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Nitin B. Chondhekar
Group Manager, Unica L2 Support
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Nitin Joined Unica in Sept 2006 and then transitioned to IBM when it acquired Unica. During his career in Unica, he contributed to the engineering (QA) team. He started contributing to support business from 2013 onwards till 2018 and later took the L2 Support management role for AP and EMEA clients.
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Marketing & Commerce | June 30, 2021
Unica Plan – Effective way to represent editable grid data
Grids are the spreadsheet-like tools available in HCL Unica Plan for data collection and display. Plan provided a user interface to display Grids data as a table or a list. HCL Unica Plan supports the below-given Grids. 1. Line Truncate View 2. Line Wrap View 3. Two Line Staggered View 4. Editable Grid View Out of these, Line Truncate View, Line Wrap View, and Two-Line Staggered View are called Read-only Grids where Editable Grid View can be used to Edit and save the business data/details. An editable grid is for users to enter information, while a read-only grid displays information entered previously. This article will help you configure and display an Editable grid's contents as a report in a Read-only grid. You can configure the Read-only grid in the same OR different HCL Unica Plan Form Definition Page as per your business requirement. In the below-given scenario, we will use the single Form Definition Page with Editable and Read-Only grid. Below given steps will help you to walk through the scenario. 1. Create a new form with an editable grid view in HCL Unica Plan. Refer given Fig.1 [caption id="attachment_14298" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Fig.1[/caption] 2. Post form creation, add an editable grid view component in this form, and save the changes. Refer given Fig.2. [caption id="attachment_14299" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Fig.2[/caption] You need to note down the value for the “Database Table” column. This is the table from where the Read-only grid will pick up the data for display. 3. Create editable grid type attributes per your business requirement; in this scenario, we used the Integer and Text Multi-Line attribute. See below given Fig. 3 a, b and c [caption id="attachment_14300" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Fig.3a[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14301" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Fig.3b[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14302" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Fig.3c[/caption] 4. Add editable grid view component to form canvas. Similarly,...
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Marketing & Commerce | December 31, 2020
Unica Deliver – Digital Marketing Automation @ Scale
In our experience supporting Unica in a variety of Martech configurations, we can see that there are a number of common questions around robustness, customization, automation, and most importantly, security customers frequently come to support with various problems with their existing delivery mechanism, which includes: ● Multiple configurations needed for integration ● Instability caused by unplanned system changes and downtime ● Performance challenges ● Application glitches - duplicate email delivery because of network connectivity. ● Security & GDPR ● Product defect and enhancements managed over multiple vendors ● Incomplete documentation and support skill sets needed to implement a full solution. This article will help you to understand the challenges our customers face with many martech stacks today. The article will also introduce some of the benefits and features of the Unica Deliver V12.1 Existing delivery mechanism: Issues & challenges today. Introducing HCL Unica Deliver To overcome these challenges, HCL introduced HCL Unica Deliver in V12.1 to provide seamlessly integrated, automated, and ad hoc engagement of customers across digital channels with timely, personalized digital messages. Unica Deliver operates with Unica Campaign, Unica Journey, and Unica Interact. When you install Campaign, several Deliver components and tables are automatically installed as part of the Campaign installation. You don't need to bother about the separate installation as Deliver works with SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, MariaDB, HCL OneDB as system databases. Our customers can choose any database they wanted to use with Campaign. Benefits of Unica Deliver Unica Deliver helps to resolve all the above issues, and in addition to that, it provides various benefits to the marketer. Digital Channel Coverage: Seamlessly integrate with an ever-expanding ecosystem of digital messaging touchpoints, including email, SMS, and more. Unified Omni Channel Experience: Leverage the powerful context and continuity offered by the Unica Platform’s system of record, ensuring that...
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Marketing & Commerce Sametime | November 12, 2020
Manage TVC-Grid Validation in Unica Plan – A Systematic Way
Marketers are always looking for tools and processes to manage their marketing operations, streamline workflows, optimize the budget spend, resources, and manage other marketing assets. MRM is a single solution that can take care of all your needs, from strategic planning to executing a certain marketing activity and ensuring that consistency binds the team together. Unica Plan is the solution that Unica Suite offers to manage all your marketing needs and activities. HCL Unica Plan (Formerly known as Marketing Operations) supports the feature called Tabular View Control (TVC) Grid, where the marketer can choose and arrange the different attributes like Text, Numeric, Date, etc. which they want to use for tracking their business activities. Grids are mainly used for collecting data, in the user interface, it appears like a table or a list. You can enter data into the cells of the grid according to the selected attributes and their data type. Apart from this, the product supports the customization of grid attribute(s) with validation; for example, the attribute should start with a specific character/word OR attribute should not allow entering beyond a certain limit OR attribute should only allow data between a certain range, etc. “com.unicacorp.uap.grid.validation.plugin.GridValidatorPluginImpl” validator is delivered with HCL Unica Plan which can help you to define the validations on-grid attribute(s). This validation plug-in supports two types of rules. ROW: row-level rules are executed first. GRID: grid-level rules are executed after row-level rules. HCL Unica Plan ships with the following sample rules. BeginsWithRule DateCheckRule RangeCheckRule UniqueCheckRule This article will help you to understand the grid validation, data validation rules, and how to implement the ROW level validation using the "BeginsWithRule" rule with the Text Single Line Type attribute. Let’s follow the step by step approach to learning the validation. Create the new grid frame using the Form...
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