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2515057 - MUST READ: What is Report Centre? ( Universal starting from Q4 2019 )

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Report Centre simplifies the usage of SuccessFactors Reporting Tools by providing access to reports from one place.

Important Information:

  • As announced in Q3 2018, Report Center will be automatically enabled in all Preview Datacenters in phases, starting from 30th & 31st  August 2019 (Note:  Upgrade will be split into multiple weekends and notification will be sent to customers.)
  • A similar approach will be taken for the Production Datacenters.
  • After these automatic upgrades, disabling Report Center manually or the Undo option for the same from the Upgrade Center will not work.
  • Before these automatic upgrades, Report Centre can be enabled manually via the Upgrade Centre. Further details on Enabling Report Centre from the Upgrade Centre.

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
    • Report Centre

Resolution

Important Information: 

  • If you want to Enable the Report Centre, be aware of the following:
    • Instances with the Report Centre enabled will provide a different navigation pathway to reports for all users. 
      Check the Navigation after Upgrading to Report Centre section of Report Centre user guide. 
    • To ensure your users can still run reports the “Report Centre” RBP permission will need to be given to the user’s role after the Report Centre Upgrade is completed. Further details on Role-Based Permissions for Accessing and Managing Reports in Report Centre.
    • NOTE for non EC Customers: The Enable Generic Objects — requires “Enable the Attachment Manager” feature has to be enabled in provisioning, to avail of report scheduling in Report Centre. If you do not have access to partner provisioning reach out to Support. 

Note: We recommend to turn the Report Centre upgrade off in Production until fully tested in Preview.

With the Upgrade to the Report Centre the following will occur:

  • The Analytics option from the Main menu, Sub-tab is not available anymore. Further details on Navigation after Enabling Report Centre
  • New permissions are required for the Report Centre.
    • Admin Permissions for Report Centre:

Help Portal Guide - Assigning Admin Permissions for Report Centre

KBA - 2819279 - What are the Admin permissions for Report Centre (RBP)?

    • User Permissions for Report Centre:

Help Portal Guide -  Assigning User Permissions for Report Centre

KBA - 2354921 - What are the User permissions for Report Centre (RBP)? (prebuilt report included)

Note: this upgrade has no impact on the LMS reports you see on LMS Adm interface.

Universal Roll out plan:

As announced in Q3 2018 and via email in April 2019, Report Center will be universally enabled in all the SuccessFactors instances as per the below timelines:

  • Preview environments will be upgraded after Q3 2019 Preview release
    • First Phase: 30th & 31st  August 2019.
    • Second Phase: 5th October
  • Production environments will be upgraded after Q4 2019 Production release.
    • [New] Enabling Report Center in Customers Test and Development instances within all Production data centers – 28th December 2019

Note:  Upgrade will be split into multiple weekends and notification will be sent to customers.

See Also

Help Portal

  • Managing Report Centre 
    The Managing Report Centre guide provides information on how to Configure, Manage & use the Report Centre and it’s functionalities from an Admin user perspective.
    Note: You can access the pdf version directly via this link Managing Report Centre
  • Using Report Centre
    The Using Report Centre guide provides information on how to use the Report Centre and it’s functionalities from an End user perspective.
    Note: You can access the pdf version directly via this link Using Report Centre

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions