Managing the peer review process for an event can be a complex task, often requiring meticulous planning and coordination. To simplify this process, Dryfta is excited to introduce a powerful update to our Abstract Management & Peer Review System: Advanced Auto Assignment. This feature brings intelligent automation into the reviewer-submission matching process, enhancing both efficiency and accuracy.
Advanced Auto Assignment: Key Features
The new Auto Assignment process offers a multi-faceted approach to match submissions with reviewers. It takes into consideration:
Reviewer's Language Preference: Ensure that reviewers are comfortable with the language in which the submission is made.
Topic of Expertise: Align submissions with reviewers who have subject matter expertise in the relevant field.
Preferred Submission Type: Whether it’s a poster or an oral presentation, the system aligns it with reviewers who have indicated a preference for that type.
Country Preference: Match reviewers and submissions based on geographic relevance or preference.
Affiliation Preference: Facilitate reviews by professionals who have a specific institutional affiliation.
Custom Fields: Event administrators can create any other custom field to further refine the matching process.
Why This Update is a Game-Changer
Enhanced Accuracy: By taking multiple parameters into account, the system ensures a more accurate match between submissions and reviewers.
Time Savings: Automation significantly reduces the time spent on manual assignment, freeing up resources for other tasks.
Flexibility: The inclusion of custom fields allows for a highly tailored assignment process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I activate the Advanced Auto Assignment feature?
You can enable this feature within the Submission settings on your Dryfta dashboard.
Q: Can I use multiple criteria for auto assignment?
Yes, the system allows for multi-criteria matching to ensure optimal assignment.
Q: Is it possible to manually override the auto-assigned reviewers?
Absolutely, manual adjustments can still be made after the auto assignment process.
Q: How are custom fields added?
Event administrators can add custom fields directly through the system interface.
International Conferences: Use language and country preferences to assign reviewers, ensuring linguistic and cultural relevance.
Specialized Academic Events: Leverage the topic of expertise feature to ensure that each submission is reviewed by a subject matter expert.
Corporate Research Symposiums: Use affiliation preference to align internal projects with internal reviewers.
In summary, the Advanced Auto Assignment feature in Dryfta’s Abstract Management & Peer Review System is designed to automate and refine the reviewer-submission matching process. This update aims to save time, enhance accuracy, and offer customization, thereby elevating the quality of the peer review process and, by extension, the overall event.