Set Up a System
Systems allow you to capture information about where data is stored, whether it is in a flat file, an ERP system, a database, a data warehouse or another location.
A System’s information and attributes are populated by an API.
As you are setting up a System, you can click the Guidance ( ) icon to open the Guidance panel to view assistance. Refer to Guidance for more information.
To add a System:
Click the plus sign (Add) icon on the Home page.
- Select System from the list box.
- On the asset details page, enter a System name.
- Enter a Description of the system.
Click the Assigned To list box and select a person from the list.
NOTE: This person can add sponsors to the asset.
NOTE: When you assign a person to an asset, the assignee receives a notification by email, depending on their user settings.
On the System’s detail page, you can:
Enter Location information for the system.
NOTE: Indicates where the system is located within the landscape of the organization.
Enter Connection information for the system.
NOTE: This is information on how to connect to system.
You can also enter System Information to provide additional details about the system.
Enter Vendor name.
NOTE: The name of the vendor that created the system.
Enter Type of System.
NOTE: A description of the type of system (for example, ERP, CRM, BI, or Reporting).
- Enter the Version of the System.
NOTE: The deployment details of the system. This is typically used for cloud systems.
Add a contact so that people in your organization know whom to contact with questions regarding this System information.
To add a contact:
Click the Contact icon ( ).
NOTE: The contact can be a user who does not have an account in Knowledge Tier.
In the Add Contacts modal, enter the details.
- Click Add Contact; then click OK to close the modal.
- Click Save on the detail page.
Next, you can: