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Connecting to UKG

UKG offers a workforce optimization platform. This platform helps teams improve compliance, scheduling, HR service delivery, reporting and analytics, time and attendance.

You can connect the UKG to Skypoint Studio and perform various tasks such as data ingestion, unification, transformation, and enrichment to gain insights from the data. You can use Skypoint's built-in connector for importing data from UKG.

This document will guide you through the process of connecting UKG to the Skypoint's Modern Data Stack Platform (MDSP).


You need the following details to configure and import data using the UKG connector:

  • Client Id
  • Client Secret
  • Username
  • Password
  • App Key
  • UKG url
  • Default activity start date

To import data using the UKG connector

Follow the below steps to create and configure a new dataflow for the UKG import connector:

  1. Go to Dataflow > Imports.
  2. Click New dataflow.

The Set dataflow name page appears.

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  1. Enter the dataflow name in the Name text area.
  2. Click Next.

The Choose connector page appears.

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Add UKG connector

  1. In the Choose connector page, select UKG connector. You can use the Search feature to find the connector.

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  1. Enter the Display Name for your dataflow in the text area.
  2. You can add a Description in the text area.
  3. Click Next.

The Configuration page appears.

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Connect to the UKG account

  1. Enter the required details in configuration page.
  2. Click Connect.

Once the connection is established, you can use the connector to import data from a table in UKG.

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  1. In the Table details section, click the checkbox for the tables you wish to import, then use the dropdown to mark them as either Data or Metadata.

In the Table Details section, by default, all tables are selected. You can mark only those tables that you want to import and process the data. For example, to import customer data, you can check those tables which contain customer information, such as name, email, address, and contact details.

PurposeOption to assign a purpose (Data or Metadata) for each table.
DataLoads customer data
MetadataLoads Metadata
File nameDisplays the name of the file that you imported.
Entity nameDisplays the imported table name. By default, it is an imported table name, but you can rename it later.
  1. Click Save to apply the changes.

After saving the connection, the UKG connector appears on the Dataflow > Imports page.

Run, edit, and delete the imported data

Once the table is imported, you can execute, modify, and remove the imported table from the Dataflow. Follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the Dataflow > Imports page.

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NameDisplays the name of the imported Dataflow.
TypeDisplays connector type symbol.
StatusIndicates whether the data is imported successfully.
Tables countDisplays the number of tables imported.
Created DateDisplays date of creation.
Last refresh typeDisplays the refresh value: Full or Incremental.
Updated DateDisplays last modified date.
Last RefreshDisplays the latest refresh date. This date will get updated whenever you refresh the data.
Group byOption to view the items in a specific group. For example, type, status, tables count, etc.
  1. Select the horizontal ellipsis under the Actions column and do the following:
If you want toThen
Modify the DataflowSelect Edit and modify the Dataflow. Click Save to apply your changes.
Execute the DataflowSelect Run.
Bring the data to its previous stateSelect Rollback.
Delete the DataflowSelect Remove and then click the Delete button. All tables in the data source get deleted.
See the run history of the DataflowSelect Run history.

You can see the error message corresponding to failure while importing data from a data source in the Dataflow under Run History Description. Also, you can see the status, start time, and end time for the execution of the data pipeline.

Next step

After completing the data import, start the Master Data Management (MDM) - Resolveprocess to create a single, unified view of the data. With Skypoint MDM, you can ensure that your data is accurate, consistent, and reliable, making it easier to use for business processes, analytics, and reporting.