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Orientation

This topic provides a brief introduction to the  BMC Digital Workplace product and the roles. Start by reading the product overview. To find out more about features that support your role, click the button next to your role.

Product overview

BMC Digital Workplace  is a self-service application for business users to connect with IT and HR anywhere, anytime, on any device. Users are encouraged to share their experiences and post status updates about the resources that concern them. IT can analyze the conversations around resources to gain insight into service usage trends, in order to plan for the organization's future needs more efficiently. For highlights of the supported capabilities, see Use cases.

BMC Digital Workplace  is highly configurable. Features available to users in the client applications depend on which functionality is enabled and how  BMC Digital Workplace  is configured.

Employees can use any supported mobile device or desktop browser for self service, to enter trouble tickets, and to contact IT.

Depending on your product role, you will use the following components:

ComponentDescriptionUsers who can access the componentURL to the component

BMC Digital Workplace end user console

Enables end users to submit requests and find self-help resources.

If the Advanced version is installed, users can also reserve meeting rooms, view location maps, schedule help desk appointments, and more.

End usershttps://BMCDWPServer:portNumber/dwp/app

BMC Digital Workplace Admin console

Enables administrators to enable and configure features (such as the newsfeed and sections in the catalog).

If you are using BMC Service Request Management, you can use your existing service requests and knowledge articles. Or, you can start with the service requests in the starter kit.

If the Advanced version is installed, you can also set up locations, help desk appointments, and more.

BMC Digital Workplace administrator

https://BMCDWPServer:portNumber/dwp/admin

BMC Digital Workplace Catalog console

Enables service catalog administrators to design services that external systems fulfill. Separate catalog can be unified in a single service catalog.

This console is installed with the Advanced version.

  • Service catalog administrator

  • Internal service supplier

  • Asset manager

  • Service agent

https://BMCDWPCatalogServer:portNumber/myitsbe


Product roles

BMC Digital Workplace  includes both administrator and end-user roles. 


Administrator

Administrators enable and configure features in  BMC Digital Workplace , such as the newsfeed and sections in the catalog. They access BMC Digital Workplace through the Digital Workplace Admin console.

Quick start for BMC Digital Workplace administrators


End user

End users use the  BMC Digital Workplace  client applications for self-service and to place requests. They access BMC Digital Workplace through client applications.

Features for end users

Product documentation

The  BMC Digital Workplace  documentation helps both new and experienced users implement and use this product. Based on your role, the following sections of the documentation are recommended:


All users should view and set up a watch on the Release notes and notices page for the latest product information and documentation updates.

The FAQs and additional resources page answers questions about the product and directs you to other resources for getting information about this product.

When working in the product, administrators can use context-sensitive Help to find the appropriate documentation topic.

In the  BMC Digital Workplace  Administration console, Help is available in the menu below your profile name.

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