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A Pega Platform™ provides four role-based authoring workspaces, referred to as studios. Each workspace provides specific tools and features for application development. By using the appropriate workspace, team members complete tasks by using tools that align with their expertise.

Pega Platform Role-based authoring workspaces:

  • App Studio: A low-code workspace designed for business architects, citizen developers and system architects.
  • Dev Studio: A low-code workspace with advanced configuration options for technical team members as well as system architects.
  • Prediction Studio: An analytics workspace used by data scientists and business decision-makers.
  • Admin Studio: A software administration workspace managed by IT staff for system administration.

Each studio speeds application development and enhances productivity by providing users role-based functionality.  

Note: As a best practice, system architects and other technical team members work from App Studio unless the features they need are not available in App Studio. App Studio manages behind-the-scenes configuration, reducing the likelihood of programming errors.

In the following image, click the + icons to view a screenshot and learn more about each studio:

Note: Depending on your screen size, icons replace text-based menu options. Hover over the icon to view the menu name.

In the following image, move the slider to see how Dev Studio displays menu names or icons depending on the screen size:

In Pega Platform, you can improve productivity by using role-based workspaces. For example, front-end developers can design a web portal in one workspace, such as App Studio, while system administrators switch between App Studio and Admin Studio as they configure advanced deployment functionality and monitor run-time results.

Users can have access to one or more workspaces. When users log in, the system opens the user's default workspace. They can then switch to any other workspace they have security access to use.

Studio navigation

Each studio consists of three areas:

  • A header
  • A navigation pane
  • A workspace

In the following image, click the + icons to learn more about each area:

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