2573059 - Succession: Bench Strength used on Talent Card and in Talent Search

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2573059 - Succession: Bench Strength used on Talent Card and in Talent Search

Symptom

  • The Bench Strength on the Succession Org Chart is not displayed on the Talent Card
  • The Bench Strength on the Succession Org Chart is not searchable in the Talent Search

Environment

 SuccessFactors BIZX: Succession

Reproducing the Issue

The Bench Strength show on the Succession Org Chart is not displayed on the Talent Card:

Talent Card - Trend Information Section.png

The Bench Strength on the Succession Org Chart is not searchable in the Talent Search:

Talent Search.png

Talent Search 2.png

Cause

“Bench strength” refers to the capabilities and readiness of potential successors to move into key professional and leadership positions

On the Succession Org Chart the system calculates the Bench Strength for the POSITION based on the Highest Readiness level amongst all the Successors nominated to that Position.

Please see below KBA for more details on how the Bench Strength is calculated:

2434327 - v12 Succession Org Chart: Configuring Bench Strength indicator

SOC - Bench Strength.png

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The Bench Strength that is used on the ‘Talent Information’ section of the Talent Card and in the Talent Search is NOT the Bench Strength calculated for POSITIONS on Succession Org Chart

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This Bench Strength is specific to the individual EMPLOYEE Trend Information that comes from the standard element field. This is the Bench Strength given to an Employee.

Example in Data Model xml:

<standard-element id="benchStrength" required="false" matrix-filter="false">

    <label>Bench Strength</label>

    <label xml:lang="en-GB">Bench Strength</label>

<picklist id="benchStrength"/>

  </standard-element>

Resolution

Expected Behavior 

If a change to this feature is important for your company, please open an enhancement request to have it included in a future release.

To request a new feature or product enhancement, SAP has defined a new process and tool that is now available to customers called Idea Place: https://ideas.sap.com. Idea Place gives customers the ability to log their own Enhancement Requests and work more directly with our Technology and Development group.

SAP is committed to reviewing and responding to the ideas submitted on a regular basis. The ideas with the most votes will receive a higher level of attention for response and consideration. The processes and procedures associated with this site will continue to evolve and enhance over time. Refer to Knowledge Base Article 1515837 for more details.

Keywords

Bench Strength, Succession, Succession Org Chart, Talent Card, Talent Search , KBA , LOD-SF-SCM , Succession Management , LOD-SF-SCM-ORG , Succession Org Chart , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions