Watchlists are one of the ways you can share or publish information from Digimind Intelligence. To find out more about the other publication options you can read this post.
In order to create a Watchlist you need to have this option on your DI.12 base, and you need to be an animator or administrator.
The advantages of using Watchlists to distribute information is that the recipients can personalized the content of their deliverables. Administrators or animators on the Digimind Intelligence platform create Watchlist channels. The recipients then select which of the channels they would like to receive. They can subscribe or unsubscribe at any moment from the channels.
Watchlist are sent out daily, but recipients can select to receive the information on a weekly basis.
Watchlists can be structured using either folders or tags in a project. Folders and tags can be used to select the information you would like to include in the report. To find out more about working with tags and folders in a project please follow this link.
Recipients of a Watchlist need to have a Digimind Intelligence login. They can then access the Watchlist dashboard, manage their subscriptions and see the latest news.
Set Up a Watchlist Channel
When you set up your first Watchlist Channel, Digimind Intelligence will automatically prepare the whole Watchlist environment.
Click on Publish and then select Wathclists:
You will see any existing Watchlist channels on your base. To create a new channel, click on Create:
On the next page, you will be able to name, describe and set an image for your Watchlist channel:
Helpful Hints: Watchlist General Settings
The name, image and the description will be visible to recipients when they decide to opt in or out of the channel.
A featured Watchlist channel will be presented with a star logo, to draw attention to it. In addition, it will be displayed at the top of all your Watchlsit channels.
The date filter will allow you to include information in the channel either because it was validated the previous day or because it was modified or edited on the platform.
Further down the page, you can specify where to draw the information from. Use the folders to select just based on your system of folders, click to use My Reader if you would also like to use tags:
If you select to use My Reader, make your choices, and then click on the blue tick, followed by the apply configuration to save your selection criteria.
Finally, at the bottom of the page, decide who can subscribe to this Watchlist:
Helpful Hints: Watchlists Permission Management
The default setting is for all users to rights to the channel. If you would like to restrict access, you need to select those people who will be able to read and subscribe to your channel.
You will then see your channel on the Watchlist page. The channel will be included in the next Watchlist.