Engineering Insights usage map

Learn what IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Engineering Insights (ENI) capabilities can help you manage complex engineering data to deliver your products faster and smarter.

Depending on your role and goals, you can use different product capabilities.

Basic user interface actions

Table 1. Basic user interface actions
Actions and concepts Description
Starting the user interface ENI is a web-based application. You can access the product with a web browser by entering https://host_name:port/relm/web, where host_name is the fully qualified domain name of the ENI server, and port is the port number.
Search and filter You can use full text search to find indexed artifacts from across your lifecycle management applications.
On-screen tips and help ENI on-screen tips help you successfully complete your goals. Text descriptions, tips, and examples are available on the screen while you work.

Project lifecycle management scenarios, and Engineering Insights capabilities

Table 2. Scenarios and ENI capabilities
Scenario ENI capability Links to product documentation
Explore and visualize artifacts across various lifecycle management tools and trace relationships among artifacts
  • Run views (predefined views that come with the product, or custom views created by an administrator).
  • Run impact analysis.
Assess the impact of a change
  • Run dependency analysis in views.
  • Run impact analysis.
Review readiness at milestones
  • Run views (predefined views that come with the product, or custom views created by an administrator).
  • Add views to project dashboards.
  • Generate reports from views.
  • Customize, run and print reports.
From a view, or an impact analysis diagram, open, and modify artifacts that require updates Open the original lifecycle tools, and modify the artifact. Opening artifact links in Engineering Insights
Generate cross-domain specifications
  • Use the Report Builder.
  • Create reports from views.
  • Print reports.