General What are the features of Octopus? What are the key concepts?
Specific cases of requests restricted by site
In the Octopus sections which contain contact information (Suppliers, Users), you can open a message to an e-mail address by clicking on that address in the lists. If you use Notes but the link opens in Outlook, try the following:
Introduction To facilitate the use of Octopus, you can zoom in different places:
Difference between suspending or Marking a request as Pending? A request is suspended if the reason that work cannot proceed depends on the user.
Why do two requests of the same type have different forms? In Octopus forms are an important tool for incident management and service requests delivery. But for all kinds of reasons, like process changes or continuous improvement, the forms change regularly.
This article explains how to manage two (or more) Octopus installations on the same computer. This procedure is required if the same PC will be used to access two distinct Octopus environments.
To view the timesheet of another assignee, you must go to : Menu: File, Reports and Statistics, and then choose: Activity Timesheet.
The Web Portal and WebTech are adapted in order to make them work on tablets and smart phones. See the wiki article A native version for smart phones is in progress.
These rules in place only concern Incident and SR. Tasks and their activies are not considered to mark request unread (in bold). When a new activity, like an email communication for example, is added to an Incident or SR, it will appear in bold.