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Ways in which DemoSCOPE is harnessing the power of Askia software

We’re always eager to share news about ways in which our software is being used around the globe and here is an example from a Swiss customer, DemoSCOPE. By way of a brief introduction, DemoSCOPE, a user of Askia software since 2010, is Switzerland’s largest owner-managed market research company. Established as a one-man business in 1961, DemoSCOPE today employs around 60 permanent staff as well as several hundred freelancers. To continue with the theme of the article, DemoSCOPE has recently completed a project for the Swiss Federal Statistical…

Brand new online documentation

New online documentation by Askia

We are extremely pleased to announce that we have released our brand new online documentation for our software suite: askiadesign, askiafield and askiaanalysis. You can access these new online assistants here: AskiaDesign Assistant AskiaField Assistant AskiaAnalysis Assistant This major update of our documentation was led by Tim Macer and Andrew Walford from Meaning Ltd and offers many new features: New help authoring tool We replaced our old help system (farewell RoboHelp!) and are now using a new web-based help authoring tool that allows us to easily update and…

Askiavista 6.0.3.7

Askiavista 6.0.3.7

Our latest update to askiavista, our online data analysis and reporting web app, is finally here! Version 6.0.3.7 is an incremental update that contains many fixes and some useful new features: Scenarios Askiavista can now make use of askiadesign‘s useful Scenarios (aka Versions) in order to filter the list of questions and/or responses. This allows you to customise the display of your survey variables and responses based on the sets of Scenarios defined in askiadesign. In the case of an omnibus survey, you could for example create a Scenario…

Askiavista 6.0.3.6 released!

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We’ve released an update to askiavista, our data analysis & reporting web application. This update is packed with new features (and we also hunted down some pesky bugs): Manage concurrent user sessions We’ve added the possibility for askiavista administrators to enable / disable concurrent user sessions for askiavista 6.x. This setting can be global or per user group in order to better adapt to your needs. Askiavista 6 activity reports To prepare for Askiavista’s brand new Administration module, we have began implementing user activity (for version 6) reports in the askiavista…

Askia Design Controls now available on Github

Askia Design Controls now available on Github

We’re thrilled to announce that all our Askia Design Controls 2.0 (ADC) have been made available on Github for all developer users who wish to take part creating these survey controls. ADCs are web-based (HTML, JavaScript & CSS) rich survey controls that enhance the experience of your respondents. Available for web, tablet and mobile surveys, ADCs replace the default radio buttons, checkboxes, text inputs, … by more interactive, playful and animated survey controls. Below, some examples of Askia Design Controls: Drag and drop (click the above image to check out the live demo)…

Askiavista updated to 6.0.3.5

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We’re excited to announce that a new version, 6.0.3.5, of askiavista is available; as usual, this update contains some nice new features as well as some dead bugs! New default expiry page We have updated the default expired page for Portfolio Links which have been set with the Expiry date option. This new page is fully responsive and can be customised to better correspond to your needs. This page is stored in at the root of the AskiaVistaReader.Net4 folder, so don’t hesitate to go crazy on your custom expiry pages! You…

Askiavista is really growing!

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Update: we have updated askiavista to version 6.0.3.5, read more about it! Yup, askiavista is nearly a grown-up! But because it’s an Askia application, it’ll always be a bit childish 😉 . We are unleashing the latest update to askiavista, version 6.0.3.4; this latest release is packed with several nifty features and some squashed bugs: Single Sign-On We introduced SSO compatibility a couple of years ago but this useful feature has finally made it through to version 6! For this, we have introduced a new web service, AskiaVistaSSO, that…

Askia upcoming events

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It has already been a busy year for Askia as the industry exhibitions keep on coming thick and fast, which is what we like, as we love to show visitors what we have been up to with new development and new products.  It’s always worth stopping-by for a chat at our stands to see what’s new so here are 2 more opportunities to do just that! Printemps des Études We believe Printemps des Études is the definitive market research show in France, that’s why we’re there! We’ll be on stand #5,…

New in the Knowledge Base

New in the Knowledge Base

We’ve recently added a host of new articles to Askia’s Help Centre, for those of you who haven’t had the time to check them out, here’s a breakdown of the new Knowledge Base posts: Survey intros & outros Survey intros (AskiaIntro) & outros (AskiaOutro) have been specifically designed for askiavoice CATi interviewing. They allow users to add an intro and/or an outro section to their survey. The AskiaIntro section will be asked to the respondent for each contact (once per call) and can therefore be used to screen our respondent.…

Developers, join our team!

Askia developer job offer February 2015

Update: this job offer is no longer available. Please come back soon for more jobs! Askia‘s dev team is currently seeking a candidate who has a huge passion for software development. We’re looking to find a quality .NET programmer / developer for a permanent position. The position will involve building and maintaining C# web services as well as implementing the front-end in JavaScript (using ExtJS) for our software suite. You will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining these applications alongside our team of developers in our Paris office (even…