Importing SuccessFactors Data to a New or Existing Model

To import data from SuccessFactors to a new or existing model, you specify the source model and how incoming data should be mapped to model dimensions.

Context

For more information on the data you can access, see the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite OData API: Reference Guide in the SuccessFactors Product Page.

Procedure

  1. Select the appropriate option:
    • If you're creating a new model:
      1. Select Start of the navigation path (Main Menu) Next navigation step  Create Next navigation step  ModelEnd of the navigation path.
      2. Select Start of the navigation pathGet data from a datasource Next navigation step SAP SuccessFactorsEnd of the navigation path.

    • If you're importing into an existing model:
      1. Select Start of the navigation path (Main Menu) Next navigation step  Browse Next navigation step  FilesEnd of the navigation path.
      2. Open the model you want to update.
      3. Switch to the Data Management screen.

      4. Select Start of the navigation path Next navigation step DatasourceEnd of the navigation path.
      5. Select SAP SuccessFactors.
  2. Select your SuccessFactors connection or select Create New Connection to create a new connection.
  3. Select your SuccessFactors query or select Create a new query to create a new query.
  4. In the Create New Query dialog, enter a name and a description for your query.
  5. In the Select Data area, select Build a Query from a Table or Start from a Template Query, select a table or a template query to build your query, and select Next. For more information see, Building a Query.
    • The Build a Query from a Table option lets you build a query from a table by moving data elements into the Selected Data and Filters areas.
    • The Start from a Template Query option automatically selects the table and data elements to be included in the Selected Data and Filters areas based on the template query. For example, you can select the Headcount template query to build your query; you can then add or remove elements to finish building your own query.
    • Select (Refresh list) to display the list of reports from SuccessFactors in real time. Note: The list of templates cannot be refreshed.
  6. Select OK.

Next Steps

After the initial import of raw data, continue with the data preparation task before completing your model: Preparing Data.