Automating insight : our revamped vision, mission & values

Revamped mission, vision & values

In 2016, as we celebrated Askia’s 20th anniversary, we published our company’s vision, mission and values for the first time. If you’ve followed us over the past 3 years you will know that we have undertaken a series of major developments. In the process, we have moved away from “Askia software for surveys” to become “Askia automating insight”. Our offering now integrates a strategic dimension and we favour a long-term partnership approach providing expert advice to support our customers through the most complex and strategic projects. This new positioning…

Analyse 5.5.2 – Jewels in the Crown (pt 2)

Analyse 5.5.2 – Jewels in the Crown (pt 2)

This is part 2 of a series of articles on automating tasks in Analyse. According to the new Askia tagline, you can now automate insights. The claim is bold and possibly premature. But for years now, we have been thinking of ways we could decrease the lapse between questionnaire design and the analysis. Of course producing insights is hard on a new topic but it shouldn’t be that difficult on a more targeted environment. If your survey is generic enough (say an ad test or package testing), you…

Talkin’ bots an’ revolution

Talkin bots an revolution

A visit to the ESOMAR congress is a sure way to know what’s the next fad or major shift in Market Research. And in September, I counted 4 papers about chat bots. As a proud supporter of the ASC, I am going to point out that the first good paper I saw at a MR conference was at the May 2017 day conference by Simon Neve of Wizu fame. I am not usually afraid of jumping on the bandwagon but in that same conference, Chris Davison and I…

Askia is looking for a UX designer

Askia UX designer

Askia is looking for an experienced UX designer to join our headquarters located in the center of Paris. In an Agile environment, you will join our Design team to: help us better understand our users by gaining actionable insight from user data design compelling features, interactions and user flows work closely with Product Owners to understand requirements and user feedback work closely with the Development team to ensure handoff is efficient and requirements are met build and maintain a flexible and agile Design System usable throughout our range…

Askiaface: moving forward

Askiaface for iOS & Android moving forward

In order for us to continue maintaining and improving our face-to-face iOS and Android apps, we continually need to update the components upon which these are built; namely the base SDKs provided by Apple and Google. Of course, this implies that we sometimes also need to drop support for older versions of these development tools. Either because maintaining them is time-consuming or because of breaking changes introduced in subsequent platform updates. We have therefore decided to drop support for such obsolete mobile OS versions. Here’s the breakdown: iOS…

Askia at Research & Results 2019

Askia at Research & Results 2019

Tomorrow, over 3,000 market research experts from all over the world will join Askia at Research & Results 2019 in Munich! The German trade show has become the largest MRX conference in the EU with over 112 workshops, a fully-booked Innovation Area and exhibitors from all over the world. We’ve been regulars of this event for the past couple of years and once again we’ll be there in numbers; team members from Germany, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Come and visit us at booth 138 (in Hall…

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…