Create linkages

Create linkages to cluster related content together and make sense of your data.

Link items in Discover

You can create new linkages in Discover by selecting two or more items.

  1. Navigate to Discover.
  2. Search or filter for results.
  3. Select the Signals, Signal Clusters, Trends, and Megatrends you wish to link together.
  4. An action bar appears at the bottom of your screen. Click Link selected.
  5. Click Link with each other.

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Note: Different linking options explained

  • Link with each other: Instantly links the selected items with each other.
  • Link to existing items: Opens a modal where you can choose an item or items to link the selected items to
  • Link to a new item: Opens the workflow for creating a new item which the selected items will be linked to
  • Link to an existing Collection: Opens a modal where you can choose a Collection or Collections to link the selected items to
  • Link to a new Collection: Open the workflow for creating a new Collection which the selected items will be linked to

Link items within the content template

You can create linkages to a specific item within the content template.

  1. Open the Signal, Signal Cluster, Trend, or Megatrend that you want to create linkages to.
  2. Scroll down to Linked Content.
  3. Click on Manage linkages to open a link editor.
  4. Click on Unlinked to search for items to link to.
  5. Search for and select the item(s) you wish to link to. You can conduct multiple searches.
  6. Click Link selected.

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Tip: Find new linking opportunities with AI Picks

AI Picks identifies content you might want to link to. Suggestions include content in your account and from connected data sources.

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Find unlinked content

You can find content with no linkages to other content easily with the filters.

  1. Navigate to Discover.
  2. Click on the filters.
  3. Under Advanced, check Unlinked Items only.

You can also locate unlinked Signal Clusters, Trends, and Megatrends visually in the Network.

Tip:

It's a best practice to link new content, such as Signals, with other content the moment you add them into your account. 

How to unlink content

The fastest way to remove linkages is under Linked Content.

  1. Open a Signal, Signal Cluster, Trend, or Megatrend.
  2. Scroll down to Linked Content.
  3. Click the link icon to unlink content.

Or

  1. Open a Signal, Signal Cluster, Trend, or Megatrend
  2. Scroll down to AI Picks or Linked Content.
  3. Click Manage linkages to open a link editor.
  4. Click Linked.
  5. Select the content you wish to unlink.
  6. Click Remove links.