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About the Direct Capture of Objectives (DCO)

Updated on June 10, 2020

Direct Capture of Objectives (DCO) is the set of tools designed to capture and tie business objectives, project goals, requirements, and use cases to actual implementations.

Rules and tools include:

  • Application Profiler
  • Application Accelerator
  • Application Document Wizard
  • DCO Enablement Wizard
  • Application Use Case rules
  • Application Requirement rules

DCO Releases

DCO release versions are:

  • DCO 3.2 — released November 2009
  • DCO 3.1 — packaged and released with Process Commander V5.5 and V5.5 SP1

Capabilities are packaged in the Pega-AppDefinition RuleSet and available to developers who want to use them to build applications in Process Commander V5.4 SP2 and higher.

In Process Commander V5.4 SP2 and higher, the latest release version of the Pega-AppDefinition RuleSet available is packaged and installed with Process Commander. The RuleSet also is available to you upon request if not packaged with your release or you want to upgrade to a newer release version.

The following table indicates whether you can upgrade to DCO  3.2  with your existing Process Commander version.

If you have Process Commander Version: Can you upgrade to DCO 3.2?

This article links to other DCO articles that are published for a release as a group and can be read in sequence. Click a release version display the article based on the capabilities available in that Release.  

What's New3.23.1
Enabling DCO Access3.23.1
Creating an Application Profile3.23.1
Using the Application Accelerator3.23.1
Using the DCO Enablement Wizard3.2N/A
Using the Application Document Wizard3.23.1
Extending Document Wizard Templates3.23.1
Working with Application Use Cases3.23.1
Working with Application Requirements3.23.1
  • Previous topic Troubleshooting: Hotfixes for 6.1 SP2 Direct Capture of Objectives are available for self-service
  • Next topic DCO 3.2 - Creating an application profile

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