Oracle Global Human Resources Cloud
New Feature Summary
  1. Update 19B
  1. Revision History
  2. Overview
  3. Human Resources
    1. Global Human Resources
        1. Onboarding and Checklists Enhancements
        2. New Position Attribute to Capture Requisition Template
        3. Delegate Position Added to the Synchronize Person Assignments from Position ESS Process
        4. Enhanced Worker Contracts Management
        5. Employment Info Enhancements
        6. Control Security for Document Records
        7. Additional Binding Parameters for Personalization
        8. Public Allocated Checklists REST API
        9. Support for Positions, Requisitions, and Offers on My Team Page
        10. Access to Document Records and Document Delivery Preferences Hidden
        11. Availability of Enterprise Onboarding Checklists
      1. HR Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages
        1. Employment Flows Added to HCM Transaction Design Studio
        2. Share Personal Info and Share Data Access Available in Transaction Design Studio
        3. Personal Information Redesigned for Professional User Access
        4. Compact Guided Process to Edit Work Relationships
        5. Additional Deep Links for Employment
    2. Human Capital Management for Belgium
        1. Worker Data Validation Report Update
    3. Human Capital Management for Brazil
        1. Person Documents for Brazil
    4. Human Capital Management for France
        1. Additional Information at Person-Level
    5. Human Capital Management for Germany
        1. Simplified Process for Social Insurance Calculation Card Creation
    6. Human Capital Management for Hong Kong
        1. Hong Kong Worker Data Validation Report
    7. Human Capital Management for Romania
        1. New Value for the Contract Type
    8. Human Capital Management for Singapore
        1. Singapore International Transfer Payment Type
    9. Human Capital Management for Sri Lanka
        1. Enhanced National Identifier Validation
    10. Global Payroll Interface
        1. Changed Attributes Report Supplementing ADP Global Payroll Interface
        2. Global Payroll Interface Enhanced With Additional Attributes
  4. Worklife Solutions
    1. Corporate Social Responsibility
      1. Volunteering Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages
        1. Employee Volunteering Redesigned
    2. Workforce Directory Management
      1. Directory Management Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages
        1. Improved Directory Organization Chart
    3. Workforce Health and Safety Incidents
        1. Report on Data Security Incidents
        2. Employee Self-Service Incident Reporting REST API
      1. Health and Safety Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages
        1. Improved User Experience for Incident Reporting Using Mobile Devices
    4. Workforce Reputation Management "Personal Brand"
      1. Reputation Management Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages
        1. Employee and Team Personal Brand Redesigned
  5. HR Optimizations
    1. HCM Transactional Business Intelligence
      1. Human Resources
        1. Improved Performance on Location Dimension
        2. New Attributes Related to Position Dimension
        3. Recruiting - Additional Attributes in Candidates, Job Applications, and Pools
      2. Workforce Modeling
        1. New Metrics in Workforce Modelling Subject Area

Update 19B

Revision History

This document will continue to evolve as existing sections change and new information is added. All updates appear in the following table:

Date Feature Notes
31 MAY 2019

Global Human Resources: Availability of Enterprise Onboarding Checklists

Updated document. Delivered feature in update 19B.

29 MAR 2019 Global Human Resources: Access to Document Records and Document Delivery Preferences Hidden

Updated document. Delivered feature in update 19B.

29 MAR 2019

Global Human Resources: Control Security for Document Records

Updated document. Revised feature information.

29 MAR 2019

Global Human Resources: Onboarding and Checklists Enhancements

Updated document. Revised feature information.

29 MAR 2019

Global Payroll Interface: Changed Attributes Report Supplementing ADP Global Payroll Interface

Updated document. Delivered feature in update 19B.

29 MAR 2019

Global Payroll Interface: Global Payroll Interface Enhanced With Additional Attributes

Updated document. Delivered feature in update 19B.

29 MAR 2019

OTBI/Global HR: Recruiting - Additional Attributes in Candidates, Job Applications, and Pools

Updated document. Delivered feature in update 19B.

01 MAR 2019   Created initial document.

Overview

HCM Cloud applications have two types of patches you can receive that are documented in this New Feature Summary:

  • Release Updates (19A, 19B, 19C, and 19D)
  • Optional Monthly Maintenance Packs to each update

It is important for you to know what Release Update your environment is on. You can find this in your Cloud Portal.

Oracle HCM Cloud release documents are delivered in five functional groupings:

Suggested Reading for all HCM Products:

  • HCM Cloud Common Features (This document pertains to all HCM applications. It is the base human resource information for all products and HCM Tools.)
  • Global Human Resources Cloud (Global Human Resources contains the base application in which other application use for common data such as workforce structures and person information. Regardless of what products you have implemented you may want to see the new features for Global Human Resources that could impact your products.)

NOTE: Not all Global Human Resource features are available for the base Talent and Compensation stand alone applications.

Optional Reading for HCM Products (Depending on what products are in your cloud service):

  • Talent Management Cloud (All Talent applications)
  • Workforce Rewards Cloud (Compensation, Benefits, Payroll and Global Payroll Interface)
  • Workforce Management Cloud (Absence Management and Time and Labor)

Additional Optional Reading:

  • Common Technologies and User Experience (This documents the common features across all Cloud applications and is not specific to HCM)

NOTE: All of these documents can be found on the Oracle Help Center at: https://cloud.oracle.com/saasreadiness/hcm under Human Capital Management Release Readiness.

Disclaimer

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Human Resources

Global Human Resources

Oracle Global Human Resources enables your organization to plan, manage and optimize all workforce segments using flexible and extensible best practices to realize extraordinary gains while insuring compliance and increasing total workforce engagement.

Onboarding and Checklists Enhancements

Simplify checklist set up and task management with user experience improvements in the onboarding and checklist areas. The improvements include:

  • User friendly task action names - You can mark the task status as Complete or Not Applicable.
  • Streamline task completion - Enables you to mark a task as complete only when the task URL is clicked at least once.
  • Export and import checklists – You can export and import checklists using Functional Setup Manager (FSM).
  • Quick access via app and deep links - Access checklist tasks through app and deep links.
  • Access to setup task - You can access checklist templates setup task from Quick Actions.
  • Additional task action types - Use Basic Electronic Signature and Document when configuring the task action type.
  • Availability of task action types for other checklist categories - You can use all available task action types for other non-enterprise onboarding checklist categories.
  • Option to include attachments and comments - Add attachments and comments for all task types.
  • Support for flexfield parametrization - Configure flexfield parameters in allocated task descriptive flexfields.
  • Integrate using REST API – Use REST API to update allocated checklists and tasks.

New Position Attribute to Capture Requisition Template

Capture requisition template information on the position pages. A new attribute, Requisition Template is added on the Manage Position pages where you can select the requisition template for a position.

When you create a requisition in Oracle Recruiting Cloud using a position, then the position details and the information from the requisition template will be automatically populated.

Delegate Position Added to the Synchronize Person Assignments from Position ESS Process

Reassign easily directs of the child position to the incumbent of the delegate position, by using the Delegate Position attribute in the Synchronize Person Assignments from Position ESS process. You can use this feature when the parent position becomes vacant. To use this feature, you need to configure the line manager synchronization based on the HCM Position Hierarchy.

Enhanced Worker Contracts Management

Enhance the ability of users to manage worker contracts with the following improvements:

  • Sharing of worker contracts across multiple assignments for the same work relationship.
  • Line managers can view and extend the worker contracts of their direct reports.
  • Approval rule for managing worker contracts.
  • Workers can view their own worker contracts.

These enhancements will provide a holistic view of the employment contract for workers, line managers, and HR specialists.

Employment Info Enhancements

Enhance transparency by allowing HR specialists, HR analysts, and managers to access a worker’s detailed historical records from the Employment Info page. The user can do these actions for the detailed historical records:

  • View a summary of changes for the assignment attributes.
  • Correct or delete the historical record if they have the appropriate security privilege.

Control Security for Document Records

Control security for the document records of a worker with the ability to grant read-only access for selected document types, while allowing manage access to other document types. For example, you may want to grant read-only access to a birth certificate and allow manage access to an adoption certificate.

Additional Binding Parameters for Personalization

Enhance user experience and accuracy of data entry by using additional binding parameters in the expression language to hide or show attributes and flexfields. These additional parameters include action code, action reason code, and business unit.

Public Allocated Checklists REST API

Use the Public Allocated Checklists REST API to update allocated checklists and tasks. You can allocate or update checklists of the category Enterprise Onboarding, Offboarding and others.

Support for Positions, Requisitions, and Offers on My Team Page

Display requisition offers from Oracle Recruiting Cloud on the My Team page. The requisition offers are displayed in a separate section called "Offers".

In addition, new actions for positions are added on the My Team page:

  • Create Requisition - Creates an Oracle Recruiting Cloud requisition for a position. Such position requisitions will be listed against the position, in the Requisition section on the My Team page. You can also view the position requisition in the Position Detail page when you drill into a position details by clicking on the position
  • Convert Vacancy to Requisition - Converts vacancies with a position into position requisitions.
  • Request a New Position - Allows line managers to request a new position.
  • Request a Position Change - Allows a line manager to request a change in an existing position.

These new actions are secured.

Access to Document Records and Document Delivery Preferences Hidden

Simplify the experience for users when they access the Manage Person page in the classic pages. The Document Records and Document Delivery Preferences sections in the Documents tab are hidden out-of-the-box. You can use the Page Composer functionality to show these hidden sections.

Availability of Enterprise Onboarding Checklists

Access and manage Enterprise Onboarding category checklists only on the Manage Allocated Checklists responsive pages.

HR Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages

Increase user satisfaction with the redesigned pages that now have the same look and feel on desktop and mobile devices. These redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use on any device, with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with clean lines and just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit.

Employment Flows Added to HCM Transaction Design Studio

Enhance the user experience with more employment flows being added to the HCM Transaction Design Studio. You can configure and control the display of sections and fields in these employment flows:

  • Add Assignment
  • Add Contingent Worker
  • Add Nonworker
  • Add Pending Worker
  • Cancel Work Relationship
  • Change Assignment
  • Change Legal Employer
  • Change Location
  • Change Manager
  • Change Working Hours
  • Create Work relationship
  • Edit Pending worker
  • Edit Work Relationship
  • Employment Card
  • Hire an Employee
  • Local and Global Transfer
  • Manage Contract
  • Manage Directs
  • Manage Employment
  • Manage Seniority Dates
  • Promotion
  • Resignation
  • Termination
  • Transfer

Share Personal Info and Share Data Access Available in Transaction Design Studio

Configure the user experience for Share Personal Info and Share Data Access which are now available in Transaction Design Studio.

Personal Information Redesigned for Professional User Access

Increase user satisfaction with responsive Personal Information pages that are now accessible by the professional users. 

Compact Guided Process to Edit Work Relationships

Simplify the process of editing work relationships by using the new responsive pages. This compact guided process allows users to update the legal employer start date, primary status of the work relationship, and descriptive flexfields.

Additional Deep Links for Employment

Simplify the navigation to pages in HCM Cloud by using these additional deep links:

  • Deep link to the responsive Employment Info page.
  • Deep link to the Cancel Work Relationship page for managers.

Human Capital Management for Belgium

Oracle HRMS (Belgium) supports country specific features and functions for Belgium. It enables users to follow Belgium’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Worker Data Validation Report Update

Run the Worker Data Validation Report to get a list of employees with missing or invalid HR data. The existing validation has been enhanced for Belgium and includes checking the existence of a record for the Projected End Date when the selected value for the Contract Type is Temporary.

Human Capital Management for Brazil

Oracle HRMS (Brazil) supports country specific features and functions for Brazil. It enables users to follow Brazil’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Person Documents for Brazil

Comply with legislative requirements for Brazil by capturing the following personal documents information: 

  • Labor and Social Welfare Portfolio (CTPS) in Person Management under Legislative Information; 
  • Electoral Card and Military Certificate in Manage Document Records.

Human Capital Management for France

Oracle Fusion HRMS (France) supports country specific features and functions for France. It enables users to follow France’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Additional Information at Person-Level

Record additional information for employees such as disciplinary action, personal representative, and medical examination.

Human Capital Management for Germany

Oracle Fusion HRMS (Germany) supports country specific features and functions for Germany. It enables users to follow Germany’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Simplified Process for Social Insurance Calculation Card Creation

Process automatic Social Insurance calculation card creation while hiring a new employee. The calculation card is created without the association details as it is no longer required for legal reporting such as REHADAT Disability Report.

Human Capital Management for Hong Kong

Oracle Fusion HRMS (Hong Kong) supports country specific features and functions for Hong Kong. It enables users to follow Hong Kong’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Hong Kong Worker Data Validation Report

Increase legislative compliance by using the Worker Data Validation report to verify data for Hong Kong. The report shows a warning message if the employee's Hong Kong ID number and passport number are not entered.

Human Capital Management for Romania

Oracle Fusion HRMS (Romania) supports country specific features and functions for Romania. It enables users to follow Romania’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

New Value for the Contract Type

Use the new Contract Type value of Internship, that is seeded value for Romania. This value was added to comply with local legislative requirements.

Human Capital Management for Singapore

Oracle Fusion HRMS (Singapore) supports country specific features and functions for Singapore. It enables users to follow Singapore’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Singapore International Transfer Payment Type

Select the new payment type of International Transfer when creating payment methods for Singapore that are for international transfers.

Human Capital Management for Sri Lanka

Oracle Fusion HRMS (Sri Lanka) supports country specific features and functions for Sri Lanka. It enables users to follow Sri Lanka’s business practices and comply with its statutory requirements.

Enhanced National Identifier Validation

Comply with legislative requirements by using the validation of the National Identifier. The validation is now enhanced to accept two formats of the Sri Lankan National Identifier: the existing 10 character one and the newly added 12 digit number. Whenever the entered value fails the validation, a warning message is displayed to notify users on details of both correct formats.

Global Payroll Interface

Oracle Global Payroll Interface supports features to send personal payroll information to third-party payroll providers and then to import processed payroll data into Oracle Fusion Global HR. You can copy and modify predefined extract definitions to meet the requirements of your third-party payroll provider. Before extracting data, payroll coordinators can optionally run the Calculate Gross Earnings process to calculate periodic values to validate gross earnings calculations. If you import processed payroll data or payslips from your third-party payroll provider, the data is available for further reporting and analysis.

Changed Attributes Report Supplementing ADP Global Payroll Interface

Use the Changed Attributes report to display a summary of changes for the records displayed in the ADP Global Payroll Interface output file. The application automatically generates this report when you submit the Run Payroll Interface For ADP Global Payroll process.

Global Payroll Interface Enhanced With Additional Attributes

Enhance your interface capabilities with third-party applications by using the additional attributes included in the Global Data section of the Global Payroll Interface. If you are using the delivered Global Payroll Interface extract definition, ensure you do a baseline extraction after you apply this enhancement. You can continue with regular extractions after completing the baseline extraction.

Worklife Solutions

Corporate Social Responsibility

Oracle Corporate Social Responsibility represents a corporation's initiatives to take responsibility for its effects on the environment and social well-being. Corporate social responsibility is increasingly becoming a decisive factor in HR processes to recruit, retain, and motivate the most qualified employees.

Oracle Volunteering enables organizations to promote corporate social responsibility initiatives by creating service opportunities for employees to engage and get involved in causes that are most important to each individual.

Volunteering Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages

Increase user satisfaction with the redesigned pages that now have the same look and feel on desktop and mobile devices. These redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use on any device, with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with clean lines and just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit.

Employee Volunteering Redesigned

Increase user satisfaction with the Employee Volunteering pages that now have the same look and feel on a desktop or a mobile device. The redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit your organization's requirements.

The redesigned pages are:

  • Preferences 
  • Find Projects
  • My Projects
  • Social Media Preferences

Workforce Directory Management

Oracle Workforce Directory Management allows you to find colleagues and view organization charts.

Directory Management Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages

Increase user satisfaction with the redesigned pages that now have the same look and feel on desktop and mobile devices. These redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use on any device, with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with clean lines and just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit.

Improved Directory Organization Chart

Increase the efficiency of the Directory Organization Chart with an improved pages. The focus card is now more apparent and a colored strip and text are added to indicate different types of worker (employee, contingent worker, and so on).

Workforce Health and Safety Incidents

Oracle Health and Safety supports corporate initiatives to track and improve health and safety in the workplace.

Report on Data Security Incidents

Report on incidents relating to data security, such as a lost or stolen laptop, using the new incident type, Data Security Incidents. Reporting and managing data security incidents follows the same patterns and processes for reporting and managing workforce health and safety incidents. Employees access this new incident type from the Risk and Compliance work area. Managing data security incidents can be done from the Risk Management Tools work area.

Employee Self-Service Incident Reporting REST API

Use the new REST API that is available for the employee self-service incident reporting task flow.

Health and Safety Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages

Increase user satisfaction with the redesigned pages that now have the same look and feel on desktop and mobile devices. These redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use on any device, with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with clean lines and just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit.

Improved User Experience for Incident Reporting Using Mobile Devices

Take advantage of the redesigned user experience for incident reporting. The new responsive design makes it easy for employees to report incidents on mobile phones or tablets.

Workforce Reputation Management "Personal Brand"

Oracle Workforce Reputation Management harnesses social networks to help organizations discover, mobilize, and retain talent. This functionality provides insight into workers' social reputation and influence while also monitoring workers' social media usage compliance and mitigating social media risk.

Reputation Management Redesigned User Experience/Responsive Pages

Increase user satisfaction with the redesigned pages that now have the same look and feel on desktop and mobile devices. These redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use on any device, with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with clean lines and just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit.

Employee and Team Personal Brand Redesigned

Increase user satisfaction with the Employee and Team Personal Brand pages that now have the same look and feel on a desktop or a mobile device. The redesigned pages are both responsive and easy to use with a modern look and conversational language. Clutter-free pages, with just the essential fields, can be personalized to suit your organization's requirements.

The redesigned pages are:

  • My Skills
  • Mentorship 
  • Endorsements 
  • Surveys
  • Ask an Expert
  • Social Reputation 
  • Social Media Preferences

HR Optimizations

HCM Transactional Business Intelligence

Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence is a real time, self service reporting solution offered to all Oracle® Cloud application users to create ad hoc reports and analyze them for daily decision-making.  Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence provides human resources managers and specialists, business executives, and line managers the critical workforce information to analyze workforce costs, staffing, compensation, performance management, talent management, succession planning, and employee benefits.

Don’t want to start from scratch building a report or analytics? Check out the library of sample reports for all products on Customer Connect on the Report Sharing Center.

Human Resources

Improved Performance on Location Dimension

Improve your reporting on the location dimension with changes to the underlying objects. This change helps in improving the query performance with the location dimension. There are no changes to presentation layer.

New Attributes Related to Position Dimension

Enhance your reporting on the worker's position with the new attributes related to the position budgeting and funding position details.

Recruiting - Additional Attributes in Candidates, Job Applications, and Pools

Incorporate additional talent community concept and attributes in the recruiting subject areas using job application attributes, to know which job applications are being restricted or from which career site the job application were created.

Workforce Modeling

New Metrics in Workforce Modelling Subject Area

Enhance your reporting on the Workforce Modeling subject area with the addition of the new metrics to the fact folders Live Values and Modeled Values