PMF stores the data it needs
to operate within its own data mart. If you add a type of metadata
in this tab, it will appear in a drop-down menu within administrative forms.
On the Manage page, you (the administrator)
can manage metadata for the following components:
- Dimensions. Enables
you to create new dimensions and access the Dimension Loader to
- Sources. Enables
you to create and modify source data.
- Datapoints. Enables
you to create and modify the different datapoint types.
- Measures. Enables
you to create and modify measures metadata, which controls the measure
series. Each measure series is a distinct measure that you can link
to an objective in a PMF scorecard. You can also load measures with
the measure loader.
- Schedules. Enables
you to schedule load-related activity.
- Owners. Enables
you to add new system users, make existing users active or inactive,
and modify the Today page for each user.
- Functional Roles. Enables
you to create and modify functional roles to control the level of
access to all of the systems in PMF for all users assigned to a functional
role. The default roles are Admin w Access Security, Administrator,
Analyst, Author, Consumer, and Planner.
- Scorecard Security. Enables
you to control scorecard user access. You can control which scorecards
each user can access, and also determine which users have access
to a specific scorecard. Access levels include no access, viewer,
editor, and administrator.
- Access Roles. Enables
you to create and modify access roles to control the level of access
to measures and dimensions for all users assigned to an access role.
- Gadgets. Enables
you to design types of gadgets, create and modify individual gadgets,
and add gadgets to report pages. A gadget is usually a small graph or
- Content. Enables
you to select the specific content to be displayed on the Today
page for each user. A variety of content can be available in the
- Units of Measure. Enables
you to create and modify units of measure, which determine the types
of actual quantities being measured in PMF. Each measure is linked
to a unit of measure.
- Time Ranges. Enables
you to create and modify time ranges, which can be used wherever
trending data appears in views throughout PMF.
- Settings. Enables
you to set system and default settings, such as organization name,
corporate logo, style sheet, indicator set, Today date, and more.
- About PMF. Displays
the version and release dates.