In this activity, you will create a data profile.
Data profiles are
required by all Dashboard panels, to supply them with data and other settings.
A Dashboard panel, be it a chart, heat map, indicator or report, is driven by a
data profile. A data profile specifies the source(s) of the data (one or two item of the
connected repository), restrictions (in the form of filters) on how much of that data is
used, and other settings that determine how the data is displayed in various
On the Dashboard tool bar, point to Global
Setting and select Create Profile
On the General Settings page, enter the following information then click
- Name: Test Results (unfiltered).
- Item Type: Test Results. This is the principal project item from which the data profile will obtain data.
- Related Data: leave this field blank.
On the Display Fields page, select the check boxes for the fields Name, Build Number, Date of run, and Result, then click Finish.
Upon completion of the setup, the list of existing data profiles of the repository is displayed, with the new data profile included in the list.