We’re hiring a support techie in Paris

Askia Paris tech support job offer

Description Askia is a software vendor for market research. You will join our tech support and professional services team. We are based in France, United Kingdom, Germany, USA and South Korea. Our software suite is used to design surveys, manage survey fieldwork and for data analysis. Your main objective will be to use your expertise on issues our users may experience while using our applications. Your main tasks will be: Technical support & consulting by email, telephone and occasionally on-site User training & software installations (in France or…

ESOMAR Congress ’19 & Askia party with Lucid!

Askia ESOMAR party 2019

Once again the Askia team will be attending ESOMAR Congress ’19 on September 8-11 at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre. For those of you who plan to attend, we’ll be at booth #20 in the conference centre (right next to the Black Box) so don’t hesitate to drop by for a chat! But the major news is that we’ll be hosting our annual Askia party immediately following ESOMAR’s Welcome reception. And for the second year in a row, we’re delighted to have the great people of Lucid co-host with…

Askia & E-Tabs partner with the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research

Askia & E-Tabs partner with WIN MR

Askia and E-Tabs partner with the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN) to ‘dashboard’ their annual worldwide survey results. Askia and E-Tabs are both pleased to announce that its revolutionary online MR dashboard platform Iris has been chosen by WIN to report its annual worldwide survey (WWS). The WWS explores the outlook, expectations, views and beliefs of over 30,000 people from 40 countries across the world and delivering it with the Iris platform will allow people to look at the differences and similarities between countries, across a wide range of…

Askia launches a dedicated professional services team

Askia professional services

Over the last few weeks Askia has been investing in a new dedicated professional services team of scripters, DP and report specialists to pick up the increased demand we have been seeing from clients recently. Askia has always been a software house first and foremost and in the past, when we got occasional requests for Askia overflow work, we looked to pull resources from all over the company to get the projects done for the clients. Sometimes we just didn’t have the capacity and we had to pass…

What’s new in Askiafield 5.5.2

After talking about the latest version of AskiaDesign 5.5.2, the newest major release of our data collection platform, askiafield, is also finally available. It includes many new features, some fixes and performance improvements. So, what’s new in askiafield 5.5.2? You can check out the fully detailed release notes , take a look at previous askiafield articles or just glance at the most notable new features below: Default quota settings You can now apply default quota settings on a per survey basis. This option is available in the Supervisor…

Hearing voices

Hearing Voices

Voice tech is everywhere today. In the car, in the kitchen, possibly even in the bedroom. And this is just the start of it. Love it or loathe it, there is a wave of new voice technology coming that will revolutionise our world. And survey research is no exception. You are bound to start hearing voices… So Askia devoted two webinars to partner technology that is changing the way that we can utilise voice in survey research. Tapping the power of voice to build better web surveys  Our…

What’s new in Askiadesign 5.5.2

What's new in askiadesign 5.5.2?

Following Seyf’s introductory article on extending Analyse 5.5.2 with R and Python, the latest update to our survey authoring app, AskiaDesign, is now available. This major release contains many new features that are all detailed in our Help Centre; but if you just want the highlights, continue below 🙂 So, what’s new in AskiaDesign 5.5.2? Max visible iterations We’ve added a new property available for all Loop questions named Max visible iterations to define the number of the loop’s items will appear on a single screen. This property…

Analyse 5.5.2 – Jewels in the Crown (pt 1)

Analyse Extensions R Packages

As technology has evolved, data science techniques have become more mainstream and this, in turn, has contributed to the increased value of data in industries like yours and mine. Some say it’s the new oil! Whilst pitching their oil rigs in a sea of numbers, companies need to seek out the modern-day alchemists who can turn the regular data we all know into this black gold enthusiastically allegorised by economists and business leaders alike. Well, you don’t need to be Paulo Coelho to know which field you will…

Pragmatic machine learning – from Analyse to iOS

Machine learning is coming

I joined Askia in January as a techie and some might say that writing a data science post when surrounded by a bunch of confirmed data science nerds is stupid. I would say it’s suicidal. So to make everyone comfortable I’d like to add that this is not a data science article but a pragmatic approach of how anyone could use data from our analyse software to create some pretty cool predictive models. I am going to walk through a very basic example of how we used data…

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:…