Reference projects – LH ESS pension account

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LH human resources PA/R wish to allocate personalised company retirement benefits of different pension types to the LH employees through the employee portal eBase. The pension dates should be made available dynamically from the LH SAP HR systems by LH’s own ‘Albatros’ insurance provider via a central user interface in a user-friendly and performant manner.

Solution approach and modules

  • Detailed data processing and authorisation concept with prototyping environment
  • Creation of the web application on Web Dynpro technology and creation of the interface to the repositories (R/3 HR via RFC and Albatros calculation model via SOAP Axis Web Service)
  • Creation of HR programme parts for the calculation of special entitlement components
  • Integration of the application into the employee portal ‘eBase’

Solution architecture

  • SAP Web Application Server (Web Dynpro development platform for ESS application)
  • SAP portal for eBase provision
  • SAP R/3 HR 4.6C for personnel management
  • Pension calculations of entitlements
  • SAP interactive electronic forms

Benefits

  • An informative and real-time oriented information medium for pension calculation is provided for LH employees.
  • Process procedures for the personnel management department are improved and reduce costs
  • ‘Tool’ can be extended for the product sale activities of the service provider ‘Albatros’.
  • Know How in the human resources processes of LH operational planning, and in complex process procedures.

Highlights and Lessons Learned

  • Creation of the web application on Web Dynpro technology and creation of the interface to the repositories (R/3 HR via RFC and Albatros calculation model via SOAP Axis Web Service)
  • Creation of HR programme parts for the calculation of special entitlement components
  • Precedent creation of the first ESS scenarios on the basis of the SAP Web Dynpro development platforms for Lufthansa AG.
  • ‘LH processes’ is a rather complex, early-stage integration of all sectors and communication is project critical

 

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