The following figure and supporting instructions illustrate the high level process for using the BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics product in your environment.
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In the normal course of analyzing your data, you can perform the following steps:
For more information about using the various functions available, see the following topics:
|Log on to the BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics product to start using the various capabilities available||Accessing the console|
|Understand the various functions available on the Search tab.||Search tab|
|Search the data to investigate issues, troubleshoot problems, gain insights into your operations, and discover trends and abnormalities||Searching the data|
|Understand the various kinds of search string syntax, delimiters, escaping characters, and constructing the search syntax correctly.||Search string syntax|
|View a list of examples of search string results||Examples of search string results|
|Understand what fields and tags mean and how they can be used||Understanding fields and tags|
|Understand the capabilities of using a timeline and summarization chart||Using the Timeline and Summarization charts|
|Use advanced search commands to more effectively search and analyze your data||Search commands|
|Save searches to monitor data for an extended period of time and then use the saved searches to generate notifications or create custom views||Managing saved searches|
Capture insights into the workspace and turn them into best practices by sharing the insights with others
|Organize your thoughts and improve collaboration with coworkers in different work hours or time zones|
|Create custom views to see a graphic representation of the data, enabling you to spot trends or gain a better perspective about data occurrence or frequency||Managing views|