What Do the Terms Explicit Assignments and Self Assignments Mean in Veeva Align?
Explicit Assignments are assignments that were created via data loading or via the Align UI. MCCP-related data may be created explicitly meaning they may be created via data loading or via the Align UI.
Their Source (source__aln) is typically Align Manual and/or Import unless the Source value is manipulated.
In contrast, Self-Assignments refer to Source = CRM assignments, which are created by the end user in CRM (There are several ways), and pulled in via the Import from CRM process.
The source CRM Feedback refers to data created via a Feedback process, while the Sources Align Rule and Account Hierarchy Rule refer to assignments created by Align Base Rules and Align Hierarchical Rules respectively.
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