Now that we have the model in place we need to fill in the data accordingly or update existing data.

If you have been wondering how to crowdsource data collection and maintenance, please check out this article about Surveys.

From Business Questions to Ardoq Model - Surveys

First I am going to create a survey based on one of my Application components. This is just a shortcut, to get a template with the same type, fields, and references as the component we create it from.

Ardoq surveys

Then I make sure all my survey questions are correct and written in natural language so anyone reading it understands what they are supposed to do. I also check all my questions as required to see where we are missing information in the survey overview (below).

Ardoq survey questions

Applications with an exclamation mark (!) in the status column, are missing one or more required questions (fields, references, etc.)

Ardoq survey status

Webshop was marked as not complete, so I have clicked it to fill out what is missing:

Ardoq survey missing information

Mark it as live, send it to the relevant people, and have them fill in the gaps (or register missing Applications).

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