Friday, 18 January 2013

Talent Management Terminology


SAP HR :Abbreviations

Term
Definition
LSO
Learning SOlution
ECM
Enterprise Compensation Management
PMP / PMS
Performance Management
OSA
Object Setting and Appraisals (technical name for Performance Management)
PD
Personnel Development
TMC / HRTMC
Talent Management Core
STVN
SAP Talent Visualization by Nakisa
TMS
Talent Management Specialist
TREX
Search and Classification (originally Text Retrieval and Information EXtraction)
ESH
Enterprise SearcH
CMS
Content Management System (in LSO)



General Terms

Term
Definition
Competency
A behavior, characteristic, or qualification of an employee
Functional Area
A logical grouping of Job Families that represents a function of the organization, such as Marketing or Production
Job Architecture
A talent orientated structure used to efficiently assign competencies across the organization, compromising of Functional Areas, Job Families, Jobs and Positions and allowing inherited competencies down the structure
Job Family
A logical grouping of jobs that have similar attributes or characteristics
Position Requirements
The competencies required by the holder of a position
Scale
Levels of values used to measure proficiencies or attributes
Status Handling
The use of Nominated and Approved statuses to specify if an assignment to a Succession Plan, Successor Pool or Talent Group has been confirmed or not
Talent Development
Identification of talent or successors, review of individuals and development planning
Talent Group
A group of talented employees



E-Recruiting

Term
Definition
Candidate
An individual that registers their data or applies for a job posting
Candidate Profile
A profile of information about the Candidate, maintained by the Candidate – this is similar to the Talent Profile for Employees
Candidate Shortlist
The list of Candidates that have responded to a Requisition
E-Rec
E-Recruiting
Hiring
The process of hiring a successful Candidate into a role within the organization
Interview
The process of interviewing a Candidate for the role advertised in a Requisition
On-boarding
The process of introducing an individual to the organization and providing them with the information and tools to perform their role, as well tasks such as requesting personal information (address, bank account details, etc), entering into Payroll system and assigning an email address etc
Posting
An announcement of one or more vacant positions that a candidate could apply for
Publication
The process of publishing of a Posting
Questionnaire
List of questions about the role advertised in a Requisition
Requisition
A formal request by a manager to the recruiter to find potential candidates for one or more vacant positions
Screening
The process of identifying the Candidates that will be part of the Candidate Shortlist
Sourcing
The process of procuring candidates into the E-Recruiting system



Enterprise Compensation Management

Term
Definition
Approval process
The process of having budgets reviewed and approved by higher-level managers
Audit Report
A report that provides a summary of the changes that were made by managers
Bottom-up budgeting
The process of defining a budget at an employee level, which is then “rolled up” to a higher level to define the final budget
Budget Maintenance
A tool used for the distribution of budgets
Budget Unit
SAP object that represents a monetary and non-monetary budget for an Organizational Unit
Budgeting process
The process of creating compensation plans based on monetary and non-monetary budgets
Compensation Plan
plan compensation packages for employees, including tailoring base pay, bonuses, long-term incentives, as well as other configurable types of pay
Compensation Review process
The process of analyzing, distributing, and viewing compensation for employees
Controlling process
The process of monitoring and controlling planned budgets in order to ensure that Guidelines are in compliance with company budgeting procedure
Cost Plan
A plan of costs for each organizational unit for the employees of that organizational unit
Guideline
A guide used to help determining the level of compensation to be given to an employee, often based on performance or the final rating from an Appraisal Document
Payroll process
The process of transferring approved compensation data to SAP Payroll to update pay data
Top-down budgeting
The process of defining a budget at a higher level Organizational Unit that is the maximum amount for that and all child Organization Units



Performance Management

Term
Definition
Appraisal process
The process of appraising an individual’s performance and goals
Appraisal Template
A template used to create Appraisal Documents
Appraisal Document
A document used to perform and record the Performance Management process based on an Appraisal Template
Calibrate process
A process in the predefined process that allows a manager to calibrate the performance ratings of their team against each other
Final Rating
The final figure used to represent the performance level of an employee
Flexible process
Highly configurable process to create and implement performance management
Goals
Objectives for an individual to achieve; these can be Corporate Goals, Team Goals, Individual Goals or Training Goals
Individual Goals
Goals defined by a manager for a specific individual that are used to measure performance and reach Corporate Goals and/or Team Goals
Plan process
The process of defining, setting and/or cascading corporate goals, team goals, individual goals and training goals
Predefined process
A predefined template-based process that can be easily and quickly implemented
Prepare process
The process of selecting the employees to be appraised and creating the Appraisal Documents from the Appraisal Template
Review process
The process of reviewing goals assigned to an Appraisal Document before and during the Appraisal process
Team Goals
Goals defined by a manager that are cascaded into the Appraisal Documents of their team – these are used to measure team and individual performance
Training Goals
A goal defined to provide an individual with training



Learning Solution

Term
Definition
AICC
Aviation Industry CBT Committee – learning standard used in LSO
Authoring Environment
Environment for creating, testing and publishing learning content
Content Management System (CMS)
Repository for storing and managing learning content
Catalog process
The process of cataloguing the content created during the Content process
Close-Out Process
The process of registering completion of a course and performing follow-up actions
Content process
The process of creating content using the Authoring Environment
Course
A training course offered to potential participants
Course Group
A grouping of one or more Courses that have the same characteristics or cover related content
Course Offering
A collection of courses offered, including information relating to location, cost, resources, provider etc
Course Type
A grouping of one or more Courses that have the same objective, content and form
Curriculum Type
A special Course Type that offers other Course Types as part of the offering
Resource Type
A classification of resources that share the same characteristics or attributes
Enterprise Learning
Additional functionality to allow virtual learning through Adobe Connect
Instructor Portal
An online portal that provides instructors with information on their courses and allows them to manage course participation and course activities
Learner Portal
An online portal that provides an individual with information on their current courses, completed courses, booked or searched courses, required training and qualifications, and training history
Offline Distribution
The process of packaging content to be available via the Offline Content Player
Offline Content Player
Allows an individual to download learning content and synchronize with the learner portal when the individual is online
Online Content Player
Delivers learning content via a web browser when a course is launched from the learner portal by an individual and communicates the progress back to the LSO system
Participation process
The process of managers and employees enrolling for and participating in courses
Profile process
The process of creating profiles of courses that can be assigned to elements of an organization structure or to employees
Schedule process
The process of scheduling courses and enrolling employees to courses
SCORM
Shareable Content Object Reference Model – learning standard used in LSO
Training Administrator Portal
An online portal that provides administrators to perform their day-to-day training activities and manage all courses within the Learning Solution
Training Management
This controls learning processes and manages course offerings and extends the functionality available in Training and Event Management; the latter controls straining logistics and reporting.
Virtual Learning Room
A virtual classroom that leverages Adobe Connect technology



Talent Management and Talent Development (aka Talent Management Core)

Term
Definition
Area of Responsibility
The area of the organization structure for which a TMS can perform Talent Management activities
Bench Strength
A risk-based score to measure the strength of the successors assigned to a position
Career Type/Level
Type and level of career aspiration, used to measure the career aspirations of employees and the career aspiration requirement of jobs or positions
Corporate Goals and Values
Goals and/or values that represent those of the organization from a strategic level and cascading to organization units to use in the performance appraisal process
Development Plan
Long-term development plan used to track and measure objectives for successors or high-potentials
Key Indication
The attribute that specifies a Key Job or Key Position
Key Job
A job whose positions are determined to be Key Positions
Key Position
A position that is critical to the operation or long-term success of an organization
Mobility
The ability for an employee to relocate to another geographic location
Ranking
The value of a successor to the position if they became the holder of the position
Readiness
How ready a successor is to assume a position
STVN SuccessionPlanning
The graphical user interface offered by SAP to support succession planning processes
Succession Plan
The successors of a position
Succession planning
Process of identifying and developing successors for key positions and high potentials for Talent Groups and Successor Pools
Successor
Someone who is adjudged to be capable of taking a position in the future
Successor Pool
A collection of employees who have potential to fill one or more jobs or positions within a specific job family
a Talent
An employee that is assigned to a Talent Group
Talent Assessment
Application used to assess the talent-related characteristics of employees by their manager
Talent Profile for Employees
A self-service profile of talent-related information maintained by employees, such as education, work experience, career aspirations and mobility preferences
Talent Profile for Managers and Talent Management Specialists
An extended display version of the Talent Profile for Employees that is available to managers and Talent Management Specialists, containing additional talent-related information
Talent Review Meeting
Application used to support the review of employees both during and/or after the appraisal and talent assessment processes



Object Types

Object Type
Definition
BP
Business Partner
CP
Central Person
TB
Talent Group
RM
Talent Review Meeting
FN
Functional Area
JF
Job Family
C
Job
S
Position
P
Person
NA
Candidate
NB
Requisition
NC
Posting
ND
Application
NE
Candidacy
VA
Appraisal Template
VB
Criteria Group
VC
Criterion
Q
Qualification / Competency
QK
Qualification Group
QB
Qualification Block
BU
Budget Unit
E
Course
D
Business Event Type (used for LSO Course Type)
L
Business Event Group (used for LSO Course Group)
US
User
T
Task



OSS Components

Component
Definition
PA-ER
E-Recruiting
PA-EC
Enterprise Compensation Management
PA-PD-PM
Performance Management
PE-LSO
Learning Solution
PA-TM
Talent Management and Talent Development
XX-PART-NKS
Visualization Solutions by Nakisa

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