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In this tutorial you will learn which help components you can use when working with ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager.

General help

The general help is displayed when you click the 'Help' button in the toolbar. The navigation tree provides access to the various help pages that will be described in the following.

Use cases describe complex work processes from different subject areas. The individual steps for each role are described in detail similar to a procedure description. For example, for audit management the process of creating an audit template is described, from editing by the audit owner and audit step owner to verification by the audit reviewer. A procedure walks you through the work process, step-by-step, until you reach the desired result.

By the way, you can also print individual help topics or forward an online help page link to other persons.

The 'Valuable information' section provides you with background information on working with ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager. The various roles, requirements, relationships, terms, etc. are described there.

The glossary provides you with descriptions of technical terms.

The tree view provides keywords for direct access to the various topics. Related topics are grouped under a common heading.

Context-sensitive help

You can open the context-sensitive help in various areas of the modules, in dialogs, lists, forms, evaluations, etc. to obtain information about the relevant element.

Company-specific documents

You can integrate your own documents into the ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager help so that they are available to users online. Rather than recreating the documents from scratch, you can use the sample documents from the help as a basis. Select the template type. In this example we will create a Word document. Add the required texts. Save your document under the name 'arcm configuration' in the subdirectory 'documents' of the installed help directory.

ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager users can now access your configuration documents by clicking the relevant link of the Company-specific documents page.

ARIS video tutorials

Brief quick videos are available on the help page of the relevant procedure. ARIS Community provides an overview of the quick videos of all ARIS products.

Comprehensive video tutorials are available on the help pages concerning the relevant topic. You can either view tutorials online in ARIS Community or open them offline if your computer is not connected to the Internet. ARIS Community provides video tutorials for all ARIS products.

All video tutorials for ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager are available on the overview page in the help.

Interactive Guide

The Interactive Guide helps you find known 9.6 functions in the new interface of the current version. You can start the Interactive Guide directly from the help.


The various manuals can be found on the installation medium in the 'Docs' folder, as well as in the online help.


You just learned about the support available to you when working with ARIS Risk & Compliance Manager.