Guidance for Author Users

Guidance Notes which show some of the key functionality of author

How To Use author - a simple, step-by-step guide to get you started using author.

Navigating the Published System - understand the features and benefits of the electronic management system that author publishes for you.

Key Elements of the User Interface - how to define and update your management system and process definitions.

Roles and Responsibilities - how to maximise the benefits of the Role Register, RACI methodology and alternative views of a process.

Using the Easy Menu to define a process.


Showing Compliance - how to allocate Sections of Standards against relevant processes, tasks and documents.

Adding Metrics to a Process - allocate costs, timings etc against individual tasks to measure process metrics.


Customise the terminology - by creating your own "language" file.

Customise your own Welcome page - design your own home page and set up links into specific parts of the on-line system.


Create a dataset from Excel - use existing data to populate a dataset.

Export/Import data from/to a dataset - manipulate data and move data from one dataset to another.


More Detail: more detailed "HowTo" guidance on how to use some of the key features of author.