Change Impact Analyzer

Change Impact Analyzer is a tool installed separately from PeopleTools that helps you determine the impact of specific changes you plan to make to your application. It's an interactive program where you can see the relationships of PeopleSoft definitions in a hierarchical view. Change Impact Analyzer displays several views of analyses in tabular and text views. It's delivered with a set of rules that are used to determine the relationships between definitions. Rules define the impact or effect on definition(s) when another definition changes. For example, if a database field changes, it would impact the record containing that field. You can add custom rules to the rules files, if needed, to assess the impact of additional relationships.