Envision Tutor

Envision is a business object repository with functionality that has been under development since the 1980’s. We are creating a library of online videos to help users make full use of the software. Each video will show how to do just one thing in Envision so they will be short and plentiful. If you need help on a function that has not got a video yet, just ask! Send a mail to info@future-tech.com

Video List

52 Changes to behaviour of Envision objects Describes how to change the appearance of an Envision object and associated labels. It also explains how to manage the behaviors of an object.
13Check-in and check-outDescribes how to check out Envision Diagrams and objects so that they can be edited, and then checked in so that the changes are shared
20Drawing ConnectorsEnvision Connectors are powerful business objects with considerable functionality. This videos shows you how to draw connectors on an Envision Diagram, names them and update the connectors properties form.
50Conditional formatting of Envision objectsDescribes how to set up conditional formatting. This functionality adds another information dimension for the uses. It is an ideal method of displaying values that are in related models. For example, assigning an operational risk value to the business process
08Edit Spec sheetsDescribes how to edit Envision Spec sheets. Alternatively known as Object Property Pages
14Create new MatrixDescribes the process for creating a matrix by selecting fields that provide the data
01Envision BPMN 2.0.2Describes the latest version of the Business Process Management Notation, and then builds a BPMN model in Envision for a pizza delivery process
57Business Object RelationshipsThis video describes the many types of Relationships between Business Objects in Envision models.
62Linking Objects across ModelsEnvision can link Business Processes with Resources, Capabilities, and other enterprise disciplines to provide comprehensive real-world views for executives. In this video we set up Envision to link Business Process Swimlanes with Human Resources in the Organization. The video shows how to use the same object across different meta models
63Relationship Set UpThis video shows how to set up object relationships.The main example shows how to relate the data associated with tasks and activities with that of a swim lane in a BPMN diagram. The video also shows how to build a matrix report on those relationships
64Connector ReportingEnvision connectors are rich in functionality and can be used as data repositories. This video show you how to out put the data in various types of reports
48Matrix formattingDescribes how to set up conditional formatting in a matrix
47New DiagramDescribes how to create a new Diagram in Envision and how to name it so that it is associated with the correct topics in the model
51PrintDescribes the Envision options for printing diagrams and shows how to export to large printing devices such as plotters
23Rename objectsDescribes how to rename an object in Envision and explains the rules for renaming an instance or multiple instances
21SwimlanesDescribes how to create and manage swimlanes and pools in a BPM diagram
55Window managementDescribes the menu options for managing Windows for multiple views of Envision models
56Diagram LayersLayers on Envision diagrams provide clarity of meaning. Envision supports multiple layers on each model so you don’t have to have multiple versions for different departments.