Pirates’ favourite language? ARRRRR!

Pirates' favourite language?

The first time I heard about modelling and advanced statistics was when I read Isaac Asimov’s Foundation. The second time – a good 10 years later – was when I was taught about Factor Analysis by Herve de Milleville at university, and then later met Jean-Paul Benzecri, Ludovic Lebart and André Salem. My thought then was that Hari Seldon’s dream had come true. Unfortunately years of practice have put a damper on my hopes – post rationalisation made me blame Chaos Theory and as the famous adage goes:…

Hot off the press!

Hot off the press

This resource round up for survey authors, fieldwork managers and data scientists is broad; from leveraging our API to new survey controls to an updated Design! Connecting to Askiafield API with Postman If you want to extend the functionality of askiafield, you need to connect to our dedicated API. For this, we have detailed the entire authentication and connection process. All you’ll need is administrative access to your askiafield server, the actual API as well as an installation of Postman… and of course, the necessary step-by-step process in…

My podcast with Brazil

My podcast with Brazil

Jamin Brazil interviewed me for a podcast recently at the IIeX Conference in Amsterdam. You can listen to the podcast below. Jamin’s Happy Market Research podcasts are well worth subscribing to. He is a prolific podcaster and has built up a bank of over 200 podcasts with various movers and shakers of the MR scene over the last 9 months. You can subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Android, Tunein, Google or via email – https://happymr.com/listen-🎧/

Askia at Printemps des Etudes 2019

Askia at Printemps des Etudes 2019

Not only will we be exhibiting at Printemps des Etudes 2019 at Palais Brongniart in the heart of Paris but this year we’ll also be conducting a workshop on data processing, dashboarding and dataviz around Iris, the dashboard design platform we’ve released with E-Tabs. Workshop Askia will take part in a workshop dedicated to data processing, dashboarding & data visualisation with Kantar, DataExpert & Le Sphinx: Thursday, April 11th in the Grand Auditorium. Event Come and visit us at booth 42 to check out our market research automation…

Askia Spring Webinar Series

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After the success of last year’s June Webinar series we are launching our Spring Series of Webinars in 2019. Over the next few weeks we will be hosting a number of web sessions that should highlight the latest and greatest from Askia and our partners. They will all be at 4pm UK time and the dates are as follows: Thursday April 11th – Iris – our dashboard design platform is now 6 months old and developing really nicely. In this session Russ Budden from E-Tabs will show you…

Askia User Survey 2018 Results

Askia user survey 2018 results

The 2018 edition of our popular Askia User Survey was mailed out this past winter. Once again, we received tons of amazing feedback.  You did not hold back! Your passion came through whether you were a new user, expert user, happy user, unhappy user.  We are humbled by your honesty. Trust that your feedback will be reviewed constructively and used to help you, your company, and Askia. “My first survey in my life that I fill out conscientiously :-D” (Ummmm… Thank you?) Whether it was an appreciative nod…

Askia U.S. is hiring! Business Development position

Askia US is hiring!

We are looking for candidates that are located within easy reach of either Greater New York or Greater Chicago (the two biggest areas in the U.S. to serve the market research industry). The position can be based from our New York office or can be based from home, if based in the Greater Chicago area. Description The primary responsibility of this position is new business generation from both the clients to find brand new clients for Askia.  Expected duties will include: Responsible for securing and growing the Askia…

Iris now supports Askia data and goes PAYG!

Iris now supports Askia data

Dashboard design platform Iris will support a new integrated Askia data source. The development teams at Askia and E-Tabs have put their collective heads together and are about to release the new external data source. The final pieces of work should be complete at the end of the next development sprint, so the release is imminent. Utilising the AskiaVista REST API, Iris users will be able to pull in variables from an Askiavista portfolio directly, alongside other sources of data into their dashboards. Richard Collins, Chief Customer Officer…

Hiring a new C++ developer in Paris

Hiring a new C++ developer in Paris

Askia is recruiting a C++ developer to join our expanding dev team in Paris! In an experienced Agile dev team, you will help maintain and evolve the Askia APIs that support our web & mobile applications on which over 10 million interviews are collected every year. You will be in close contact with our other dev teams in London, Belgium & Sri Lanka in order to take part in moving our software solutions to full SaaS mode. This is a full-time permanent position based in Paris. Your mission…

Survey programming & data processing expert wanted

Under the responsibility of the MOAÏ Production Director, you carry out the computerisation and statistical processing of the operations set up by the Research Managers, using all the necessary statistical methods. On a daily basis, you will be led to: Script  the questionnaires for any data  collection (CAPI / CATI / CAWI) Manage the contact lists provided by the client (check out/ Identification of stratification variables. Link the file to the questionnaire/if needed  additional search of numbers Sample /Set up quotas Monitor the field progress, manage quotas Design…