This feature allows users to publish multiple assessments at the same time to a single recipient without having to publish them one by one. This feature is especially useful in sending out a collection of questionnaires to a single recipient or multiple recipients.
This article covers the following topics:
Navigating to Active Assessments
1. Navigate to the Active Assessments from the Assessments module and click on the Start New Assessment button as shown above.
Steps for Publishing
Step 1: Select Partner
The first step is to select the Partner for whom the Assessment is being created. You can also optionally select the product. Click on the Next button to proceed.
Note: You also have the option to add new Partners/Products by typing in the name of the Partner/Product. Also, you cannot publish to Partners that are marked Inactive.
Step 2: Select Questionnaire
The next step is to select the questionnaires for the Assessment. by clicking on the checkboxes next to respective the questionnaires. You also have the option to search for a questionnaire using the search bar. After selecting the questionnaire, click on the Next button to proceed to the next step.
Step 3: Select External Partner Contact
In this step, you can select who is going to answer this questionnaire.
The following options are available:
- External Partner Contact - You can select this option when you are publishing the questionnaire to your external partner. You can then select or add the partner contact.
- Internal Business Unit Contact - You can select this option when you are publishing the questionnaire to an internal business unit contact. This can be done in order to assess an internal unit, a product (or config name, ex: site location) provided by the internal unit, or an external product used by the internal business unit. You can then select or add the internal user.
- Me - You can select this option if you are answering the questionnaire on behalf of your partner. For example, when you are conducting on-site Audits or if you have the answers through other sources.
After selecting the intended recipient, click on the Next button to proceed.
Adding Additional Recipients
You also have the option to add additional recipients while publishing a questionnaire if required. These additional recipients, once selected will be added as responding collaborators and they can access and answer the questionnaire. All recipients will be able to work on the received questionnaire at the same time. And any one of the responders can submit the answers back to the Questionnaire Owner.
Note: The "Add Additional Recipients" feature is not available by default. To enable this feature for your organization, please have your System Administrator submit a support request through our Support Center.
By clicking on the Additional Recipients link, you can select existing partner contacts from the list or add new contacts-on-the-fly by entering their email addresses.
Note: Each recipient will receive a link to access the received assessment. And each recipient will be able to login with their respective login credentials (username and password). The new recipients added on-the-fly will receive individual invitations to register via email. Once they register, they can access the questionnaire.
`Step 4: Review & Publish
Note: By default answering due date is set to 30 days for the future from the publish date and the Evaluation due date is 120 days from the publish date. You can manually change it by clicking on the Due Date dropdown and selecting a different due date. To configure the default number of days for your company, you can submit a support ticket through CENTRL's Support Center.
The final step is to review the selected details, publish date, and due date for the Assessment. You can also add an optional Period for the Assessment and a message to send out to your partner. Click on the Publish button to publish your assessment to the intended recipient.
You can also add recurrence to the assessment by clicking on the Add Repeat link. To learn more about adding recurrence to an assessment, click here.