APM Features and Components

The standard user interface for APM is a collection of specialized Web pages in PPM that offer you a customized view into APM. You use these Web pages to perform the tasks that you are responsible for as an analyst.

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APM features available for analysts include the following:

APM components available for analysts include the following:

  • APM-specific pages that the analyst accesses from the following    PPM menu bar options:

    • Open > Application Portfolio. Used to access the options the analyst selects to create entities of all types, search for and open entities, access saved searches, analyze data from grouped entities and with dynamic graphing, view reports, and download the add-in for the PPM Data Migrator for Microsoft Excel.

    • Create > Application. A shortcut to the page the analyst uses to create application entities.

    • Create > Survey Request. A shortcut to the page the analyst uses to create survey registrations.

    • Create > Transformation Proposal. A shortcut to the page the analyst uses to create transformation proposal entities.

    • Search > Entities. A shortcut to the page the analyst uses to search for and open APM entities of all types.

    For more information, see Managing Entities; Using the PPM Data Migrator for Microsoft Excel; and Application Analysis.

  • PPM Dashboard pages and portlets that contain information of value to an analyst. For information about PPM Dashboard pages and portlets, see PPM Dashboard and PPM Dashboard Pages, Portlets, and PPM Dashboard Pages and Portlets.

  • The Browse Entities page—the preliminary page in the Request Browser from which you can group entities for data analysis. For more information, see Request Browser.

For descriptions of the components and features of the standard PPM interface, and instructions for changing your password, resetting the display of warning messages, and configuring other interface settings, see the PPM Getting Started guide.