Blog post on using organizations within LMS

Using organizations in the LMS can give administrators a powerful tool to divide their company into learning groups. Learning organizations typically map well to actual organizations within your company structure and can be based on administrative learning groups. For example – you would typically group an organization based on employees that have the same or […]

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Blog post about managing external users in LMS

The use of the LMS system as a standalone instance looks like it’s coming to an end. Almost every implementation of the LMS today includes using BizX – maybe not as the source system of employee data, but at least holding enough to support the learning module. Clients so far have been welcome to this, […]

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Accomplishing Common Reporting Tasks with Plateau Report Designer (Adding Referenced Custom Fields) – Part 4

In this series of posts I will examine common issues that can be addressed through the Plateau Report Designer (PRD) custom reporting tool for the Successfactors Learning Management Sysetm (LMS.)  The reporting task addressed in this post will be extending a previous post’s solution for reporting on Learning History.  The last report extended the Learning History […]

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Accomplishing Common Reporting Tasks with Plateau Report Designer (Adding Non-Referenced Custom Fields) – Part 3

In this series of posts I will examine common issues that can be addressed through the Plateau Report Designer (PRD) custom reporting tool for the Successfactors Learning Management Sysetm (LMS.)  The reporting task addressed in this post will be extending a previous post’s solution for reporting on Learning History.  The last report extended the Learning History […]

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Seting up programs in the LMS

Overview The addition of programs into the LMS within the last few years bridged a gap the LMS had in delivering organized learning. Prior to programs, learning teams used curricula to group courses together to assign to learners. While curricula did serve some benefits, including requirement groups and retraining options, there were still gaps in being […]

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How to create learning surveys in the LMS

Evaluating learners’ experience within the LMS, and the knowledge and skills they attain, is important in keeping your company’s training experience engaging and up-to-date. SuccessFactors LMS currently supports Levels 1-3 of the Kickpatrick Levels of Evaluation. Level 1 – Reaction, evaluates learner’s satisfaction of the course and it’s resources. Level 2 – Learning measures the […]

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Configuring SuccessFactors Employee Central Job Info into Employee Profile

Recently, I had some friends ask me if it was possible to enable a sync to auto populate Employee Central Job Information directly to Employee Profile’s Work Experience Within Company or Job History Portlet. The answer is “YES” and I’m pretty sure SuccessFactors have documented it somewhere. The big question or challenge most of us […]

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