Guidelines

Version: January 2015

 

For guidance and assistance, please email: support@asiapacificsimulationalliance.com   

 

Top Tool Bar

 

Search for people, places, things

Ability to search across the whole site for filtered information via keywords. You can select the drop down items for further information.

 

Home

The house icon can be selected to bring back to your main home page at all times or you can select on the International Simulation Alliance logo.

 

Notifications

The email icon shows a number when another user emails you. This will come up as a pop up message to view and respond through the site.

 

Connection Requests

The person icon shows a number when users request to connect with you.

 

Hello User

Profile/View – Edit and View your profile

Option Settings – Enables you to select Industry Use and Simulation Applications you are interested in to filter what is shown on your main page.

Logout - Enables you to exit and another user can log in on the site on this device.

 

Set Up Profile (Yellow Column)

 

Upload Image

On main home page, select Edit Image (on the bottom right side of the image space), click browse, locate your image, select submit.

 

Location

This is used to show others when they browse where you are located. Please ensure this is updated when you move locations.

 

Award Points

Each time you invite a new potential user/developer or post a new item on the site, you will receive award points. These points can be utilised to attend webinars and online events, get a user interview of your role as a simulation user, and other new features to come.

 

View My Recent Updates

This will enable you to view, edit and update items you have posted onto the site.

 

View My Profile

Enables you to see what others will view.

 

Edit My Profile

Select Edit My Profile on the left yellow column and complete your details. Ensure all links start with http://

Your Years Using Simulation, Industry Use and Application will remain clear on your main home page until you enter the details in Edit My Profile.

Institution – Type your Institution Name. When typing, those already listed will appear for you to select, otherwise you will have to save the name. You will be provided an opportunity to upgrade your institution to a full page display showcasing all your capability as an institution.

Simulation Experience - Your current involvement with simulation.

New Areas of Interest - Areas you would like to get further involved in for collaboration opportunities.

Research Papers - Enter text citations and your actual research paper can be uploaded into the Knowledge Centre.

 

Browse Simulation Users

This feature enables you to find users close to your location, or with a similar interest to yourself. Once you find a user, you can send a connection request or send an internal email.

 

Invite Your Colleagues

We want you to share the value of simulation and learnings with your connections. This enables you to send a personalised message for them to accept and join either as a View Only Subscriber or as a Full Subscriber. Each colleague who connects provides you with Award Points.

 

Main Home Page

 

What’s New

This enables you to post Text, Photos, Links, Videos or Events to other users. Within each option you must select the industry use and simulation application type so your post appears in those who have filters for their user home pages. It also assists other users to locate when completing a search across the site. Your posts will appear in the side bar tabs for other users to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Recent News

Provides you with regular updates which are relevant to your filtered selections.

 

New Photos

Provides you with regular photos that are uploaded by other users and relevant to your filtered selections.

 

Event Reminder

When you register for an event or webinar, this shows the upcoming registered activities or tagged.

 

Capability Directory

This feature enables those who would like to showcase their capability as a supplier, developer or user Institution. This can include training services, simulation centres available for use by other users, or modelling and simulation specialists who can assist you.

 

Search for suppliers - Enables you to filter to find exactly what you are looking for. If you are unable to locate your specific requirement you can contact us direct. Each supplier institution will provide detailed information about their overarching capability. The pages will contain a Profile, Industry Use, Simulation Applications, Photos, Videos, Product PDFs, and coming soon will be Testimonials. There is a button to email the supplier direct.

 

User Institutions - Provides a list of other institutions who are using simulation in a variety of ways. You have the ability to click on team members to contact them direct. The institution pages will collect all the team members’ ability and pull into the Industry Use and Applications. Their current simulation positions will also be shown on the left in Current Openings.

 

Lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) is explained below

 

Edit Institutions - Shows your institutions which have been subscribed by yourself as a user.

 

Weekly Interviews

Regular interviews to read which feature experiences shared by other users to enable you to apply in your own environment.

 

Colleagues Connected

Shows other Users when you have accepted their connection request.

 

Top Yellow Menu - Side Tabs

 

News

Provides you with all news items which have been uploaded by other users with a specific search feature to allow you to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Blogs & Links

Provides you with all blogs and links which have been uploaded by other users with a specific news search feature to allow you to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Event Search

Provides you with all events which have been uploaded by other users with a specific events search feature to filter to your specific interests. Each search result has a short sentence and you can click Read More or the website link to view more details. You can tag events you are interested in attending so they appear on your user main home page.

 

Photos

Provides you access to all photos which have been uploaded by other users with a specific photo search feature to allow you to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Videos

Provides you access to all videos which have been uploaded by other users with a specific video search feature to allow you to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Groups

This provides you the opportunity to join groups or create groups to share information with a group of other users and developers. Use the Search Groups to find groups of interest to you. Create Group allows you to invite other users to a page to share information. The group page can be private or public. Allows users to read, comment, tag and share with others.

 

Webinars

Provides you with webinars available via the International Simulation Alliance with a specific events search feature to filter to your specific interests. Each search result has a short sentence and you can click Read More. Webinar attendance can be purchased or you can use your award points. When you register, the event will appear on your user main home page.

 

Jobs

Our careers section will enable you to search simulation jobs across the world or post jobs you have available in your workplace. Job Post enables you to upload a job available at your institution and other users can email you direct about the role. Please ensure you mark it as closed when you have selected your candidate.

 

Projects / Lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI)

This EOI section allows users to search other projects which are posted from around the world, and lodge your own expression of interest to have suppliers/developers provide you with an immediate response with specific capability targeted to your request to reduce your time searching the internet. The suppliers/developers can email you their response direct through the site. Please ensure you mark it as closed when you have selected your supplier/developer.

 

Knowledge Centre

This document section allows users to search files that have been uploaded by other users from around the world, which will include research papers, templates, etc.