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Published by Collibra Lab

Operating Model Reverse Engineering (OMRE)

Package Documentation
Current Version
1.1.1
December 7, 2020
Rating
Free

Overview

The main purpose of the OMRE
  • Audit trail of the all Operating Model objects
  • Change management of the Operating Model
  • Additional functionality that will bring more flexibility in the management of the Operating Model

 

Possible use case scenarios

  • Explore Operating Model objects as regular assets and relations without Admin role
  • View various diagrams to help understand the model with all asset types and (complex) relation types between them (it will help during the design of the custom asset model)
  • Find all dependencies between objects to assess the impact of the changes, e.g.: which Operating Model objects will be impacted in case of attribute type removing
  • Check which asset types are using particular attribute type before changing its description or number of possible values
  • See who and when created/changed the Operating model object
  • See how many objects have been created/updated/deleted since your last OMRE export
  • Propose changes to the existing Operating Model objects (e.g. description of the attribute type) review, approve and implement them through the workflow
  • Find which users or user groups are assigned to a given role
  • Find some gaps and mistakes in the Operating Model – unused objects, empty domains, overlapping scopes etc.
  • Check how existing asset types are governed by showing all workflows which are assigned to the particular asset type

More details

Release Notes
  • fixed bug with disabled workflows which have been extracted twice
  • added counters which will be shown in the log-file during the Operating Model extraction and will make this process more transparent
  • information about who started the workflow will be added to the report, as well as the start time and end time of the extraction
  • the final report with information about how many assets have been extracted/updated/deleted as well as who and when was extracting the Operating Model will be added to the comments of the Operating Model community
Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
  • Java Runtime Environment 8
License and Usage Requirements
  • All Collibra Products
Version 1.0.8
November 18, 2020
Release Notes

Bug fixing

Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
License and Usage Requirements
  • N/A
Version 1.0.7
November 7, 2020
Release Notes
  • System and hidden Operating Model objects added to the extraction
  • The approach to counting assets is changed and now takes 10x less time
Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
License and Usage Requirements
  • N/A
Version 1.0.6
September 7, 2020
Release Notes

Fixed bug when disabled users treated as the removed one.

Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
  • Co
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
License and Usage Requirements
  • N/A
Version 1.0.5
June 29, 2020
Release Notes

Release notes:
Checked compatibility with DGC v5.7.5

Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
License and Usage Requirements
  • N/A
Version 1.0.2
April 2, 2020
Release Notes
    What does OMRE contain?

  • Custom model extensions (asset types, relation types etc) that allow capturing your asset model as instance data
  • A root community ‘Operating Model’ with 13 domains
  • Views (diagram views, asset table views, saved searches etc) to navigate the model-as-instance-data
  • Workflows which extract operating model resources and create them as DGC Assets
  • Workflow which demonstrates Operating Model change management possibility
  • Example of the validation rule which demonstrates how easy you can find the gaps in the Operating Model using OMRE and Collibra features
Compatibility
  • Collibra Cloud
  • Collibra 5.7
Dependency
  • Collibra API v2
License and Usage Requirements
  • N/A

This is the custom solution and is not supported officially.

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Great workflow, full overview of the operating model in Collibra!

I am getting this error when trying to run the worflow from .
“The workflow could not be started. No enabled users were found for role ‘Business Steward’,role ‘Subject Matter Expert’.”

I have users assigned to this and both of them are also Community Managers for “Operating Model”.

@Peter.Vennel Which workflow are you trying to start? If it’s about “OMRE – Description Update” then you’re right, you have to have somebody assigned on this resource with ‘Business Steward’ and ‘Subject Matter Expert’ roles.

Workflow runs almost 1/2 hour and then fails with error “java.util.NoSuchElementException: Cannot access first() element from an empty List” . Is this known issue?