An Instance is the front end, or customer facing view of the SAP SuccessFactors system. Provisioning is the back end of the Instance and it is used to turn on modules and features, work with templates and create administrator accounts. The SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals bundle needs to be turned on in Provisioning to become available in the Instance.
The Role-Based Permissions framework is used to configure the permissions by roles. Once the SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals bundle is enabled, the appropriate permissions need to be granted
Verify initial settings in your Instance
Your training instance will include already the basic set up and the necessary permissions for the administrator role, as well as the generic roles for all managers, all employees and the employee search role, which allows users to navigate the org chart or search for any users within the company. In the following exercises, you will make some verifications to ensure your system is ready for the configuration of the SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals modules.