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SAP HCM Tip: Managing Schema Changes

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SAP HCM Tip: Managing Schema Changes

Introduction

If you have been using time evaluation very long, you may have seen an error like this. When this happens, it tends to cause some panic because it stops time evaluation, and subsequently payroll for all employees.

This occurs when multiple changes are being made to the schema but not moved to the production system at the same time, or in the same order.  Read more.

 

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SAP HCM Tip: How to Use the GOTC Time Operation to Recalculate a Total for Previous Days

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SAP HCM Tip: How to Use the GOTC Time Operation to Recalculate a Total for Previous Days

Time evaluation processes time on a daily basis. It goes through each day one at a time starting with the first day of the specific date range to the last. Once a day is processed, the standard functionality, without the GOTC operation, is that the schema will not go back through those days again. The daily block which is between functions BDAY....EDAY is only processed once.
 
If there is a need to calculate a total for one after certain conditions have been satisfied/passed in the subsequent day you can use the GOTC operation in a rule to recalculate a time type bucket for previous days already processed. Read more.

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