Welcome to Syniti Knowledge Platform Help
  • 02 Apr 2024
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Welcome to Syniti Knowledge Platform Help

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The Syniti Knowledge Platform provides a holistic view from a single console across your data landscape, with key features to help you easily design and set data policies in your everyday governance work, without any programming.

The Syniti Knowledge Platform runs on Chrome and Microsoft Edge (Chromium). Safari is supported but not certified.

The What's New page lists enhancements and bug fixes.

What’s in Help

Modules

User-Focused Topics

The following help topics are specific to users:

Syniti Knowledge Platform Assets

The Syniti Knowledge Platform contains these assets:

  • Vision, mission, goals and initiatives— Define and document your strategy at a company or program level, and ensure that each level of this hierarchy supports the organization’s vision. Share this strategy across all levels of the organization. Refer to Visions, Missions, Goals and Initiatives for more information.

  • Terms—Define and search for the definition and details about a term from relevant areas in the application where that term is used and related. Refer to Set Up Terms for more information.

  • Rules—Define platform-independent rules, in words not code. Ensure a policy is compliant by collecting and organizing rules. Refer to Rules for more information.

  • Business processes—Define, collaborate on, and approve a set of policies, and create relationships among business processes and other assets. Refer to page-level help for more information on business processes. Refer to Business Processes for more information.

  • Policies—Define, collaborate on, and approve a set of policies, and create relationships among terms, rules and other assets. Policies document initiatives or a direction the organization is heading, whether internal or externally forced. Policies can have rules, although this is not required. Refer to Policies for more information.

  • Datasets—A subset of a single system or span systems and tie the generic business-focused documentation of terms, policies and rules to where the data is stored. Refer to Datasets for more information.

  • Systems—An instance (e.g., Development) of an application, database or reporting tool against which cataloging, scanning, profiling, replication or data quality related tasks are performed. Refer to Create a System for more information.

Additional Help Sections

This help system also includes these sections:

  • Asset Features—Learn more about how to increase the value of your assets and the tools we provide to make that easier.

  • Work with Asset Versions and Publishing—Define who is responsible for assets and work through a review process to ensure stakeholders agree.

  • Notifications—Let users know that a task is waiting on their input or that action has been taken on their assets.

  • Search Results—Use the search bar to find any assets defined in the Syniti Knowledge Platform.

  • Categories—Use to sort assets into logical groupings.


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