Position Tile?

This document contains the information about the configuration needed to enable Position Tile in the instance

Position Tile issue

KBA- 2341445 Common issues while implementing
Position Tile

This document contains link of other KBs which will help in knowing & understanding the resolution of common issues which consultants experience while configuring Position Tile.

 

 

4. Overview on Talent Search v2

 

Overview on Talent Search v2 

KBA-2209633 Talent Search v2

Refer to the implementation guide for the complete configuration

This document contains an overview of Talent Search v2
This document contains the information about the configuration needed to enable Position Tile in the instance

Talent Search v2 issue

KBA- 2341450 Common issues while implementing
Talent Search v2

This document contains link of other KBs which will help in knowing & understanding the resolution of common issues which consultants experience while configuring Talent Search.

 

 


5. Overview on matrix report

 

Overview on Matrix Report

Refer to the implementation guide

This document contains the information about the configuration needed to enable matrix report in the instance

Matrix Report issue

KBA- 2341508  Common issues while implementing
matrix report

This document contains link of other KBs which will help in knowing & understanding the resolution of common issues which consultant experience while configuring matrix report.

 



 

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Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-SCM , Succession Management , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite 1605