Let’s consider a scenario where we want to record additional data for which there’s no Workday- delivered field. In order to extend Workday business objects we can create custom object definitions based on the business object, and adding custom fields. Custom objects enable you to record additional data for which there’s no Workday-delivered field.
List of business objects that can be extended using custom objects
|Academic Appointment Track
|Academic Appointment Track (Effective Dated)
|Academic Unit Hierarchy
|Customer Contract Line
|Customer Invoice Adjustment
|Customer Invoice Line
|Employee Contract (Effective Dated)
|Extended Enterprise Learner
|Financial Aid Period Record
|Job Requisition (Effective Dated)
|Learning Course (Effective Dated)
|Learning Course Offering (Effective Dated)
|Learning Program (Effective Dated)
|Position Restrictions (Effective Dated)
|Project Resource Plan Detail
|Purchase Order Line
|Student Prospect Recruitment
|Supplier Invoice Adjustment
|Supplier Invoice Line
|Worker (Effective Dated)
Consider a scenario where we need to need Aadhaar card and pan card details for few Indian employees in the system. To create custom object access create custom object task.
Further the page navigates to general settings here we need to configure the object.
In the field definitions we can add the new fields for the custom object or even delete the existing fields in the custom object. Here we have created two fields one for Aadhaar card while other for Pan card.
In the permissions tab we can configure the security for the custom object, all the domains can be described here
After these configurations we need to activate the custom objects
We have tried to use the custom object and fields in the custom report. For making a list of Indian worker with their Indian ID
In order to add data to this fields manually, we need to navigate to worker profile> additional data > edit
Further we need to select our custom object and add data to the corresponding fields.
Similarly we are adding data to few more employees and when we run the report we can see that fields have got populated.
For integrating this data with third party systems we are using EIB
So, let’s create an outbound EIB. Configure EIB in a way that it must fetch data from the custom report that we have created.
Let us launch the EIB to check the output XML file.
Output XML file with custom object details