Principal Administration, concepts for organizing Groups
This document contains concepts for organizing Groups in the Principal Administrator. It's based on Windchill 9.1, at least, at the moment of creation. Please feel free to enhance these concepts, or add additional approaches (and update this introduction).
Individual users are only added to this first type of groups. Even for groups of one user, it is reasonable to create a group. It should make the maintenance easier.
Name includes : *_u_*
Groups of groups
Sometimes, to minimize the number of groups in e.g. context team roles, it's appropriate to combine several usergroups into one group of groups.
Name includes : *_g_*
When groups are created for special purposes, it's appropriate to identify them as such. E.g. groups for saved searches.
Name includes : *_f_*
A special category of functional groups are groups to be added to the profile definition.