I am trying to see if anyone who uses Manhattan/Centerstone has a non-hierarchy bases Department/Division structure. I know at present MH does not support this so I am wondering if anyone has done a work around.
Hi James. We did not have a stand alone Dept/SubDiv/Division hierarchy by itself. Multiple combinations of different values could apply to different workers (HR records in CtrStn). Are we talking about the same thing? Related to Business Unit imports?
I suggested a solution, refined it with the CtrStn team standing us up...ultimately THEY made it work. 2014 or so.
If I recall, it had to do with...using the HR import to identify all combinations...using the HR records themselves to identify the changing hierarchy.
I pointed it out in Excel, filters/pivots.
What they did from there behind the scenes, I could not say.
I can say that I have a few crazy concatenated fields because of it, really long and seemingly nonsensical to the untrained eye. And I know simply not to mess with them. :-) It worked for the mandatory Business Unit hierarchal import piece which we needed to establish in order for anything to work. I was glad, still am.
Sorry the long reply, but tomorrow/Fri 27th is my last day on the job with Veritas. Thought I'd get as much in as possible here.
If I'm completely off track w/ your inquiry, apologies! If it sounds anything close...perhaps someone MRI can take a look for you.
Good luck James!
Thanks for the reply. This sounds like a similar situation that we are dealing with. Do you by chance know who you worked with at Centerstone to set this up. If not I can ask them to see how it was setup with Veritas. Please let me know and good with your new endeavor.
Hi James. Gosh, not sure I remember exact names now. Liz was awesome. Last name began with a C? :-) We were splitting off from Symantec at the time, this system I manage today is with Veritas Software.
Surely someone can look it up today, you are right.
Thanks the well-wishes.