Managing Company Systems, Logo settings, and Platform Feature Settings

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Manage Company System Settings in the Admin Center

Commonly used Company System settings in Admin Center

You can configure several features of SAP SuccessFactors using Company System and Logo Settings. These settings apply to all users in your organization. Although this may seem similar to permissions, you are not actually granting or revoking access to areas of the software, you are simply turning features on or off for your users.

Changing company system settings is simple. From Admin Center, navigate to Company SettingsCompany System and Logo Settings. Once there, you have many settings to work with, and changing them is as simple as checking/unchecking the appropriate box.

Change instance-wide settings by using Company System and Logo Settings or Platform Feature Settings

Business Example: In this exercise you will find out how to enable and disable settings instance-wide.

Prerequisites

Steps

  1. "Hide the Global Navigation Menu (Module Picker)" and disable "Show icons and use alphabetical order in the main navigation menu".

    1. Log into your instance and find the main menu available in an alphabetical order and with icons.

    2. Use Action Search to navigate to Company Systems and Logo Settings.

    3. Use Ctrl+F to search for: "Hide Global Navigation Menu (Module Picker)".

    4. Enable "Hide Global Navigation Menu (Module Picker)" by checking the box in front of that item.

    5. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Save Company System Setting.

    6. Note that after saving the setting, the main menu is not available anymore.

    7. Use Ctrl+F to search for: "Hide Global Navigation Menu (Module Picker)".

    8. Disable "Hide Global Navigation Menu (Module Picker)" by checking the box in front of that item.

    9. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Save Company System Setting.

    10. Note that after saving the setting, the main menu is available again.

    11. Use Ctrl+F to search for: "Show icons and use alphabetical order in the main navigation menu".

    12. Disable "Show icons and use alphabetical order in the main navigation menu".

    13. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Save Company System Setting.

    14. To test your settings, click on the main menu and note that the alphabetical order and the icons in the main menu is gone.

  2. Hide Username in the UI

    1. Log into your instance and click on the Name Menu. Note that for the HR Coordinator also the username is shown in brackets (admin).

    2. Use Action Search to navigate to Platform Feature Settings.

    3. Use Ctrl+F to search for "Hide Username in the UI".

    4. Enable "Hide Username in the UI" by checking the box in front of that item.

    5. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Save and in the Message Box on OK.

    6. Click on the Name Menu and on Log Out.

    7. To test your settings , log back into your instance and click on the Name Menu. Note that for the HR Coordinator no username is shown anymore.

Result

You have enabled and disabled settings instance-wide.

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