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How to extend SAP SucccessFactors applications using SAP Cloud Platform

As you prepare to modify new features and added functionalities to facilitate the needs and requirements of your business, SAP Enterprise Support Academy has released a series of tutorials to guide you in the capabilities available beyond the delivered solutions and configuration of SAP SuccessFactors.

Before you can access the tutorial links, a one-time registration in SAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Enterprise Support, is required. A detailed step-by step guide to registration can be found here.


With SAP SuccessFactors Extensibility Overview you get a comprehensive overview on the drivers behind extensibility and the various categories of extensions – SAP SuccessFactors- and SAP Cloud Platform-relevant.

Following the overview, you should get to know about the Extension Center and the Metadata Framework (MDF). Check out SAP SuccessFactors In-App extensibility and learn about the key features of the extension center and how to enable it. Real-time scenarios are addressed by in-app extensions.

Extensibility Management provides you with the tools to setup and manage the integration between SAP Cloud Platform and SAP SuccessFactors. There are different stages in extensibility management depending on where you are. First step is the technical onboarding. Watch our tutorial to find out about the resources available when managing extensibility in your system and the steps to be performed for the initial technical onboarding process: SAP SuccessFactors Extensibility Management

After having understood the various extensibility scenarios and how to manage the integration between SAP Cloud Platform and SAP SuccessFactors, with Create an SAP SuccessFactors UI Extension you learn how to develop and deploy using SAP SuccessFactors MetaData Framework technology, SAP Web IDE full stack, and SAP Cloud Platform and Cloud Portal infrastructure. With MDF created custom objects you can then easily extend SAP SuccessFactors delivered functionality. And using OData service exposed by MDF object, you can create UI extensions on SAP Cloud Platform.

If you are looking for support on integration challenges, deployment options, and integration best practices, be sure to check out our value map for SAP SuccessFactors. Register for the SAP Enterprise Support value maps and once you have entered the learning room environment, explore the support content most relevant for you from the SAP SuccessFactors value map:

Note: To register for the value map, you may require access to SAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Enterprise Support. Already-registered members can access the value map directly via the SAP Enterprise Support Value Maps learning room

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