Group Actor Summary

3 min

The Group Actor Summary provides overview details and key relationships of a given Group Actor.

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Shows the organisation’s group details, key information such as business processes performed by the group actor, and their primary location. The organisation structure and the applications which they utilise


This view is useful for having a detailed overview of a group of actors and their role within the organisation.

Meta Model

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Group actor summary meta model

Data Capture

In Essential Cloud and Docker, navigate to the Group Actor and/orIndividual Actor Class, add or create a new Group Actor, add the role it plays in the Organisational Roles slot, add its site(s) in the Primary Base Site(S).

You can assign Individual Actors to a Group Actor, e.g. a person to a department using the Parent Orgainsations slot

In the Actor to Role Relationship, define role the actor is playing in the respective slot. You ca assign this dirtectly to the actor or ona realtionship, e.g. as a stakeholder for an application or a process

In the Group Business Role and/or Individual Business Role and/orIndividual Actor class, capture the Performs Business Process in the respective slot. In the Business Process class, define the Physical Process in the Performed By Organisations.

In the Physical Process class, define the Supporting Applications by defining the Application Provider Role class and Composite Application provider relationship.

View Set-up

If the report is not enabled then go to EA Support > Essential Viewer > Report and find Core: Group Actor Summary and tick enabled to ensure you that the Group Actor Summary is displayed in the Essential Viewer.

Updated 22 January 2024

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