Get to know DCM Blueprint Designer in more detail.
Introduction to DCM Blueprint Designer
Blueprint Designer is a visual data modeling tool that information architects or system admins can use to create and maintain data model blueprints on ServiceNow.
Create a new Blueprint
Go to the DCM Home and select "Blueprint Designer" or click the Blueprint Designer link from the navigation menu to create......
Adding Classes (or tables) to Blueprint
Blueprints can include any tables from your ServiceNow instance.
Creating new Links
The Blueprint Designer can define links between any two classes (or containers) in the blueprint.
Blueprint Designer User Interface
Different UI Elements DCM Blueprint Designer consists of: Drawing canvasBlueprint status indicatorAction buttonsSide panel, includingClass listBlueprint PublisherRelated infoBlueprint details (opens......
Field Setup and Field Conditions
Field-level conditions and audit Blueprint containers can also include "field conditions" for more detailed audit results per field. When adding......
When creating or updating a blueprint, a user can enable Duplicate checking for any container used in the blueprint. Duplicate......
Audit Direction tells the audit runner how to crawl through the links in a particular blueprint. Audit always moves away......
Data Provider Configuration
When a blueprint version is being published, one can define "how to find the Data Provider" for the audited records.......
When designing data models with Blueprint Designer, the designer will split the blueprint into "elements" that represent unique parts of......
For more complex data modelling, advanced links provide means to define more dynamic and precise links between classes. Advanced links......
In the end, blueprints can include quite a lot of details like selected classes and their relationships, field setups and......
Exporting and Importing Blueprints
Blueprints can include a lot of data recorded into different tables, but you can export the whole blueprint structure from the Blueprint Designer into a single XML file to be imported into another ServiceNow instance.
Deleting Classes and Links from Blueprints
Deleting items from blueprint canvas can be done in two different ways: By selecting and clicking the "Delete" key from......
Filter Conditions for Blueprint Containers
You can set the conditions for a blueprint container, sometimes also referred as "model conditions". The conditions are used by the......
Blueprint Version Management
DCM has automatic version management for blueprints, meaning that each time a new version of the same blueprint is created and published, the application will......
Blueprint Versions have different statuses that impact their usage and license compliance.
Data Consumer Configuration
According to the "Consumer - Owner - Provider" model, COP-model, Consumers are processes or actors that use the data for......
DCM Graphical Notation and Symbols
The Blueprint Designer and Content Planner makes use of various graphical notation and symbols in the diagram. The blueprint diagram......
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