Admin accesses Question Template Management through Dashboard>Admin>Question Template Management.

Question Template: Question template is a domain-centric model consisting assessment type, scoring methodology and questionnaire structure. Pellustro allows user to create custom models and offers a range of templates for maturity analysis, scorecards, sentiment analysis and confidence indices.

Assessment Types: Pellustro Assessment is a systematic collection of user responses and views supported by context specific templates, detailed analytics and reporting for the below assessment types:

Question Template Management allows admin to manage (add/edit/delete) question templates and its versions. Please note, a template can only be deleted by the user till it is in 'draft' version. Once a template is published, it can only be deleted by contacting Pellustro Support Team. Below is the screenshot of Question Template Management page with feature details:

Add New Template: through Template Upload

Admin can create new template through the 'Add New Template' button given on the User Management page. This button directs admin to a template upload option page which allows to create new template by providing the below required details given in the sample template sheet. By default, the sample sheet has blank fields for a 3 level template, the user can delete the Level 3 fields in case a 2 level structure is required. Below is the screenshot of Template Upload page with feature details:

Add New Template: through Application

Admin can also create new template through the application by closing the template upload option page and providing required details for the below 3 sections;

1. Template Properties

Template name, short title, description, licenses and scoring model are defined under Template Properties section. Please note the maximum character limit for the below mandatory fields:

  • Template Name: 500 Characters
  • Short Title: 60 Characters
  • Description: No Limit

Screenshot below.

Manage PS list

Manage PS list link is available in the Template Properties section which allows Admin to add/edit/remove types of comments and evidences assigned to assessments at Question Template Level. This means the submitted types of comments and evidences will be applicable to all the assessments created using the selected template. Screenshot below:

2. Template Scoring Levels

Scoring Levels: Pellustro allows user to define custom scoring criteria by setting up base score, scoring levels and weightages against an assessment or any select question. Please note that this section is only applicable for 'Maturity' assessments.

3. Template Structure

Questionnaire Structure: Pellustro supports both 2 level (Category and Capability) and 3 level (Category, Component and Capability) templates as given below:

  • Level 1: Category (category of a set of questions) 
  • Level 2: Component (sub-category of a set of questions) 
  • Level 3: Capability (questions) 

User needs to provide the below basic attribute details at each level, these attributes can be accessed through right click on any select Category, Component or Capability:

Short Title: Short title contains summary of a Category, Component or Capability and is used in Analytics to represent the respective question. Short title is mandatory for each level and has text limit of 60 characters.

Description: Description provides complete details and helps user to understand the context of a select question. It is mandatory for each level and has no text limit.

Reference ID:
User can add reference number or identification to a question linking it to the original question source. 
It is not a  mandatory field and has text limit of 20 characters.

Add/Remove Node: User can add a new level below the selected level though Add Node option. Similarly any selected level can be removed through Remove Node button.

Template Preview

User, at any point, can preview the saved template through the 'Preview' button given in front of template names. Below is the screenshot of Template Preview page with feature details: