HR renewal is an add-on for SAP ERP enhancement packages that contains new capabilities for some HR areas. The HR renewal shipments contain functional as well as user experience improvements and are aimed to increase the productivity of HR Professionals and the overall HR efficiency.
Let's focus on the next stages for HR Renewal
For the documentation of the HR renewal versions, see the following pages in SAP Help Portal:
HR Renewal 1.0
HR renewal shipment based on SAP enhancement package 6 for SAP ERP 6.0
1.Efficient navigation – landing page…
2.Consumer-grade look and feel – modern appearance
3.Introduction of social concepts – collaboration, feeds
Delivery and prerequisites
Quarterly “In-advance shipments”
ECC 6.0, Ehp6 prerequisite
NetWeaver Business Client or Portal
Redefined navigation helps to work more efficiently and effectively
Single point of access for employee, manager, and HR Professional roles
Quick navigation: everything within a few clicks
Fast data entry: entry helps such as cut, copy, paste, type ahead
Information organized, prioritized, better accessible to user
User friendly capabilities: search, save as draft
ESS Lane: My Info
My Info lane displays the short profile of the employee
Employees can launch key applications such as the Leave Request, Salary Statement, Time Sheet and Organizational View from the lane
Employees can view their own detailed Employee Profile by clicking the lane header
New Application: Employee Profile
Provides overview of the information about a specific employee
Information that is displayed changes based on the scenario in which the application is launched and the available authorization for the user who views the information.
Employees can use this application to display their own data, and managers can display the profile of the employees in their team.
New Application: Integrated Workforce Viewer
User-friendly, Web-based interface
Improved productivity, engagement, and user satisfaction
Extended object information (people view and organizational view)
Start process options, also for multiple employees
Employees can access the workforce viewer via the My Info lane or via the search results from the Search lane
New Application: Salary Statement
Provides employees with a detailed list of salary statement information
Employees can print their salary statements from this application or they can save them as portable document format (PDF) files
Search for any particular salary statement can be narrowed down by using the Months slider
New Application: Leave Request
Employees can use this service to request for leave or other absences or attendances.
The Calendar View displays the Leave, Travel, Trainings, and Birthday/Anniversary information of the team members
Employees can also display the Leave quota entitlement information
If additional approvers are allowed for the leave type, they can be added
If attachments are allowed for the leave type, end user can upload attachments
ESS Lane: My Services
Short lane displays the Favorites and Frequently Used employee self-services of an employee
Expanded view provides employees easy access to all the ESS services.
Employees can choose to mark a service as Favorite, launch applications, and also search for services using Search
ESS Lane: My Learnings
Provides an overview of the course bookings of employees
Allows to navigate to the detailed services available in the Learning Solution (LSO) application
Prerequisite is software component LSO FE 607
ESS Lane: Work Feeds
This lane displays content that is pushed from the backend system on the various activities the end user needs to act on, e.g. Time recording, salary statement, or expiring qualifications.
Administrators can configure the work feeds and decide if they can be unsubscribed by the end user.
End users can act on the work feeds and subscribe/un-subscribe to work feeds.
Search Lane Easily and intuitive access to the search features from whereever you are
Look up employee data, orgunits and positions from one simple search field
Access the Search features of the application from wherever you are
Easily navigate from Search results to any executable action or data look-up
Use filter to quickly find the right information
MSS Lane: Approvals
Displays the workflow-based Leave Approval, CATS Approval , Clock In/Clock Out Approval, and other approvals available to the manager
Lane can also be configured to provide an overview of the Web Dynpro ABAP POWL Inbox queries.
MSS Lane: My Team
Short lane provides managers with view of their team (direct reportees) and easy access to the employee profile.
Expanded view launches the Workforce Viewer with
Extended object information (people and organizational view)
Start process options for multiple employees
MSS Lane: My Team Services
Short lane displays the Favorites and Frequently Used services by a manager.
In the expanded view, managers have easy access to all the services applicable to their entire team. They can mark services as favorite, launch applications, and also search for services
MSS Lanes: My KPIs, KPI Monitor, and My Reports HR Analytics for Managers – Powered by HANA
Better insight into key metrics
Show real time Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at a glance
My KPIs lane provides overview of favorite KPIs in the manager’s area of responsibility
KPI Monitor for KPIs with a threshold customizing
My Reports Lane provides the manager a single point of entry to start his/her relevant favorite reports
New Application: Team Calendar
All date-related information is now available in one unified calendar
Calendar includes information from Leave, Travel, Learning Solution (trainings booking), Birthdays and Anniversaries, and Public Holidays. Information can be filtered based on events and employees.
This application is available both in the Employee and Manager roles
New Application: Employee Profile
Managers can use this application to get an overview of the information about a specific employee.
Information that is displayed changes based on the scenario in which the application is launched and the available authorization for the user who views the information
Managers can display the profile of the employees in their team
New Application: Employee Profile Notes Tab
Notes tab is available only to managers when viewing the profile of their direct reports.
Can add tags and attachments to a note
Can flag a note as Positive or Negative
Can filter notes by tags and flags
What’s Next? HR Renewal 2.0
Enhanced feeds for ESS/MSS
Substitution lane for MSS
Redesigned timesheet approval and lane (SAPUI5)
Team Calendar enhancements
Workforce Viewer enhancements
Performance improvements for lanes
Simplified CATS Time Entry UI5 App and Lane
Dynamic Processing Framework for PA & OM
Mass processing enhancements to HCM P&F
Managers can initiate processes formerly available to HR administrators only
Operational and predictive analytics delivered as Virtual Data Models (VDMs)
HANA Live apps making use of VDMs
Additional lanes and apps for managers, and employees with consolidated content from SFSF
“Fiorify” HR renewal
ESS/MSS RDS (version 4)
A Renewed HR Expetience (Video)