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Risks Card Views (Box types)

In this section, you can configure a given Box type's default Card Views and inheritance settings.

Keep in mind:

  • A “Box type” contains the default settings applicable to multiple Boxes (all Boxes of a given type). Those settings are adjusted in box type administration.

  • Box configuration refers to the settings of a single, individual Box. They are dependent on the “Box type” settings. 

Changing the configuration might turn off (hide) settings or features in the Box Configuration (of an individual Box) and within different modules.

Also, as modules can be renamed or deactivated, the name in the side menu might change or not be shown.

Inheritance mode

Changes to the Card Views inheritance mode apply to all existing and newly created Boxes of a particular type. As a result, when the Inheritance mode is set to 'Inherited' or 'Own with inherited' the Card Views from upper-level Boxes appear in the Card Views drop-down of the Risks module.

In general, selecting 'Inherited mode' means that the upper-level Boxes impose the configuration. Box admins can change the sub-Box settings by editing the Card View in the upper-level Box configuration. As a result, users cannot change some of the settings of the Box configuration since it is already preconfigured. Fewer settings to choose from make the App more straightforward to understand. The 'Own' provides much more flexibility than Box.

For example, the inheritance mode is set to 'Own' for the SAFe ART Box type. This means that the Box Admin can modify the Card View in the Box configuration > Risks > Card Views:

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Daniel, who is a Box admin, added a new view, 'Daniel's Card View,' and does not want the sub-Box Admins to modify the existing Card View. Hence, he set the inheritance mode of the Program Increment Box type to 'Inherited only' (the SAFe ART is the parent type Box to the Program Increment):

As a result, Box users can change Daniel's Card View, but the Card Views page in the Box configuration is not displayed:

Progr ‘ Increment Box configuration’ When you create a new Box, the default Card Views will be automatically set up.

For example, the SAFe ART Box type has three default Card Views:

Click on the Card Views drop-down to select from the list of default views:

Security and access

  • Only a user with the App admin security role can access and manage the box type configuration.

  • To access this page, go to Administration > Box type > choose the Box type you want to edit > Risks > Card Views.