Disabling payment method in employee self service

Payment methods are enabled by default in the employee self service workspace in Talent. But given that there are no payroll features there, depending on the broader HRIS landscape, a lot of people choose to switch off this tab. I used to do this by removing the relevant security privilege from the employee role, but … Read more

How do I customise Talent?

This is a question I’m seeing asked again and again and again – so I thought I’d get some content out there that explains how Talent is customised. This is intended to be an overview – and I’m assuming a degree of knowledge about the Dynamics suite in general, and the broader Microsoft stack (including … Read more

Getting to grips with Course Management – 3: Creating courses

Once you’ve done all the setup, creating courses is the easy bit. Courses, if you didn’t already know, are legal entity specific. So you have to make sure that you’re working in the correct legal entity when you start creating them (if you don’t have more than one legal entity, you don’t need to worry). … Read more

Getting to grips with Course Management – 2: Course categorisation setup

Once you’ve finished the location setup, you can move on to defining how courses can be categorised. This took me a while to get my head around, because the three core concepts can seem a bit vague when you’re first trying to work out what to do with them. They are: Courses Course types Course … Read more

Getting to grips with Course Management – 1: Location Setup

I’ve got high hopes for where MS are going to go with Course Management over the next few months, and hoping in particular that they’ll do something imaginative with┬áthe Lynda.com platform that came bundled with the LinkedIn acquisition, but that remains to be seen. For now I thought I’d refresh my memory on how course … Read more