Filtering Foundation data by domain
BMC Helix Innovation Studio enables you to filter the Foundation data by defining Domain data tags.
A domain tag is a label that you associate with different types of Foundation data in your application. The domain tag determines to which domain the Foundation data belongs. For example, you can add HR domain tag for HR-related data and IT domain tag for Hardware-related data. When you create an install package for your application, the domain tag is also exported as a part of the application. After the application is deployed to the target system, the domain tag is available and you can tag the Foundation data with the domain tag. A developer must make sure that the application logic uses the domain tag and limits the number of Foundation data elements that are displayed in the application.
You can use domain data tags to perform the following tasks:
- Control visibility and filter Foundation data within your applications.
For example, in your HR services application, you can apply HR domain tag to HR support groups, incident requests, or support tickets to retrieve and show data related to HR only.
- Skip unwanted data and use only the relevant data for your application.
- Search in your application for data related to one domain.
You can use domain tags to label only the Organization, Categorization, and Location data.
To create domain data tags
- Log in to BMC Helix Innovation Studio and navigate to the Administration tab.
- Select Foundation Data > Domain Data Tags.
- On the Domain Tag Registry page, click Add.
On the Create Domain Tag page, enter the information for the following fields:
Field Description Domain Tag Name of the domain tag, such as Facilities, Human Resources, IT. (Optional) Bundle ID
Select the application for which you want to create the domain data tags. When you develop an application and want to limit the number of Foundation data elements (categories, locations, and organizations) to be displayed in it, you create domain tags and link them to the application.
- Click Save.