The System Impact Matrix shows the way Releases impact, or poses a regression risk, to Systems.
You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘System Impact Matrix’ option in the Release menu.
The Releases must have an implementation date up to six months in the future to display in the System Impact Matrix.
Release > System Impact Matrix
System Impact Matrix Page Layout
Navigate to Release > System Impact Matrix. The ‘System Impact Matrix’ page displays. An information bar appears at the top of the page stating the Implementation Date range of the Releases displayed.
Sections on the page:
- a: Filter options
- b: View option
- c: Impact Matrix based on the filter and view options selected.
Query Builder allows you to create and save your own private filters and use public filters. You must have the ‘Create/Delete Release Public Query Builder’ user permission to create, edit or delete public queries.
Click to open the quick access menu, which lists private and public queries.
For more information, see Quick Tips.
Type your search query into the Live Search field. Your search results will appear as you type.
|Filters||Search Release ID/Name: Search and select one or more Releases.
Show Releases with Systems in common: Check to display the Releases with common Systems.
Search System Name: Select one or more systems to filter by System name.
|Quick Filters||Show by Organization Name: Select to filter by Organization name.
Show Total by: Click an option to choose how totals are calculated.
Enterprise Releases are not counted in the totals, only their child Releases are counted.
Show Project/Releases: Click one or more checkboxes to filter by.
|Matrix Display||Show Release Information by: Select to an option to display the Release information.
Dependencies display style:
Once done, click .
You can filter the Releases using the My Filter drop-down option.
Click to switch the X and Y axis on the matrix.
To view System Impact Matrix in full screen, click and select Full Screen.
Export to XLS
You can export the data displayed on the screen to XLS. To export click and select Export to XLS.
Export to PDF
You can export the data displayed on the screen to PDF. To export click and select Export to PDF.
To print the data displayed on the screen, click and select Print.
Based on the filter and view options selected, the System Impact Matrix displays the scheduled Releases. Click to view what the color of each box means.
Add Systems to Releases
You set the relationship between Systems and Release. This is done in the ‘Systems’ tab when editing a Release in the View/Edit Release pop-up. For details, see Manage Impact Systems.