xDM - How To - Model and Application Design

How to Execute Update in A Read-Only Transaction After Deleting Workflow?
After manually removing a Workflow associated with an Integration Batch, administrators may encounter a ERROR: cannot execute UPDATE in a read-only transact...
Mon, 27 Jun, 2022 at 10:56 AM
How to resolve error on Excel export from collection
After a user has identified or modified data within the Intelligent Hub, a frequent sequential step is exporting the data to Excel in order to preserve this...
Mon, 14 Feb, 2022 at 10:14 AM
How to Set Up Custom Emails for Workflows
This article is a guide for users who want to send custom email notifications within workflows. Configure SMTP server Emails will be sent using a SM...
Mon, 14 Feb, 2022 at 8:27 PM
How to Calculate a UPC (Universal Product Code) and Other Intelligent Keys in xDM
Background Product data often has intelligent keys, such as product codes and IDs. One of the most common is the UPC (Universal Product Code). xDM can gen...
Mon, 14 Feb, 2022 at 8:28 PM
Business View "Transitions": What's the difference between "Create New Business Entity" and "Use Existing Business Entity"?
When you create a new Business View for an entity, this Business View allows you to display data to business users in the front-end application. In Busines...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 5:41 PM
How to set a relationship (parent reference) as mandatory
A common business requirement is to set a relationship between 2 entities as mandatory. This ensures that xDM checks that every record loaded has the mandat...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 5:46 PM
Inspiration for Entity/Form/Hierarchy Icons
For designers who are building a data model, adding icons makes the application more visually appealing to business users. However, this task can seem like ...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 5:49 PM
How to only show nodes in the hierarchy tree if there are children
When you browse a hierarchy in a business view, you can click the caret icon >, which expands the hierarchy node. The default behavior is to show a caret...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 5:43 PM
How to Troubleshoot Performance Issues in xDM
If you are having performance slow downs in xDM, the first step is to take a benchmark of your performance so you know if steps you are taking are improving...
Fri, 4 Mar, 2022 at 5:36 PM
How to Deploy An Application?
This article explains the steps to follow to deploy successfully a Data Application on an existing Data Location. To create a Data Location for the first ti...
Wed, 16 Feb, 2022 at 10:16 PM