Increase Productivity by Simplifying the User Interface for your users
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A best practice of User Interface design is to only show the information that a particular user cares about. To quote from Jakob Nielsen:
"Dialogues should not contain information which is irrelevant or rarely needed. Every extra unit of information in a dialogue competes with the relevant units of information and diminishes their relative visibility."
Showing only the information that your users care about can greatly increase their productivity and reduce your support and administrative costs. For example, you might want the approvers of your work orders to only see the main Work Order tab of the Work Order Tracking application and not be distracted by any of the other tabs. It's very easy in Maximo to hide a section or tab of an application for a security group using signature options.
Here are the steps you need to follow:
Create a new Signature Option within this application for these "advanced" tabs.
Associate this Signature Option with the controls that you wish to hide for certain security groups.
If you log in as one of the users in the "Approver" group, the Plans tab should be hidden from them. Log in as one of the users in the groups that you granted this Advanced View security permission and you should see the Plans tab.