Non-interval data activities include all other types of data, such as invoices or supplier statements, not included in an interval test and is the main scan used. You can schedule a non-interval data completeness test when you are creating the activity or at a later date. You can also update and change these settings at any time.
Note: You can also run a non-interval data completeness scan on multiple activities at once. For further information, go to Running data completeness tests for non-interval data for multiple activities.
- In Diligent ESG, select Data Management and select GHG Activities.
- Locate the activity that you want to test in the table and select Select in the activity row.
- In the test details page, select Config to manage the test settings.
- Select the Data completeness test tab, expand Non-interval data – Data completeness test, and select the Scan non-interval data for incomplete data entries checkbox.
- In the Frequency of data dropdown, select how often you expect at least one item of data to be entered for the selected period. For example, you expect at least one record to be added to an activity every three months.
- In the Number of days after the scan when alerts appear field, enter the number of days after a scan occurs before a user is alerted to incomplete data.
- In the At least one data point in each dropdown, select how you expect at least one item of data to be entered for the selected period.
- From the At least one data point in each day options, select Yes if you expect at least one data point for every day in the period selected in Step 7. If you select No, then the test only checks for one data record in the selected period.
- In the First scan date field, enter or select the date for the first scan.
- From the Scan historic data options, select Yes if you would like to scan data from a specific data, and in the First historical scan date field, enter or select the date.
- Select Run test. The test runs immediately.
The system now scans the non-interval upload data files, and you can view the results in the Analysis>Data Completeness page. For further information about this page, go to Viewing and managing data completeness tests.
To configure emails to alert users to the data completeness of the data, go to Assigning alerts and reminders to activity owners and managers.