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Askia is changing: new digital identity

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As initiated a couple of months ago in our “Askia’s mission, vision & values” blog post in which we mention the elements we have been processing over the past year (Askia’s 20th birthday!): our team has gathered to help (re)define our core statements. In order to help us and you our clients, partners, friends, … better feel the revival of our aspiration as a business, Askia’s visual identity has undergone the same process over the past year. We examined, reexamined, broke, rebuilt and finally achieved in evolving our brand identity without ever losing…

Askiaface for Android in a material world

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Askiaface for Android has just been updated to version 3.3.0 and this major update brings some long awaited features! Our mobile face to face app for Android devices is now finally compliant with smartphones as well as tablets: The user interface has been completely redesigned based on Google’s Material design principles in order to provide a seamless experience with the modern Android environment: Of course, the application remains optimised for high density display tablets and integrates Askia’s new identity style guide: This update will allow your interviewers to access…

Askia party at New Orleans’ ESOMAR Congress

Askia ESOMAR party 2016

A quite substantial contingent from Askia will be attending the ESOMAR Congress on September 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA. For those of you who plan to attend, we’ll be at booth #6 in the exhibition space, where we hope you’ll swing by to see us. The other bit of significant news is that, true to tradition, we’ll be hosting a party immediately following ESOMAR’s Welcome Reception. Details are as follows: When? Sunday, September 18th from 8:30 PM until late. Where? Victory, an intimate cocktail…

Latest resources for our users

Latest resources for our users

Even though we’ve been on holidays, some of our dedicated support staff have been working hard to provide you with some great resources for your upcoming surveys: help articles, new survey controls and more! Here’s an overview of all the new goodies you’ll be able to find on our help centre: Universe settings This short article covers all the basics on Universes, an often misunderstood feature of askiaanalyse. It’s indeed often ambiguously connected to another Filters / Sub-populations. The article in detail how Universes do not change the counts but change the percentages…

Askiaface for iOS 3.2.0

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Today, we released askiaface for iOS 3.2.0 on the App Store. This update includes the following new features: Kiosque mode for iPad Schedule daily survey data sync Kiosque mode This new feature allows you to setup an askiaface for iOS (for iPad only) questionnaire as a Kiosque survey. A Kiosque survey enables you to provide a self-interviewing environment with the following: Loop interviews: as soon as the current interview is completed, a new one is automatically generated and displayed on the tablet. Secured kiosque mode: users can only exit Kiosque mode…

Our latest survey controls

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In order to allow our users to further engage with their respondents, we have been relentlessly adding new survey controls to our software offering. These controls, also known as ADCs (Askia Design Controls) are freely accessible to all Askia users and allow extended customisation so they fit your needs. Below, a selection of our latest survey controls: Responsive Table The Responsive Table ADC allows you to embed grid (matrix) questions in your survey without having to worry about mobile and tablet respondents. The table will expand / collapse depending…

New Knowledge Base articles!

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We’ve been adding a host of new articles and survey resources to our Help Centre; here are some of the most noteworthy of them: Quota Monitoring for Analyse & Vista This article shows the use of the Read quota function in a Closed by scripts created variable. We combine this function with table arithmetic scripts to create a portfolio that will allow you to monitor the progress of your quotas as new data is collected. The examples are shown in Analyse and Vista 6. This simple yet complete…

Askiaface for iOS 3.1.1 released!

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We are pleased to announce that we have just released an update to askiaface for iOS: version 3.1.1. This update includes the following improvements and fixes: Updated Base SDK to iOS 9.3 Added Remove survey feature Integrated UI for remove survey feature Added specific warning when deleting a survey with / without interviews Fix when resuming interview on a preliminary selection loops Fix on response blocks that contain MS Word’s `…` special character Delete survey The main feature, Delete survey, allows you to remove an available survey from…

Verve adopts Platform One

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Community Panels specialists, Verve, founded in 2008 and with offices in London, Leeds, Chicago and Toronto, conducts full-service market research whether it be online, offline, qual, quant or mobile. By utilizing the power of their clients’ Community Panel assets, Verve provides online spaces where dialogue with customers can take place. This could be small Community Panels of say 50-100 panelists, permanent spaces of 100,000 or more, and everything in between. Verve’s Technology Director Amyas Peto told us that Askia’s advances into panel management systems with Platform One, the…

Playing with D3js and AskiaVista

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As you may already know, we added support for the Highcharts visualisation library as of version 6.0 of askiavista; and while it provides all the necessary visualisation needs for our online data analysis application, we had designed askiavista’s API to be agnostic when it comes to charting libraries. From our initial use of Nevron & Dundas Charts in version 5 to our use of Google Charts in one our initial demos of askiavista’s AJAX capabilities, we have always wanted to provide our users with the flexibility to chose their preferred charting library.…