2417429 - How to check if Online Report Designer (ORD) is Enabled for the Instance

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2417429 - How to check if Online Report Designer (ORD) is Enabled for the Instance

Symptom

You want to use the functionality provided by Online Report Designer although you are not sure if it is already implemented in your Instance.

This document provides some tips on how you can check from the UI if the Online Report Designer (ORD) is configured in your instance.

  1. If the SSO and SAML for SSO are NOT configured for for your instance, via provisioning, you will not have the option Analytics Permissions available from the Permission Role.
    • An Admin user can check it by navigating to Admin Centre - Manage Permission Role - Permission Role Detail - Permission as below.
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  2. If the SSO and SAML for SSO are configured for for your instance, via provisioning, you will have the option Analytics Permissions available from the Permission Role.
    • An Admin user can check it by navigating to Admin Centre - Manage Permission Role - Permission Role Detail - Permission as below.ORD Enabled.jpg

Note: You can check the SuccessFactors HCM Suite to Analytics Single Sign-On and the Online Report Designer  for configuration details.

See Also

Online Report Designer is a front-end tool, which allows users to create reports and queries using a number of different data sources:

  • Detailed Reporting, Ad Hoc report using Live Data
  • Advanced Reporting, Replicated Data Source which pulls data from Employee Central (EC) and other modules
  • Workforce Analytics (WFA), is a standalone module which can be integrated with the BizX suite and offers Powerful tools to analyse company data, which is provided by the companies on a monthly basis during “Refreshes”.

What can ORD offer?

  • Reports created with the Online Report Designer tool can be formatted into presentation-ready list, table, chart styles and users can also crate pivot tables.
  • Reports can be exported as PowerPoints, PDFs, Word Documents or Excel spreadsheets. Users can also use the Report Distributor tool to schedule and email PDFs of reports or run reports offline.
  • Users can implement data transformations, such as relabelling fields, create custom calculations and concatenated fields, using IF/Then/Else statements, hide duplicates, and transpose rows to columns.

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Keywords

ORD, Online report designer, advanced reporting, report distributor, WFA, pivot report, implementation, configuration , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions