SAP SuccessFactors Compensation H1 2020 Release

MDF Objects Available for Compensation, Variable Pay, and Total Compensation Plan Worksheets

While organizations and individuals are struggling to cope and make the most of their time during this unpresented challenging period, many are focusing in developing new, more efficient ways of work or reengineering existing processes to gain more benefits over the negative impacts the COVIS-19 era is leaving behind.

No matter how big or small are such changes, they can have a significant impact on the way people work and the level of quality is delivered; at the same time, they can not only increase productivity and efficiency, but they can also positively affect peoples’ psychological state.

The purpose of this blog is to review a key  new feature from SAP SuccessFactors Compensation H1 2020 Release, which can have such a positive impact on people productivity and efficiency, while at the same time adding significant value in their daily processes.

The below new feature can be setup and activated by HR or system administrators without too much hassle and without the need of their implementation partners to get involved. This feature would require a very short time to be reviewed and activated, nevertheless, it can have a great impact on the overall system functionality and user interaction.

MDF Objects Available for Compensation, Variable Pay, and Total Compensation Plan Worksheets (Compensation)

This is a very nice feature for those of you using Compensation Module based on Employee Central. What changes in this release, is that you can now use Metadata Framework (MDF) custom objects, in your compensation, variable pay, and Total Compensation Plan worksheets.

The EC Field list now contains both MDF custom objects and Compensation HRIS elements.

An example MDF object is highlighted in the below screenshot.

Customers have asked to better leverage their MDF objects by integrating them within compensation templates and now you can do so.

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