Working With Views and Feeds

Work Center presents information to you through views. Most views use feeds to aggregate data into a similar format.

Different types of views are available to you: You can have multiple views of each view type and for your Home page (global), each application, and each application group.
Note: If the Home icon is not available, your administrator has disabled the global context.

System views are provided to help you quickly access information you need:

You can create personal views or share views with other users. For details, refer to Sharing Views.

You can also add views others have shared with you to your Home and application menus. and Customizing Your Menus.

About Feeds

Feeds provide a way to aggregate data into various types of views.

Each feed type applies to a specific view type. Available feed types are:

  • Activity

    Available for activity views. Activity feeds can return work items from all applications or from a single application. For details, refer to Creating Activity Feeds.

  • Calendar

    Available for calendar views. Calendar feeds can return items from a single application or auxiliary table. For details, refer to Creating Calendar Feeds.

  • Backlog

    Available for backlog views. Backlog feeds can return items from a single application. For details, refer to Creating Backlog Feeds

Feeds can have one of these application contexts:

  • Global

    Global feeds can be defined from your user profile or from Home.

  • Application Groups

    Can be created from a view when an application group is selected.

  • Single Application

    Can be created from any location.

Feeds have three access levels:

  • Private

    Visible only to the user who created the feed.

  • Public

    Visible to other users.

  • System

    Visible to all users. Cannot be modified.