Team Review Tools

If the project team members require a forum in which to discuss the development and progress of the project, they can make use of the facilities of the Enterprise Architect Team Review.

Access    Project | Team Review ( Ctrl+Alt+U )

Features

Feature

Description

See also

Structure

A point of discussion and the responses (Comments) to that point are created as Documents. Documents are held in Topic groups, which are in turn organized into Categories; your organization decides on the grouping and organization of Documents.

You can create text to explain Categories and Topics, and you can create and respond to Documents and Comments on Documents.

 

Add a New Category

Add a New Topic

Add a New Document

Displays

The Team Review has two main displays:

·The Team Review window is used to create new Categories and Topics and to delete messages; you operate on it by selecting options from the context menu
 
Each item in the hierarchy displays a mouse-over tooltip, showing the item title, the author's name and the date and time the item was created
 
·The Team Review tab, in the main work area, is used to create, view, edit, print, and comment on Documents, and to create and maintain the descriptions of Topics and Categories
 
This tab has a status bar that shows the item author's name, the date and time the item was created, and the date and time the item was last modified
 

 

Work on Team Review Items

 

 

 

 

Comment on a Document

 

Facilities

Within the Team Review you can:

·Select to display and edit an item in the Team Review tab, by clicking on the item name in the Team Review window
·Search for text strings in the item titles to locate Documents on a specific subject, using the Search icon in the toolbar of the Team Review window
·Add resources to a Category, Topic or Document, such as diagram images and XMI files of Packages; these are held in a Resources folder under the selected Team Review item
·Link model elements, diagrams, external files and other Documents to a Document
·Link to a Team Review document from the linked document on an element
·Change the loading behavior of the Team Review
·Access Team Reviews from other projects, including those on other servers

 

 

Edit an Item
 

Search Team Review
 

Team Review Resources

 

Add Object Links

Hyperlink From Linked Document

Team Review Options

Team Review Connections

Specification Manager

The Team Review acts as a repository for the review documents generated in the Specification Manager. These documents are automatically stored in Topics within the Formal Reviews Category, but you can redirect documents to a different  Topic either from the:

·Specification Manager, using the Bind Package to Team Review Folder option, or
·Team Review, using the Bind to Project Browser Package option

Specification Manager

 

 

Create Review Document

Work on Team Review Items

 

Icons

Each item in the Team Review window has an icon that indicates the nature or status of the item. The meaning of each of these icons is explained here:
 

DFItem

Document (name in bold indicates Document is unread)

 

DFItemReply

Comment (name in bold indicates Comment is unread)

 

DFPassword

Protected by password (also on Category and Topic icons); a blue icon indicates that a user with the password has opened the item, and a red icon indicates that the item is locked

 

AwaitApp

Status Awaiting Approval (also on Category and Topic icons)

 

Approved

Status Approved (also on Category and Topic icons)

 

Rejected

Status Rejected (also on Category and Topic icons)

 

DFCategoryFolder

Category (name in bold indicates Category is unread)

 

DFTopicFolder

Topic (name in bold indicates Topic is unread)

 

resourcefolder

Resources folder for a Category, Topic or Document

 

ModelLinks

Linked objects folder for a Category, Topic or Document

 

diagimage

Diagram or clipboard image within Resources folder

 

XMIfileicon

 

XMI file of Package, within Resources folder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work on Team Review Items

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add Object Links

 

Notes

·You can transport your Team Review set-up between projects, using the Export Reference Data and Import Reference Data options
 

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