Warning When Knowledge Article Is Not Validated

KnowledgeWhen 4me offers a knowledge article to a specialist, and this article has not yet been validated, the ‘Not Validated’ warning is now displayed.  This happens in the search results when they contain knowledge articles with the status ‘Not Validated’.

Not validated knowledge article in search results

In the Service Desk console this warning is also displayed.

Not validated knowledge article in Service Desk console

Not validated knowledge article in SHB

And finally, here’s what it looks like in the service hierarchy browser (SHB).

This should ensure that specialists pay extra attention when using a non-validated article to help them resolve a request.  Knowing that a knowledge manager has not yet had the time to carefully read through an article may also encourage specialists to see if they can improve the article.