Understand Assets

Version:
2019.3
Last modified: April 02, 2020

Each asset, or single information item within Connect, has metadata associated with the asset. Connect provides five categories, each of which provides a list of the available assets of that type.

Within the list, users will see information for each of the available assets:

  • Name: The asset name and a link to the asset page.
  • Description: The asset description.
  • Status: A badge to indicate that an asset is certified. See Certify Assets.
  • Popularity: An index to show the usage statistics of an asset compared to others in its category based on page views, user rating, related links, and other factors.
  • Rating: The rating an asset has received from users.

Select an asset to view the asset page. Every asset page provides users with opportunities to Contribute to Data. Additional information is available based on the type of asset selected.

Analytic Workflow

Description 

  • Alternate names: Synonyms that are used to alternatively define an asset.
  • Description: An explanation or definition of the asset.
  • Discovered description: A description associated with the asset in the source location.

Asset Details

  • Owner: The person primarily responsible for the asset's accuracy.
  • Contributor: Any person who helps create, define, or shape and asset.
  • Tags: User-created labels to improve search results for a given asset.

Details

  • Studio: The studio in Gallery that hosts the workflow.
  • Type: The format of the workflow. See available Alteryx File Types.
  • Date Uploaded: The date the workflow was uploaded to Gallery.
  • Last Run Date: The most recent day the workflow was run.
  • Number of Runs: The total number of times the workflow has been run.
  • Workflow Id: The ID of the workflow in Gallery.
  • Published Version Id: The ID of the workflow when made publicly available.
  • Published Version Number: The current public version number.

Recent Activity

A list of changes made to the asset, starting with the most recent.

Relationships

The links between different assets, such as terms contained within a report. Click a related asset to open that asset. Click Open Nexus button to Open nexus, a navigable map that shows a web of connections between assets.

Data Connections

A list of file inputs and outputs to the workflow, including Server location, Parent folder, File name, and any related Input.

Report

Description

  • Alternate names: Synonyms that are used to alternatively define an asset.
  • Description: An explanation or definition of the asset.
  • Discovered description: A description associated with the asset in the source location.

Asset Details

  • Owner: The person primarily responsible for the asset's accuracy.
  • Contributor: Any person who helps create, define, or shape and asset.
  • Tags: User-created labels to improve search results for a given asset.

Details

Report frequency:

Recent Activity

A list of changes made to the asset, starting with the most recent.

Relationships

The links between different assets, such as terms contained within a report. Click a related asset to open that asset. Click Open Nexus button to Open nexus, a navigable map that shows a web of connections between assets.

Related Terms

Glossary terms hat appear in or are related to the current report. The term's Name, Description, Status, and Rating are available.

Data Connections

A list of related connections, including databases and tables.

Data Source

In the Data Source catalog, Connect provides metadata about Files, Databases, and Applications.

Description

  • Alternate names: Synonyms that are used to alternatively define an asset.
  • Description: An explanation or definition of the asset.
  • Discovered description: A description associated with the asset in the source location.

Asset Details

  • Owner: The person primarily responsible for the asset's accuracy.
  • Contributor: Any person who helps create, define, or shape and asset.
  • Tags: User-created labels to improve search results for a given asset.

Columns

A table of the columns that appear within the data source. Name, Description, data Type, data SizeStatus, and Rating are visible.

Use the icons at the top of the table to perform a Search, Excel export, or Bulk operations, such as transitioning a relationship, moving a listing, copying listings to a workbook, or deleting entries.

Recent Activity

A list of changes made to the asset, starting with the most recent.

Glossary

Description

  • Alternate names: Synonyms that are used to alternatively define an asset.
  • Description: An explanation or definition of the asset.
  • Discovered description: A description associated with the asset in the source location.

Asset Details

  • Owner: The person primarily responsible for the asset's accuracy.
  • Contributor: Any person who helps create, define, or shape and asset.
  • Tags: User-created labels to improve search results for a given asset.

Relationships

The links between different assets, such as terms contained within a report. Click a related asset to open that asset. Click Open Nexus button to Open nexus, a navigable map that shows a web of connections between assets.

Recent Activity

A list of changes made to the asset, starting with the most recent.

Data Source

A list of related connections, including databases and tables.

People

In the People catalog, Connect provides Folder and Group metadata.

Description

  • Profile Picture: A picture selected in the user profile.
  • Email: The email address associated with the user account.

Asset Details

  • Owner: The person primarily responsible for the asset's accuracy.
  • Contributor: Any person who helps create, define, or shape and asset.
  • Tags: User-created labels to improve search results for a given asset.

Relationships

The links between different assets, such as terms contained within a report. Click a related asset to open that asset. Click Open Nexus button to Open nexus, a navigable map that shows a web of connections between assets.

Recent Activity

A list of changes made to the asset, starting with the most recent.

Group Membership

A list of groups that the user has membership in. The Name and Excerpt description are visible.

Use the icons at the top of the table to perform a Search, Excel export, or Bulk operations, such as transitioning a relationship, moving a listing, copying listings to a workbook, or deleting entries.

Mentioned in

A list of assets that mention the user. The Name, Description, Relationship, and Rating are all visible.

Use the icons at the top of the table to perform a Search, Excel export, or Bulk operations, such as transitioning a relationship, moving a listing, copying listings to a workbook, or deleting entries.

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