New Features

The Navigation Bar

The Navigation Bar functions as the main hub to access different areas of KaiNexus.


Located across the top of the app, the Navigation Bar allows you to quickly access different areas of KaiNexus, create and search for Items, manage Bookmarks, stay up-to-date on Notifications, and access your User Profile.

What information is accessible in the Navigation Bar?

Two Line OfieNOTE: Depending on your User Type, you may (or may not) have access to the 5 primary sections of KaiNexus: Boards, Items, People, Reports, and Admin.


From left to right, the Navigation Bar displays:

Logo & Organization Name

  • By default, the KaiNexus logo is displayed in the top-left of the Navigation Bar. With the Branding Module enabled, you can replace it with your organization's name and logo.

The Boards Section

Depending on your User Type and System Role(s), you can use the Boards drop-down menu to:

  • Manage Boards
    • Only Users with a System Role that grants them the Board Administrator advanced permission will be able to Manage Boards.

The Items Section

  • Depending on your User Type and System Role(s), you can use the Items drop-down menu to view and create Custom Item Lists.

The People Section

  • Depending on your User Type and System Role(s), you can use the People drop-down menu to view and create Custom People Lists.

The Reports Section

  • Depending on your User Type and System Role(s), you can view and create custom Reports.

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The Admin Section

  • Depending on your User Type and System Role(s), you can access the Admin section to perform administrative changes.

The Create button

  • Click on the Create button to view a list of Item Templates you're authorized to create.
  • Select an Item Template from the Create button drop-down menu to create an Item of that Template Type. 
    • If you do not see a drop-down menu of Items Templates to choose from, your organization has limited the options available to you.

Search Bar

  • The Search Bar allows you to query KaiNexus for specific Items, Boards, and Users. 

Bookmarks

  • To view all of your bookmarked Items, select the Bookmark icon to the left of your profile picture in the Navigation Bar.
  • If you don’t have any bookmarked Items, the Bookmark icon will not be displayed in the Navigation Bar.

Notifications

User Profile

  • Click on your profile picture in the top-right of the Navigation Bar to view information associated with your KaiNexus account, such as profile picture, username, email, User Type, Role(s), Network Location(s), and Badges.

Can the Navigation Bar be customized?

While the information displayed in the Navigation Bar is dependent on your User Type and System Role(s), the Branding Module allows your organization to:

  • Replace the default KN logo with your organization's name and logo.
  • Customize colors for the Create button, Notification Bell, Bookmark icon, and drop-down menus for Boards, Items, People, and Reports.

Two Line OfieREQUIRED: Reach out to your Customer Experience Lead to enable the Branding Module!

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