SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2500926 - Analytics and Reporting Functionality Overview

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You are using the Analytics & Reporting within SuccessFactors and would like to know what report functionalities are available.

The below table shows an overview of such functionalities* and may help to answer some of your questions or assist you with the configuration.

The source document is available via the SF community article: Implemented SuccessFactors? Do you have Reporting Strategy established?

*Note: The available tools and functionalities will vary depending on the license purchased. For example, Advanced Reporting Tool & functionalities is available only for Customer which have purchased Employee Central.

 

 

Dashboards & Tiles

 ARB

ORD

Advanced Reporting

ARB + BIRT*

LMS + BIRT*

WFA

Overview

SAP SF or 3rd Party

SAP SF

SAP SF

SAP SF

SAP SF

3rd Party

3rd Party

SAP SF

Cloud Based

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Intended Use

Key Process’ Tracking Visuals

List Reports

Multi-Page Reports,Tables + Charts

Multi-Page Reports, Tables + Charts

Complex Customizations

Complex Customizations

Data Segmentation w/in Standard Metrics

Technical Skill Level

Entry

Entry

Medium

Advanced

Advanced

Advanced

Advanced

Primary Audience to Produce

HR

Analysts, HR

Analysts, HR

Analysts, HR

Analysis Special

Analysis Special

Analysts Special

Primary Audience to Consumer

Mgrs

HR, Mgrs

HR, Mgrs

HR, Mgrs

HR, Mgrs

HR Mgrs

HR, Mgrs, Execs

Standard Templates Available In

Success Store

Customer Community

Customer Community

Customer Community

 

Yes

N/A

Data Coverage

Performance & Goals

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

Succession

X

X

X

X

X

X

Compensation & Variable Pay

X

X

X

X

X

RMK

X

Recruiting / Onboarding

X

X

X

X

X

Employee Profile

X

X

X

X

X

Via Sync into LMS

 Employee Central

X

X

X

X

 

X

 Custom MDF Objects

 

 

X

 

 

X

Applications Integrated with EC
(if data imported & persist in SuccessFactors):

 

 

 

 

- Payroll

X

- Benefit Focus

X

- Kronos

X

LMS (Learning)

 

X

 

 

X

X

Cross Domain

Join Multiple Data Sets

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Customize Joins

Limited

Limited

Limited

Flexible

Flexible

Flexible

N/A

Outputs & Scheduling

Output to

Charts:

  • Online Only

Drill Down:

  • XLS, CSV
  • CSV
  • PDF
  • XLS
  • PPT
  • XLSX
  • CSV
  • PPT
  • XLS
  • DOC
  • PDF
  • CSV
  • PPT
  • XLS
  • DOC
  • PDF
  • CSV
  • PDF
  • XLS
  • PPT
  • XLSX
  • CSV
  • PDF
  • HTML
  • CSV
  • PPT
  • XLS
  • DOC
  • PDF

FTP

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Email Attachment

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

Schedule Reports

 

By Customer Success

Self Service

Self Service

By Customer Success

X

X

Data Manipulation Features

Concatenate

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

Aggregate

Limited

Limited

X

X

X

X

X

Pivot Aggregations

Limited

X

X

X

X

X

Calculations

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

If/Then/Else

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

Sub String

 

 

X

X

X

X

Aggregated Calculations

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

Complex Formulas

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

Visualizations

Custom Formatting

Partial

 

X

X

X

X

X

Pie Chart

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

Bar Chart

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

Line Chart

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

Table

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

Edit Column Headings

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

Sharing

Share with Users

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Create Groups to Share With

X

X

X

X

X

X

Share with RBP Roles

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

Terminology & Acronyms:

  • ARB stands for Ad Hoc Report Builder
  • ORD stands for Online Report Designer
  • WFA stands for Workforce Analytics  

See Also

For a deep dive into the SuccessFactors Reporting Road Map and Direction as of 2017 Q2 you may refer to the SF community article SAP SuccessFactors Reporting - Road Map and Direction (SF Community access required)

Update 2018-01: The closed beta is now targeted for the 2018 Q2 release.

Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-ANA , Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, ORD) , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1705