Create Client

Dragon1 is a SaaS platform for Enterprise Architecture. The architects creating architecture normally would have an owner/client of a company for whom they create the architecture.

Dragon1 provides a special application to create and manage owner/clients for which you create architecture products in collaboration.

You can access the Clients Application by logging in and going to https://www.dragon1.com/collaboration/clients

The first screen you see is an overview of present clients in your account.

Add a Client

To add a new client click on the button "Add Client". To edit an existing client, click on a client in the list.

After clicking "Add Client" the Client Details screen is presented in edit. The details screen shows client specific fields.

If you have clicked on an item in the client, you can also click on Edit to get the form in edit mode and change the client attributes. Depending on your privileges you can put a form into edit mode.

Below is a description of the attributes of a client and values to you can provide:

Bio attributes

  • ID: this attribute is generated by the Dragon1 system.
  • Reference ID: this is an alphanumeric value provided by you to use to reference this client. Often the ID for clients in other systems is place here.
  • Name: this is an alphanumeric value provided by you. For instance, a formal name like
  • Title
  • Type: this is an alphanumeric value provided by you. For instance, you can mark that this client is a person or that this client is an organization.
  • Description
  • Image: click on the button 'Choose File' to upload a bitmap image file to picture the client with. Take notice of copyrights and data protection legislation when using pictures.
  • Contact: Here you can link this client to a contact. Click on the browser button to select a contact.
  • Organization: Here you can link this client to an organization. Click on the browser button to select an organization.
  • Importance: Here you can rank the client by provider a number relative to other clients you have.

Information attributes

  • Workflow status: Here you can select a workflow status. Depending on your right you may or may not advance the workflow status of an client.
  • Publication status: Here you can select the publication status.
  • Created by User: This field is system generated. It shows who created this information.
  • Edited by User: This field is system generated. It shows who last edited this information.
  • Date Created: This field is system generated. It shows when this information was created.
  • Date Edited: This field is system generated. It shows when this information was last edited.
  • Category: Here you can select a defined category.
  • Tags: here you can enter a comma separated list of alphanumeric values to tag the client
  • Visible: Here you can switch to client to be visible or hidden in lists
  • Deleted: Here you can mark the client be deleted from the system (it is not actually deleted, but treated as such in lists, models, visualizations, dashboards and reports.
  • Version: This field is system generated and show how often the client data was updated.
  • Weight: Here you enter a number between -1000 and 1000. This number is used for sorting the clients in a list.

Repository attributes

  • Cabinet: Here you select the cabinet to store the client in
  • Dossier: Here you select the dossier to store the client in
  • Folder: Here you select the folder to store the client in

User Defined attributes

  • You can have up to 100 user defined attributes
  • Enter a name for a new attribute and click on the Add attribute button.
  • Next you can enter a value in the field behind it.

Note that at minimum you should provide a name.

When you click on the "Save" button at the bottom of the form, the added client appears in the list.

Now you can link this added owner/client to other data entities on Dragon1, like an organization, a project, a solution or any other of the 250+ default data entity types (entity classes).

Client Application

You can switch the client application on and off in the settings menu under workplace menu settings. If you switch it off, it is no longer visible in your menu and its widget is no longer visible in the dashboard. You can switch the dashboard widget for clients off separately in the settings menu: https://www.dragon1.com/settings/defaults.

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