Steps to update the description of a quality rule without performing snapshot consolidation or without taking a new snapshot for the application:
1. Update the quality rule description in CMS using CMS - Quality Rules/Quality Distributions/Quality Measures tabs
2. Open Central database, and go to the Assessment Model tab. Select the option Synchronizing Assessment Model -CMS - Dashboard Service editor
3. Synchronize the central database - CMS - Dashboard Service editor
4. Launch the dashboard.