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Change Request Information Page
A change request can be created in response to one or more problem reports or without any reference to a problem report. It details the changes necessary to correct the problem or provide the enhancement so that the appropriate people can make the business decision to proceed with or cancel the proposed change.
The change request information page is a collection point for information related to the change request. The information page of a change request is accessed by clicking the information icon .
From the information page, you can perform actions on a change request, as well as view the object attributes and any related information.
For an overview of information page functionality, see About Information Pages and Customizing Information Page Tabs.
Information pages contain a list of applicable actions in a menu in the upper left corner of the page. See Common Actions for a list of common actions available in Windchill. The availability of these actions depends on the status of the change request, as well as your access to it. For more information about status indicators, see Object Status.
The View Summary Report action allows you view a summary report of the specific change request. Change management summary reports are available only if you have Windchill Business Reporting installed. For more information, see Viewing Change Summary Reports.
The following tabs are viewable on the change request information page. You can customize the tabs that appear on each object information page to display the information most useful to you. For more information, see Customizing Information Page Tabs
Administrators may have modified the tabs that are viewable to you.
The Details tab displays the attributes of the change request, as well as related tables. See Object Attributes for a list of common attributes available in Windchill. The following attributes may be of particular interest for this object.
Category—The group under which change request is organized. Categories include things such as Cost Reduction, Design Issue, and Documentation Issue.
Change Admin I—The user serving as Change Administrator I for change requests. This user is the initial reviewer of change requests.
Proposed Solution—A textual description of the proposed change to be implemented.
Recurring Cost—The cost of this change request on a recurring basis.
Nonrecurring Cost—The cost of this change request on a one-time basis.
Need Date—The date by which the change request must be implemented.
Complexity—Fast Track or Full Track.
Resolution Date—The date the change request is resolved.
Request Priority—The relative importance of the change request. The values for the priority include Low, Medium, or High.
Requester—The user name of the person submitting the change request.
Business Decision Category—The decision whether the change request should be approved, rejected, or investigated further. By default, the attribute value is recorded when the Change Review Board (CRB) reviews a full track change request.
Business Decision Summary—Comments that support the business decision taken for the change request.
In addition to the attributes of the change request, the following related tables may appear on the Details tab:
Affected Objects
Affected End Items
Issues and Variances
Change Notices
Associated Process Objects
Associated Reference Objects
The Process tab displays information about the processes that involve the change request and includes the following tables:
Members—Displays the members of the team
Tasks for Change Process—Displays the tasks related to the change request and any related changes
Routing/Process History, including the following:
Routing/Process History
Process Status
Task History
Discussions—Displays the discussions related to the change request and any related changes
The History tab displays information about the history of the change request and includes the following:
Maturity History
Revision History—controlled by a preference; the default is No
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