Administrator Topic

Edge Import - Capabilities Load

With the April '21 Release, two new load types are available in Edge Import to assist customers in loading their Capabilities Library:

Capabilities - Library Load - Non-translation load

  • Capability ID
  • Name
  • Description
  • Type
  • Source
  • Default Culture
  • Status
  • External ID

Capabilities - Library Load - Translation load

  • Capability ID
  • Name
  • Description
  • Translation Culture
  • Source
  • External ID

With the June 25 post-release patch, a new load type is available in Edge Import to load employee skills profile data:

Capabilities - User Profile (With the following included fields)

  • User ID
  • External ID
  • Capability ID
  • Source
  • User Capability Status

Starter Guide

Select this link to download the Edge Import Capabilities Starter Guide.

How Does this Enhancement Benefit My Organization?

For organizations with an existing library of skills, administrators can now load employee skill names and descriptions using Edge Import, including localizations. In a post-release patch, organizations can quickly and easily upload external employee skills profile data.


  • Source field is used to indicate where the capability was created.
  • External ID is the unique ID for the capability if coming from an external source.
  • User Capability Status - The following statuses can be used: Declared, Suggested, Developing, Not Developing, Removed from Declared, and Removed from Developing.
  • Feeds are not currently supported but are targeted to be available in a future release.


The Capabilities Loads are included for any customer who already has Edge Import (any suite). Customers without access to Edge Import must submit an Edge Import purchase inquiry via Edge Marketplace.

The Capabilities - User Profile load is available with the June 25 post-release patch.


Load Capabilities Grants access to the Capabilities data loads via Edge Import. This permission cannot be constrained. This is an administrator permission. Edge Import

Security Roles

Upon release, the Load Capabilities permission is automatically granted to the default System Administrator role if Edge Import is enabled. Administrators must grant this permission with the appropriate constraints to other roles, if necessary.


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